BREAKING: Former Detroit Tigers’ 2B/SS signs with Chicago Cubs

According to reports, former Detroit Tigers 2B/SS Dixon Machado has signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs. According to AZ Phil at @thecubreporter, the Cubs have signed Dixon Machado to a minor lg contract. He will provide middle infield depth for the Iowa Cubs, in all likelihood. Machado has bounced between AAA and … Read more

MUST SEE: JaCoby Jones drills a walk off home run in the 10th

JaCoby Jones becomes the second Tiger in three days to end a game with a walk-off home run. This time it was in the 10th inning off of Royals reliever Brad Keller to give the Tigers a 3-2 win in their series opener. Jones led off the inning and sent a 2-2 laser over the left field … Read more

MUST SEE: Dixon Machado hits ‘buggy-whip’ walk-off home run as Tigers beat Orioles

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Texas Rangers

As Miguel Cabrera was taking a sip of coffee in the clubhouse preparing for extra innings on his birthday, Dixon Machado ended Wednesday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning. The game was a 2-1 affair heading into the eighth inning, which included a solid … Read more

5 Reasons to watch the Detroit Tigers in 2018

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Opening Day for the Detroit Tigers is a little over a month away, and expectations are pretty low for our baseball team. Most experts believe that the Tigers will lose 90+ games this year. That being said, there are some intriguing and fun reasons to watch this team, and I believe they are actually going to … Read more

REPORT: Detroit Tigers to sign infielder/utility man

Now that Ian Kinsler has officially been traded to the Los Angeles Angels, Dixon Machado will take over the second base duties for the Detroit Tigers beginning with the 2018 season. With Machado likely becoming the full-time second baseman, the Tigers will be looking to sign a player who can fill more of a utility … Read more

Report: Al Avila taking calls on current Tiger stars

Are the Detroit Tigers looking to move one or both of the remaining players that actually have some trade value to other teams? The two players in question are second baseman Ian Kinsler and shortstop Jose Iglesias. Al Avila said he's taken calls already on both Kinsler and Iglesias. Said he's not opposed to trading both, … Read more

5 Moves the Tigers need to explore in the offseason

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

The rebuild is officially in motion for the Detroit Tigers, following the big-time trades of both Justin Upton to the Angels and cornerstone ace Justin Verlander to the Astros last week. It appears the big-spending days for the Tigers are over for the foreseeable future as the team looks to continue getting younger, leaner and … Read more

EDITORIAL: The argument for keeping Ian Kinsler through a Tigers rebuild

It’s hard to imagine given the amount of success the team has had in the last decade, but the Detroit Tigers are indeed entering a rebuild. That realization came to fruition this past Thursday when the team decided to trade both Justin Upton to the Angels and Justin Verlander to the Astros, two veterans who … Read more

2 Detroit Tigers roster scenarios for 2018

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

It is no secret that the 2018 Detroit Tigers may look a lot different than this year’s current club. With 2017 as disappointing as it has been the talk around town is that the team will be going through a much-needed rebuild. The stated goal of the organization going forward was to get younger and more athletic … Read more

WATCH: Dixon Machado hits first career homer, gets silent treatment in dugout

That first one is always special with everything. For big league ball players, that first home run is always an unforgettable moment. And on Thursday, Detroit Tigers infielder Dixon Machado finally got that monkey off his back. Machado got the starting nod at shortstop yesterday in the series finale at home against the San Francisco … Read more

The clock is ticking on the Tigers’ four “optional” players this spring

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

Spring training. It’s pointless, right? Oh, but on the contrary. The baseball preseason serves many purposes. Among those is for the fringe major league players needing to make a big statement to the organization, in hopes of just staying on the big league roster come Opening Day. There’s a bevy of those on every team … Read more

4 Tigers that are making a good impression early in spring training

MLB: Spring Training-Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

The win-loss results of battles in spring training are virtually irrelevant. What is important in preseason baseball are the competitions between personnel for positions, the battles within the battles if you will. As Opening Day draws near, the Tigers will have a number of major decisions to make when it comes to compiling the 25-man lineup, … Read more

Matt Manning, Christin Stewart sit atop the list of top prospects for Tigers

When the Tigers took a nose dive in 2015, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. Trading away assets mid-season ultimately allowed them to reel in some notable prospects. And just about all of them, led by 2016 American League Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer, are already making an impact in some capacity … Read more

Rumor: Jose Iglesias being targeted by Padres

The Tigers are prepared and content to depart the Winter Meetings having not made a single move, after much speculation leading up that would drastically contradict that notion. There is however a rumor swirling around revolving a new name to surface on the Hot Stove, shortstop Jose Iglesias. Team general manager Al Avila revealed yesterday that multiple … Read more

Tigers have number of “options” for 2017 – Who stays? Who goes?

With a new collective bargaining agreement put in place for the next five seasons, all of Major League Baseball can turn off the panic meter and resume all off-season business. With the Winter Meetings right around the corner next week, teams will be very active in assessing their rosters and figuring out who will be … Read more

EDITORIAL: I’m with Miggy: Let’s stay positive about the Detroit Tigers

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. Baseball. Ah…the game of baseball. The national pastime and a game … Read more