Report: Mike Trout doesn’t ‘feel comfortable’ playing in 2020

According to a report from Bob Nightengale, baseball’s best player may not play in 2020. Nightengale reported on Friday that Angels OF Mike Trout, who has a pregnant wife, does not “feel comfortable” playing during the coming season. “Honestly, I still don’t feel comfortable with the baby coming,’’ Trout said on a Zoom call. “There’s … Read more

Miguel Cabrera included on ‘Five best players of the 2010s’ list

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Though Miguel Cabrera has struggled with injuries over the past few seasons with the Detroit Tigers, there is no doubt that he is one of the best players of the 2010s. Embed from Getty Images In a piece recently published by ‘The Athletic,’ Jayson Stark revealed his ‘Five best players of the 2010s,’ and as … Read more

JUST IN: Detroit Tigers announce starting lineup for series opener vs. Mike Trout and Angels

On Tuesday, the Detroit Tigers will battle Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels in the first of three-game series at Comerica Park. The Tigers have released their starting lineup and Miguel Cabrera will be in the DH spot with Daniel Norris getting the start. Three-game series vs. the Angels starts today. #MotorOn pic.twitter.com/PhO2MzCyXa — … Read more

NHL showing that a hard salary cap can fix a lot of problems in pro sports

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. Two of the four major North American sports (baseball and basketball) … Read more

Young Tigers fan successfully campaigns for a souvenir from Miguel Cabrera

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

Game Day Thread: Detroit Tigers look to Daniel Norris to keep up winning ways

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians

Los Angeles Angels (29-31) vs. Detroit Tigers (28-28) First Pitch: 7:10 EST Weather: 65°F • Mostly Cloudy • 1% PoP Stadium: Comerica Park – Detroit, MI Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket Tigers Lineup:  Ian Kinsler (2B) Alex Avila (C) Miguel Cabrera (1B) Victor Martinez (DH) J.D. Martinez (RF) Justin Upton (LF) Nicholas Castellanos (3B) Alex Presley … Read more

More Tigers second half bold predictions

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.   [tps_header] Recently, we came up with some rather bold predictions … Read more

How important is winning home field in All-Star Game?

Last night in the 86th edition of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game, the American League All-Stars topped their counterparts in the National League by a final score of 6-3. It was the third straight season the AL has bettered the senior circuit in the mid-summer classic, and they are now 15-3-1 against the NL in … Read more

Everyone needs to relax about Nick Castellanos

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. Okay, so the Detroit Tigers are not exactly playing the way they … Read more

David Price has beef with All-Star voting

On Monday, an update on the American League All-Star Game voting was released to the public. What the nation saw was a bit mind-boggling. According to the latest voting results, seven of the nine starting positions are held down by players from the Kansas City Royals. With the exception of second base (which is lead by … Read more

On Deck: Detroit Tigers @ Los Angeles Angels

The Detroit Tigers (28-20), albeit not the prettiest series of games for them, took two games out of three from the Oakland Athletics to start their 7-game West Coast trip. Hitting was at an absolute premium for both clubs, as Oakland outscored the Tigers 6-4 in the entire three-game set, with each team recording one shutout. Detroit … Read more

ON DECK: Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Angels

Finishing out their west-coast road trip, the Detroit Tigers (56-42, 1st in AL Central) will head over to take on the Los Angeles Angels (59-40, 2nd in AL West)  in a four-game set. Arguably two of the top three teams in the majors, this may have the feeling of a playoff-preview rather than a typical … Read more