Jairo Labourt re-ups with Tigers after team DFA’d him back in February

Spring training is particularly frantic for countless baseball players that not only are on the fringe of making a Major League roster but are working to maintain their position within the entire organization. That was the case for lefty Jairo Labourt, who has re-signed with the Detroit Tigers just before Opening Day. The Tigers today … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers first round of September call-ups are in

It certainly has been an exciting 24 hours for the Detroit Tigers and their fans. Not only did they trade Justin Upton (Angels) and Justin Verlander (Astros) but it’s now September 1st which means… SEPTEMBER CALL-UPS! On Friday morning, the Tigers announced they have recalled the contracts of pitchers Blaine Hardy and Jairo Labourt from … Read more

2 Tigers prospects to play in MLB All-Star Futures Game

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies

The unofficial first half of the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season is drawing near. The appetizer for the All-Star festivities on Sunday, July 9 with the Futures Game. This exhibition features two teams — Team USA and Team World — comprising of 50 of the best minor league players this season. This year, 27 … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

The most notable minor league shuffle for the Detroit Tigers over the last couple weeks has been the addition of Steven Moya to the parent club, with right fielder J.D. Martinez being sidelined with an injury. All in all, he’s been a big success for the club, going 10-for-27 in his last seven games donning the olde English … Read more

Anything short of a World Series in 2016 should be considered a failure

When then-general manager Dave Dombrowski announced last season that the Tigers would be sellers at the trade deadline in an effort to “re-tool” instead of rebuild, the 2015 season was more or less given up on. He proceeded to trade David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, and Joakim Soria at the deadline. In return, Detroit received a slew of prospects, some … Read more

Tigers add Michael Fulmer, Montreal Robertson, Jairo Labourt to 40-man roster

It was a no-brainer that the Tigers would add prospect Michael Fulmer to the 40-man roster to protect him from the Rule Five draft, but they also have added Montreal Robertson and Jairo Labourt as well. By being added to the 40-man roster, all three are now protected from the Rule Five draft, which occurs in December. Teams … Read more

Down on the farm: One week until September call-ups

With two weeks remaining in the minor league season, and five weeks left in the majors, the Detroit Tigers need to start their push towards the postseason. Despite the struggles and inability to string off a handful of wins, Detroit remains in the thick of the American League Wild Card hunt. There are five teams in … Read more

Down on the farm: New players give varying results for Tigers

A lot has changed since our last recap of the farm system for the Detroit Tigers. The trade deadline has come and gone, and for the first time in quite some time, Detroit was waving the white flag on July 31st, trading away the likes of David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, and Joakim Soria. The return haul for those three … Read more