BREAKING: High-profile MLB trade has former All-Star heading to National League

In what has already been an interesting Major League Baseball offseason, another trade was made on Wednesday that can be added to the mix. According to reports, the Tampa Bay Rays have traded third baseman Evan Longoria to the San Francisco Giants in exchange for Christian Arroyo, Denard Span, Matt Krook, and Stephen Woods. Source: Giants get … Read more

ICYMI: Tigers acquire Mikie Mahtook from Rays; designate Anthony Gose for assignment

The Detroit Tigers made a rather noteworthy transaction on Wednesday regarding their depth at outfield. They have agreed to a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays to acquire outfielder Mikie Mahtook in exchanged for a player to be named later. The Tigers announced today that the club has acquired OF Mikie Mahtook from Tampa Bay in exchange for … Read more

Weekly recap: Oh how sweep it is to win games!

Hey, don’t look now but the Detroit Tigers currently hold a tie with the Toronto Blue Jays for one of the American League Wildcard spots, thanks in large part to the Kansas City Royals dropping a series to the Philadelphia Phillies over the weekend. But no matter, with one week to go before the All-Star break, the Tigers will … Read more

Game Day Thread: Game 82, Detroit Tigers @ Tampa Bay Rays

DETROIT TIGERS (43-38) vs. TAMPA BAY RAYS (33-47) WHERE: Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, Florida FIRST PITCH: 1:10 p.m. ET TV/RADIO: FSD/97.1 The Ticket PROBABLE STARTERS: Mike Pelfrey (2-7, 5.02 ERA) vs. Chris Archer (4-11, 4.76 ERA) LINEUPS: Detroit Tigers 1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B 2. Jose Iglesias (R) SS 3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B 4. Victor … Read more

Gameday Thread: Game 81, Detroit Tigers @ Tampa Bay Rays

DETROIT TIGERS (42-38) vs. TAMPA BAY RAYS (33-46)

WHERE: Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, Florida

FIRST PITCH: 4:10 p.m. ET

TV/RADIO: FSD/97.1 The Ticket

PROBABLE STARTERS: Justin Verlander (7-6, 4.30 ERA) vs. Blake Snell (1-2, 3.54 ERA)

LINEUPS:

Detroit Tigers

1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B
2. Cameron Maybin (R) CF
3. Victor Martinez (S) DH
4. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B
5. Justin Upton (R) LF
6. Jarrod Saltalamacchia (S) 1B
7. Mike Aviles (R) RF
8. James McCann (R) C
9. Jose Iglesias (R) SS
Tampa Bay Rays
1. Logan Forsythe (R) 2B
2. Brad Miller (L) SS
3. Evan Longoria (R) 3B
4. Logan Morrison (L) 1B
5. Brandon Guyer (R) CF
6. Steven Souza Jr. (R) RF
7. Corey Dickerson (L) DH
8. Oswaldo Arcia (L) LF
9. Curt Casali (R) C

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Tigers pound out 14 hits in 10-2 rout of Rays

Coming off their wild and unbelievable comeback win in Thursday’s 10-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, the Detroit Tigers were looking to carry the momentum they built during that 8-run 9th inning on Thursday into Friday’s game against former Tigers pitcher Drew Smyly, who has struggled more this season than in recent years. That is exactly what … Read more

Tigers score eight in the 9th, shock the Rays 10-7

Thursday marked the beginning of a very pivotal road trip for the Detroit Tigers, 11 games away from Comerica Park that runs into the All-Star break in three tough cities. First stop on the trip is Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, where Detroit went 1-2 against the Tampa Bay Rays a season ago and are just 10-11 … Read more