Detroit Tigers re-sign Franklin Pérez to minor league contract

The Detroit Tigers made the decision to waive pitcher Franklin Pérez, who was one of the main pieces they received in return from the Houston Astros in exchange for Justin Verlander. Shortly afterwards, they added catcher Eric Haase to the 40-man roster. Perez has cleared waivers, and is now back within the organization. The Tigers … Read more

Detroit Tigers pitching prospect Franklin Perez placed on IL

One of the key pieces that the Detroit Tigers acquired as part of the Justin Verlander trade with the Houston Astros in 2017 is now on the shelf, once again. Tigers announce that RHP Franklin Perez has been placed on the injured list with @wmwhitecaps with right shoulder capsule defect. He'll visit Dr. Neal ElAttrache … Read more

Tigers GM Al Avila: Organization will be better because of moves I made

Detroit Tigers general manager Al Avila isn’t exactly the most popular figure in Detroit sports right now. Since taking over the GM position from Dave Dombrowski in 2015, he’s made several moves – most notably trading away top talented players such as Justin Verlander and J.D. Martinez. He’s also dealt the likes of Justin Wilson … Read more

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

Detroit Tigers now have No. 1 pitching prospect in baseball

One thing is for certain, the Major League Baseball Draft is a crap shoot. That’s why when the Detroit Tigers selected pitcher Casey Mize with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2018 MLB Draft, fans were excited but it was not off the charts. Embed from Getty Images Well, up to this point, Mize … 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

Get to know your Detroit Tigers 2019 prospects | Part five

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies

With the season starting on March 28th, it seems like a great time to wrap up my get to know your Detroit Tigers 2019 prospects series. So far I’ve introduced you to 40 of the top 50 prospects in the Tigers’ system and in case you’d like to look back at the previous posts in … Read more

Future Tigers: An injury update on Franklin Perez and Matt Manning

With the Detroit Tigers going through a rebuild and looking towards the future, the health and development of their top prospects are vital, perhaps none more so than with Franklin Perez and Matt Manning. The team’s No. 1 and No. 2 prospects, respectively, have yet to see the mound for an official game in 2018 … 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

Former Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland is optimistic about future of team

Most fans of the Detroit Tigers are getting ready for a long season. However,  Former Tigers skipper Jim Leyland has a message for you. Jim Leyland says there are plenty of reasons to be excited for the #Tigers future. — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) January 31, 2018 Just recently, the Tigers farm system has been … 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