Tigers News and Notes: First game in the books, Injury updates, Grapefruit action tomorrow

For the first time since their season-ending sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles last October, the Detroit Tigers got back into competitive play. As always, they played their first tune-up game against the Florida Southern Moccasins collegiate team prior to any Grapefruit League action, when they will start off against those pesky O’s. Let’s takeaway … Read more

Tigers’ Victor Martinez reports to Spring Training

Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has officially reported to Tiger Town down in Lakeland, Florida, according to reports. He is scheduled to participate in his first workout since tearing his medial meniscus in his left knee earlier this month. Martinez is still rehabbing from his surgery his had a couple weeks ago, and is not expected … Read more

Detroit Tigers set to face Florida Southern in Grapefruit League tuneup (Game preview)

The Detroit Tigers have been working out as a team for a little under two weeks and now it is time to face off against somebody other than themselves. The Tigers will play an exhibition game against the Florida Southern Moccasins on Monday at 1:05 p.m. ET at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida. Facing … Read more

Ian Kinsler surprises Tigers prospect with a gift

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler is going into his tenth year in Major League Baseball and will make $14 million this season. The four-time All-Star player has not forgotten about where he once was and he proved that by giving Tigers prospect Wynton Bernard a gift he will never forget. Earlier in the week, … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Victor Martinez returns, Picture Day in Lakeland, Cespedes shows off speed

Saturday brought a rainy day to Lakeland, Florida and the Detroit Tigers were forced to hold their workouts indoors. That being said, the rain did not stop the Tigers from holding their annual Picture Day. In addition, making his first appearance at Spring Training was a certain Tigers designated hitter. V-Mart is in the House … Read more

Detroit Tigers Promotional Days

Are you looking for a good day to take the family to a game this summer?  Or just a fun day/night game in the city?  Here are the Tigers 2015 promotional days.  They have 31 promotional days throughout the season and 16 different fireworks displays showed after every Friday and Saturday night home game throughout … Read more

Happy Birthday Anibal Sanchez: Highlights from 17 strikeout game (Video)

Happy Birthday to Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez. Sanchez turned 31 years old today and I am sure he feels lucky to be spending his big day in Lakeland with the rest of the Tigers.

Here is a highlight video from April 26th, 2013 when Sanchez set the Tigers single game record with 17 strikeouts against the Atlanta Braves.

Let’s hope that we can see a couple of similar performances this season!

Tigers Manager Brad Ausmus Joins the Twitter Universe

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has officially gone back to the future as he has created his own Twitter account. The second year manager figured it was time, though he does not sound to excited about it. “Twenty-first century, I’ve got to move on. I can’t get stuck in the stone age,” Ausmus said. He … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: A Week Into Spring Training

Hey Detroit Tigers fans, can you believe that the spring training has already been going on for a week? Yeah, me neither. Must be nice to be down in Florida right now. Today marks the second day of full-squad workouts for the Tigers. Here is what to catch up on from the day down in Lakeland. … Read more

Player Profile: Alex Wilson

Player: Alex Wilson Born: November 3rd, 1986, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: By the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round of 2009 amateur draft. Career Highlights:  6 years in the minors spanning four different levels of minor league baseball spent mostly as a starter. 30 wins and 6 saves at the minor league levels with 396 … Read more

What the Joba Chamberlain Signing Means for the Tigers

As you may already know, Joba Chamberlain and the Detroit Tigers have reached an agreement and the right-handed relief pitcher has joined the team in Lakeland for Spring Training. What does this mean in regards to the Tigers bullpen? Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski gave his thoughts on the signing. Dombrowski on Joba: "We're not … Read more

Miguel Cabrera Reports to Camp, Unsure About Opening Day

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera reported to spring training Monday for the first time this season and he managed to catch Tigers manager Brad Ausmus off guard. “I was a little surprised to see him,” Ausmus said. “We were waiting on the special treadmill. But it is good to see him.” The biggest surprise may not have been … Read more

Tigers News and Notes: Day 5 in Lakeland

Day 5 of Spring Training included the long-awaited arrival of Miguel Cabrera, talk of who would bat second in the batting order, and much more. As of today, every Tiger has reported to Spring Training except for the injured Victor Martinez. Cabrera Reports With Cabrera reporting, all of the Tigers expected to report have reported. Despite being … Read more

Player Profile: Yoenis Cespedes

Player: Yoenis Cespedes Born: October 18, 1985; Campechuela, Granma, Cuba Position: Left Field Bat/Throw: R/R Drafted: Signed as an amateur free agent in 2012 by OAK   Career Highlights: 71 home runs in 3 seasons with OAK/BOS Led AL outfielders in assists (16) Placed 10th in AL MVP voting in 2012 (Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown … Read more