REPORT: Cubs pass on Verlander; show interest in two other Detroit starters

Just a few days after the Chicago Cubs reportedly checked in on Detroit Tigers starter Justin Verlander, a report surfaced today stating that the Cubbies are no longer interested in JV. Apparently they have a couple other Detroit starters in their cross hairs, and one of them is quite surprising. According to an article written by Peter Gammons, the Cubs have … Read more

J.D. Martinez’s situation quite similar to that of Yoenis Cespedes in 2015

MLB: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers

Barring a miracle, the Detroit Tigers will be looking to move some serious assets out of the Motor City in the coming weeks. Of the likely pieces to actually be moved, none of the potential farewells might hurt as bad on an emotional level as the likely departure of one J.D. Martinez. The situation with Martinez, … Read more

Report: Mets nixed potential deal for J.D. Martinez when Tigers inquired on Michael Conforto

We learned early on Tuesday that the New York Mets could be a potential landing spot for Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez, who is seemingly the biggest fish Detroit is using as trade bait this off-season. However, the potential for such a deal was quickly washed away when the Mets reportedly agreed to bring back outfielder Yoenis Cespedes on … Read more

Report: Mets have “some interest” in Tigers OF J.D. Martinez

With the annual Major League Baseball winter meetings taking place next week in Maryland, the hot stove is going to start to burn a little more hot as that nears. It’s no secret that the Detroit Tigers will be open for business, that was made clear as soon as the season ended by team general manager Al … Read more

Michael Fulmer Wins Sporting News AL Rookie Of The Year

One of the bright spots for the Detroit Tigers this season was the play of rookie Michael Fulmer. Fulmer was part of a young Tigers starting pitching staff who, along with Daniel Norris and Matt Boyd, that was in large part responsible for the late season push for the playoffs. Today, Fulmer was honored with the Sporting News AL Rookie Of … Read more

EDITORIAL: Tigers have two options at trading deadline: Stand pat, or sell

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. We have already reached the All-Star break in 2016 and it’s … Read more

Player Profile: Michael Fulmer

Player: Michael Fulmer Born: March 15, 1993 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Position: RHP Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted: 1st Round (44th overall) by the New York Mets in 2011 MLB Draft (Deer Creek HS in Edmond, OK) Career Highlights  Career 3.18 ERA in 78 minor league starts from 2011-16 Career K:BB ratio of nearly 3:1 2015 Eastern League (AA) … Read more

Tigers were open to bringing Yoenis Cespedes back prior to signing Justin Upton

A reunion with former Tigers slugger Yoenis Cespedes may have been closer to happening than we ever knew. MLB Network analyst Jon Heyman tweeted the following this afternoon: When signed Upton, Det was also talking to cespedes. Liked JU slightly more . Bid 4 yrs for YC, might well have gone 5. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) March … Read more

Anything short of a World Series in 2016 should be considered a failure

When then-general manager Dave Dombrowski announced last season that the Tigers would be sellers at the trade deadline in an effort to “re-tool” instead of rebuild, the 2015 season was more or less given up on. He proceeded to trade David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, and Joakim Soria at the deadline. In return, Detroit received a slew of prospects, some … Read more

Three Tigers players who could surprise at camp and make the Opening Day roster

Another season of Detroit Tigers baseball is upon us as pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to camp on February 18th, with the first full squad workouts coming on the 23rd. Each season, every team invites a multitude of players to camp, with many knowing that they will eventually end up back in the … Read more

Rumor: Could silence mean big things for Tigers in Cespedes market?

With Spring Training set to being in just over a month, one of the top free agents, Yoenis Cespedes, still has not found a home. The former Detroit Tigers outfielder had a monster season in 2015, hitting .291 with 35 HR and 105 RBI between time with the Tigers and New York Mets. Since making moves to rebuild … 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

Paul: Tigers have talked to Ryan Raburn about a return to Detroit

The Detroit Tigers have been in the market for an additional bat to sure up the left field position, and according to Tony Paul of the Detroit News, the team has spoken to former Tigers utility player, Ryan Raburn. Yes, #Tigers have talked about and with Ryan Raburn. Have heard nothing to suggest the Yoenis Cespedes … Read more

Michael Fulmer is new #1 prospect for Tigers; Moya drops out of top 10

Prior to this past season, the Detroit Tigers often found themselves among the best teams in baseball. Much of that success was by and large due to the aggressive front office making moves to make the team more competitive immediately and ready to win now. However, this gradually left them with depleted minor league system, eventually … Read more

Top 10 Detroit Tigers Moments of 2015

[tps_header] The 2015 season for the Detroit Tigers did not go according to plan and what Tigers’ fans had grown accustomed to seeing the four years prior. An 11-2 hot start quickly fizzled late in May and the team struggled mightily to gain any sort of momentum, ultimately finishing in the basement of the American League … Read more