World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg opts out of contract, becomes free-agent

The World Series MVP may have a new team next season. Embed from Getty Images Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg has opted out of his contract he signed in 2016 that had four years and $100 million remaining. He posted a career high 18 wins and led the National League with 209 innings pitched. Of … Read more

EDITORIAL: MLB ban on smokeless tobacco setting a dangerous precedent

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. Late Wednesday night, MLB and the Players’ Union came to an … Read more

5 potential Detroit Tigers trade targets

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There is always room for improvement, no matter how good or how bad a team is. The Detroit Tigers have a depleted bullpen and are struggling at catcher, among other issues. As we know, David Dombrowski loves to make trades, sometimes even lucrative trades. Most of them work out- or at least seemed to have- in recent years. So, here are the top 5 Detroit Tigers trade targets.

 

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Tigers news and notes: Tigers drop another, minor moves, more boos

The Detroit Tigers have reached the halfway point of Spring Training, which means that the season will be here before we know it. Along with the halfway point, the Tigers dropped another game, made a couple of small roster moves, and had a player hear more boos from the fans. All of this in today’s news and notes.

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Mr. Scherzer Goes To Washington…….To Win

Max Scherzer was officially introduced as a member of the Washington Nationals at a press conference Wednesday. After his initial introduction, he was asked why he left Detroit behind and he replied: “It’s pretty easy. It’s one (reason). Winning,” he said. “This team is capable of winning, and winning a lot, when you look at the … Read more