Tigers make a flurry of roster moves on Tuesday

The Detroit Tigers took the field for the first time Tuesday night since coming home from a 7-game west coast road trip. They were looking for answers all up and down the lineup, but only managed to go 2-5, including being on the wrong side of a sweep in Anaheim. Now the Tigers come home to … Read more

Memo to Dave & Brad: Dump Hernan Perez…NOW

To say the Detroit Tigers offense is a disaster would be an insult to disasters. The Tigers offense is horrid, awful, asleep at the wheel… use whatever analogy you want. They’re bad right now. Detroit has been shut out twice in the last 5 days and has been held to two runs or less in … Read more

2015 Detroit Tigers Season Preview; Predictions included

Photo by Keith Allison
Photo by Keith Allison

Are you ready for some baseball? Spring is here, at least according to the calendar, which means it’s time for another season of Detroit Tigers baseball. Will Justin Verlander have a much needed bounce back season? Will Joe Nathan return to his old form? Can Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez stay healthy for the long haul? Those are just a few questions that the Tigers must answer if they want to win a fifth consecutive American League Central crown.

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Tigers news and notes: Game vs. ‘Stros, Verlander update and more Nathan news!

Spring Training is winding down and the roster has already begun to take shape. Lately for the Detroit Tigers, they have been rolling out their Opening Day lineup a lot. As expected, you see guys like center fielders Anthony Gose and Rajai Davis leading off, right fielder J.D. Martinez hitting in front of left fielder Yoenis Cespedes in the batting order, and shortstop Jose Iglesias rounding it out in the 9-hole. All that is left is to figure out who will fill out the rest of the bullpen. We have a game recap, news on when pitcher Justin Verlander will make his first regular season start, and more drama regarding closer Joe Nathan, on this edition of news and notes.

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More roster moves for Detroit Tigers

With Opening Day only a little over two weeks away, the Detroit Tigers and manager Brad Ausmus are starting to slowly figure out who is going to make the trip north to Detroit with the big league ball club, and who will start off the season in the minors. On Friday, they made a couple more roster moves.

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Tigers news and notes: Romine and Perez catching, V-Mart not, and more!

The Detroit Tigers are about halfway through their spring training stint down in Lakeland, Florida. This is where you see all thirty big league clubs start to make moves such as assigning players to the minors and figuring out roles and positions for their key players. For Detroit, the pitching is still a question mark, particularly the bullpen. They also have an emergency catcher plan if a situation were to arise. We’ll look into those more as we cover the news and notes today.

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Victor Martinez will not catch for Detroit

The Detroit Tigers have been exploring emergency options at catcher for the upcoming season, however, Victor Martinez will not be one of them. Brad Ausmus made it clear today that Martinez will not be an option behind the plate this season. “I don’t think it’d be smart with those knee issues to catch Victor,” Martinez is recovering … Read more

Tigers develop contingency plan at catcher

The Detroit Tigers are still working on solutions at catcher for the early part of 2015. Given the recent injuries issues with Alex Avila, Detroit is looking at all kinds of options for the man behind the plate: Andrew Romine, Hernan Perez work out at catcher in case of emergency: http://t.co/fjfuZqthqv — anthony fenech (@anthonyfenech) … Read more

Tigers agree to deals with six players

And with that, the Detroit Tigers now have all 40 players on their 40-man roster under contract for the 2015 baseball season. The Tigers announced Sunday afternoon that they’d agreed to terms with six players: OF Tyler Collins OF Anthony Gose C Bryan Holaday P Kyle Lobstein SS Hernan Perez IF Andrew Romine The Tigers will … Read more

5 Detroit Tigers Prospects That Could Make an Impact In 2015

The lack of skill and respect for the farm system for the Detroit Tigers has been well documented to say the least. Detroit ranks dead last among all major league clubs in minor league systems, according to ESPN’s baseball analyst Keith Law (NOTE: To view this link and see the whole list, you must be subscribed to … Read more