Mikie Mahtook signs with Philadelphia Phillies

Mikie Mahtook, who the Detroit Tigers acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays in January of 2017 for a player to be named later (who was later announced to be right hander Drew Smith), is no longer a member of the organization. The #Phillies sign outfielder Mikie Mahtook to minor-league contract that will pay him $850K if he reaches the big … Read more

Detroit Tigers part ways with once-promising outfielder

According to the Detroit Tigers, they have designated outfielder Mikie Mahtook for assignment to make room for JaCoby Jones who is back with the team after a rehab assignment. The Tigers today have returned OF JaCoby Jones from his injury rehab assignment and reinstated him from the injured list. To make room on the 25-man … Read more

Projecting the Detroit Tigers 25-man roster and Opening Day lineup

Opening Day 2019 is just two weeks away. The Detroit Tigers will soon head north from Lakeland, Florida and head straight across the border to face the als0-but-not-quite-saying-it rebuilding Toronto Blue Jays. When, “Play Ball,” is yelled in the Rogers Center on March 28th, the question looms: who is taking the field for the Tigers? … Read more

Surprise? Detroit Tigers send starting outfielder to Triple-A Toledo

The biggest news that came out the Detroit Tigers third-straight loss to the Cleveland Indians was Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann taking a line drive off of his jaw. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO Luckily, it seems like Zimmermann will be just fine and there is even a chance that he will not miss … Read more

3 Reasons for the Tigers to go after the newly-available Corey Dickerson

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

Detroit Tigers set to report for spring training today

Today is the day, baseball fans – your Detroit Tigers report for spring training. Squad rollin’ in. #BaseballIsBack https://t.co/eHVje7pNhV — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) February 18, 2018 It is worth noting that the first full team workout is scheduled for tomorrow. Though it has been well documented that this team will not compete for a championship … Read more

Putting Brad Ausmus’ tenure with the Detroit Tigers into perspective

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

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. The Detroit Tigers announced on Friday that they would not be … Read more

Tigers bring back outfielder Tyler Collins from the minors

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

Prior to the start of a three-game series against the hottest team in baseball in the last 15 years, the Detroit Tigers announced a small roster change involving a very familiar name. Outfielder Tyler Collins is back with the team. The Tigers today have purchased the contract of OF Tyler Collins from Triple A Toledo. … Read more

MUST WATCH: Detroit Tigers give up worst home run in baseball history

If you are a fan of the Detroit Tigers, you have witnessed one of the most disappointing seasons in team history. Sure, the team has had worse overall records but when you take into account the talent they had to begin the season, this was the worst. On Sunday, September 3, 2017, in a game … Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: Last week in baseball featured plenty of “highway robbery” catches

Home runs often bring jubilant joy to both players and fans in baseball. They’re one of if not the most exciting plays in the sport. However, arguably more exciting is when players get robbed of would-be home runs (or extra-base hits, at the worst). Those outfielders are committing legitimate acts of “highway robbery.” By definition, … Read more

Improved play from Tigers a byproduct of some streaking players

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are playing more spirited and stress-free baseball as of late. They have won three in a row and five of six overall. If not for a late-inning hiccup in the bullpen vs. Houston and some miscues defensively in the Bronx, they could very well be riding a seven-game win streak right now. … Read more

Inside The Numbers: The Tigers’ July wasn’t that bad?

Fans of the Detroit Tigers – rejoice! The numbers tell us that even in the midst of selling players in July, the team is still headed in a positive direction. Don’t believe me? Check this out. Detroit Tigers total losses by month: April – 12 May – 16 June – 15 July – 14 Okay. I may … Read more