Matt Shepard gives emotional shout out to Jamie Samuelsen during Tigers game [Video]

On Monday, Jamie Samuelsen of 97.1 The Tickets Jamie and Stoney show revealed that he has been battling colon cancer for the past 19 months. Ever since Samuelsen’s announcement, there has been a pouring out of well-wishes from his listeners and from the media. During Monday night’s home opener for the Detroit Tigers, play-by-play announcer … Read more

Detroit Tigers broadcast team ripped hard in poll conducted by The Athletic

Bring back Mario Impemba and Rod Allen!!! Those words have been uttered by quite a few people since Impemba and Allen were replaced by Matt Shepard, Jack Morris, and Kirk Gibson in the Detroit Tigers broadcast booth following an alleged booth altercation which may or may not have involved an argument over a chair. Well, … Read more

VIDEO: Doc Emrick and Ken Holland give Matt Shepard a shoutout!

This is way cool! Well-known hockey commentator Mike “Doc” Emrick gave a personal congratulatory message to new Detroit Tigers announcer Matt Shepard! Red Wings general manager Ken Holland also did the same. Doc Emrick and Ken Holland give @shepmatt a friendly shoutout. Shep and the crew get the Tigers season started this Thursday @ 2:30 … Read more

Detroit Tigers’ new broadcast team revealed

According to a report from Lynn Henning of the Detroit News, Mario Impemba and Rod Allen have been replaced. Embed from Getty Images Henning is reporting that Matt Shepard will replace Impemba as the Detroit Tigers play-by-play man on Fox Sports Detroit while Kirk Gibson and Jack Morris will be analysts. Matt Shepard wins Tigers … Read more

Favorites emerge to replace Mario Impemba and Rod Allen as Detroit Tigers’ TV voices

For most Major League Baseball teams, this is usually the time of year where fans are talking about which free agents should be signed and which young players have a chance of making the team out of Spring Training. Embed from Getty Images Though that is partially the case for Detroit Tigers‘ fans, there is … Read more

Dombrowski Confirms Tigers’ Lack of Pursuit of Shields

Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski is satisfied with the starting rotation for 2015. He confirmed as much to MLive reporters on Monday as he informed them that Detroit did not make any moves to sign free agent James Shields. Shields signed a deal for $75 million with the San Diego Padres. Max Scherzer completed an … Read more