Detroit Tigers fans are going to LOVE what AJ Hinch just said about SS Javier Baez [Video]

The Detroit Tigers needed a shortstop and now they have one as the team made it official on Wednesday that they have signed Javier Baez. Many Tigers fans are upset that the team did not pony up and pay what will likely be well over $30 million per season for Carlos Correa but following Wednesday’s … Read more

Contract details for new Detroit Tigers SS Javier Báez released

The Detroit Tigers officially have their short stop, inking Javier Báez to a six year deal worth $140 million. He’s the second high profile free-agent signing by GM Al Avila this offseason, following LHP Eduardo Rodriguez who signed a five year, $77 million deal. And for those wondering how the Báez deal is structured, keep … Read more

Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila hints at additional moves following Javier Báez signing

The Detroit Tigers have made significant improvements this offseason, bringing aboard the likes of LHP Eduardo Rodriguez as well as short stop Javier Báez, whom they officially signed this afternoon. For Avila, it certainly was an exciting process to bring a player like Báez to the Motor City. “We knew we needed a good defensive … Read more

Tigers owner Chris Ilitch’ message to MLB following Javier Báez signing will excite fans

The Detroit Tigers have their short stop, as the deal with Javier Báez became official this afternoon. The deal is for six years and $140 million. Báez is the latest free-agent acquisition for the Tigers this offseason, following LHP Eduardo Rodriguez. And for team owner Chris Ilitch, who is now tasked with completing the goal … Read more

New Detroit Tigers SS Javier Báez explains Miguel Cabrera played role in recruiting process

The Detroit Tigers have their new shortstop, having inked Javier Báez to a six year deal worth $140 million that became official this afternoon. During a virtual presser alongside general manager Al Avila and team owner Chris Ilitch, Báez shared his excitement of coming to the Motor City. “I’m really excited to be here, and … Read more

Why signing Javier Baez was a good move for the Detroit Tigers

When news broke late last night that the Detroit Tigers were in negotiations, and “close,” to a contract with star shortstop, Javier Baez, naturally feelings were mixed. On the one hand, the Tigers spent money on a good player, but the best player at that position was still available. So how should we as Tigers … Read more

Craig Monroe and Matt Shepard “fired up” after Detroit Tigers ink Javier Báez [Video]

The Detroit Tigers quest to find their shortstop ended earlier today, as they inked free-agent Javier Báez to a six year deal worth a reported $140 million. And you can bet that the figures who will be covering him on a daily basis next season are excited, to say the least. Take a look at … Read more

Beat writer divulges Detroit Tigers contract details with SS Javier Baez

LATEST UPDATE: According to a report from Evan Petzold, the Detroit Tigers and Javier Baez have agreed to a 6-year, $140 million contract. This is $23.33 million per season. Source: The #Tigers and free-agent shortstop Javier Baez have agreed to a six-year, $140 million contract. It’s happening. — Evan Petzold (@EvanPetzold) November 30, 2021 PREVIOUS … Read more

Detroit Tigers contract with Javier Baez may be longer than previously reported

UPDATE: While you were sleeping, Jon Morosi broke the news that the Detroit Tigers are close to signing SS Javier Baez to a 6-year deal. Well, according to a report that just surfaced from Jim Bowden, the deal is actually for 7 years. Nation, do you like this deal? The #Tigers are indeed finalizing a … Read more

Detroit Tigers fans bash Al Avila, Chris Ilitch for middle of the night breaking news

If you just woke up, you may or may not have already read or heard that the Detroit Tigers are reportedly on the verge of signing SS Javier Báez to a multi-year deal. (Terms of the deal have not yet been reported) Javier Báez’s deal with the #Tigers, if completed, is expected to be for … Read more

Tigers closing in on deal with SS Javier Baez

It looks like the Detroit Tigers are nearing the conclusion of their search for the team’s next shortstop. Source: Javier Báez is close to signing a multiyear deal with #Tigers. @MLB @MLBNetwork — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 30, 2021 While it seemed likely for the better part of the offseason to this point that the team would land … Read more