Tigers minor league All-Star team

This season, MiLB.com is perusing through the minor league system of all thirty Major League Baseball organizations, to see who stood out the best and who has the most promise moving forward. Coming into the 2015 season, the Detroit Tigers had the worst farm system according to ESPN’s Keith Law. When the season started to … Read more

Ilitch pushed to re-sign Victor Martinez, not Dombrowski

There’s no need to sugarcoat it, the 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers did not go the way the team and the fans envisioned. What seemed like a promising and successful campaign after an 11-2 start to the season, turned into a slow and painful (literally and figuratively) disappointment, highlighted by the sudden departure of then … Read more

2015 Detroit Tigers final report card – Infielders

[tps_header] The final two months of the regular season for the Detroit Tigers has been rather painful to watch for fans, because they made the bold decision to sell some parts at the trade deadline, ultimately defining their season as a major disappointment and preparing for 2016. Despite it being a season to forget for many, … Read more

MLB and MLBPA grant Mets a waiver for Cespedes

Some rather shocking news to an extent out of New York, as Major League Baseball and the Players’ Association have granted the New York Mets a waiver in an effort to try and re-sign former Detroit Tigers outfielder and trade deadline acquisition Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes was dealt at the July 31st non-waiver deadline by then-GM of the Tigers Dave … Read more

Editorial: Tigers continue to mystify

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. Try describing the Detroit Tigers 2015 season in one word. Disappointing? Yes. … Read more

Breaking: Dave Dombrowski is joining the Red Sox

According to multiple reports, former Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski will become the next President of Baseball Operations for the Boston Red Sox. JUST IN: the #RedSox announce that Dave Dombrowski is their new president of baseball operations. pic.twitter.com/SRJpDOuysQ — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) August 19, 2015 Dombrowski expressed his desire to join the Red … Read more

Brad Ausmus: Love him or hate him, he may not be going anywhere

Brad Ausmus has been calling the shots as the Tigers manager since November 3, 2013. Since that day the Tigers have won 146 games, while losing 133 games. After the team finished 92-70 in his first year, in which they won the American League Central division, the Tigers would go on to be swept out … Read more

Down on the farm: New players give varying results for Tigers

A lot has changed since our last recap of the farm system for the Detroit Tigers. The trade deadline has come and gone, and for the first time in quite some time, Detroit was waving the white flag on July 31st, trading away the likes of David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, and Joakim Soria. The return haul for those three … Read more

BREAKING: Tigers release Dombrowski of contract

Less than a week after the start of a “reboot”, the Detroit Tigers made a significant move by releasing General Manager Dave Dombrowski of his contract. Dombrowski’s contract was set to expire at the end of the season. Al Avila will be named General Manager and executive VP of baseball operations. Al Avila is new #Tigers GM. Dave Dombrowski … Read more

Profiling the Tigers: Who is most likely to be traded?

[tps_header]With the 4pm Friday afternoon trade deadline closely approaching, and general manager Dave Dombrowski vowing to “reboot” as opposed to “rebuild”, we are likely to see some Tigers leave Comerica Park officially as members of another team. Dombrowski has made it known to teams across the league that he will listen to offers for several of the upcoming … Read more

Tigers looking at Axford

Not fully convinced that the Detroit Tigers are sellers at the deadline, GM Dave Dombrowski has reportedly inquired about Colorado Rockies reliever John Axford. #Tigers among teams that have inquired on #Rockies reliever John Axford. (Of course, Tigers no longer certain to be deadline buyers.) — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) July 19, 2015 The move would be an attempt to bolster … Read more

Should the Detroit Tigers and Anibal Sanchez part ways?

It has been a rough season for Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez so far in 2015, and it doesn’t seem to be getting any better for the middle rotational starter.  Okay, it has only been ten starts, I know we shouldn’t be trading away every player that is under performing (there wouldn’t be many … Read more