Tag Archives: Detroit Tigers

Posted on August 6, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Oakland Athletics continue to be busy on the trade market. On Monday, the team acquired starting pitcher Mike Fiers from the Detroit Tigers in a waiver trade. As part of the deal, the Tigers will either receive cash or two prospects to be named later from […]

Posted on June 13, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Any lingering hope the Detroit Tigers had of competing for a playoff spot this season may have just gone out the window. The Tigers have lost first baseman Miguel Cabrera for the rest of the season. Cabrera left Tuesday’s game against the Twins with what the team […]

Posted on March 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers are in the early stages of a massive rebuilding effort after trading away most of their prominent players over the past year. That leaves little hope of the Tigers making any noise in 2018. So, just how bad will the Tigers be this season? […]

Posted on December 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels continue to have one of the best offseason in baseball. Late Wednesday night, the Angels agreed to acquire second baseman Ian Kinsler from the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers will receive prospects Troy Montgomery and Wilkel Hernandez as part of the deal. The trade […]

Posted on October 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers will be the first major league team to fill its managerial vacancy this offseason. According to reports from both Jon Heyman and Ken Rosenthal, the Tigers are poised to hire Ron Gardenhire as their new manager. The 59-year old Gardenhire will replace Brad Ausmus, who […]

Posted on September 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroti Tigers may have found an explanation for the uncharacteristically sluggish season by first baseman Miguel Cabrera. An MRI performed Sunday revealed that Cabrera has two herniated discs in his back. The two-time MVP has endured the worst statistical season of his career. He’s complained of back […]

Posted on September 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Baseball has its first managerial casualty of the 2017 season, and it’s Detroit Tigers skipper Brad Ausmus. Tigers GM Al Avila announced Friday that Ausmus would not return for the 2018 season. He was not under contract for next season. Ausmus and the rest of the coaching […]

Posted on September 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With just one minute left until the waiver deadline, the Houston Astros pulled off one of the biggest trades of the summer. The Astros acquired longtime Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander for three prospects. As part of the deal, the Tigers are receiving pitcher Franklin Perez, outfielder Daz […]

Posted on August 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine One day after no less than three on-field incidents between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers, including one benches-clearing brawl, Major League Baseball handed out its suspensions for the incident. Altogether, four players, as well as Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, were suspended. The list is highlighted […]

Posted on August 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Tempers flared and eventually boiled over Thursday in Detroit, as the Yankees and Tigers engaged in one of the more intense benches-clearing brawls in recent memory. Things got started when Gary Sanchez hit a home run off Detroit starter Michael Fulmer in the fourth inning. One inning […]

Posted on August 3, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers have lost their new ace to an elbow injury. The Tigers placed reigning American League Rookie of the Year Michael Fulmer on the 10-day DL Thursday because of elbow inflammation. An MRI of Fulmer’s right elbow showed both inflammation and a build up of […]

Posted on July 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Detroit Tigers long-awaited fire sale may have just begun, and the Arizona Diamondbacks appear to be the first team to benefit. Tuesday evening, the Diamondbacks acquired outfielder J.D. Martinez in a trade with the Tigers. Detroit will receive three prospects as part of the deal: Dawel Lugo, […]

Posted on June 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Detroit Tigers DH Victor Martinez has been sent to the 10-day DL and the hospital because of an irregular heartbeat. Martinez was hospitalized after leaving Thursday’s game against the Rays amidst complaints of dizziness, sweats, and an accelerated heartbeat. He spent Thursday night in the hospital and […]

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