Tigers sending scout to Tebow workout

The Tigers have a history of exercising due diligence when it comes to watching showcase workouts, from rehabbing Major Leaguers to Cuban stars to international standouts. With that in mind, they will send a scout to Los Angeles next week to watch football player Tim Tebow work out on the diamond.
Via Tigers.com
2 hours ago

Zimmermann ready to start rehab assignment

Jordan Zimmermann completed a bullpen session before Wednesday's game without any issues and will begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A Toledo on Friday.
Via Tigers.com
3 hours ago

The Detroit Tigers will attend the Tim Tebow circus

The Tim Tebow show may be coming to an MLB city near you and the Tigers want to make sure they’re not missing out on the action. According to George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press, the Tigers will be one of 20 MLB teams to attend the Tebow baseball workout in Los Angeles on August 30th. Scott Pleis, amateur scouting director, said #tigers will send someone to scout Tim Tebow...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 hours ago

Boyd out to build on strong track record vs. Twins

Tigers left-hander Matt Boyd will look to build on his strong track record against the Twins when he takes the mound at Target Field on Wednesday night. Minnesota counters with righty Tyler Duffey, who has enjoyed similar success against Detroit.
Via Tigers.com
21 hours ago

Two-Strike Approach: Verlander`s Third Act by Cat Garcia

Justin Verlander is the rare power pitcher who has reversed a downward trajectory late after 30.
Via Baseball Prospectus
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Maybin, Sanchez spark Tigers in 8-3 win over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Cameron Maybin drove in three runs, including a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning, to spark the Detroit Tigers over the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Tuesday night. Anibal Sanchez (7-12) pitched seven innings to win a start on the road for the first time since the first week of the season, and the Tigers broke the game open in the seventh with soaring home runs...
Via Associated Press
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers release Bobby Parnell after he clears waivers

The Detroit Tigers announced on Tuesday afternoon that right-handed relief pitcher Bobby Parnell has cleared waivers and has been subsequently released by the club. The veteran right-hander was originally designated for assignment last week when the club promoted outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A Toledo. The 31-year-old signed a minor league deal with the Tigers back […] The...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Detroit gets its turn to say goodbye to Big Papi

The Detroit Tigers kept giving David Ortiz presents. They never found one that would get him to stop hitting bombs off them. Big Papi’s retirement tour came to Comerica Park for four games last weekend, and he did what he’s done in Detroit for his entire career – he wore the Tigers out. He went […] The post Detroit gets its turn to say goodbye to Big Papi appeared first on...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Austin Green, Wynton Bernard fuel big win for Double-A Erie

Scores, news, and notes from the Detroit Tigers’ farm system on Sunday, August 21, 2016. Columbus Clippers 3, Toledo Mud Hens 1 (box) The Clippers scored a pair of runs off Toledo starter Cesar Ramos, then added a third in the ninth off Joe Jimenez to clinch a series sweep over the Mud Hens. Toledo pitchers only gave up eight hits, but two of those left the ballpark, which provided...
Via Bless You Boys
2 days ago

Detroit Tigers: Three players that can’t be traded in the offseason

The Detroit Tigers will have to turn things around quickly if they want to make the playoffs. Being seven games back from the Cleveland Indians makes the Tigers have to go for the last Wild Card spot. I don’t think that the team has what it takes to finish the season strong and get into the playoffs. If they don’t make the playoffs, look for the team to make some trades in the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Detroit Tigers won’t make the playoffs

The Detroit Tigers won on Sunday 10-5 against the Boston Red Sox to spilt the series. The Cleveland Indians won today to put the Tigers seven games back from them for the AL Central Title. Seven games back could be too many games for the Tigers to overcome to win the division. The Tigers are also two and a half games back from the second wild card spot, which is currently held by...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Upton, Verlander power Tigers past Red Sox 10-5

DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Upton hit a pair of three-run homers and the struggling Detroit Tigers finished their homestand with a 10-5 win over fill-in starter Henry Owen and the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. The Tigers won for just the fourth time in 14 games, and went 2-5 on their stay at Comerica Park. Boston has lost just two of its last 10. J.D. Martinez had a pair of doubles and Erick...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Activate Cameron Maybin; Latest On Nick Castellanos

The Tigers have activated center fielder Cameron Maybin from the 15-day disabled list and optioned shortstop Dixon Machado to Triple-A Toledo, reports Evan Woodbery of MLive.com. Maybin, who went on the DL on Aug. 10 (retroactive to Aug. 6) with a sprained left thumb, will rejoin the Tigers’ lineup Sunday and bat second against the Red Sox. Maybin has endured two DL stints this...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 days ago

Verlander discusses awkward past with new teammate Aybar

Justin Verlander and new teammate Erick Aybar have a shared history, an awkward one that created the potential for serious awkwardness in the Detroit Tigers clubhouse. But the Tigers ace, in the interest of team harmony, insists that it’s time to move on from the arguable ugliness that transpired five years ago and welcome Aybar, acquired in a trade with the Atlanta Braves,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Time to move on?

The Detroit Tigers have some big decisions to make this offseason, such as deciding whether or not they need to make trades and strengthen their farm system. I think that it all depends on what happens at the end of the season. If the Tigers do not make the playoffs, I think they need to move on. That’s right. I said it. If the Tigers don’t make the playoffs they need to start...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the Detroit Tigers that have played in at least 3 All-Star Games

26 players in the history of the Detroit Tigers have appeared in three or more All-Star Games while with the team. How many of these All-Star Tigers can you name? Clue: Number of All-Star Games-Position/Years active with team
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball loses its Prince

Fox Sports reporter Ken Rosenthal sent a tweet this morning that caught baseball off guard, "Prince Fielder’s career appears over."  Prince had recently went under the knife for a neck injury for the second time in two years and had not yet been cleared to return to the diamond. Fielder burst into the big leagues in the spring of 2006, but he had an impact on the game much...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

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