Tigers Notes: Spring camp roster trimmed to 28; Mike Fiers to start season on DL?

Derek Hill Detroit Tigers

Hard to imagine that we’re exactly one week away from Opening Day in Major League Baseball. Come March 29, the Detroit Tigers will be opening the 2018 season at home against the Pittsburgh Pirates. But before they head north from Lakeland, they need to figure out which 25 guys will make up the Opening Day … Read more

Detroit Tigers announce 22 non-roster invitees to Spring Training, including one surprise

The Detroit Tigers announced today that they have extended 22 non-roster invitations to Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. Alex Faedo is the biggest name in the group. Faedo is looking to make an impact in his first Spring Training, and he should be given every opportunity to make some noise. Faedo was drafted in the 1st … Read more

JUST IN: Tigers ink deals with 5 players for 2018

We’re just one week away from the annual Winter Meetings down in Orlando. The baseball hot stove figures to be heating up real quick and on Tuesday, the Detroit Tigers were in the news for their signing of five players to contracts for 2018. The Tigers have agreed to terms with OF Leonys Martín on … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers announce multiple roster moves; 6 players no longer with team

The 2017 Major League Baseball season is officially in the books as Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros won the World Series by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers four games to three. Many Detroit Tigers fan paid close attention to the World Series this year as Verlander was trying to get the ring that he … Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: Last week in baseball featured plenty of “highway robbery” catches

Home runs often bring jubilant joy to both players and fans in baseball. They’re one of if not the most exciting plays in the sport. However, arguably more exciting is when players get robbed of would-be home runs (or extra-base hits, at the worst). Those outfielders are committing legitimate acts of “highway robbery.” By definition, … Read more

Section 313, Seat No. 12: The 5 biggest surprises from the first half

Section 313 Seat No. 12   Hello and welcome back to Section 313, today we’re in Seat No. 12. It’s been a few weeks since we last got together, but it isn’t without good reason. However, since we last spoke the Tigers season has spun out of control and they look to be sellers here … Read more

Tigers activate Alex Presley, Jim Adduci from DL; DFA Matt den Dekker

MLB: Spring Training-Houston Astros at Detroit Tigers

Prior to their middle game of a three-game set on Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants, the Detroit Tigers announced some roster changes. The Tigers today have activated OF Alex Presley from the 7-day DL and designated the contract of OF Matt den Dekker for assignment. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) July 5, 2017 Alex Presley … Read more

3 Reasons why the Detroit Tigers are about to take off

I know, I know. People are bummed about the Detroit Tigers start so far in 2017. Whether it’s overreacting to the bullpen (especially the closer) to most fans missing the boat on a very real issue with the team, the point is the squad has underwhelmed thus far. With an 18-18 record and two games back of … Read more

JD Martinez set to return tonight; Jim Adduci put on the DL

According to multiple reports, Tigers Outfielder J.D. Martinez will be activated off the Disabled List and return to the Tigers lineup Friday night against the Los Angeles Angels. In a corresponding move, Jim Adduci will be placed on the 10-day disabled list. Adduci was a late scratch from the line up last night with an oblique strain. … Read more

J.D. Martinez to start rehab tour with Lakeland Flying Tigers

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

In what will be very welcome news to Detroit Tigers fans, J.D. Martinez is scheduled to start his rehab assignment tonight. #Tigers announce J.D. Martinez will begin rehab assignment tonight w/ Lakeland. Flying Tigers begin 3-game road series at Palm Beach. #MiLB — Emily Waldon (@EmilyCWaldon) May 5, 2017 Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is scheduled to begin … Read more

J.D. Martinez’s return means this for the rest of the roster

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have been missing a big piece of the team since the start of the season. With J.D. Martinez out of action after an injury during spring training, the Tigers have been employing a platoon approach to the outfield. Martinez has been working himself back into game shape and has been seeing some time in … Read more

Game Day Thread: Daniel Norris struggles as bats go quiet, Tigers lose 8-0 to the Mariners

Seattle Mariners (9-13) vs. Detroit Tigers  (11-9) Box Score via MLB.com First Pitch: 7:10 EST Stadium: Comerica Park, Detroit Weather:  76°F • Partly Cloudy • 10% PoP Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket Tigers Lineup: Ian Kinsler (2B) Mikie Mahtook (RF) Nicholas Castellanos (3B) Victor Martinez (DH) Justin Upton (LF) John Hicks (1B) James … Read more