10 Greatest Detroit Tigers players in franchise history

The Detroit Tigers have one of the most storied histories in all of the professional sports. Over the years, the Tigers have had many great players, including some that have gone on to the Baseball Hall of Fame. In fact, there are a couple of active players on this list who will likely challenge for … Read more

Rumor suggests Houston Astros’ players nixed Justin Verlander from throwing out first pitch

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Well, this is interesting… According to John Granato of ESPN 97.5 Houston, Justin Verlander was supposed to throw out the first pitch prior to Thursday’s game between the Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox… until he wasn’t. Granato claims that some Astros players went to team owner Jim Crane and told him that they did … Read more

Astros owner says team likely to offer extension to Justin Verlander

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Former Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander established himself as one of baseball’s top pitchers throughout his career in the Motor City, and he continues to hold a special place in the hearts of Motor City fans everywhere. He’s currently recovering from having undergone Tommy John surgery and won’t be pitching competitively again until 2022. However, … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Tigers rookies in franchise history

Over the years the Detroit Tigers have fielded many outstanding players. What’s even more impressive is what some Tigers rookies accomplished during their first season. Let’s take a look back at the Top 5 Rookies in the history of the Detroit Tigers. All statistics for this post were gleaned from www.baseball-reference.com. *Note: We did not include … Read more

Justin Verlander congratulates Miguel Cabrera after hitting HR No. 500 [VIDEO]

Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera made history this afternoon in Toronto, blasting his 500th career home run and becoming the 28th player in MLB history to accomplish the feat. His former teammate Justin Verlander gave him a special shoutout after the milestone: From JV to Miggy.The man of the hour gets a big shout out … Read more

Top 10 Most exciting Detroit sports icons of all-time

*No, Akil Baddoo did not make this list! (He may eventually) Detroit sports fans have had the privilege of watching some of the best in the game at their given sport. Thinking back to all the great athletes that we have seen wear a Detroit uniform, it is hard to just limit it to just … Read more

Justin Verlander’s brother gives Detroit Tigers fans everywhere hope for potential return

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Former Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander established himself as one of baseball’s top pitchers throughout his career in the Motor City, and he continues to hold a special place in the hearts of Motor City fans everywhere. After his 2017 trade to the Houston Astros that saw him earn his first career World Series victory, … Read more

Top 5 Detroit Tigers draft picks of all-time

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Implemented in 1965, Major League Baseball introduced a league-based draft. Unlike most professional sports drafts where the draft takes place after the conclusion of a previous season, MLB’s draft takes place about three-quarters of the way through the season, usually in early June (or in July this year). Many players have gone on to be … Read more

Justin Verlander discusses potential return to Detroit Tigers

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Former Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander established himself as one of baseball’s top pitchers throughout his career in the Motor City, but the 2011 season was one of historic dominance. With 24 wins, 250 strikeouts and a 2.40 ERA, he helped the Tigers to their first division title since 1987, he earned both the American … Read more

Michael Fulmer breaks down Ben Verlander’s epic home run off Justin Verlander [Video]

For those of you who like to follow the Detroit Tigers during Spring Training, you may remember back to March 31, 2016, when Tigers ace Justin Verlander gave up a home run to his younger brother Ben in a minor league Spring Training game. The only pitch Justin threw to Ben on that day was … Read more

Craig Monroe describes Justin Verlander’s no-hitter OTD in 2007 [VIDEO]

It was 14 years ago today that former Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander threw his first-career no hitter, achieving the milestone at Comerica Park against the Milwaukee Brewers. And Craig Monroe, who was a Tigers outfielder and now serves as an analyst on Bally Sports Detroit, was there to take it all in. “It started … Read more

Justin Verlander takes to Twitter to post message for Miguel Cabrera

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On Friday night, against the Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers 1B/DH Miguel Cabrera did something that is pretty darn amazing when he passed the great Babe Ruth in career hits. Following Miggy’s accomplishment, his former teammate Justin Verlander took to Twitter to congratulate him. Check it out. You just passed The mf’in Babe @MiguelCabrera! Honestly, pretty … Read more