According to the Los Angeles Angels, they have designated future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols for assignment. Pujols was in the final season of his 10-year contract. Reports suggest that Pujols asked to be released if he was not going to be playing regularly so the Angels obliged. Congrats on an amazing career, Albert! Angels … Read more
According to a report from Jon Morosi, the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels have discussed a trade for SP Matthew Boyd, though it does not appear that there has been progress made towards a deal. smh — RQ (@CocoThunda6) December 29, 2019 Nation, should the Tigers trade Boyd?
In 2019, the Detroit Tigers were awful but one of their bright spots was Matthew Boyd. Embed from Getty Images Though Boyd’s W/L record and ERA did not look like anything to call home about (9-12 with a 4.56 ERA), he did strike out a career-best 238 batters in 185.1 innings of work (11.6 K/9). … Read more
According to a report from Buster Olney, the Los Angeles Angels have fired manager Brad Ausmus. The Angels have fired Brad Ausmus. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) September 30, 2019 Ausmus, who previously managed the Detroit Tigers (into the ground), posted a 72-90 record in his only season as manager of the Angels.
According to the Los Angeles Angels, LHP Tyler Skaggs has passed away at the age of 27. Angels statement on the passing of Tyler Skaggs. pic.twitter.com/6XA2Vu1uWV — Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) July 1, 2019 The Southlake Police Department in Texas released the following statement regarding Skaggs death. Southlake Police Department Press Release 7/1/19 pic.twitter.com/vgZTUBIc40 — … Read more
The Detroit Tigers are smack dab in the middle of a rebuild and it will likely be a couple more years (at least) before they are ready to contend for a World Series. Embed from Getty Images We have seen over the past couple of seasons that general manager Al Avila has been doing everything … Read more
Spring training has arrived in Major League Baseball but that doesn’t mean business is still happening behind closed doors. Hell, there’s still roughly 100 free agents available on the market as spring camp gets underway. One name that has surfaced this weekend is outfielder Corey Dickerson. In a surprising move from the Tampa Bay Rays, … Read more
For those of you who have followed former Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler throughout his 12-year Major League Baseball career, there is a perfect word to describe his style of play. That word is, “scrappy.” After all, Kinsler is the type of player who seems to give his all on every pitch. Embed from Getty Images So, … Read more
The Detroit Tigers are in an all-out rebuilding mode. In fact, they have been in that phase since the MLB trade deadline approached this past July. Tigers general manager Al Avila made it perfectly clear at that time that his goal was to shed payroll by unloading some of the bigger contracts while trying to … Read more
On Wednesday evening, news broke that the Detroit Tigers had traded second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Los Angeles Angels. As soon as the trade was announced, the Twitter universe absolutely exploded with comments about Kinsler and some were pretty darn funny. Mike Trout is not involved in the potential Ian Kinsler deal between the … Read more
UPDATED WITH TRADE DETAILS – 9:13pm With trade rumors swirling all day on Tuesday, one has finally come to fruition. The Detroit Tigers parted with fan favorite Ian Kinsler today, trading him away to the Los Angeles Angels. The news should come as no shock to anyone, as Kinsler’s name has been tossed around as trade bait since … Read more
When Brad Ausmus was hired by the Detroit Tigers, the hope was he would help get them over the hump and win a World Series. Unfortunately, in his four seasons as manager of the Tigers, Ausmus was unable to get the job done, including a last-place finish this past season. Embed from Getty Images With … Read more
According to reports, the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels have made a trade which includes outfielder Justin Upton. Full deal, per sources: Justin Upton and cash (covering part of 2017 salary) to #Angels; Grayson Long and low-level PTBNL to #Tigers. @MLB — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) August 31, 2017 Reports are that the Angels have dealt … Read more
The relief pitching carousel for the Detroit Tigers continues. Today the team announced another move involving farm team affiliate the Toledo Mud Hens. The Tigers today have optioned RHP Arcenio León to Triple A Toledo and recalled LHP Chad Bell from Triple A Toledo. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) June 11, 2017 Arcenio León had been used mostly … Read more
At times Detroit Tigers first baseman and superstar Miguel Cabrera acts like a dog chasing a butterfly on the field. However, taking a deeper look at his behavior, that’s just how Miggy plays the game. Part of his happy-go-lucky attitude and chatty demeanor on the field is to interact with the fans. Last night at Comerica Park Cabrera noticed … Read more
DETROIT TIGERS (16-16) vs. LOS ANGELES ANGELS (17-19) Game 1 – Michael Fulmer (3-1, 3.77 ERA, 35 K) vs. J.C. Ramirez (3-2, 3.74 ERA, 33 K) Thursday, May 11 @ 10:07 p.m. ET TV: Fox Sports Detroit | Radio: 97.1 The Ticket Through six starts this season, there is absolutely zero indication that Michael Fulmer … Read more