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 prospect to miss entire 2018 season

Derek Hill Detroit Tigers

In this new era of Detroit Tigers baseball, fans will quickly become familiar with a ton of new faces over the next few seasons, as the organization’s top prospects will continue to climb and make their way to the show. However, one prospect who had a big chance to make his major league debut in … Read more

GOTTA SEE IT: 91-win West Michigan Whitecaps set to begin playoff run

It’s been an unbelievable season for the West Michigan Whitecaps. The Low Class-A affiliate for the Detroit Tigers wrapped up their 2017 season with a win on Monday, giving them their 91st victory of the campaign. CAPS WIN!! Whitecaps end the season with 91 wins, 2nd most in franchise history! #wcaps @MittenBrewingCo pic.twitter.com/oZSDzLAzz9 — West … Read more

LOOK: West Michigan Whitecaps to sport special ‘Solar Eclipse’ uniforms

The West Michigan Whitecaps, Low Class A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, have been one of if not the hottest team across all levels of minor league baseball this season. With an overall record of 81-40, they have steamrolled through the Midwest League this season. One could say they have been as hot as this … Read more

BREAKING: Newly acquired Detroit Tigers prospect leaves game with injury

Less than 24 hours ago, the Detroit Tigers dealt Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Chicago Cubs for a pair of prospects, one of those being Isaac Paredes. Unfortunately, Paredes left in the fourth inning of his first game with the West Michigan Whitecaps after being hit near the eye with a throw. After being … Read more

LOOK: West Michigan Whitecaps to wear ‘Snapchat Selfie’ jerseys that will make you shake your head

Since I began writing for Detroit Sports Nation about two and a half years ago, I’ve probably started off a piece with the words, “just when I thought I’d seen it all” at least a dozen times. I guess when taking into account that I’ve written roughly 2,500 pieces in that time (siren), a dozen … Read more

GOTTA SEE IT: Tigers’ Class-A affiliate West Michigan Whitecaps clinch playoff spot

This is not a typo, a team in the minors has already clinched a playoff berth. The West Michigan Whitecaps, Low Class-A affiliate for the Detroit tigers, has clinched a spot in the Midwest League postseason. Whitecaps are headed to the Midwest League Playoffs for the 4th straight year! #wcaps pic.twitter.com/HV95UHQ80V — West Michigan Whitecaps … Read more

WATCH: Tigers’ Class A affiliate West Michigan Whitecaps involved in brawl

It’s not everyday fans see a bench-clearing brawl in baseball, let alone one in the minors. In case you missed it Sunday night, the West Michigan Whitecaps, Low Class A affiliate (Midwest League) of the Detroit Tigers, were involved in a scrum. https://twitter.com/SInow/status/869188795081601024 The incident involving with the Whitecaps involves the Dayton Dragons, Class A … Read more

Down on the Farm: An update on the Tigers’ minor leaguers

The Detroit Tigers have already utilized their farm system quite well, having to shuffle players back and forth between the Majors and Triple-A Toledo in the first month and change. Some moves have paid off in a limited sample, most notably the performances of John Hicks and Jim Adduci, who is still with the big … Read more

Whitecaps open up Midwest League title defense with 3-2 walk-off victory in extras

The 2016 minor league regular season has come to a close and the those on the 40-man rosters for major league clubs are likely up in the show either helping their teams make a push for the postseason, or just getting a cup of coffee and enjoying the experience of a lifetime. For some teams … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

Since the last time we updated the Nation on the action in the bushes for the Tigers, we’ve seen a lot of predominantly reserve players pressed into action and playing more regularly for the parent club because of the injuries. In addition to promoting Triple-A All-Star Casey McGehee, Detroit has also had to promote shortstop Dixon Machado … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

The last time we updated the Nation on the farm system for the Detroit Tigers, We talked about some of the current Tigers that were rehabbing in the minors along with some of the notable names making the jump between different levels. It’s time to dig in and see who’s hot and who’s not in our … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

Since our last minor league update within the Detroit Tigers organization, we have seen some noteworthy promotions and demotions with certain players. We also looked at how the Low Class-A affiliate West Michigan Whitecaps are following up from their 2015 Midwest League (A) championship with a strong 2016 campaign thus far, already having clinched a spot for the … Read more

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

Much like the Detroit Tigers in Major League Baseball, the minor leagues are just about halfway home, unofficially of course, through the 2016 campaign. Where has the season gone? The parent club Detroit finished 46-43 in the first half, a bit lackluster if you ask a majority of Tigers fans who have held higher standards for the … Read more

WATCH: Tigers prospect Derek Hill lays out for incredible diving catch

So Detroit Tigers prospect Derek Hill has a good hold of this whole ‘flare for the dramatic’ things when making catches in the outfield. And on Monday, he added another one to the highlight reel.

He’s already made a pair of impressive Willie Mays-esque catches earlier this month. What makes them more remarkable is how easy he makes the two previous catches, which you can see here and here.

Down on the Farm: Tigers minor league update

The most notable minor league shuffle for the Detroit Tigers over the last couple weeks has been the addition of Steven Moya to the parent club, with right fielder J.D. Martinez being sidelined with an injury. All in all, he’s been a big success for the club, going 10-for-27 in his last seven games donning the olde English … Read more