Former Detroit Tigers RHP Buck Farmer finds a new home

The Detroit Tigers made the decision to end the Buck Farmer era, designating him for assignment for the second time this year and being granted an unconditional release. And now, he’s got himself a new home. The Texas Rangers have signed the right hander to a minor league deal on Saturday afternoon: Former Tigers reliever … Read more

Buck Farmer releases statement after landing on unconditional release waivers

After parts of eight seasons with the Detroit Tigers, it looks like pitcher Buck Farmer’s tenure in the Motor City has come to a close. Farmer, who signed a $1.85MM contract to avoid arbitration over the winter, was placed on unconditional release waivers by the Tigers, and can become a free-agent. He was originally DFA’d … Read more

Detroit Tigers DFA pitcher to make room for SP Drew Hutchinson

Following their 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night, the Detroit Tigers have designated P Buck Farmer for assignment. The move is necessary to make room for SP Drew Hutchinson, who will start for the Tigers on Sunday afternoon. This is the second time this season that Farmer has been designated for assignment. … Read more

Detroit Tigers set franchise record during win over Royals

The Detroit Tigers were able to take care of business at Kauffman Stadium Monday night against the Kansas City Royals, enjoying a 10-3 triumph to get back into the win column after getting swept by the White Sox. However, in the process, they set a franchise record. Over the course of the night, they used … Read more

Detroit Tigers announce roster moves prior to series vs. Twins

The Detroit Tigers are limping home after an abysmal road swing that saw their record drop to a ghastly 9-23. For you math wizards out there, that’s a .281 winning percentage. They open a series tonight at Comerica Park against the division rival Minnesota Twins, and have made a few roster moves before their three-game … Read more

Matthew Boyd, Buck Farmer, and Niko Goodrum reach new deals with Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers took care of several housekeeping moves today, avoiding artibration with Joe Jimenez and Daniel Norris and reaching new contract agreements. And now they’ve just reached their largest new contract agreement with LHP Matthew Boyd on a new $6.5 million deal, a raise from last year’s salary of $5.3 million: Detroit Tigers avoid … Read more

Detroit Tigers make pair of roster moves prior to finale vs. White Sox

According to reports, the Detroit Tigers have reinstated RHP Buck Farmer and DFA’d RHP Carson Fulmer in advance of Thursday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. As noted by Evan Woodberry, Fulmer was out of options, so he had to be DFA’d in order to be removed from the Tigers’ roster. Carson Fulmer was out … Read more

Detroit Tigers recent 7-game slide could affect their Trade Deadline plans

The Detroit Tigers got off to a better start in the shortened 2020 campaign than almost anyone could have anticipated, going 9-5 out of the gate. What’s happened since then has been nothing short of a nosedive. They’ve lost seven straight games (including three more to division rival Cleveland, making it 20 consecutive defeats at … Read more

Detroit Tigers recall Beau Burrows after sending Buck Farmer to the IL

The Detroit Tigers have announced a personnel move ahead of tonight’s first of three games against the division rival Chicago White Sox. Pitcher Buck Farmer has gone to the 10-Day injured list thanks to a left groin strain. In his absence, the team has recalled Beau Burrows from the Toledo Mud Hens. The Tigers and … Read more

REPORT: Surprise Detroit Tiger ‘could emerge’ as trade candidate

As the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, there has been no shortage of rumors and reports involving Nicholas Castellanos, Shane Greene, and Matthew Boyd. All three of those Detroit Tigers are reportedly square on the trading block, but according to Jon Morosi, there is a surprise Tiger who could emerge as a trade candidate … Read more

Projecting the Detroit Tigers 25-man roster and Opening Day lineup

Opening Day 2019 is just two weeks away. The Detroit Tigers will soon head north from Lakeland, Florida and head straight across the border to face the als0-but-not-quite-saying-it rebuilding Toronto Blue Jays. When, “Play Ball,” is yelled in the Rogers Center on March 28th, the question looms: who is taking the field for the Tigers? … Read more

It’s now or never for a pair of Tigers that are “out of options” for 2018

One big point of emphasis during spring training are the position battles, particularly among young, up-and-coming players in a team’s system. For some, however, it is about making one last stand because they are “out of options” moving forward. A quick refresher on options. They allow for teams to send players freely to the minor … Read more

Not Guilty! Detroit Tigers not disciplined for hitting umpire with pitch

On Friday morning, news broke that the Detroit Tigers were being investigated for an incident which resulted in home plate umpire Quinn Wolcott being hit in the chest by a Buck Farmer fastball. The Tigers denied there was any intention whatsoever to purposely hit Quinn with the pitch, even though it happened to take place … Read more

Series Preview: Tigers looking for retribution against Tampa Bay Rays

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays (35-33) vs. Detroit Tigers (30-34) Game 1 Alex Cobb (5-5. 4.29 ERA) vs. Justin Verlander (4-4, 4.68 ERA) Thursday, June 15 @ 7:10 EST TV: Fox Sports Detroit | Radio: 97.1 The Ticket Justin Verlander has been looking for answers for a month now. After gritting his way through a battle with Chris … Read more