Key dates: A look ahead to the Tigers offseason schedule

The 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers came to close Sunday afternoon with a shutout of the Chicago White Sox on the south side of the Windy City. For a majority of Tigers fans, it is a relief that the pain and stress is all gone until next April when they begin the 2016 campaign in South Beach … Read more

Five moves to fix the Tigers in 2016

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. [tps_header] The 2015 campaign for the Detroit Tigers has been a disappointment … Read more

Financially strained Tigers may already have their left fielder for 2016

The Detroit Tigers continue to lumber along as the season winds down. With 44 games remaining on the 2015 schedule, they find themselves four games under the .500 mark, 15.0 games back of the first place Kansas City Royals in the American League Central division and 4.5 games back for the second wild card spot in the … Read more

Tigers give Joba Chamberlain unconditional release

The Detroit Tigers have officially announced that they have released pitcher Joba Chamberlain. The Tigers today have given RHP Joba Chamberlain his unconditional release. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) July 10, 2015 Chamberlain was designated for assignment one week ago, along with left-handed reliever Tom Gorzelanny. This meant that the Tigers had ten days to release, trade, or place … Read more

Tigers make roster adjustments

The Detroit Tigers have been struggling lately, and according to the news from the Tigers PR office today, standing pat is not an option. Roster moves involving Alex Avila, Bryan Holaday, Joba Chamberlain, and Tom Gorzelanny were announced today. The Tigers today have recalled the injury rehab assignment of C Alex Avila and activated him from the … Read more

Series recap: Tigers salvage game in series loss to Chicago

The Detroit Tigers closed out their 10-game road trip Thursday afternoon against the Chicago White Sox. They came into the series with a 4-3 record on the road trip, having taken two of three from the Minnesota Twins, and winning the latter two games of the 4-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Despite the series loss and a .500 road trip, there is a lot to take away from this series on the south side of Chicago.

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Series Recap: Tigers Soria sets save record vs. Twins

The Tigers were riding a two game win streak heading into the series with Minnesota, scoring more runs (12) during the two victories than in the previous six (11). After winning the series at home against the Indians, Detroit began a 10 game road trip in Minnesota. GAME 1: DETROIT 5, MINNESOTA 4 WP: David … Read more

A series to forget: Yankees take three of four from Tigers at Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers entered the four game set against the New York Yankees with a 10-2 record, and even the New York Times published an article praising what the Tigers have done. Unfortunately, Detroit did not live up to the praise as the Yankees took three of four games in impressive fashion. Game 1: Detroit 2, … Read more

2015 Detroit Tigers Season Preview; Predictions included

Photo by Keith Allison
Photo by Keith Allison

Are you ready for some baseball? Spring is here, at least according to the calendar, which means it’s time for another season of Detroit Tigers baseball. Will Justin Verlander have a much needed bounce back season? Will Joe Nathan return to his old form? Can Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez stay healthy for the long haul? Those are just a few questions that the Tigers must answer if they want to win a fifth consecutive American League Central crown.

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What Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon heading to the DL means for the Tigers

It was announced on Thursday morning by the Detroit Tigers that both Justin Verlander and Bruce Rondon will begin the 2015 Major League Baseball season on the disabled list. What does this mean for the Tigers moving forward as they look to win their fifth consecutive American League Central title?

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Tigers news and notes: Tigers tie Nationals, bullpen update and more!

In today’s edition of news and notes we’ll cover the Detroit Tigers facing off against the Washington Nationals, the bullpen finally taking shape, who is making their case for a spot on the Opening Day roster, and any more important news coming out of Tigers’ camp.

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Tigers news and notes: Romine and Perez catching, V-Mart not, and more!

The Detroit Tigers are about halfway through their spring training stint down in Lakeland, Florida. This is where you see all thirty big league clubs start to make moves such as assigning players to the minors and figuring out roles and positions for their key players. For Detroit, the pitching is still a question mark, particularly the bullpen. They also have an emergency catcher plan if a situation were to arise. We’ll look into those more as we cover the news and notes today.

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Injury update: V-Mart working out with team; Rondon makes pitching debut

For the Detroit Tigers so far this spring, they have been like the walking wounded. With guys like shortstop Jose Iglesias already being sidelined a couple times this month with shin/leg injuries, and catcher Alex Avila having back problems, Detroit has had to manage their players extremely carefully just a few weeks into spring training. There is positive news on some injury updates. Thursday will be a big step forward for two of the most important guys to the team this season, in designated hitter Victor Martinez and reliever Bruce Rondon.

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Ian Krol pushing for a spot in the crowded Tigers bullpen

Brad Ausmus has been very clear about the state of the Detroit Tigers bullpen for 2015. The team will most likely carry no more than eight relief pitchers and six of those spots may already be spoken for. Ian Krol has been making a strong push to make the regular season roster with his performance thus far during Spring Training. According to an article by Chris Lott at MLive, Krol has been quite impressive so far and has not gone unnoticed by Ausmus: 

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Ausmus says Tigers bullpen beginning to take shape

The Detroit Tigers bullpen has been a source of much consternation and debate over the past few years. In fact, many Detroit fans and baseball prognosticators have cited the bullpen as a main reason for the Tigers falling short during their playoff runs. Shoring up the relief pitching has been a major goal of the … Read more