Detroit Tigers recall prospect Mike Gerber; designate Drew VerHagen for assignment

The Detroit Tigers have made a roster move on Monday ahead of their series in Pittsburgh, recalling outfield prospect Mike Gerber from Triple-A Toledo and designating pitcher Drew VerHagen for assignment. Today the Tigers have recalled OF Mike Gerber from Triple A Toledo and RHP Drew VerHagen has been designated for assignment. — Tigers PR … Read more

Future Tigers: Mid-April Report – Lugo and Gerber raking, Idrogo dealing

We’re only a week and some change into the 2018 season, but there have been some early standouts in the Detroit Tigers’ farm. As we mentioned in our season preview, we will provide mid and end-of-month reports on the Tigers’ farm system, highlighting some of the more touted prospects’ development along with some of the … Read more

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers add 8 players to 40-man roster

Today the Detroit Tigers announced eight additions to their 40-man roster, before the Rule 5 Draft. After the announcement today the Tigers 40-man roster sits at 39, giving them the opportunity, without having to make subsequent moves, of signing one free agent this offseason. However, most likely that last spot will be used on their … Read more

Tigers’ top prospects continue to shine in the minors

It still remains to be seen which direction this year’s Detroit Tigers will go as we play through June. At some point, the club will need to decide when a teardown and rebuild is in order, and it could be sooner rather than later. Should that be the case, expect Detroit to not only trade … Read more

Prospect Watch: Early evaluations of Tigers’ top 10 prospects this season

Minor League Baseball: Arizona Fall League-Fall Stars Game

Last summer marked the first time in a while that Detroit had a high selection in the MLB Draft. They took advantage of their protected No. 9 overall pick in selecting right-hander Matt Manning out of Sheldon High School (Sacramento, CA). Manning eventually made 10 starts for the Tigers’ rookie level club and compiled a … Read more

Tigers invite 22 players to major league spring training

The Detroit Tigers have announced their list of Spring Training invitees for 2017. The Tigers announced today that 22 players have been invited to major league camp as non-roster invitees this spring in Lakeland, FL. pic.twitter.com/t9sgU8qhMt — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) January 11, 2017 The 22 invitees are comprised of ten pitchers, five outfielders, four infielders … Read more

We answer YOUR questions regarding the Detroit Tigers playoff push!

A HUGE series kicked off at Comerica Park on Friday night and our Detroit Tigers need more late-inning magic, this time from the bat of Victor Martínez, to propel Detroit to a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles and for the time being tying themselves with Baltimore for one of the two spots in the American League Wild … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

Since our last minor league update within the Detroit Tigers organization, we have seen some noteworthy promotions and demotions with certain players. We also looked at how the Low Class-A affiliate West Michigan Whitecaps are following up from their 2015 Midwest League (A) championship with a strong 2016 campaign thus far, already having clinched a spot for the … Read more

EDITORIAL: Tigers have two options at trading deadline: Stand pat, or sell

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. We have already reached the All-Star break in 2016 and it’s … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

The most notable minor league shuffle for the Detroit Tigers over the last couple weeks has been the addition of Steven Moya to the parent club, with right fielder J.D. Martinez being sidelined with an injury. All in all, he’s been a big success for the club, going 10-for-27 in his last seven games donning the olde English … Read more

Down on the farm: Tigers minor league update

With the baseball season underway, many of the eyes are drawn at the major league level. However, it is the minors that deserve equal amounts of attention should there be an injury to a player on the big league roster and/or a prospect that is posting big-league-ready numbers. There’s plenty of names floating around in … Read more

Minor League Update: Tigers finish up in Arizona Fall League

The Arizona Fall League is an off-season league for players in the minor league system of MLB teams that takes place during the autumn months after the Major League Baseball season concludes. It’s a league of six teams, each having rosters consisting of players from five different clubs. In theory, it’s extended minor league play. … Read more

Tigers minor league All-Star team

This season, MiLB.com is perusing through the minor league system of all thirty Major League Baseball organizations, to see who stood out the best and who has the most promise moving forward. Coming into the 2015 season, the Detroit Tigers had the worst farm system according to ESPN’s Keith Law. When the season started to … Read more

Detroit Tigers off-season baseball update

The 2015 season did not go according to plan for the Detroit Tigers. There was a silver lining in it all, however, as the West Michigan Whitecaps did come away with the Midwest League (Low Class-A) championship  in late September. It certainly provided some promise for the organization moving forward. For many of the Tigers, in addition … Read more

West Michigan Whitecaps win Midwest League title!

There is indeed a silver lining in 2015 for the Detroit Tigers and their entire organization. Their Single-A affiliate in the Midwest League, the West Michigan Whitecaps, have captured the league championship. Congratulations to the @wmwhitecaps on winning the 2015 Midwest League championship. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) September 22, 2015 It is the Whitecaps' sixth Midwest League … Read more