3 moves the Detroit Tigers can make to improve their bullpen

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

As a baseball fan, there are three things you can seemingly count on in life, death, taxes, and the Detroit Tigers bullpen being an abomination. Well, the 2017 Major League Baseball season is underway and once again, the Tigers bullpen has been the weak link on what would otherwise be a playoff contender. Through 12 games, … Read more

Game Day Thread: The Tigers held off the Indians to take game one of the series, 7-6.

Detroit Tigers (6-3) vs. Cleveland Indians (4-5) Box Score via MLB.com First Pitch: 7:10 EST Stadium: Progressive Field, Cleveland Weather: High 58 degrees, 20% chance of rain according to weather.com Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket Tigers lineup: Ian Kinsler (2B) Nicholas Castellanos (3B) Miguel Cabrera (1B) Victor Martinez (DH) Justin Upton (LF) Tyler … Read more

Tigers Notes: Mother Nature causes rotation shuffle; Kyle Ryan on paternity leave

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox

Mother Nature has not been kind to the Tigers and White Sox to start the 2017 season. The two teams were rained out for the second time in three days, and will (hopefully) play the season finale Thursday afternoon. Today's Tigers-White Sox game has been postponed due to rain and has been rescheduled for a … Read more

5 Biggest Takeaways from 2016 Detroit Tigers

The curtain has come down on another baseball season. Hard to imagine, feels like they just had Opening Day in South Beach not that long ago! Unfortunately for fans of the Detroit Tigers, the season is ending prematurely after a tough 1-0 loss on Sunday in Atlanta, officially eliminating them from playoff contention. There’s so much … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers again squander chances to gain ground in playoff chase

I’m not really too sure which one is more surprising and disappointing – the fact we split at home in a four-game series against baseball’s worst team in the Minnesota Twins, or that we continued to flounder and act like a minor league ball club in two games of a weekend series against the Cleveland Indians. We … Read more

Four Tigers ejected, offense frustrated in 3-2 loss to Angels

Riding a five-game winning streak and having won six of their last eight overall, the Detroit Tigers came into Saturday’s game against the Angels with a chance to jump back into the playoff picture. A win would have tied them with Baltimore for the second Wild Card spot in the American League. Taking the ball for … Read more

Tigers pile on the runs again, survive late Twins rally to earn series sweep with 8-5 victory

On Thursday, the Detroit Tigers had a chance to go for their second road sweep of the Minnesota Twins this season, their eighth straight win at Target Field, and their fourth win in a row overall. On the bump for Detroit was lefty Daniel Norris (1-2, 3.81 ERA), who has pitched well his last four times out to … Read more

Tigers beat the Red Sox 10-5 behind a 2 home run day from Justin Upton

On Sunday afternoon the Tigers took the field in their final game this weekend against the Boston Red Sox. Having lost two of three to the Red Sox, they were looking to salvage a series split against a team they are looking up to in the Wild Card standings. Justin Verlander (12-7, 3.44 ERA) took the hill … Read more

Hisashi Iwakuma silences Tigers’ bats, Seattle shuts out Detroit 3-0

Coming off a 7-2 homestand and having won ten of their last 12 games overall, the Detroit Tigers kicked off a six-game road trip on Monday with the first of three games in Seattle against the Mariners. Game 1 featured two completely different pitchers – rookie sensation Michael Fulmer (9-2, 2.42 ERA) opposed crafty veteran Hisashi Iwakuma … Read more

Nick Castellanos expected to miss a month; Jordan Zimmermann going back on DL

The Tigers secured their tenth win in their last 11 games when they defeated the New York Mets 6-5. It also notched their fourth straight series win overall and tenth series win at home in their last 12 at Comerica Park. Unfortunately, the game came at a price when third baseman Nick Castellanos was hit by a pitch … Read more

Zimmermann struggles in first game back from DL, Tigers lose to White Sox 6-3

The Detroit Tigers came into Thursday afternoon’s contest against the Chicago White Sox riding an eight-game winning streak. Jordan Zimmermann was on the mound, the first time doing so since landing on the DL in early July. Zimm just didn’t have it and didn’t look mechanically well on the mound. He lasted just and 1 … Read more

Is Tyler Collins here to stay for the long haul? It’s certainly possible

One of the more noteworthy moves the Tigers made coming out of the All-Star break was opting to keep Tyler Collins and optioning Steven Moya back to Triple-A Toledo. Moya was originally called up when outfielder J.D. Martinez was injured back in mid-june; he’s been sidelined ever since and is likely less than two weeks away. There were … Read more

Tigers take first two games of series in Boston after winning a wild one 9-8

On Tuesday, the Tigers looked to build on the momentum they gained from Monday’s 4-2 victory against the Red Sox in hopes of earning a series victory in game two of a three-game series in Boston. Mike Pelfrey was hoping to put together another good outing for Detroit, he had allowed just one ER in three of his … Read more

Miggy goes 4-for-4, plates two in 7th to give Tigers 7-5 win over White Sox

After needing just 6 1/2 innings on Thursday night to defeat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 thanks to Mother Nature, the Detroit Tigers turned to rookie sensation Michael Fulmer who has been nothing short of excellent in 2016. He opposes former No. 1 pick of the Tigers Jacob Turner, making his second start of the season after allowing 8 … Read more

Mike Pelfrey struggles mightily, Tigers fall to the Royals 8-4

On Saturday, the Tigers gave the ball to Mike Pelfrey, who had a strong finish to the first half allowing just two ER over 12.1 IP in his previous two starts. Pelfrey was hoping to give the Tigers another win over the Royals after needing to come from behind on Friday night for a 4-2 victory. … Read more

1st Half Report Card: Detroit Tigers’ pitching staff

Earlier, we handed out first-half grades for all the position players of your Detroit Tigers. Some have overachieved, some have severely underachieved, and some are just about right where we expected them to be. Now it is time to look at the pitching staff. On the surface, it is going to seem like a very poor … Read more