Top 5 Detroit Tigers draft picks of all-time

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Implemented in 1965, Major League Baseball introduced a league-based draft. Unlike most professional sports drafts where the draft takes place after the conclusion of a previous season, MLB’s draft takes place about three-quarters of the way through the season, usually in early June (or in July this year). Many players have gone on to be … Read more

LOOK: Justin Verlander tweets out hilarious before/after photo following epic World Series Game 5

When the Los Angeles Dodgers jumped out to a 3-0 lead over the Houston Astros in the top of the first inning during Game 5 of the World Series, many baseball fans had to think, and rightfully so, “this game is over.” After all, the Dodgers had arguably the best pitcher on the planet, Clayton Kershaw, … Read more

WATCH: Matthew Stafford’s PERFECT reaction to being snubbed by ESPN

NFL: Los Angeles Rams at Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford famously played football at Highland Park High School in Dallas. Perhaps you heard once, or twice that it is the same high school that Lions great Bobby Layne attended. And perhaps you heard once, or twice, or A THOUSAND TIMES that Stafford’s childhood friend and teammate was Los Angeles Dodgers … Read more

NHL showing that a hard salary cap can fix a lot of problems in pro sports

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Two of the four major North American sports (baseball and basketball) … Read more

World Series: Mets and Royals set to duke it out

In this corn….err, dugout: A team that had the worst offense in all of baseball prior to the trade deadline. A team that not only saw changes to the roster, but the culture and attitude within the clubhouse. A team that nobody expected to even come close to contending for a division crown in 2015. … Read more

Cespedes for NL MVP? Not as crazy as you think

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   On July 31st of this Major League Baseball Season, the Detroit … Read more

More Tigers second half bold predictions

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   [tps_header] Recently, we came up with some rather bold predictions … Read more

5 Skills competitions that should be added to MLB All-Star week

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

The Major League Baseball All-Star break is usually a welcomed sigh of relief for the majority of players around the league needing to recharge their batteries and prepare for the second half and a potential playoff push. All in all, the All-Star week is usually pretty festive and fan-friendly and meant to be for entertainment … Read more

Tigers offseason bidding war: Price or Cespedes?

The Detroit Tigers are a little over a calendar month into the 2015 season and currently find themselves second place in the AL Central division behind reigning American League champions, the Kansas City Royals. Detroit started off 11-2 out of the gate but have since then leveled off. They are currently struggling to find that consistent good play that they had for the first two weeks of the regular season back in April.

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World Series Favorites – The Players to Watch

It’s now been more than three months since the San Francisco Giants clinched the 2014 World Series with a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals. And with just two months left until the new MLB season begins, excitement is building for baseball’s return. Despite being defeated by Baltimore in the American League division series last season, … Read more

Why the Tigers are better WITHOUT Scherzer

When the Detroit Tigers lost Max Scherzer, I was not upset, but I was glad the Tigers didn’t sign him to a contract that was going to hurt the team presently and in the future.  Max’s ginormous contract with the Washington Nationals for 7 years, $210 million would have handicapped the Tigers for many years … Read more