Lawsuit claims Justin Verlander, other pitchers sought illegal sticky substance

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

Former Los Angeles Angels visiting clubhouse manager Brian “Bubba” Harkins, who was fired after being connected to the distribution of aa special grip-enhancing substance out of the visitor’s clubhouse, is naming names in a lawsuit against his former team and Major League Baseball. And one of the names will certainly be familiar to folks in … Read more

Miguel Cabrera hits 2 mammoth bombs off Yankees P Gerrit Cole [Video]

MLB: Spring Training-Pittsburgh Pirates at Detroit Tigers

On Thursday, the Detroit Tigers hosted the New York Yankees in Lakeland, Florida and the fans in attendance will leave with quite a memory. Watch as Tigers’ slugger Miguel Cabrera absolutely destroys a pitch from Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole in the bottom of the first inning. Miguel Cabrera's bomb off Cole. pic.twitter.com/GAqUw0M1bj — Chris Brown … Read more

Victor Martinez ‘has no respect’ for Pirates

Buckle up, Detroit Tigers fans. These next two games vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates might get a little bit chippy. The Tigers and Pirates have been regular Central division interleague foes for some time now. Three of the five teams in the American League Central have an in-state National League Central counterpart they lock together with every season. … Read more

Looking back: Pitching dominates in Tigers series win over Pirates

Just over a week into the regular season, the Detroit Tigers are sitting atop the standings in the American League Central, American League, and Major League Baseball as a whole with an 8-1 record to start the season. The story of their last series against the Pittsburgh Pirates was the pitching that dominated the Pirates in two out of the three games. Pair that with timely hitting, and you have the makings for an exciting series win. If hitting and offense are your forte, you most likely weren’t too thrilled with this series. In the end, the Tigers came away winners in two of three which will make any Tigers fan happy. Let’s take a look at how they got there.

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