6 Detroit Tigers who could be playing elsewhere in 2017

If you have been following professional sports for any amount of time, you realize that rosters are always evolving from year to year. It’s rare that a team goes into a new season with the exact same roster they had from the previous season. This will likely be the case for the Detroit Tigers as … Read more

Tigers bats silent late as they drop the middle game of series to the Braves 5-3

The Tigers came into action tonight a half game out of the Wild Card, with Baltimore having lost earlier in the day. They looked to Jordan Zimmerman to set them up for another victory against the Braves. After a night where the bats carried them, they looked for more of the same tonight, as they faced off … Read more

Jose Iglesias officially activated from DL, Alex Presley designated for assignment

The short rehab assignment for Jose Iglesias has officially come to an end and he is ready to join the Tigers on the field once again. It was reported yesterday that Iglesias is back in Detroit, and he will see action tonight in the Tigers game against the Los Angeles Angels. Tigers SS Jose Iglesias said he … Read more

Erick Aybar gives Brad Ausmus flexibility with lineup when Tigers get healthy

Mired with injuries over the last couple weeks, the Detroit Tigers realized that their best option for a viable replacement in the infield was to acquire a veteran in shortstop Erick Aybar in place of the injured Jose Iglesias. Iglesias last played on August 10 during the team’s recent road trip through Seattle and Texas and to fill … Read more

Sanchez pitches seven strong innings, Tigers offense breaks out in 8-3 win over Minnesota

After earning a series split with the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park over the weekend, the Tigers hit the road and traveled to Minnesota to take on the Twins. Coming into tonight’s game, the Tigers were 7-2 against the Twins in 2016. Behind a quality start from Anibal Sanchez, the Tigers won 8-3 to move to 8-2 … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers salvage split with Red Sox, still can’t figure out division foes

Earning a split of a four-game weekend series against the Red Sox was the best possible scenario for the Tigers last week after laying an egg earlier in the week when they got swept by the Royals. They are now a combined 5-20 against K.C. and the Indians this year. Granted, this team is dealing … Read more

Player Profile: Erick Aybar

Player: Erick Aybar Born: January 14, 1984 in Bani, Dominican Republic Position: Shortstop Bats/Throws: Switch/Right Drafted: Signed as an amateur free agent by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2002. Career Highlights: MLB All-Star in 2014 as a member of the Angels 2011 American League Gold Glove Award winner at shortstop Career .274/.314/.374 hitter … Read more

Tigers score three in the 8th, complete comeback victory 4-3 over Red Sox

Hoping to get a sour taste out of their mouth after being swept by division rival Kansas City, the Detroit Tigers were right back at it on Thursday with a day game against the Boston Red Sox for the first of four this weekend. Boston has been hot as of late despite all the traveling they had … Read more

Tigers acquire Erick Aybar from Braves in exchange for Mike Aviles and a minor leaguer

In a rather surprising move on Tuesday prior to their game against the Kansas City Royals, the Detroit Tigers struck a deal with the Atlanta Braves. The Tigers today have acquired INF Erick Aybar from Atlanta in exchange for INF Mike Aviles and C Kade Scivicque. pic.twitter.com/6gzcmT8Hmg — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) August 16, 2016 Additionally, the Tigers have … Read more