BREAKING: Detroit Tigers announce multiple roster moves; 6 players no longer with team

The 2017 Major League Baseball season is officially in the books as Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros won the World Series by defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers four games to three. Many Detroit Tigers fan paid close attention to the World Series this year as Verlander was trying to get the ring that he … Read more

Tigers bring back outfielder Tyler Collins from the minors

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

Prior to the start of a three-game series against the hottest team in baseball in the last 15 years, the Detroit Tigers announced a small roster change involving a very familiar name. Outfielder Tyler Collins is back with the team. The Tigers today have purchased the contract of OF Tyler Collins from Triple A Toledo. … Read more

BREAKING: Detroit Tigers designate Tyler Collins for assignment

According to reports, Detroit Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins has been designated for assignment and Alex Presley has been called up. Confirmed: The Tigers have DFAd Tyler Collins. If he clears waivers, he could be re-signed to Toledo. Alex Presley coming up — Chris McCosky (@cmccosky) May 28, 2017 As Chris McCosky noted in the above … Read more

J.D. Martinez to start rehab tour with Lakeland Flying Tigers

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

In what will be very welcome news to Detroit Tigers fans, J.D. Martinez is scheduled to start his rehab assignment tonight. #Tigers announce J.D. Martinez will begin rehab assignment tonight w/ Lakeland. Flying Tigers begin 3-game road series at Palm Beach. #MiLB — emilycwaldon (@EmilyCWaldon) May 5, 2017 Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez is scheduled to begin a … Read more

J.D. Martinez’s return means this for the rest of the roster

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have been missing a big piece of the team since the start of the season. With J.D. Martinez out of action after an injury during spring training, the Tigers have been employing a platoon approach to the outfield. Martinez has been working himself back into game shape and has been seeing some time in … Read more

Section 313, Seat No. 2: The Tigers, sitting at 4-2, are going to be alright

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

  When the Detroit Tigers gave their celebratory high fives over the pitcher’s mound this afternoon, they had capped off a very nice 2-1 victory over Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox. But it wasn’t just the game on Monday that was impressive; the entire series from top to bottom was good, even encouraging — if you let … Read more

Tigers Notes: Platoons in CF and RF, Martinez to DL, Moya back in Toledo

MLB: Spring Training-Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

Opening Day is drawing even closer, final cuts are being made and rosters are being finalized as of this writing. One thing Tigers fans can count on come Monday, April 3 is seeing youngster JaCoby Jones indeed cracking the 25-man roster out of spring training. And after competing for the position all spring, Jones will be … Read more

3 Detroit Tigers who benefit from the injury to J.D. Martinez

MLB: Spring Training-Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers were dealt a blow when J.D. Martinez injured his foot during a spring training recently. Martinez is in a cast and is reportedly going to miss approximately the first month of the season. It’s also been announced that the team officially placed him on the disabled list. DSN editor A.J. Reilly pointed out that Detroit … Read more

Is Brad Ausmus giving us a preview of the Tigers Opening Day lineup?

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

When the Detroit Tigers take the field against the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday afternoon, Justin Verlander will be making his final spring start before taking the mound on Opening Day in Chicago. This morning, the Tigers released their lineup for today’s game and manager Brad Ausmus could very well be giving us a preview of … Read more

Why JaCoby Jones should start in center field for the Detroit Tigers

MLB: Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers

As of today, there are two weeks left until Opening Day, that unofficial/official holiday all baseball fans look forward to each spring. And, given that today is the first day of Spring, the season of re-birth, it’s time the center field competition for the Detroit Tigers gets called. The winner: JaCoby Jones. With the new season upon … Read more

The clock is ticking on the Tigers’ four “optional” players this spring

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins

Spring training. It’s pointless, right? Oh, but on the contrary. The baseball preseason serves many purposes. Among those is for the fringe major league players needing to make a big statement to the organization, in hopes of just staying on the big league roster come Opening Day. There’s a bevy of those on every team … Read more

Ausmus mum on the center field position

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

As Spring Training nears the midway point, the Detroit Tigers are no closer to deciding on who will replace Cameron Maybin in center field. Stop me if you’ve heard this before. You know the candidates, as we’ve put together our own thoughts on each of them previously. Yesterday Anthony Fenech tweeted out a series of tweets on … Read more

Could Omar Infante be a contender to play CF for the Tigers?

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers

When the Tigers signed veteran infielder and former Tiger Omar Infante to a minor league deal back in December, the widely-believed thought was that he would be competing for a backup infield position on the club and give the incumbents a run for their money. But I guess his invite to spring training means fighting for … Read more

Anthony Gose in Spring Training as non-roster invitee

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

Centerfielder Anthony Gose has had his share of challenges with the Detroit Tigers. After Gose was assigned to the Toledo Mud Hens last season, he had problems assimilating with the team and got into a heated argument with Lloyd McClendon. After the incident with McClendon, Gose ended up off the 40-man roster and seems to be replaced by newcomer Mikie Mahtook, JaCoby … Read more