9 Most hated Detroit sports athletes in recent history

One thing is for sure, Detroit fans are extremely passionate about their sports. The athletes that play hard, do well, and show loyalty will always have a place in the hearts of the fans. That being said, if a player does not do those things, they will soon become hated for all time. Here is … Read more

Top 10 ‘Biggest’ Detroit Tigers since 1990

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When we think about the best athletes in the world, we usually think about players who are in tip-top condition. They can run fast, jump high, and always seem to have a physical advantage over their competition. But when looking at the definition of the word athlete, we found the following: ath·lete a person who is … Read more

Former Detroit Tigers players included in ’22 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

Major League Baseball has released the list of players on the ballot for a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame for 2022, and Detroit Tigers fans will immediately notice a handful of former players that once donned the Old English D, including Torii Hunter and Prince Fielder. As just announced by @baseballhall, here's the … Read more

Prince Fielder hits inside-the-park home run [Video]

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On June 17, 2007, former Detroit Tigers slugger (who then played for the Milwaukee Brewers) Prince Fielder did the impossible by hitting an inside-the-park home run against the Minnesota Twins. Fielder was 6’0″, 275 lbs at the time and you can bet he slept well that night! Check it out. June 17, 2007: At 6′ … Read more

Flashback: Prince Fielder launches towering home run off the catwalk at Tropicana Field (VIDEO)

Okay, let’s face it. Prince Fielder probably isn’t the most popular of former athletes to have suited up in the Motor City for the Detroit Tigers. But during his two years wearing the Old English D, he sure hit some bombs. Let’s throw it back to June of 2013, when he smashed an absolute bomb … Read more

Jordan Zimmermann could lose out on millions by staying with Detroit Tigers

Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann was set to earn the full $25 million that he was owed on the remainder of his contract signed in 2015 had the team elected to release him. However, Detroit decided to keep him around, and that decision could cost him – literally. The most he can make this year … Read more

Former Detroit Tigers 1B Prince Fielder could be highest paid MLB player in 2020

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During the offseason, the New York Yankees signed P Gerrit Cole to a record-breaking 9-year, $324 million deal which meant he would be the highest-paid player in Major League Baseball for the 2020 season as he was set to make $36 million. That being said, according to reports, the MLB season could be cut in … Read more

Don’t worry Tigers fans, Justin Verlander still misses us

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Many fans have shown their support for Justin Verlander ever since the August 31st trade that sent the longtime Detroit Tigers ace and fan-favorite to the Houston Astros. Verlander certainly has noticed the love and he recently admitted as much to Lynn Henning of the Detroit News. This is what the former Cy Young Award winner had … Read more

Report: Ian Kinsler set to discuss future with Al Avila

The Detroit Tigers are officially entering a rebuild after struggling for much of the 2017 season, having traded away the likes of J.D. Martinez, Justin Wilson, Alex Avila, and Justin Verlander. Now, another member of the Tigers is set to discuss his future with the team. According to Fox Sports’ John Morosi, Ian Kinsler will … Read more

Ian Kinsler reflects on the trade that brought him to Detroit

Second baseman Ian Kinsler may very well be the Detroit Tigers MVP this season. He’s everything you want in a player. A consistent bat, steady glove, and respected club house presence. As more time passes, he’s being recognized by Tigers fans for something else. He was the ‘get-back’ in what was perhaps ex-GM Dave Dombrowski’s … Read more

Report: Prince Fielder’s career may be over

According to multiple reports, former Detroit Tiger Prince Fielder’s career is over following his second neck surgery last month in just over two years. Sources: Prince Fielder’s career appears over. #Rangers expected to hold press conference tomorrow. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) August 9, 2016 Fielder, currently with the Texas Rangers, required a cervical fusion to … Read more

Watch: Ian Kinsler blasts a three-run home run to left field against Yankees [Video]

Ian Kinsler has arguably been the most productive player on the Detroit Tigers, from an offensive standpoint. On Saturday night, Kinsler would continue to further that argument as he had a career night against the New York Yankees. First, he would get a hold of a first pitch fastball from Yankees starter, Masahiro Tanaka in … Read more

Analyzing the Ian Kinsler/Prince Fielder trade

When things weren’t looking very good for the middle of the Tigers batting order during the winter before the 2012 season, the Tigers made a very bold move in signing slugger Prince Fielder to a whopping nine-year, $214 million contract. The news that designated hitter Victor Martinez had a torn ACL and would miss the entire upcoming season had … Read more

On Deck: Texas Rangers (15-14) at Detroit Tigers (14-13)

Let’s not kid ourselves: the Detroit Tigers need some home cooking. Coming off another sweep on the road at the hands of the Cleveland Indians, Detroit needs to get their groove back and hopefully a three game weekend home series will do the trick. Currently the Tigers stand at 14-13 and tied for 2nd place in the Central … Read more

Editorial: Thank you, Mr. I, for making baseball in the D fun again

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. It’s the best time of year, isn’t it? Pitchers and catchers … Read more