Last Build Date: Wed, 7 Dec 2016 02:13:42 EDT
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:40:12 EDTBrad Ausmus did not sound like a manager facing a rebuilding task as he took his spot in front of the cameras at the Winter Meetings on Tuesday. Instead, the Tigers skipper is planning for 2017 with the team he has now.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 21:07:26 EDTWith a day and a half to go before teams return home from the Winter Meetings, lefty reliever Justin Wilson might be the most attractive Tigers pitcher on the market.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:42:08 EDTIf anybody thought Chris Sale's trade to Boston could impact the trade market for another AL Central ace, general manager Al Avila indicated Justin Verlander probably won't see any effect.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:24:45 EDTThe Tigers will auction off game tickets and a tour of the Ernie Harwell Media Center at Comerica Park as part of Major League Baseball's effort to raise money for a renovated field in honor of the late Shannon Forde.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 21:35:31 EDTA Tigers team that seemed on the verge of an offseason breakup might go into Spring Training with nearly the same group -- and the same payroll concerns -- as it did in 2016.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:30:54 EDTVenezuela has the star power to compete at the World Baseball Classic, and now it has a manager and general manager on the same page after Omar Vizquel and Carlos Guillen sorted out their differences.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTWith the World Baseball Classic just a few months away, the rosters are beginning to take shape. More names surfaced Monday as the World Baseball Classic released an initial list of 30 players, spanning 16 countries, who are confirmed to be participating in this year's tournament.
Sun, 4 Sep 2016 23:23:12 EDTWho do the Tigers have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Detroit's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDTThe Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.
Sat, 3 Dec 2016 15:15:18 EDTTigers slugger Miguel Cabrera told Venezuelan reporters on Saturday that he would like to remain with the club, but he would not stand in the way of a trade if it benefits both sides.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:18:54 EDTThe Tigers' quest to pare back payroll below luxury tax levels did not affect their arbitration decisions. All six arbitration-eligible Tigers -- shortstop Jose Iglesias, third baseman Nick Castellanos, utility man Andrew Romine and relievers Justin Wilson, Alex Wilson and Bruce Rondon -- were tendered contracts for 2017.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:19:01 EDTAs the Tigers look to pare payroll at next week's Winter Meetings, Victor Martinez joins teammates J.D. Martinez, Ian Kinsler, Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera in baseball's Hot Stove rumor mill.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:38:21 EDTNo sooner had J.D. Martinez been reported as a potential alternative in right field for the Mets than New Yotk re-signed its top option. Now, with Yoenis Cespedes staying in New York on a four-year extension worth a reported $110 million, we're about to find out how many other teams have Martinez as an alternative.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:00:00 EDTAs the holiday season approaches, the Tigers wrap up the year with plenty to be thankful for, on and off the field.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 17:10:20 EDTBrett Cecil, owner of 11 career saves, will make $7.75 million in each of the next three seasons on the four-year, $30.5 million contract he signed with the Cardinals on Monday. Francisco Rodriguez, if he isn't traded, could be the highest-paid member of the Tigers' bullpen with a $6 million salary for 2017. That comparison says a lot about where the Tigers and the bullpen market are headed. They're not going in the same direction.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EDTThe '17 Hall of Fame ballot was released Monday, and Ivan Rodriguez is on there for the first time. There shouldn't be a second time.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:30:53 EDTThirteen years ago around this time, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch talked with the media in the back of the Tiger Club at Comerica Park about spending what it takes to bring in talent and revive the franchise. The players that followed are now being judged for their place in history.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:13:00 EDTWhile the Tigers try to turn their focus on their farm system and build around youth, they added Class A West Michigan right-hander Sandy Baez to their 40-man roster to protect him from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:50:19 EDTAndrew Romine, who played every position but catcher this season as the Tigers' super-utility player, has been selected as the winner for the 2016 Bill McAdam Tenth Man Award by the Detroit Baseball Society.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:31:25 EDTThe Tigers will open their remodeled Spring Training home this coming February with their 81st camp at TigerTown in Lakeland, Fla., beginning with a Feb. 23 exhibition against Florida Southern College.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:45:00 EDTFor one night, the current and former Tigers were all linked again. With two Cy Young Awards (Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer) and a runner-up finish (Justin Verlander), Wednesday was another reminder of the gifted rotation Detroit had for five years.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 11:17:05 EDTBoth Stan Musial and Ken Griffey Jr. were born on Nov. 21. Miguel Cabrera was not. But in honor of the two birthday boys, Cabrera's extraordinary place among the very best batters is being framed here, through the lens of his proximity to the two inner circle Hall of Famers born on this date.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:31:48 EDTDespite receiving the most first-place votes in Baseball Writers' Association of America balloting, Tigers ace Justin Verlander finished a close second in American League Cy Young Award voting to winner Rick Porcello of the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.
Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:47:55 EDTThe Tigers are looking to trim payroll, with right fielder J.D. Martinez among their prime candidates for a trade. The Giants are looking for a corner outfielder and an offensive boost with Angel Pagan on the free-agent market. As baseball's Hot Stove season heats up, there's an opportunity for a match.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 21:55:50 EDTAs Michael Fulmer celebrated becoming the first Tiger to win the AL Rookie of the Year Award since Justin Verlander in 2006, he made it as much about his teammates and coaches as himself.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 21:43:04 EDTAL ROY Michael Fulmer owes Justin Verlander dinner
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 21:11:35 EDTThere's no arguing with either Rookie of the Year Award winner: Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager or Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer. With one of them, there really was no argument against him. With the other, well, we'll get to Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez later.