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

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

Down on the farm: Tigers minor league update

Since our last update on the Tigers’ minor league system, we saw Cameron Maybin return from his rehab stint and has been a huge addition to the lineup. The Tigers have also since then recalled starter Matt Boyd to make a spot start. He tossed five innings and allowed three earned runs, earning a no-decision in Saturday’s … Read more

Down on the farm: Tigers minor league update

With the baseball season underway, many of the eyes are drawn at the major league level. However, it is the minors that deserve equal amounts of attention should there be an injury to a player on the big league roster and/or a prospect that is posting big-league-ready numbers. There’s plenty of names floating around in … Read more

Opening Day lineup set; Who will be the Tigers #5 starter?

The Detroit Tigers open the 2016 season in 13 days on the road against the Miami Marlins. The starting lineup is set for that opening game, but, there are still some final roster positions still in open competition. Projected starting lineup for Opening Day as reported by Chris McCosky at the Detroit News is as follows: Infield: … Read more

Injury Report: Maybin progressing slowly, Norris scratched with stiffness

The injury bug bit early for the Detroit Tigers this spring when OF Cameron Maybin was hit by a pitch, resulting in a fractured wrist. The original prognosis was that Maybin would miss 4-6 weeks, putting him in line to miss the first couple weeks of the 2016 season. The Tigers were hopeful that he would be able to return … Read more

Injury to Cameron Maybin opens the door for Wynton Bernard

The overall goal for spring training varies from player to player, team to team. For the more established players, it is mostly about staying healthy. For others, it could be the continued development in an effort to help prove their standing within the organization, fighting for highly-coveted roster spots. For Detroit Tigers center fielder Cameron Maybin, he … Read more

Update on Tigers’ farmhands playing winter ball

Can you believe that in just a little more than a month, the pitchers and catchers for the Detroit Tigers will be reporting to camp in Lakland, Florida? There are plenty of reasons for fans of the Tigers to be excited for the upcoming 2016 season. Much of the lineup that is the strength of Detroit … Read more

Tigers minor league All-Star team

This season, MiLB.com is perusing through the minor league system of all thirty Major League Baseball organizations, to see who stood out the best and who has the most promise moving forward. Coming into the 2015 season, the Detroit Tigers had the worst farm system according to ESPN’s Keith Law. When the season started to … Read more

Detroit Tigers off-season baseball update

The 2015 season did not go according to plan for the Detroit Tigers. There was a silver lining in it all, however, as the West Michigan Whitecaps did come away with the Midwest League (Low Class-A) championship  in late September. It certainly provided some promise for the organization moving forward. For many of the Tigers, in addition … Read more

Dixon Machado looking impressive in Winter League

To many, the Detroit Tigers‘ season is thankfully over, and that is a major relief after a struggle in 2015 and a disappointing finish in the basement of the American League Central division. The team suffered quite a bit of injuries throughout the year and ultimately could not overcome them. Due to this they never could … Read more

Down on the farm: One week until September call-ups

With two weeks remaining in the minor league season, and five weeks left in the majors, the Detroit Tigers need to start their push towards the postseason. Despite the struggles and inability to string off a handful of wins, Detroit remains in the thick of the American League Wild Card hunt. There are five teams in … Read more