Franklin Perez, whom Tigers acquired for Justin Verlander, still isn’t throwing after six months

This isn’t how the Detroit Tigers brass envisioned things going once they decided to deal ace Justin Verlander to the Houston Astros. Pitcher Franklin Perez was the key piece the Tigers gained from Houston in exchange for Verlander in 2017. But he’s been battling shoulder issues since the start of 2018 Spring Training and has … Read more

BREAKING: Top Detroit Tigers’ prospect placed on IL

According to Emily Waldon, the No. 3 ranked Detroit Tigers‘ prospect has been placed on the IL. Waldon is reporting that pitcher Franklin Perez has been placed on the IL due to right shoulder inflamation. Embed from Getty Images As Waldon notes, this is now the fourth time Perez has been placed on the injured … Read more

BREAKING: Franklin Perez out 4-6 Weeks

According to Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press, Franklin Perez is out for 4-6 weeks. Tigers right-handed pitching prospect Franklin Perez is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with right shoulder tendinitis, according to the team. — anthony fenech (@anthonyfenech) March 29, 2019 The right-handed pitcher is currently the third best prospect in the Tigers … Read more

The State of the Detroit Tigers farm system with Emily Waldon

The most exciting thing about the Detroit Tigers these days are discussions surrounding their talent in the minor leagues. Every fan continues to spout the common refrain that, “this team is going to lose 100 games this season,” or even worse, “I can’t wait to watch the Triple-A Detroit Tigers take the field this season.” While … Read more

Detroit Tigers have high aspirations for pitching prospect

Going into last season, the Detroit Tigers didn’t have a prospect in the MLB pipeline top 100. Matt Manning, their first-round draft choice in 2016 was the number one ranked prospect in the system. Fans seemed to be giving up on the Tigers before the 2017 season even started. However, things have changed as far … Read more

LOOK: Baseball of America ranks Tigers Farm System

Today, Baseball of America released their farm system rankings for the 2018 season. For the past decade, the Detroit Tigers have sacrificed their farm system to acquire already developed big league talent. However, this year is the first year in a while where the Tigers are in a rebuild. Which could also explain why the … Read more

ESPN’s Keith Law shows no love to Detroit Tigers farm system

Prospects. Prospects. Prospects. That’s all Detroit Tigers fans have been hearing since the fire sale that began last season. And recently each media outlet has given out their top-100 prospect list. In one list, the Tigers had three players selected as top-100, with recently acquired Franklin Perez coming in at #35. Also on the Baseball America list where Alex Faedo (50) and Matt … Read more