Detroit Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson blasts 30th HR of 2021 [VIDEO]

We’ve got another alert for baseball fans in the Motor City – a Tork bomb alert! The top overall pick from the 2020 Draft continues to tear it up with the Lake Erie Sea Wolves, his 30th long ball of 2021 and his 11th at the Triple-A level: [email protected] smashes his 11th Triple-A homer and … Read more

Detroit Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson blasts 2 home runs for Mud Hens [Video]

Don’t look now but Detroit Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson is really starting to roll with the Toledo Mud Hens as he batted .298 in August and now he has started off September with a bang. Actually, make that two bangs at Torkelson blasted two home runs on Wednesday night against Omaha. Take a look as … Read more

Detroit Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson launches first Triple-A home run [Video]

You knew it was just a matter of time but on Wednesday night, Detroit Tigers prospect Spencer Torkelson launched his first home run with the Toledo Mud Hens. Take a look as Tork smacks a solo-shot over the left field fence in the bottom of the eighth inning during the Mud Hens most recent game. … Read more

Detroit Tigers have spot starting pitcher option with Drew Hutchison

The Detroit Tigers need more flexibility for this weekend’s tilt against the Cleveland Indians, and they turned to their Triple-A affiliate in Toledo to do so. Starter Drew Hutchinson was pulled from his start during the 2nd inning in Columbus, and is now an additional option for the Tigers on Sunday against Cleveland, originally slated … Read more

AJ Hinch recalls working out with Phil Mickelson with Toledo Mud Hens

Legendary golfer Phil Mickelson became the oldest person to win a major with his PGA Championship title on Sunday in a historic performance. He also once worked out with the Detroit Tigers Triple-A affiliate Toledo Mud Hens in 2003 shortly after a PGA Tour event in 2003 in the hope of pitching one of their … Read more

Mud Hens manager fired only one year after contract extension

The Detroit Tigers have changed things up in Toledo, firing manager Doug Mientikiewicz only one year after giving him a two-year contract extension. Speaking in an interview from his home in Florida,, Mientikiewicz said he received a call from Tigers vice president of player development Dave Littlefield delivering the bad news. “They called me yesterday … Read more

Future Tigers: End of July Report – Isaac Paredes, Matt Hall, Casey Mize, and more!

The list of top 30 prospects received a little facelift since our last report on the Tigers’ farm system. The list now has a handful of the club’s 2018 draft picks as well as a newcomer in shortstop Willi Castro from the Leonys Martin trade on Tuesday. Before we look ahead to August, we look … Read more

Future Tigers: Mid-July Report – Kody Clemens, Jacob Robson, Franklin Perez, and more!

Major League Baseball has reached the All-Star break but every team’s respective minor league clubs are still trekking on. This includes the Detroit Tigers and their crop of prospects down in the bushes. We have reached the halfway point in July and we have a lot to cover, including some noteworthy promotions from key prospects … Read more

Future Tigers: End of June Report – Cameron, Rivera, Stewart, and more

Signing a new crop of prospects has resulted in a lot of team shuffling within the Tigers’ minor league system, particularly at the lower levels, but it has not slowed down the production from some notable names in June. See which names are hot and which names are not as we close out the month … Read more

Future Tigers: Mid-June Report – Funkhouser, Maddox, Elvin Rodriguez and more

The 2018 MLB Draft has come and gone and the Tigers are working to sign deals with their new crop of prospects, including their No. 1 overall pick and Auburn University ace, Casey Mize. As for the current state of their farmhands, some notable names are seeing their stock rise midway through June. [Note: Number … Read more

Future Tigers: End of May Report – Rodriguez, Hill, Manning and more

With the 2018 MLB June Amateur Draft just right around the corner, the Detroit Tigers will soon be welcoming a new wave of prospects to their minor league system. Such additions could lead to some roster changes, mostly at the lower levels, however. We are now roughly two full months into the minor league regular … Read more