AJ Hinch discusses ‘big day’ for Detroit Tigers after introducing Eduardo Rodriguez

The Detroit Tigers introduced new pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez this afternoon, as he had agreed to a five year pact worth $77 million last week. For skipper AJ Hinch, it’s a “big day” for the organization. “It’s a big day,” Hinch said. “Obviously we have to get our pitching right. We keep saying it over and … Read more

New Detroit Tigers pitcher Eduardo Rodriquez gets jersey number

On Monday, Eduardo Rodriguez was officially introduced as a member of the Detroit Tigers. Following the press conference, Chris McCosky reported that Rodriguez will be wearing No. 57, which means P Alex Lange will be switching numbers. Rodriguez also wore No. 57 with the Red Sox from 2018-2021. Eduardo Rodriguez will wear No. 57. Alex … Read more

Detroit Tigers hold introductory press conference to introduce LHP Eduardo Rodriguez

On Monday afternoon, the Detroit Tigers held a press conference to officially introduce LHP Eduardo Rodriguez as a member of their Major League roster. Here are some of the highlights from the presser. pic.twitter.com/3hXepZ1j41 — Evan Petzold (@EvanPetzold) November 22, 2021 Al Avila says he and A.J. Hinch have been doing a lot of traveling … Read more

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila comments on signing of Eduardo Rodriguez

The Detroit Tigers have a new starting pitcher and his name is Eduardo Rodriguez. The Tigers signed Rodriguez to a 5-year, $77 million deal (can earn up to $3 million more in incentives). On Tuesday, Tigers GM Al Avila commented on signing Rodriguez. “Eduardo was clearly one of our top targets in this year’s free-agent … Read more

Contract details released for Detroit Tigers deal with LHP Eduardo Rodriguez

UPDATE: The details have been released for the Detroit Tigers deal with LHP Eduardo Rodriguez. According to Jeff Passan, it is a 5-year deal worth between $77-80 million. There are also reports that Rodriguez will have an opt-out clause in the contract. Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez and the Detroit Tigers are in agreement on a five-year … Read more

Detroit Tigers reportedly closing in on multi-year deal with LHP Eduardo Rodriguez

According to a report from Cody Stavenhagen, the Detroit Tigers are close to finalizing a multi-year deal with free agent LHP Eduardo Rodriguez. As noted by Stavenhagen, Rodriguez posted a 4.16 ERA and a 3.32 FIP with the Boston Red Sox in 2021. Sources: The Tigers are close to finalizing a multiyear deal with free … Read more

Boston Red Sox P Eduardo Rodriguez out for season due to COVID-related heart issue

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According to the Boston Red Sox, LHP Eduardo Rodriguez has been ruled out of the 2020 season due to a heart issue he developed following a battle with COVID-19. From WCVB.com:   Bloom made the announcement about the team’s decision to shut Rodriguez down during a Zoom call with media members ahead of Saturday’s game … Read more

9th inning homer from Cabrera propels Tigers to 4-3 victory, sweep of Red Sox

On Wednesday, the Tigers wrapped up their seven-game road trip with a chance to go for their second three-game road sweep of the Boston Red Sox in their last three trips to Fenway Park, and third such sweep since the 198 campaign when they did it in four games. Detroit was giving the ball to rookie … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 102, Detroit Tigers @ Boston Red Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (53-48) @ BOSTON RED SOX (55-43)

WHERE: Fenway Park – Boston, MA

FIRST PITCH: 1:35 p.m. ET

TV/RADIO: FSD or MLB Network/97.1 The Ticket

GAMETIME FORECAST: 87°F • Clear • 0% PoP

PROBABLE STARTERS: Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.41 ERA) vs. Eduardo Rodriguez (2-4, 6.70 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Mike Aviles (R) RF
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Tyler Collins (L) CF

Boston Red Sox

1. Mookie Betts (R) RF
2. Dustin Pedroia (R) 2B
3. Xander Bogaerts (R) SS
4. David Ortiz (L) DH
5. Jackie Bradley Jr. (L) CF
6. Aaron Hill (R) 3B
7. Travis Shaw (L) 1B
8. Sandy Leon (S) C
9. Brock Holt (L) LF

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