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Morris, Trammell get long-awaited call to Hall

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:27:27 EDT

Former longtime Tigers teammates, right-hander Jack Morris and shortstop Alan Trammell were named to the Hall of Fame's Class of 2018 by the Modern Era Committee on Sunday.

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Fri, 8 Dec 2017 00:02:46 EDT

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Tigers duo proud to represent '84 team in HOF

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 23:10:36 EDT

Alan Trammell and Jack Morris are about to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, having been selected by the Modern Era Committee, and generations of fans -- some of whom weren't alive for that magical run -- are about to learn a lot about that club and how dominant of a season they had.

Teammates, colleagues react to Hall call for duo

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 00:02:20 EDT

Alan Trammell boarded his flight from San Diego to Orlando, Fla., for baseball's Winter Meetings on Sunday as a passenger in coach. His arrival was first class. As Trammell waited to deplane, he received the call from the National Baseball Hall of Fame that he and longtime teammate Jack Morris had been inducted by the Modern Era Committee.

Tigers aim to soften rebuild at Winter Meetings

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:22:54 EDT

As baseball's Winter Meetings get underway this week, the Tigers continue to look for low-risk, high-upside signings to soften their rebuild while fielding trade interest in veteran players such as second baseman Ian Kinsler.

Watch Trammell and Morris in 1984

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:30:02 EDT

Watch Trammell and Morris in 1984

Leyland confident Gardenhire right for Detroit

Sat, 9 Dec 2017 13:10:00 EDT

Jim Leyland saw a little bit of himself in Ron Gardenhire, a scrappy player who had to pay his dues in the Minor Leagues and then coaching in the Majors before earning his chance to manage. Leyland saw how Gardenhire handled his players, got the most out of them, and handled the media. If Gardenhire ever left Minnesota, Leyland believed, he could be a kindred spirit to fans in Detroit.

Tigers' Top 30 Prospects list

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:28:55 EDT

Who do the Tigers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Detroit's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Tigers, Fiers agree to one-year pact

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 17:44:25 EDT

The Tigers' search for low-risk, high-upside pitching has brought them to a familiar foe, reaching agreement on a one-year deal with former Astros starter Mike Fiers. The club announced the deal on Friday.

What a winter: In 2007, Tigers landed big Fish

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 13:40:48 EDT

Ten years ago this week, the Tigers went to the Winter Meetings in Nashville with all the appearances of a team tying up loose ends, having made big deals earlier in the offseason. Instead, they walked out of the Opryland Hotel and Resort a few days later with Miguel Cabrera.

Castellanos may be heart of order, Tigers in '18

Fri, 8 Dec 2017 00:00:01 EDT

Nicholas Castellanos' long-term future in the Motor City remains to be seen as the Tigers embark on a multi-year rebuilding project. In the short term, though, he's one of the reasons to keep an eye on Comerica Park.

New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:50:12 EDT

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.

Parrish embracing new role as Class A skipper

Wed, 6 Dec 2017 17:22:24 EDT

Working with young players for the two-day camp was also maybe a glimpse of Lance Parrish's next task with the Tigers. After four seasons of managing at Double-A Erie, Tigers player development last month shifted Parrish down the organizational ladder, naming him manager at Class A West Michigan. It was an unexpected move for Parrish, who had been looking to move in the other direction, but it's a move he's embracing.

Tigers ready to make moves at Winter Meetings

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 13:26:28 EDT

The Tigers have a vision for the future as they prepare for next week's Winter Meetings at Walt Disney World. It has nothing to do with anything on exhibit at Epcot.

Tigers ink center fielder Martin to one-year deal

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 15:59:00 EDT

The Tigers needed a left-handed bat, another center-field option for spacious Comerica Park and a strong baserunner. They addressed all of those needs Tuesday by signing speedy veteran center fielder Leonys Martin to a one-year deal.

Inbox: Would Detroit consider dealing Fulmer?

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 15:55:15 EDT

Would the Tigers consider dealing Michael Fulmer? What other veterans might be on the block? Beat reporter Jason Beck answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.

MLB Pipeline's Top 50 Draft prospects for 2018

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 12:08:54 EDT

For the first time in three years, the top spot on's early Draft Top 50 list is not topped by a high school pitcher. It should come as no surprise that the top guy is still a pitcher, and one from the 2017 College World Series champion Florida Gators. Right-hander Brady Singer, who helped pitch them to that title as a sophomore, is the clear choice as the best overall talent in the 2018 Draft class.

Tigers opt not to offer Rondon a contract

Fri, 1 Dec 2017 21:17:31 EDT

The Tigers non-tendered the contract of right-handed reliever Bruce Rondon, thus avoiding arbitration with him ahead of the 8 p.m. CT deadline on Friday.

Recall Tigers' acquisition of Miggy in 2007

Mon, 4 Dec 2017 08:20:41 EDT

Recall Tigers' acquisition of Miggy in 2007

Machado voted Tigers Rookie of the Year

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 16:38:36 EDT

Infielder Dixon Machado spent his first full season in the big leagues as a Tiger without a position. That did not prevent him from making enough of an impact to be named Tigers Rookie of the Year by members of Detroit Sports Media.

Hardy avoids arbitration with 1-year deal

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 11:24:44 EDT

The Tigers avoided arbitration with left-hander Blaine Hardy, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract for 2018. Detroit also signed right-handers Kevin Comer and Mark Montgomery, infielder Niko Goodrum and outfielder/first baseman Chad Huffman to Minor League deals with invitations to Major League Spring Training.

Inbox: What's the timetable for a rebuild?

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 16:35:08 EDT

Tigers beat reporter Jason Beck tackles questions about the rebuild, analytics and more in the latest Inbox.

Whitaker deserves a second shot at Hall

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 01:59:06 EDT

It was easy to overlook just how special Lou Whitaker really was during his playing days with the Tigers. How special was he? The more you look at the history of baseball, the more you understand how rare of a complete player he really was.

Tigers' spirit of giving runs year-round

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:00:00 EDT

While Tigers employees gave back for the Thanksgiving season last week by helping pack and prepare meals for needy families at Gleaners Food Bank, continuing an annual tradition, the team's spirit of giving runs year-round. From helping baseball programs across the area to helping educational programs to providing a smile for those who need it, the Tigers continued their commitment to the community.

Miggy, Castellanos poised to bounce back

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 01:05:24 EDT

Hot Stove season is the time for Major League front offices to re-evaluate their rosters, and in 2017, that means more than simply looking at a player's batting average, home runs and RBIs.

Hello spring: Schedules are out

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:22:15 EDT

The Tigers will welcome the Yankees, Nationals, Blue Jays, Mets and Phillies to Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla., as part of their 2018 Spring Training schedule. Grapefruit League play begins Feb. 23. Single-game tickets go on sale Jan. 13 at

Breaking down potential returns for Kinsler trade

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:26:33 EDT

The Tigers have been entertaining trade talks with teams for Ian Kinsler on and off since last fall. In that time, they've traded Justin Verlander, Justin Upton, J.D. Martinez, Justin Wilson and Alex Avila, all for prospects.

Tigers add prospect Gerber, sign Carpenter

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:00:07 EDT

The Tigers spent much of the offseason so far clearing out space on their 40-man roster. Monday was the day for them to stock it up again, adding prospects to protect from the Rule 5 Draft ahead of an 8 p.m. ET deadline.

Sources: Tigers talk Kinsler with Halos, Mets

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 22:08:52 EDT

After trading Justin Verlander and Justin Upton on Aug. 31, Tigers general manager Al Avila reiterated to MLB Network last week that his team remains in "full rebuild" mode. The Tigers' next step could be dealing Ian Kinsler.

Tigers looking for lefty bats to balance lineup

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:26:04 EDT

The Tigers have evolved from fielding a young lineup to a veteran lineup to now a rebuilding lineup. Through that whole time, they have had a heavily right-handed hitting lineup.

Tigers' plan is to stock up on pitching

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 19:41:53 EDT

As the Tigers move ahead with their rebuilding project, their search for pitching is taking them a different route than past offseasons.

Mientkiewicz named Tigers' Triple-A skipper

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:15:29 EDT

The Tigers are turning to a Toledo native and a Ron Gardenhire product to manage their Triple-A squad. Doug Mientkiewicz is the new manager of the Mud Hens.

Tigers' decisions blend analytics, scouting

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:51:03 EDT

As general manager Al Avila and the Tigers try to blend two modes of thinking into one direction, they're all owning the moves together in this rebuilding process.

Avila expects Miggy's new routine to pay off

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:44:33 EDT

The recovery of former stars Ivan Rodriguez and Vladimir Guerrero from back injuries are what the Tigers are hoping for from Miguel Cabrera, whose back issues stemming from the World Baseball Classic hampered him throughout the worst offensive season of his 15-year Major League career.

Simcox delivers, clinches spot in AFL title game

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:14:20 EDT

With a pair of RBI doubles in the sixth and eighth innings, A.J. Simcox helped the Mesa Solar Sox come away with a win and the East division title on Wednesday at Surprise Stadium.