The Athletic proposes new names for the Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians will eventually feature a new nickname after protests from fans and Native American groups. The decision was announced earlier this month to change the identity they’ve had for over 100 years now, though the official switch won’t happen for at least one more season. In the meantime, there’s been plenty of speculation … Read more

Cleveland MLB franchise to drop Indians nickname

According to a report by David Waldstein and Michael S. Schmidt from The New York Times, the Cleveland Major League Baseball franchise has decided to drop their “Indians” nickname. From The New York Times: Following years of protests from fans and Native American groups, the Cleveland Indians have decided to change their team name, moving … Read more

Detroit Tigers option Sergio Alcantara to Toledo, corresponding move coming prior to Tuesday’s game

The Detroit Tigers weren’t able to take care of business this afternoon against the Cleveland Indians, falling by a 7-4 final score. Embed from Getty Images Afterwards, the team announced a roster move – and teased an additional one to be made early this week. They’ve optioned Sergio Alcántara to their alternate training site in … Read more

Miguel Cabrera blasts career HR No. 484, trails Gehrig by only 9 (VIDEO)

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera continues to climb the MLB stats ladder. Embed from Getty Images The future Hall of Famer hit his 484th career home run this afternoon against the Cleveland Indians, moving him only nine behind the legendary Lou Gehrig in total bombs. Disfrute el HR 7 de la temporada y el 484 … Read more

Detroit Tigers OF Derek Hill covers 111 feet to rob Indians of hit (VIDEO)

Let’s just say that Detroit Tigers outfielder Derek Hill sure can turn on the jets. Embed from Getty Images He’s already known for having made some highlight-reel worthy catches in the past, so why not another? He covered 111 feet to rob the Cleveland Indians of a hit and to keep the score close: Check … Read more

Detroit Tigers welcome back Harold Castro for Game 2 vs. Indians

The Detroit Tigers will be looking to get back into the win column tonight as their series against their division rival Cleveland Indians continues. Embed from Getty Images They’ll welcome back Harold Castro, who was reinstated from the Injury List and had been so since August 19. He’ll take over for Daz Cameron, who was … Read more

Detroit Tigers announce roster moves after blowout loss to Indians

The Detroit Tigers were’t able to rebound from yesterday’s shoutout loss at the hands of the Kansas City Royals, and their playoff chances are now all but officially over. Embed from Getty Images They dropped a 10-3 decision tonight at Comerica Park to the Cleveland Indians, dropping them to seven games below .500 with only … Read more

Detroit Tigers release lineup for series opener vs. Indians

The Detroit Tigers playoff chances have taken a serious hit in recent days with 10 losses in their past 13 days, leaving their record currently standing at 21-27. And things aren’t getting easier. Embed from Getty Images They’re set to host their division rival Cleveland Indians for a four game series at Comerica Park starting … Read more

Tigers release pitching rotation for upcoming crucial series vs. Indians

The Detroit Tigers playoff hopes for 2020 could very well rest with their upcoming series with their division rival and nemesis Cleveland Indians. Embed from Getty Images It’s going to take a miracle for the Tigers, who have surprised many during the shortened 2020 campaign, to qualify for the yearly dance. Ahead of their series … Read more

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire is “a little worn out”

Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire can certainly be excused for taking extra precautions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic that’s turned the world upside down. The 62 year old skipper is among the highest risk group of people for contracting the illness. He’s already had to deal with prostate cancer, and he’s feeling the effects of the … Read more

Detroit Tigers release starting lineup for series finale vs. Cleveland Indians

The Detroit Tigers finally managed to stop their epic 20-game losing streak against the Cleveland Indians by winning 10-5 on Friday night. Unfortunately, they starting a new losing streak by dropping Saturday’s game 6-1. On Sunday, the Tigers will attempt to take the series against the Tribe and it will be rookie Tarik Skubal who … Read more

Isaac Paredes ties Detroit Tigers record originally set in 1933 season

Detroit Tigers rookie Isaac Paredes picked a great time to hit his first career home run last night against the Cleveland Indians, launching a grand slam to help his teammates end a 20-game skid against their divisional rivals. And in doing so, not only did he set a personal milestone with his first long ball, … Read more

Matthew Boyd takes the mound as Tigers look to win 2nd straight vs. Tribe

The Detroit Tigers were finally able to get a giant monkey off their backs on Friday night, defeating the Cleveland Indians in come-from-behind fashion to snap a 20 game winless skid against their divisional opponents. Tonight, they’ll be looking for their second straight win vs. the Tribe, and they’ll be sending pitcher Matthew Boyd to … Read more

Isaac Paredes launches grand slam to help Detroit Tigers break 20-game skid vs. Tribe (VIDEO)

The Detroit Tigers had dropped a whopping 20 consecutive games to their divisional rivals, the Cleveland Indians. Isaac Pareds decided to do something about it – and he came through in a major way. He picked a great time to hit his first career home run, launching a grand slam to give the Tigers the … Read more

Tigers join other Michigan teams with lengthy winless skids vs. a single opponent

The Detroit Tigers now unfortunately hold the distinction of having lost 20 in a row to their division rivals, the Cleveland Indians after last night’s 8-5 setback. The streak dates back to last April. The streak is now the 2nd longest that one team has had an opponent’s number in MLB history, matched only by … Read more

Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire earns his 1st ejection of 2020 vs. Indians (VIDEO)

Detroit Tigers skipper Ron Gardenhire earned his first ejection of the 2020 season last night against the Cleveland Indians after vociferously arguing a call with umpire Tim Timmons. Jeimer Candelario hit a line drive down the right field corner that became lodged in the padding on the right field wall. Indians outfielder Tyler Naquin grabbed … Read more