J.D. Martinez to start rehab tour with Lakeland Flying Tigers

In what will be very welcome news to Detroit Tigers fans, J.D. Martinez is scheduled to start his rehab assignment tonight. #Tigers announce J.D. Martinez will begin rehab assignment tonight w/ Lakeland. Flying Tigers begin 3-game road series at Palm Beach. #MiLB — emilycwaldon (@EmilyCWaldon) May 5, 2017 Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is scheduled to begin a … Read more

Game Day Thread: Tigers rally for comeback win, 6-5 vs. Red Sox

Boston Red Sox (2-1) vs. Detroit Tigers (2-1) Box Score courtesy of Google.com First Pitch:1:10 EST Stadium: Comerica Park, Detroit Weather: High 49 degrees, 10% chance of rain according to weather.com Media: Fox Sports Detroit / 97.1 The Ticket Tigers lineup: Ian Kinsler – 2B  Nicholas Castellanos – 3B  Miguel Cabrera – 1B  Victor Martinez – … Read more

3 Detroit Tigers who benefit from the injury to J.D. Martinez

The Detroit Tigers were dealt a blow when J.D. Martinez injured his foot during a spring training recently. Martinez is in a cast and is reportedly going to miss approximately the first month of the season. It’s also been announced that the team officially placed him on the disabled list. DSN editor A.J. Reilly pointed out that Detroit … Read more

Ausmus mum on the center field position

As Spring Training nears the midway point, the Detroit Tigers are no closer to deciding on who will replace Cameron Maybin in center field. Stop me if you’ve heard this before. You know the candidates, as we’ve put together our own thoughts on each of them previously. Yesterday Anthony Fenech tweeted out a series of tweets on … Read more

Handicapping the Detroit Tigers center field postion

It has been well versed the chasm left in the dark reaches of center field for the Detroit Tigers. Since they decided to trade away Cameron Maybin, everyone and their brother has tried to figure out who will be the man running down fly balls up the chute for the Tigers this season. With a few … Read more

Tyler Collins out with lat injury, lineup for today

Spring Training has claimed its first casualty, Tyler Collins. Reports came out today that Collins suffered a lat strain, “up near the armpit, while attempting to throw long toss,” according to Jason Beck. Tyler Collins said he strained his lat up near the armpit while trying to long-toss a few days ago. He doesn't think … Read more

Tigers’ Mikie Mahtook’s father died nearly 23 years ago, but his memory remains

When the Detroit Tigers made the decision to trade Cameron Maybin this offseason, it was obvious there would be a battle in Spring Training to determine who their center fielder would be in 2017. That battle became even more competitive when the Tigers signed Mikie Mahtook to compete for the starting job. When Mahtook was only … Read more

Anthony Gose in Spring Training as non-roster invitee

Centerfielder Anthony Gose has had his share of challenges with the Detroit Tigers. After Gose was assigned to the Toledo Mud Hens last season, he had problems assimilating with the team and got into a heated argument with Lloyd McClendon. After the incident with McClendon, Gose ended up off the 40-man roster and seems to be replaced by newcomer Mikie Mahtook, JaCoby … Read more