National writer jacks up Toledo Mud Hens name while ripping Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions have been extremely bad in 2020 and they deserve every little bit of criticism that comes their way. That being said, the Toledo Mud Hens have nothing to do with it. On Monday, Peter King put out his weekly column (which is always amazing if you have never checked it out before), … 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

Future Tigers: Mid-May Report – Burrows, Rogers, Szkutnik and more

The middle of May is an unofficial benchmark for getting a good idea on both individual players and teams as a whole. We are roughly a third of the way through of the 2018 minor league regular season, so it is time for our latest report on the top prospects for the Detroit Tigers. [Note: … Read more

Detroit Tigers send Miggy to DL, call up back-up catcher from Mud Hens

The Detroit Tigers announced some expected, yet not-so-great news as Miguel Cabrera is being sent to the disabled list. Miggy injured his left hamstring Thursday against Kansas City. Along with Cabrera going down, the Tigers called up Grayson Greiner from the Toledo Mud Hens to back-up James McCann at catcher. And on top of that, … Read more

Roster Move: Tigers to call up Grayson Greiner

It appears that the Tigers are going to have another player making their major league debut at this early stage of the season. Although the team has not announced the move yet, sources are reporting that the team will call up catcher Grayson Greiner at some point today. One would likely imagine that due to Miguel Cabrera‘s … Read more

Future Tigers: End of April Report – Stewart, Cameron, Mahtook and more

We’re roughly a month into the 2018 minor league season, and some of the top prospects for the Detroit Tigers are closing out April on a high note, while some others have hits the skids some. After looking at who got off to hot and cold starts earlier this month, it’s time we highlight three … Read more

Future Tigers: Mid-April Report – Lugo and Gerber raking, Idrogo dealing

We’re only a week and some change into the 2018 season, but there have been some early standouts in the Detroit Tigers’ farm. As we mentioned in our season preview, we will provide mid and end-of-month reports on the Tigers’ farm system, highlighting some of the more touted prospects’ development along with some of the … Read more

Future Tigers: 5 Storylines to watch as the 2018 minor league season begins

With the Detroit Tigers going through a rebuilding phase, many of the club storylines will revolve around the top prospects sprinkled throughout their minor league system. Throughout the baseball season, we will keep you up to date with our new minor league centric series “Future Tigers”. In addition to prospect-related news, we will be providing … Read more

REPORT: Tigers to hire former big leaguer Doug Mientkiewicz to manage Triple-A Toledo

The Detroit Tigers recently announced the formal hires of the coaching staff to serve under new skipper Ron Gardenhire beginning in 2018. In terms of other coaching positions in the organization, there is an managerial vacancy down at Triple-A Toledo. According to reports, the Tigers have filled that void and hired former big leaguer Doug … Read more