Manfred Has More Ideas for Major League Baseball

Talk about making a statement as soon as you enter the building. Just two days from being formally announced as the new commissioner of Major League Baseball, and one day after sending the baseball world into a frenzy with his idea of banning defensive shifts, commissioner Rob Manfred is at it again with his ideas. Manfred … Read more

Why the Tigers are better WITHOUT Scherzer

When the Detroit Tigers lost Max Scherzer, I was not upset, but I was glad the Tigers didn’t sign him to a contract that was going to hurt the team presently and in the future.  Max’s ginormous contract with the Washington Nationals for 7 years, $210 million would have handicapped the Tigers for many years … Read more

Scherzer’s Departure Not Too Unfamiliar to Detroit Sports Fans

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. After five years with the Detroit Tigers, Max Scherzer signed an astounding … Read more

Dombrowski Likes Rotation Moving Forward Despite Loss Of Scherzer

Detroit Tigers president, CEO, and GM Dave Dombrowski has been bombarded with questions this offseason with regards to his pitching staff. The two biggest and most obvious members of the rotation were David Price and now Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer. On Wednesday, the 2013 AL Cy Young award winner was formally introduced as a member of the Nats, after … Read more

Tigers Open Up To Media At Comerica Park

As TigerFest is taking place this coming Saturday, January 24, many Tigers made their way out to Comerica Park today and spoke with some media about what they’ve been up to in the off season, as well as what to expect during the 2015 season. Jose Iglesias said he would be 100 percent for spring … Read more

TigerFest 2015 Kicks Off This Saturday, January 24

The 2015 rendition of TigerFest takes place this Saturday, January 24 at Comerica Park. Gates open at 11:00 A.M as the Detroit Tigers offer a plethora of options and activities for Tiger fans of all ages. Some of the highlights include book readings for the kids by numerous Tiger players, a hitting and pitching clinic … Read more

Mr. Reliable: Top 5 Don Kelly Moments as a Tiger

The man could simply do it all for the Detroit Tigers. For six seasons in the Motor City, super utility man Don Kelly was certainly a must in the clubhouse for a number of reasons. He was a popular player among the Tiger faithful as well as in house for former manger Jim Leyland. Jimmy Smokes liked … Read more

Tigers Bowing Out of Shields Sweepstakes?

When the Washington Nationals made it official that they had signed Max Scherzer to a 7 year, $210 million contract, many thought that Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski would turn his attention to signing right-hander James Shields.  Apparently this is not the case, as Dombrowski denied any involvement. The Tigers GM told Jason Beck … Read more

JUST IN: Washington Nationals agree to 7-year deal with Max Scherzer

As has been speculated all day, the news is now official. Max Scherzer will be a member of the Washington Nationals. According to Jon Heyman of, Scherzer goes to the Nationals on a 7-year deal. No dollar amount to the contract was immediately available, but it’s expected to be in the $180-200 million dollar … Read more

REPORT: Max Scherzer close to signing 7-year deal with Nationals

UPDATED: SCHERZER TO NATIONALS A DONE DEAL The biggest free agent arm this offseason is about to come off the market. According to multiple reports including CBS’ Sports Jon Heyman, and SBNation’s Chris Cotillo, Max Scherzer is on the verge of signing a 7-year deal with the Washington Nationals. The 7-year deal is expected to … Read more