Tigers News and Notes: Tigers v Marlins, Cabrera starts at 1B, the return of Don Kelly and more

In today’s edition of News and Notes, we’ll discuss the Detroit Tigers defeating the Miami Marlins, Miguel Cabrera starting the game at first base, the return of Don Kelly, and all other important news to come out of Tigers’ camp today.

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Player Profile: Alex Wilson

Player: Alex Wilson Born: November 3rd, 1986, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: By the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round of 2009 amateur draft. Career Highlights:  6 years in the minors spanning four different levels of minor league baseball spent mostly as a starter. 30 wins and 6 saves at the minor league levels with 396 … Read more

Player Profile: Yoenis Cespedes

Player: Yoenis Cespedes Born: October 18, 1985; Campechuela, Granma, Cuba Position: Left Field Bat/Throw: R/R Drafted: Signed as an amateur free agent in 2012 by OAK   Career Highlights: 71 home runs in 3 seasons with OAK/BOS Led AL outfielders in assists (16) Placed 10th in AL MVP voting in 2012 (Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown … Read more

Winter Meetings Wrap-up: Where the Tigers stand after Thursday’s big trade

The sun has set on another active edition of the MLB Winter Meetings, and even though they were quiet for most of their time in San Diego, the Tigers won’t be heading back to DTW empty handed. Detroit acquired OF Yoenis Cespedes from the Boston Red Sox on Thursday morning, in exchange for SP Rick … Read more

Tigers Trade Rumblings: Cespedes to Motown? Also, Marlins interested in 2 Tigers starters

It’s the end of November, so who doesn’t love a little baseball trade talk??? The off-season has gotten off to a pretty slow start of the Detroit Tigers. With the MLB Winter Meetings in a matter of a few weeks, things should begin to pick up a bit on the trade front. However, speculation has … Read more

Alex Avila Returns To Tigers Lineup For Sunday Night Baseball

The #detroit tigers lost #alex avila to a mild concussion in Friday night’s 6-2 victory over the #boston red sox. Avila was hit twice in the head during the game and after taking a hit from a back swing, was removed from the game. Backup catcher #bryan holaday was effective in place of Avila, collecting a triple and a run in … Read more

Tigers Reportedly Listening to Offers for Austin Jackson; Coke Signs

DETROIT, Michigan — One day after the Detroit Tigers pulled the trigger on the biggest trade so far this MLB off-season, reports are surfacing that they may not be far from trading another large part of their lineup. Bob Nightengale from USA Today is reporting that the Tigers are listening to offers for CF Austin … Read more

ALCS Preview: Tigers Aim For Second Straight Trip To World Series

Matchup: Detroit Tigers vs. Boston Red Sox Television: All games on FOX Season Series: Detroit wins 4-3 Schedule:  Sat. October 12 8:07 p.m. at Boston FOX Sun. October 13 8:15 p.m. at Boston FOX Tues. October 15 4:07 p.m. at Detroit FOX Wed. October 16 8:07 p.m. at Detroit FOX Thu. October 17 8:07 p.m. at Detroit* … Read more

Tigers Trade Avisail Garcia to White Sox; Acquire INF Jose Iglesias

DETROIT, Michigan– The Detroit Tigers sent one of their top prospects packing on Tuesday night, as they traded OF Avisail Garcia to the Chicago White Sox as part of a 3-team trade. In return, the Tigers will receive infielder Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox. The other part of the deal is perhaps the … Read more