Former Detroit Tigers OF J.D Martinez discusses future

In 2018, former Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez signed a 5-year, $110 million contract with the Boston Red Sox. The deal includes an opportunity for Martinez to opt-out following the 2020 season, which would allow him to hit the free-agent market. But opting out of his current contract, which will pay him a total $38.7 … Read more

3 Biggest storylines heading into the 2017 MLB playoffs

Unfortunately for fans of the Detroit Tigers, the team is absent from the Major League Baseball playoffs for a third consecutive season. That could be the case for the foreseeable future as the team goes through a rebuild. Despite not partaking in baseball’s second season this fall, this could be shaping up as one of … Read more

Grading the Tigers’ trades for the 2017 season

Now that the waiver-trade deadline has passed, it’s time to go back and reflect on the trades Al Avila made to set the Tigers up for the future. I will be grading each trade on an A-F scale. Some things that were considered when giving the letter grades were the value of the player the Tigers … Read more

Brad Ausmus not expecting Tigers to make any more trades

Earlier this week, the Detroit Tigers made the first of what fans expect (and perhaps want) to be several moves, dealing slugger J.D. Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks. But if Tigers fans are holding their breath on additional moves, manager Brad Ausmus apparently isn’t joining them. “I thought (trading) J.D. was probably inevitable,” Ausmus said Sunday before … Read more

Section 313 Podcast: Tigers trade J.D. Martinez, who’s next?

Show Highlights: J.D. Martinez Trade (:27-13:07) Who’s next to go? (13:08-23:40) Tigers August Outlook (23:41-29:31) Welcome to the inaugural Section 313 podcast. We have taken our typical Section 313’s, which will still exist, and added a podcast to them. It will be hot takes and in-depth analysis on the Detroit Tigers every week. This week … Read more

LOOK: J.D. Martinez sends emotional ‘Thank You’ tweet to his fans

On Tuesday evening, news broke that J.D. Martinez had been traded by the Detroit Tigers to the Arizona Diamondbacks for three prospects. This morning, Martinez took to Twitter to thank Tigers fans for their support. pic.twitter.com/QOBbxpUKAF — J.D. Martinez (@JDMartinez28) July 19, 2017 Thank you, J.D., WE will miss you too. https://detroitsportsnation.comdetroit-tigers-news/ddrysdale/look-j-d-martinez-thanks-tigers-fans-traded/94422/