In today’s edition of Detroit Tigers‘ news and notes, we discuss the Tigers falling to the Pittsburgh Pirates, an update on Justin Verlander’s health, as well as how a couple of bullpen arms are making their case for the Opening Day roster.
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is looking like he will start at the shortstop position for Detroit when the 2015 season gets underway on April 6th. Iglesias missed all of 2014 because of shin injuries, but has been rehabbing and working hard to hopefully stay healthy by Opening Day. The Tigers faithful are really looking forward to seeing the young shortstop get back on the field so he show off his wizard-like fielding skills. The team continues to improve on defense, and having Iglesias turning double plays with second baseman Ian Kinsler will aid the Tigers in 2015 in hopes of winning a championship.
Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila each hit their second home run of Spring Training as the Detroit Tigers defeated the St. Louis Cardinals. We have a brief game recap, a roster move, and an injury update which includes Justin Verlander, on this daily edition of Tigers News and Notes.
Following Saturday’s Spring Training win over the St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus gave his thoughts on whether or not Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez would be ready for Opening Day.
Strap on your seat belt if you are a fan of the Detroit Tigers because it looks like we may be going on quite a ride this season. According to manager Brad Ausmus, right-handed pitcher Joe Nathan is the Tigers closer and there is not a competition.
While at Starbuck’s Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander happened to run into a young fan of his and snapped a quick photo to post to his Instagram. Here is the photo along with the caption Verlander included.
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander left Friday’s game in the 3rd inning after fielding a ball from Alex Avila, who was playing first base. The apparent injury is a cramp in the right triceps. Shortly after the putout, Verlander was joined on the mound by catcher James McCann, manager Brad Ausmus and other coaches and trainers. The Tigers … Read more
The Detroit Tigers went into today’s spring training game against the Baltimore Orioles with their Opening Day lineup basically in tact. The only exception being outfielder Rajai Davis starting in center field and leading off in place of Anthony Gose. Davis is expected to play against right-handed pitchers, while Gose will be in the lineup versus southpaws. We have a brief game recap and more updates on the roster on this daily edition of Tigers news and notes.
The lucky individual who will throw out the first pitch for the 2015 Detroit Tigers is…….. https://www.facebook.com/Tigers/photos/a.10153656851285521.1073741827.107977790520/10155372624820521/?type=1&theater Academy Award winner J. K. Simmons! Mr. Simmons is a Michigan native; having been born and spending most of his childhood in Grosse … Read more
With Spring Training nearly complete, we thought it would be fun to breakdown the top players to play at each position in the history of the Detroit Tigers. Today we look at the top five catchers ever to play for the Tigers. Do you agree with the list? Did we miss someone? Enjoy! Next: #5
In today’s edition of News and Notes, we’ll discuss the Detroit Tigers defeating the Miami Marlins, Miguel Cabrera starting the game at first base, the return of Don Kelly, and all other important news to come out of Tigers’ camp today.
The young outfielder continues to impress the Tigers brass. Anthony Gose guns down a New York Yankees runner at third base during the Spring Training game yesterday. Gose is showing that he has one heck of an arm. The Detroit Tigers would like to see more of this out of him as Gose fights for a spot in … Read more
The Tigers are playing under the lights tonight in Tampa against the New York Yankees. Miguel Cabrera is scheduled to start out at DH, while Victor Martinez is playing with the Triple A club today against the Atlanta Braves Triple A team in Lake Buena Vista.
Today was the day fans of the Detroit Tigers have been awaiting for the duration of Spring Training as both Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez suited up to play in a real baseball game. Justin Verlander also made his fourth start of the spring, this time against the Washington Nationals.
According to Detroit Tigers beat writer Jason Beck, manager Brad Ausmus has said there is a chance that both Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez will make their Spring Training game debuts tomorrow.