Tigers continue to trim 40-man roster with 2 more moves

After a flurry of moves yesterday, the Detroit Tigers announced today that they have parted ways with three more players. Today they placed on outright waivers, Bryan Holaday and Efren Navarro. The moves of placing Kyle Ryan and Myles Jaye on outright waivers was reported by Anthony Fenech last night, with official word coming today. … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers first round of September call-ups are in

It certainly has been an exciting 24 hours for the Detroit Tigers and their fans. Not only did they trade Justin Upton (Angels) and Justin Verlander (Astros) but it’s now September 1st which means… SEPTEMBER CALL-UPS! On Friday morning, the Tigers announced they have recalled the contracts of pitchers Blaine Hardy and Jairo Labourt from … Read more

Detroit Tigers next great flamethrower could make MLB debut today

Let’s face it, the 2017 season has been an absolute disaster for the Detroit Tigers, leaving fans scrambling for a good reason to continue following the team. Well, one reason to continue following is a pitcher who could make his Major League Baseball debut on Thursday against the hated New York Yankees. But the pitcher … Read more

Tigers ink former catcher Bryan Holaday to minor league deal; will report to Toledo

MLB: Spring Training-Detroit Tigers at Houston Astros

The Tigers announced on Friday that they have agreed to terms with former Tiger backstop Bryan Holaday on a minor league pact. The Detroit Tigers have signed catcher Bryan Holaday to a minor league contract. He will be assigned to triple-A Toledo. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) March 31, 2017 The former Tiger Holaday was traded … Read more

MUST SEE: Detroit Tigers Daniel Norris and Ian Kinsler camp with former Navy SEAL [Video]

With Spring Training right around the corner, you can bet the Detroit Tigers players have already begun getting back in playing shape. Take a look as former Navy SEAL Stephen Holley gives Ian Kinsler, Daniel Norris, and former Tiger Bryan Holaday an inside look at what it’s like to train their minds for battle. Kinsler and … Read more

Could the Tigers bring back Alex Avila or Brayan Pena to be the backup catcher?

After a surprisingly uneventful Winter Meetings, the Detroit Tigers are still left with a lot of questions and little answers right now. They appear to still be willing to part ways with players if it means shedding payroll. But they still have some glaring needs on the big league roster, particularly the backup catcher position. James … Read more

Tigers have number of “options” for 2017 – Who stays? Who goes?

With a new collective bargaining agreement put in place for the next five seasons, all of Major League Baseball can turn off the panic meter and resume all off-season business. With the Winter Meetings right around the corner next week, teams will be very active in assessing their rosters and figuring out who will be … Read more

Tigers activate James McCann from DL; trade C Bobby Wilson to Texas for P Chad Bell

There were some roster moves made on Tuesday prior to the Tigers’ three-game series in Cleveland. First off, they get their starting catcher back from the disabled list. The Tigers today have activated C James McCann from the 15-day disabled list. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) May 3, 2016 McCann was sidelined with an ankle injury … Read more

Tigers James McCann learning to become leader by observing veterans

The Detroit Tigers have been blessed with quality talent at catcher this year. The acquisition of Jarrod Saltalamacchia has made it possible for Detroit to move talented backup Bryan Holaday to the Rangers. James McCann took over the starting catching role last season and played remarkably well.  According to an article with Fox Sports McCann is ready to continue as the … Read more

Tigers trade catcher Bryan Holaday to Rangers for pair of minor leaguers

Backup catcher Bryan Holaday has been traded to the Texas Rangers, according to sources. Rangers acquire Bryan Holaday from Tigers — TR Sullivan (@Sullivan_Ranger) March 30, 2016 In return, the Tigers receive RHP Miles Jaye and catcher Bobby Wilson. Wilson has seen playing time in the big leagues in seven seasons, with four different teams (Los Angeles Angels of … Read more

Opening Day lineup set; Who will be the Tigers #5 starter?

The Detroit Tigers open the 2016 season in 13 days on the road against the Miami Marlins. The starting lineup is set for that opening game, but, there are still some final roster positions still in open competition. Projected starting lineup for Opening Day as reported by Chris McCosky at the Detroit News is as follows: Infield: … Read more

Offense explodes for 5 home runs, Verlander sharp in Tigers 11-5 win over Washington

The bats for the Detroit Tigers have been scorching for most of Spring Training, and that did not slow down today. In today’s win over the Washington Nationals, an 11-5 victory, the Tigers mashed five home runs and Justin Verlander went three scoreless innings in his second start of the spring. The most notable home runs came from Ian … Read more

Bryan Holaday’s hot start in Spring Training could force Tigers into tough decision

We’ve only made it through the first week of Spring Training, but catcher Bryan Holaday is already heating up. Holaday has six hits in his first eight at-bats, including three home runs. Two of those home runs came in Saturday’s loss to the Washington Nationals, with one coming off Stephen Strasburg. He has also recorded eight RBI’s in the … Read more

Five Tigers storylines to watch in Spring Training

[tps_header]Baseball is rapidly approaching. By the end of this week, pitchers and catchers for the majority of teams will have reported to their respective Spring Training camp. The first workout for pitchers and catchers on the Detroit Tigers takes place on Friday, February 19th. First full squad workouts are on Monday the 23rd. Tigers General Manager Al … Read more