Report: Former Tiger Fernando Rodney closing in on deal with Astros

Over 17 MLB seasons, Fernando Rodney has suited up for 11 different teams. And it looks like he’s getting close to joining team No. 12. According to a report from SportsRadio 610, the Houston Astros are working on a deal to purchase Rodney’s contract from the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League of Professional … Read more

Ex-Tigers Max Scherzer, Anibal Sanchez and Fernando Rodney are World Series Champs!

It may have taken seven games, but we can finally say that we have a new World Series champion! The Washington Nationals completed the comeback by taking down the Houston Astros in Game 7 from Minute Maid Park, winning their first title in franchise history! FINISHED THE FIGHT. The @Nationals are #WorldSeries CHAMPS. — … Read more

2019 World Series will feature several former Detroit Tigers pitchers

Detroit Tigers fans, you may want to look away. The 2019 World Series matchup is official. The Houston Astros will attempt to win their second title in three years, and they’ll battle the Washington Nationals who are appearing in their first ever Fall Classic. Justin Verlander: "I literally love you" (Probably) #Astros — Daniel … Read more

BREAKING: Former Detroit Tigers’ pitcher may have pitched in final game of career

According to the Oakland Athletics, they have designated relief pitcher Fernando Rodney for assignment, potentially ending the veteran’s career. The A's have designated Fernando Rodney for assignment and selected Wei-Chung Wang from Las Vegas. — Oakland A's Communications (@AthleticsPR) May 25, 2019 Rodney, who is 42, has pitched in Major League Baseball of 17 years, … Read more

REPORT: Detroit Tigers interested in bringing back former closer

Chances are the Detroit Tigers will not win very many games in 2018. That is something Tigers fans have either accepted or will be forced to accept as next season unfolds. But, they will certainly win some games, right? And they will need a solid bullpen, considering the current status of the starting rotation, to … Read more

Dear Tigers Fans: Your Francisco Rodriguez hate is misplaced

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

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. Are you exasperated about Francisco Rodriguez? Do you complain to your friends about how … Read more

2006 Tiger arms defined the word ‘dominate’ on the mound

We’ve all heard the term “defense wins championships” when it comes to professional sports, or any level of sports for that matter. In baseball, I think the term would be slightly translated to “pitching wins championships” if I were a guessing man. In 2006, the Detroit Tigers had the most dominate pitching staff, not just … Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Top 5 waiver wire targets after Week 2

Fantasy baseball season is now two weeks underway, and while it may seem like it just started, it’s never too early to begin checking out what players are available in the free agent pool of your respective league. With the team building now in full swing, DSN is here to let you know who to target … Read more