New uniform numbers released for Detroit Tigers players

We’re just over a month away from the start of the 2021 edition of Detroit Tigers Spring Training, and more than a few players will be sporting a new jersey number. Starting things off, new outfielder Robbie Grossman will be donning jersey No. 8, previously worn last season by Jonathan Schoop who is currently a … Read more

Detroit Tigers tweet out hilarious meme referencing Lions’ HC Dan Campbell [Photo]

By now, you have all heard Detroit Lions’ head coach Dan Campbell’s “bite a kneecap” off comments during his introductory press conference but if you have not, please click here. Campbell’s comments have gone viral, including earning a shout out from Jimmy Fallon. Now, the Detroit Tigers are getting involved as they tweeted out the … Read more

MLB writer predicts Detroit Tigers’ Tarik Skubal as ROY candidate

Tarik Skubal made his debut for the Detroit Tigers last season, going 1-4 with a 5.63 ERA. They’ll be looking for bigger and better things from him in 2021, and one MLB writer has him pegged as Rookie of the Year material. According to Jim Callis, Skubal is “impressive” and is a shoe-in for future … Read more

Sources say Detroit Tigers are interested in former All-Star catcher Jason Castro

As we sit here on January 20, the Detroit Tigers catchers consist of Grayson Greiner (.194 batting average in 106 career games), Jake Rogers (.125 average in 35 career games), and Justin Garneau (.202 batting average in 140 career games). Those options are not exactly exciting to look at if you are a fan of … Read more

4 Detroit Tigers included on Baseball America Top 50 prospects list

Fans of the Detroit Tigers are pining for the days when their baseball team was “must-see” TV and could be expected to compete every season. If their prospect pool is any indication, we should be able to look forward to those days in short order. The Tigers just so happen to lead all Major League … Read more

Handful of Minor League contracts signed by Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers and GM Al Avila took care of all of their players who were up for arbitration, signing each one to a new contract. Avila remains busy this afternoon, inking several players to Minor League contracts. The #Tigers have signed the following players to Minor League contracts: INF Yariel GonzalezRHP Andrew Moore1B Aderlin … 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

Daniel Norris avoids arbitration and re-signs with Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila continues to stay busy today, inking pitcher Daniel Norris to a new contract to avoid arbitration. Daniel Norris and Tigers have avoided arbitration with one-year deal, according to source. — Jason Beck (@beckjason) January 15, 2021 Norris was originally selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2011, and would be … Read more

RHP Joe Jimenez avoids arbitration and signs extension with Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers took care of another housekeeping procedure on Friday afternoon, inking pitcher Joe Jimenez to a contract extension worth $1.5 million. Source: Tigers, Joe Jimenez settle at $1.5 million, avoiding arbitration. — Robert Murray (@ByRobertMurray) January 15, 2021 He originally signed with the Tigers in 2013 out of Puerto Rico. He was selected … Read more

Dominican SS Cristian Santana agrees to deal with Detroit Tigers

Major League Baseball’s international signing period has kicked off, and the Detroit Tigers have reportedly settled on a new deal. According to national MLB writer Jesse Sanchez, the Tigers have reached an agreement with Dominican shortstop Cristian Santana worth $2.95 million: Santana is ranked the No. 14 overall player on MLB’s international prospects list. International … Read more

MLB.com predicts when Detroit Tigers will win American League

In past years here in the Motor City, we’ve seen just how quickly things can turn around. The 2003 Detroit Tigers came within one game of setting the all-time American League record for losses, and were playing in the World Series just three years later. The Tigers have fallen on lean times in recent seasons, … Read more

Michael Fulmer does not hold back as he describes his 2020 campaign

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer didn’t enjoy an ideal 2020 campaign. In fact, it was downright rough. The 2016 AL Rookie of the Year made 10 three-inning starts last season after returning from Tommy John surgery and posted an 8.78 ERA in 27⅔ innings. He described he season in blunt terms: Michael Fulmer on his … Read more

RHP Michael Fulmer signs 1-year contract with Detroit Tigers

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila has taken care of another personnel move, avoiding arbitration with RHP Michael Fulmer: The #Tigers have agreed to a one-year contract with RHP Michael Fulmer, avoiding arbitration. pic.twitter.com/vLdqP2YNVO — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) January 12, 2021 The deal is worth a reported $3.1 million per USA Today writer Bob Nightengale: … Read more