Detroit Tigers closer role ‘Greene’s role to lose’

There are a lot of questions that come with the start of a new baseball season. With everything so up in the air, especially for the Detroit Tigers, it makes sense that one of those question marks revolves around last year’s closer, Shane Greene. Talking to reporters Thursday, new manager Ron Gardenhire had this to say about … Read more

LOOK: Tigers’ graduated prospect top 30 in MLB

The name of the game in Major League Baseball these days is prospects. With numerous outlets releasing their top 100 prospects, it’s hard to get away from the news about these “green” ballplayers. But, for some players who spent most of their time in the Minor Leagues for a season, and came up in the … Read more

All signs pointing to Shane Greene as Detroit Tigers closer in 2018

It’s no secret that the Detroit Tigers have had some issues when it comes to the 9th inning and closing out games in recent years. From Joaquin Benoit to Joe Nathan, to Francisco “K-Rod” Rodriquez and Justin Wilson, the team has been searching for consistency in the back-end of the bullpen. After the Tigers traded Wilson … Read more

3 Biggest storylines heading into the 2017 MLB playoffs

Unfortunately for fans of the Detroit Tigers, the team is absent from the Major League Baseball playoffs for a third consecutive season. That could be the case for the foreseeable future as the team goes through a rebuild. Despite not partaking in baseball’s second season this fall, this could be shaping up as one of … Read more

Grading the Tigers’ trades for the 2017 season

Now that the waiver-trade deadline has passed, it’s time to go back and reflect on the trades Al Avila made to set the Tigers up for the future. I will be grading each trade on an A-F scale. Some things that were considered when giving the letter grades were the value of the player the Tigers … Read more

Justin Wilson to Chicago Cubs trade “close”

The big trade news in the twitter-phere is that the Chicago Cubs have been in talks with the Detroit Tigers for closer Justin Wilson. Those talks apparently are getting very close, according to baseball insiders. sources: cubs are close to a deal to get justin wilson — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) July 31, 2017 Justin Wilson … Read more

REPORT: Tigers deal Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to Cubs

After reports of a deal surrounding Tigers closer Justin Wilson becoming imminent, it has finally come to fruition. Tigers-Cubs deal is final: Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to Cubs for Jeimer Candelario and Isaac Paredes, and PTBNL or cash. — Lynn G. Henning (@Lynn_Henning) July 31, 2017 This season, Wilson has pitched 40.1 innings for Detroit, … Read more