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

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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

Justin Verlander “outstanding” in first bullpen session

Justin Verlander threw his first bullpen session since pitchers and catchers reported to Lakeland, Florida for Spring Training, and he looked very good while doing so. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was very impressed with what he saw. “He looked outstanding,” Ausmus said. “Not only myself, but even the coaches noticed better arm speed. The one … Read more

Player Profile: Kyle Lobstein

Player: Kyle Lobstein Born: August 12th, 1989, Flagstaff, AZ Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: L/L Drafted: By the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2nd round of the 2008 amateur draft.   Career Highlights: 6 years in minors spanning five different levels of Minor League baseball 52 Minor League wins with 702 strikeouts in 811 innings Went 13-7 with 148 strikeouts and 52 walks in 2013 … Read more

Brad Ausmus not worried about outside predictions

Spring training is officially underway for the Detroit Tigers, which means that questions and predictions about the team will be flowing like honey. Many baseball analysts are already predicting that the Tigers will not win the division for the 5th year in a row. This is something that does not bother manager Brad Ausmus because … Read more

Player Profile: Shane Greene

Player: Shane Greene Born: November 17th, 1988, Clermont, FL Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: By the New York Yankees in the 15th round of the 2009 amateur draft.   Career Highlights: 6 years in the minors spanning six different levels of Minor League baseball. 29 Minor League wins with 509 strikeouts in 562 innings. Went 12-10 with 137 strikeouts and only 30 walks in … Read more