Tigers sign reliever Zach McAllister, designate Jacob Turner for assignment

The Detroit Tigers announced on Friday that they have signed reliever Zach Mcallister to a major league deal through the end of the season. In a corresponding move, they have designated pitcher Jacob Turner for assignment. The Detroit Tigers announced today that they have agreed to terms on a Major League contract with RHP Zach … Read more

Detroit Tigers to give former 1st round pick an extended look

With the ninth pick in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft, the Detroit Tigers selected Jacob Turner, a right-handed pitcher out of Westminster Christian Academy in Town and Country, Missouri. The hope was that Turner would develop into a future Tigers ace, but that hope never came to fruition…at least not yet. Nine years later, the … Read more

Miggy goes 4-for-4, plates two in 7th to give Tigers 7-5 win over White Sox

After needing just 6 1/2 innings on Thursday night to defeat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 thanks to Mother Nature, the Detroit Tigers turned to rookie sensation Michael Fulmer who has been nothing short of excellent in 2016. He opposes former No. 1 pick of the Tigers Jacob Turner, making his second start of the season after allowing 8 … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 97, Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox

DETROIT TIGERS (50-46) @ CHICAGO WHITE SOX (46-49)

WHERE: U.S. Cellular Field – Chicago

FIRST PITCH: 8:10 p.m. EST

GAMETIME FORECAST: 84°F • Partly Cloudy • 0% PoP

TV/RADIO: Fox Sports Detroit/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.13 ERA) vs. Jacob Turner (0-1, 18.00 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B
4. Victor Martinez (S) DH
5. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
6. Justin Upton (R) LF
7. Tyler Collins (L) RF
8. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS

Chicago White Sox

1. Adam Eaton (L) RF
2. Tim Anderson (R) SS
3. Melky Cabrera (S) LF
4. Jose Abreu (R) 1B
5. Justin Morneau (L) DH
6. Todd Frazier (R) 3B
7. J.B. Shuck (L) CF
8. Tyler Saladino (R) 2B
9. Omar Narvaez (L) C

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Former Tigers Farmhands: Where are they now?

The Detroit Tigers have been one of the more aggressive franchises in baseball over the last handful of seasons because they are in ‘win now’ mode. Whether it is former team general manager Dave Dombrowski or current GM Al Avila, the man calling the shots has been given the green light by longtime owner Mike Ilitch. The team has … Read more