2022 Detroit Tigers: A Return to Relevance

Detroit Tigers

We have all heard the narrative, seen the similarities, and witnessed their performance. The 2019 Detroit Tigers are a lousy baseball team, just as the 2003 Tigers were a terrible baseball team. 2003 marked the lowest point of a decade long funk the Tigers had been experiencing, finishing with a winning percentage of .265, and … Read more

MUST SEE: Former Detroit Tigers pitcher destroys two televisions in dugout

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello was just a bit frustrated following his performance on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays. Porcello, who now pitches for the Boston Red Sox, gave up six earned runs in 5.2 innings of work before exiting the game. As Porcello was exiting the dugout, he took his frustrations out … Read more

Nightmare comes true for many Detroit Tigers’ fans

As a sports fan, it is never easy to lose a star player to another team and when you lose multiple stars, the pain grows even stronger. Not too long ago, Justin Verlander, J.D. Martinez, Ian Kinsler, and David Price were all members of the Detroit Tigers. Embed from Getty Images But that was then … Read more

3 Free agent starting pitchers the Tigers should consider signing

The 2018 Detroit Tigers starting pitching staff will look considerably different then we have been used to in previous seasons. Gone are the days of the top starting pitching staff with the likes of Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer, Rick Porcello and a younger in his prime Anibal Sanchez. Also gone are the days of going … Read more

Justin Verlander engages in Twitter war with writer who told Kate Upton to ‘Pipe Down’

If you have not heard by now, it was announced on Wednesday that Justin Verlander had come in second place in the American League Cy Young voting despite having more first place votes (14) than the winner, Rick Porcello (8). What made things even worse is it was then revealed that two writers, both from … Read more

Voter who left Verlander off ballot: “I did the best I could”

A lot of controversy has shown up in the last 24 hours after news broke that two Cy Young voters had left Justin Verlander off of their ballots entirely. This revelation gave reasoning on how Verlander, with 14 first place votes, could lose to former Detroit Tiger Rick Porcello. One of the two voters recently spoke … Read more

Look out MLB, Justin Verlander will take out his frustrations in 2017

What went down on Wednesday evening will forever be remembered as one of the biggest screw jobs in the history of the Cy Young Award as Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander finished in second place behind Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox, despite having more first place votes. Rest assured, coming in second place … Read more

Kate Upton, Ben Verlander sound off on Cy Young voting after Justin Verlander finishes 2nd

The 2016 Cy Young Awards were announced Wednesday. In the National League, it was Nationals ace and former Tiger pitcher Max Scherzer. But the more surprising announcement was in the American League. Tigers ace Justin Verlander was edged out by Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello, another former Tiger. What made it surprising was how close the race was. … Read more

Justin Verlander ‘drops mic’ on Baltimore reporter who throws shade at AL starting pitchers

On Tuesday, the Baseball Writer’s Association of America (BBWAA) announced the finalists for the 2016 American League Cy Young Award and Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers deservedly made the cut. Joining Verlander in the final three are former Tigers starter Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox and Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians. … Read more

Tigers score three in the 8th, complete comeback victory 4-3 over Red Sox

Hoping to get a sour taste out of their mouth after being swept by division rival Kansas City, the Detroit Tigers were right back at it on Thursday with a day game against the Boston Red Sox for the first of four this weekend. Boston has been hot as of late despite all the traveling they had … Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Top 5 waiver wire targets after Week 4

Fantasy baseball season is now four weeks underway, and this past week has given us even more reason to jump to the waiver wire. For some, Dee Gordon may need to be replaced after dropping the appeal on his 80-game suspension for PEDs, for others, a player just simply may not be performing in general, like … 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

2015 Detroit Tigers final report card – Starting pitchers

  [tps_header] We continue reflecting on the 2015 campaign for the Detroit Tigers. Today we look at what was likely the Achilles’ Heel for the team all season long – starting pitching. From 2011-’13, the Tigers had some of the best starting pitching in all of baseball. Deep and loaded on paper, they could handle just … Read more

Ausmus expects Tigers to find closer on the market

The 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers has been plagued by injuries scattered throughout, but by and large has been a disappointment because of under-performance and season-long inconsistency. Much of that came from the relief pitching and the closer role. The team waived the white flag in late July and traded away closer Joakim Soria to the Pittsburgh … Read more

Profiling the Tigers: Who is most likely to be traded?

[tps_header]With the 4pm Friday afternoon trade deadline closely approaching, and general manager Dave Dombrowski vowing to “reboot” as opposed to “rebuild”, we are likely to see some Tigers leave Comerica Park officially as members of another team. Dombrowski has made it known to teams across the league that he will listen to offers for several of the upcoming … Read more