Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera ties Charlie Gehringer for 50th all time in hits

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has provided us with countless memories over the years, and etched his name into the record books as one of the greatest Tigers and hitters in MLB history. And today against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park, he’s added another notch to his repertoire. With his 2,839th career hit, he’s … Read more

Pudge Rodriguez now in Hall of Fame, ready for ‘steroid era’ players to join him

MLB: Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers

Pudge Rodriguez was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this year. An extremely popular catcher during his playing days, Pudge received only 76% of the votes cast to be included in the Hall of Fame. Eligible players need 75% of the votes to be inducted. It’s possible that the 14-time All-Star, AL MVP, World … Read more

UNCAGED! The Story Of The 2006 American League Champion Detroit Tigers [Video]

The 2006 American League Champions were a surprise of sorts. Watch as they lay claim to their title and head into a World Series matchup with the St. Louis Cardinals. BONUS CONTENT: WATCH: Miguel Carbrera works out with LeBron James’ trainer 2017 is a season Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera would rather just put behind him. In 130 games, Miggy … Read more

Dear Pudge: Thanks for choosing us — Detroit Tigers Fans

On Wednesday, Pudge Rodriguez was inducted into the Hall of Fame. With a laundry list of career accomplishments, including 14 All-Star appearances, 13 Gold Gloves, seven Silver Sluggers, an MVP, and an NLCS MVP; some believed saving the Tigers may be among his greatest accomplishments. In the words of Anthony Fenech, he helped “resuscitate a great baseball city.” … Read more

GOTTA SEE IT: Pudge Rodriguez emotional after receiving call to the Hall of Fame

Even if you do live under a rock, there had to have been some way for you to hear that former Tigers catcher and 21-year big league backstop Ivan Rodriguez was elected to the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame for the Class of 2017. Rodriguez was one of three former players on Wednesday to receive … Read more

ICYMI: Pudge Rodriguez inducted to MLB Hall of Fame; Raines and Bagwell too

He wasn’t always a Detroit Tiger, but when he was he was damn good one. Detroit Sports Nation would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez on his induction into Cooperstown and the Baseball Hall of Fame. On behalf of the Detroit Tigers organization, congratulations to Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez on being elected to the Baseball … Read more

Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez to return to Comerica Park on May 7th

All season long at Comerica Park, many of the 2006 American League Champion Detroit Tigers’ alumni will be making appearances at the ballpark. It’s the 10th anniversary of the cinderella team that made it into the playoffs as a wild card and made it all the way to the World Series against the St. Louis … Read more

Excitement is in the air as Tigers set to begin 80th Spring Training in Lakeland

Being from Michigan, any sign of Tigers baseball beginning is a welcomed one. It means that the warm summer air coupled with a packed Comerica Park is right around the corner. Before those nights though, the Detroit Tigers will head down to Lakeland, Florida for their 80th consecutive Spring Training in the Florida town. The Tigers and … Read more

Editorial: Thank you, Mr. I, for making baseball in the D fun again

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. It’s the best time of year, isn’t it? Pitchers and catchers … Read more

Top 5 Greatest Shortstops in Tigers History

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias is looking like he will start at the shortstop position for Detroit when the 2015 season gets underway on April 6th. Iglesias missed all of 2014 because of shin injuries, but has been rehabbing and working hard to hopefully stay healthy by Opening Day. The Tigers faithful are really looking forward to seeing the young shortstop get back on the field so he show off his wizard-like fielding skills. The team continues to improve on defense, and having Iglesias turning double plays with second baseman Ian Kinsler will aid the Tigers in 2015 in hopes of winning a championship.

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After All These Years, Rodriguez Remains Tigers Biggest Offseason Acquisition Ever

In the winter of 2004 the Tigers were coming off a 119 loss season, which set a record for Major League Baseball.  Things seemed bleak heading into the 2004 season as the Tigers had made some moves in the offseason, but nothing in the way of star power to impact an organization in need of … Read more

9th Annual ¡Fiesta Tigres! Honors Pudge Rodriguez

For the past nine years, the Tigers have celebrated the contribution of players from Latin America by throwing the ¡Fiesta Tigres! celebration, which always brings back one former Tiger. Past honorees include Ozzie Virgil, the first Latino Tiger, Guillermo “Willie” Hernandez, the 1984 American League MVP and Cy Young Award winner, Carlos Guillen, and Juan … Read more