Former Tigers Farmhands: Where are they now?

The Detroit Tigers have been one of the more aggressive franchises in baseball over the last handful of seasons because they are in ‘win now’ mode. Whether it is former team general manager Dave Dombrowski or current GM Al Avila, the man calling the shots has been given the green light by longtime owner Mike Ilitch. The team has … Read more

Former Tiger Casper Wells eyeing a return… a pitcher?

We all remember Casper Wells right? He played in 100 games for the Detroit Tigers from 2010-’11, posting a rather respectable .286/.341/.490 slash line. He was shipped off to the Seattle Mariners in 2011 at the trade deadline that netted starting pitcher Doug Fister. Casper never gained any traction in the big leagues after his departure from the Tigers. He … Read more

Minor league news: Tigers release minor league players

The Detroit Tigers have made a couple moves down in their farm system Thursday, as they have announced the release of two players from the Double-A Erie SeaWolves. #Tigers have released outfielder Casper Wells, who had been playing in Double-A Erie this season. — James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) May 1, 2015 #Tigers have also released reliever Omar Duran, who … Read more

Weekly recap of Tigers’ farm system

The 2015 Detroit Tigers are off to a historic start, having won ten of their first twelve contests. They have now won each of their first four series on the season, including a record of 8-1 against teams from their own division. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is pushing all the right buttons so far, after going through a spring where he had to answer a lot of questions about different areas of his ball club. So far, he has already had to call up pitchers Blaine Hardy and Kyle Lobstein from Triple-A to fill in for injured pitchers Joe Nathan and Justin Verlander. All in all though, Ausmus really could not have asked for a better start to the season.

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