Detroit Tigers P Tyler Alexander’s hat headed to Baseball Hall of Fame

A member of the Detroit Tigers made history on Sunday at Comerica Park, and he’s being honored for it. Tyler Alexander struck out nine consecutive batters, which had only been done once in the history of the American League; coincidently, by former Tiger Doug Fister in 2012. Alexander’s hat will be going to the Baseball … Read more

2022 Detroit Tigers: A Return to Relevance

We have all heard the narrative, seen the similarities, and witnessed their performance. The 2019 Detroit Tigers are a lousy baseball team, just as the 2003 Tigers were a terrible baseball team. 2003 marked the lowest point of a decade long funk the Tigers had been experiencing, finishing with a winning percentage of .265, and … Read more

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Doug Fister retires

Former Detroit Tigers right-handed pitcher Doug Fister announced his retirement Wednesday after more than 10 seasons in the majors. Embed from Getty Images Fister’s agent, Page Odle, told Jon Morosi of MLB.com that the 35-year-old received several contract offers this offseason but wanted to spend time with his family. “He’s been contemplating this for a … Read more

3 moves the Detroit Tigers can make to improve their bullpen

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As a baseball fan, there are three things you can seemingly count on in life, death, taxes, and the Detroit Tigers bullpen being an abomination. Well, the 2017 Major League Baseball season is underway and once again, the Tigers bullpen has been the weak link on what would otherwise be a playoff contender. Through 12 games, … Read more

Former Tigers Farmhands: Where are they now?

The Detroit Tigers have been one of the more aggressive franchises in baseball over the last handful of seasons because they are in ‘win now’ mode. Whether it is former team general manager Dave Dombrowski or current GM Al Avila, the man calling the shots has been given the green light by longtime owner Mike Ilitch. The team has … Read more

Five starting pitchers the Detroit Tigers could target at trade deadline

Despite the roller coaster ride that has been the 2016 season, the Tigers are still in the thick of things when it comes to the AL Wild Card, and could get back into the division race with a run and a Cleveland slide. The weakest point for the Tigers this season has undoubtedly been the … Read more

Report: Detroit Tigers showing interest in Doug Fister

According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the Detroit Tigers have expressed interest in signing a familiar face, pitcher Doug Fister. Free agent pitcher Doug Fister is drawing interest from the Detroit Tigers, among other teams. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) November 19, 2015 Fister, who is 31-years-old, started 68 games for the Tigers from 2011-2013 before being … Read more

5 familiar free agents the Tigers must consider

  [tps_header] The 2015 season was a season that the Detroit Tigers and their fans would rather just forget. That being said, there is roster work to be done before the 2016 season begins and signing the right free agents will be extremely important if the Tigers want to contend again immediately. Here are five … Read more

2015 Detroit Tigers final report card – Starting pitchers

  [tps_header] We continue reflecting on the 2015 campaign for the Detroit Tigers. Today we look at what was likely the Achilles’ Heel for the team all season long – starting pitching. From 2011-’13, the Tigers had some of the best starting pitching in all of baseball. Deep and loaded on paper, they could handle just … Read more

Five moves to fix the Tigers in 2016

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. [tps_header] The 2015 campaign for the Detroit Tigers has been a disappointment … Read more

Former Tiger Casper Wells eyeing a return…..as a pitcher?

We all remember Casper Wells right? He played in 100 games for the Detroit Tigers from 2010-’11, posting a rather respectable .286/.341/.490 slash line. He was shipped off to the Seattle Mariners in 2011 at the trade deadline that netted starting pitcher Doug Fister. Casper never gained any traction in the big leagues after his departure from the Tigers. He … Read more

MLB Draft: Day 1 recap for Detroit Tigers

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It was draft day for Major League Baseball on Monday, as the two first rounds got underway into the night. The Detroit Tigers had three picks in total yesterday, four total in the first 100 selections. One of their four picks, selection #34, was a compensation pick from the Washington Nationals after former Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer signed a monstrous deal with Washington.

Here is how the Tigers did on day one of the 2015 MLB Draft.

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Shane Greene off to a record setting start

Shane Greene has been a large part of the successful start for the Detroit Tigers this season. Let’s just start with his stat line.

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Tigers News and Notes: Tigers vs Nationals, Avila injured, Scherzer’s advice for Price

The Detroit Tigers and manager Brad Ausmus stayed on the road for their spring training games. This time, they headed for Viera, Florida, spring camp site for the Washington Nationals. The Nats are a legitimate World Series contender heading into 2015, with a loaded pitching staff that features two former Tigers pitchers in Max Scherzer and Doug Fister. We also have some injury news to report on the side of the Tigers, and some friendly advice from a former Tiger to a current Tiger, as we look at the news and notes for this Wednesday, March 11th.

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5 Detroit Tigers Prospects That Could Make an Impact In 2015

The lack of skill and respect for the farm system for the Detroit Tigers has been well documented to say the least. Detroit ranks dead last among all major league clubs in minor league systems, according to ESPN’s baseball analyst Keith Law (NOTE: To view this link and see the whole list, you must be subscribed to … Read more