Is It Now Or Never For Tigers’ Closer Joe Nathan?

Other than being the goaltender for the Detroit Red Wings, or the quarterback for the Detroit Lions, having the role as the closer for the Detroit Tigers is the most scrutinized job in the city. With the 2015 season right around the corner, Joe Nathan is once again the holder of that job, at least for … Read more

Mr. Reliable: Top 5 Don Kelly Moments as a Tiger

The man could simply do it all for the Detroit Tigers. For six seasons in the Motor City, super utility man Don Kelly was certainly a must in the clubhouse for a number of reasons. He was a popular player among the Tiger faithful as well as in house for former manger Jim Leyland. Jimmy Smokes liked … Read more

Tigers In ‘Win Now” Mode; Acquire RP Joakim Soria From Texas

The Tigers addressed their most glaring need on Wednesday evening, acquiring relief pitcher Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for young prospect pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. The 30-year old Joakim Soria has been the Rangers closer the entire season, collecting 17 saves in 35 appearances this season. Soria (1-3, 2.70 ERA) was regarded … Read more

Tigers Looking For Bullpen Help As Deadline Approaches

According to JP Morosi and FoxSports.com, the Detroit Tigers are having trade discussions with the Texas Rangers regarding relief pitcher Joakim Soria. FoxSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal reports that the Tigers are not targeting a pitcher who is a pure closer, because Joe Nathan is their closer for the foreseeable future. This would mean rumors that Detroit … Read more

Ex-Tigers slugger Prince Fielder: ‘I don’t give a (expletive) about the Detroit series’ | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

So this is what #prince fielder, who’s day-to-day nursing a neck injury, thinks of this weekend’s 4-game reunion against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. “I don’t give a (expletive) about the Detroit series,” the #texas rangers and former Tigers first baseman told reporters today. “I just want to get back.” Fielder was diagnosed with … Read more