Tigers option Warwick Saupold to Toledo; will activate Mike Fiers from DL

Mike Fiers will (presumably) make his team and season debut for the Detroit Tigers on Sunday against the Chicago White Sox. Detroit has elected to option long reliever Warwick Saupold down to Triple-A Toledo to accommodate Fiers’ return. Following today’s game, the Tigers optioned RHP Warwick Saupold to Triple A Toledo. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) … Read more

LOOK: Detroit Tigers’ rookies dress up as Santa, Rudolph, and Elf

Let’s face it, this has not been a fun season for the Detroit Tigers. After many believed they could push the Cleveland Indians in the American League Central, the Tigers instead fell flat on their faces. At 62-94, they are dead-last in the AL and the only question now is how high of a draft … Read more

Series Preview: Detroit Tigers head to Beantown to take on Red Sox

Detroit Tigers (29-30) vs. Boston Red Sox (32-27)  Game 1 Jordan Zimmermann (5-4, 5.98 ERA) vs. Brian Johnson (2-0, 2.57) Friday, June 9 @ 7:10 EST TV: Fox Sports Detroit & MLB Network (Out of Market only) | Radio: 97.1 The Ticket The Tigers send Jordan Zimmermann to the mound hoping he can build off his … Read more

Inside The Numbers: Tigers Loss Tracker Tells the Tale of Woe in May

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Wednesday marked the end of the second month of the Major League Baseball season and the Detroit Tigers are not faring as well as we’d projected here at Detroit Sports Nation. The Tigers own a record of 25-28 and are 3 games back of the American Central Division-leading Minnesota Twins (?!). The Twins share that lead with the Cleveland … Read more

BREAKING: Anibal Sanchez accepts assignment to Toledo

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

Just announced on Twitter by DetroitTigersPR, relief pitcher Anibal Sanchez, has accepted an optional assignment to AAA Toledo. Tigers RHP Anibal Sanchez has accepted an optional assignment to Toledo (AAA) and RHP Warwick Saupold has been recalled from Toledo. — Tigers PR (@DetroitTigersPR) May 22, 2017 This year Sanchez has struggled on the mound. In 21 … Read more

Game Day Thread: Tigers swept out of Tampa after 8-1 drubbing

Detroit Tigers  (8-7) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (9-8) Box Score via MLB.com   Tigers lineup: Hitters Box Score via MLB.com Game Notes: Ian Kinsler got the party started right with his 41st career leadoff home run. Then, the party stopped. Ian now has 41 career leadoff homers, 7th most since 1913. He's one leadoff home … Read more

15 Detroit Tigers named to World Baseball Classic Rosters

Tonight the rosters for the World Baseball Classic were announced on the MLB Network. The tournament has been held three times since its modern inception in 2006. Games on March 6,  2017,  starting in Seoul, South Korea. Team U.S.A. will kick off action that Friday, March 10 at 6:00 PM EST, against Columbia. Fifteen Detroit Tigers, some who … Read more

Weekly recap: Consecutive shutout wins vs. Rangers salvage rough week for Tigers

If one were to look at the hitting stats from the Detroit Tigers on their recently completed west region trip in Seattle and Texas, one would be scratching their head as to how the Tigers registered a respectable .261/.318/.404 team slash line in six games, but also managed to average just 3.5 runs per contest and … Read more

Tigers will recall SS Dixon Machado, option P Warwick Saupold to Toledo

The Detroit Tigers right now are like the walking wounded. In addition to suffering their fifth consecutive defeat on Friday 8-5 to the Rangers, they learned just hours before the game that another key cog of that potent lineup was heading the the disabled list, shortstop Jose Iglesias. The Tigers today have placed SS Jose Iglesias on … Read more

Anibal Sanchez struggles again, late rally falls short as Tigers lose fifth straight, 8-5

After a 2 hour, 40-minute rain delay in Arlington, Texas, the Tigers were eventually able to get on the field and try to bounce back from a three-game sweep at the hands of the Seattle Mariners. They took the wet field against the American League West-leading Texas Rangers. Aníbal Sánchez (6-11, 5.88 ERA) took the hill … Read more

Tigers recall Warwick Saupold from Toledo, place Cameron Maybin on the DL

The Detroit Tigers are getting some bullpen help. They’ve recalled right-hander Warwick Saupold following Tuesday night’s 15-inning marathon against the Seattle Mariners. CONFIRMED: @MudHens RHP Warwick Saupold promoted to #Tigers. — John Wagner (@JohnWagnerSport) August 10, 2016 Saupold’s stay in the big leagues may be short stayed, however. Bruce Rondon is expected to re-join the … Read more

1st Half Report Card: Detroit Tigers’ pitching staff

Earlier, we handed out first-half grades for all the position players of your Detroit Tigers. Some have overachieved, some have severely underachieved, and some are just about right where we expected them to be. Now it is time to look at the pitching staff. On the surface, it is going to seem like a very poor … Read more

Tigers place Warwick Saupold on DL; purchase contract of Bobby Parnell

After suffering a groin strain in Tuesday’s 11-9 loss against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, reliever Warwick Saupold has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. The team has also purchased the contract of Bobby Parnell from the Toledo Mud Hens Tigers place Warwick Saupold on 15-day DL with right groin strain. Bobby Parnell's contract purchased from @MudHens. … Read more

Tigers weekly recap, look ahead to next week

After winning 8 of 10, the Tigers have cooled off just a bit, now coming off a series defeat against the Oakland Athletics by the Bay. More importantly, because of a recent slump by the Chicago White Sox, who have since lost their division lead to the Kansas City Royals, has Detroit now just 3.0 games out of … Read more

2016 Tigers Quarterly Report

Can you believe the 2016 Major League Baseball is already a quarter of the way complete? Neither can we. The Tigers through 40 games stand at 19-21, 5.5 games out of the American League Central division lead and 3.0 games back of a Wild Card spot. A recent stretch where they lost 11 of 12 … Read more

Player Profile: Warwick Saupold

Player: Warwick Saupold Born: January 16, 1990 in Perth, Western Australia Position: Pitcher Bats/Throws: Right Drafted: Signed a minor league contract with the Detroit Tigers in 2012 Career Highlights Played for the Australian National Baseball team in the 2008 World Junior Baseball Championship During the 2011-2012 ABL season, Saupold lead the league in innings pitched with 70, struck out … Read more