Game Day Thread: Tigers sloppy defense derails Boyd’s quality start, Tigers lose 7-3

Chicago White Sox (12-9) vs. Detroit Tigers (11-11) Box Score via MLB.com First Pitch: 7:10 EST Stadium: Comerica Park, Detroit Weather: 61°F • Cloudy • 10% chance of PoP Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket Tigers Lineup:  Ian Kinsler (2B) Tyler Collins (CF) Nick Castellanos (3B) Victor Martinez (DH) Justin Upton (LF) Alex Avila (C) Jim Adduci (RF) … Read more

SERIES PREVIEW: Pelfrey returns to Detroit, Tigers continue home stand against the White Sox

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

CHICAGO WHITE SOX (11-9) vs. DETROIT TIGERS (11-10) Game 1 – Mike Pelfrey (0-1, 4.15 ERA, 1 K) vs. Matthew Boyd (2-1, 3.86 ERA, 14 K) Friday, April 28 @ 7:10 p.m. ET TV: Fox Sports Detroit | Radio: 97.1 The Ticket Mike Pelfrey makes his return to Comerica Park after spending the 2016 season with … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers release Mike Pelfrey

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

With Opening Day just days away, the Detroit Tigers are in the process of finalizing their 25-man roster. On Thursday morning, they got one step closer to that goal by releasing RHP Mike Pelfrey. The Tigers today have unconditionally released RHP Mike Pelfrey. The Tigers have 28 players remaining in major league camp. — Tigers … Read more

Editorial: Finalizing the Detroit Tigers pitching staff is a no-brainer

MLB: Spring Training-Detroit Tigers at New York Mets

One of the good parts about Spring Training (maybe the only good part) is following the position battles as they unfold throughout camp. For the Detroit Tigers, there are two big battles that are taking place in Florida, that for the starting job in centerfield and the other being for the No. 5 spot in the … Read more

Release of Lowe, resurgence of Sanchez puts Mike Pelfrey in hot water

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

With only one week of spring scrimmages to go, Major League Baseball teams have to make some pressing decisions regarding the Opening Day personnel. The Detroit Tigers are no exception, as they made their first real noteworthy decision on Sunday, cutting reliever Mark Lowe. The Tigers will eat up his $5.5M guaranteed salary for the … Read more

JUST IN: Michael Fulmer to start Tigers home opener

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

News broke this morning that when the Detroit Tigers take on the Boston Red Sox, the weekend of April 7th, Michael Fulmer will be the starting pitcher. Your #OpeningDayDET starter against the Red Sox: @MFulmer12 pic.twitter.com/NRpIIw14Ap — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) March 25, 2017 This plan was tentatively in place as of Friday afternoon but became official this morning. Fulmer had a … Read more

EDITORIAL: Detroit Starting Pitching – Give Youth A Chance

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Philadelphia Phillies

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. A few days ago, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was asked about Daniel … Read more

Report: Anibal Sanchez is drawing interest from other teams

All of a sudden, it is day three of the MLB Winter Meetings and the Detroit Tigers are having difficulties moving any players like they initially were open to earlier this off-season. Pair that with team general manager Al Avila pumping the brakes on that thought process and the financially-strained Tigers may leave Maryland this week having … 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

September Roadmap to the Playoffs: Detroit Tigers Edition

While college and pro football tends to dominate the United States sports landscape in the fall, the Detroit Tigers may have something to say about being in the spotlight just a few weeks longer. Instead of hitting the eject button on the season, the Tigers are definitely still relevant. With two games remaining in August … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers struggle with Angels again, unable to gain ground in playoff chase

The good news after last week is the Detroit Tigers did not lose any ground in the American League playoff chase. The bad news is that after consecutive losses to a last-place Angels club over the weekend, Detroit failed to gain any significant ground on any other contenders in the AL. The Tigers had an absolutely golden … Read more

Tigers Fans: 3 Reasons not to hit the eject button on 2016, just yet

Over the last week the Tigers took 2 of 3 from AL West leading Texas Rangers, were swept by the Kansas City Roayls, and came from behind and beat the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. This type of up and down play has been the modus operandi of our beloved Tigers this season.  While many … Read more

Tigers RF J.D. Martinez to be reinstated from disabled list; SP Mike Pelfrey lands on DL

After pitching five scoreless innings in Sunday’s game against the Houston Astros, some questioned why manager Brad Ausmus pulled starter Mike Pelfrey. That question was answered after the game, as it was announced that Pelfrey was battling back stiffness. After Tuesday night’s 11-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox, the team announced their plan for Pelfrey’s immediate future. Following … Read more

Weekly Recap: Tigers pounce on Wild Card contenders with pair of sweeps

After tying a season-high six straight wins and currently standing at a season’s best nine games over the .500 mark, the Tigers sit just 4.5 games back of division leading Cleveland and 1 GB in the Wild Card race. July has come and gone and to start the new month is the non-waiver trade deadline, … Read more