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Dixon 'ready for the challenge' of everyday role

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:11:55 EDT

The representatives from Wilson came through Tigertown a few weeks ago with custom-made infield gloves for Dixon Machado. After trying out the blue and gray Tigers-themed gloves, he stashed them into his locker in the Spring Training clubhouse alongside the Venezuelan-themed glove he ordered last year.

Gardenhire impressed by Rule 5 pick Reyes

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:46:52 EDT

Ron Gardenhire still has to sit down with his bosses in the Tigers' front office and his colleagues in analytics to decide who makes the Opening Day roster next week. Among their topics will be the possibility of an eight-man bullpen, the choice of a super utility player and the final spots in the rotation. But after Victor Reyes churned out three hits in Tuesday's 8-3 win over the Yankees, the veteran manager sounds like he would like to bring the Rule 5 Draft pick north to Detroit with him.

Tigers' top prospect Perez out with lat strain

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:42:19 EDT

Tigers right-hander Franklin Perez, who is the club's top prospect according to MLB Pipeline, suffered a right lat strain in a Minor League game on Sunday and will miss about 12 weeks to recover, according to the team.

Fulmer back on track for Tigers with 5 innings

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 18:12:13 EDT

On Monday against the Orioles, Michael Fulmer essentially put himself back on his normal count for his next-to-last start of camp, making up for lost time from his bout with muscular soreness behind his right elbow this month.

McCann gives Tigers bigger frame behind plate

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:42:01 EDT

Tigers catcher James McCann didn't go into the offseason looking to bulk up. He was working out every morning, going to the hospital every day to see his wife and newborn twins, and grabbing food when he could in between stops.

Zimm 'shocked' by Opening Day nod

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 18:46:41 EDT

While the Tigers' Major League club was toiling through a long afternoon against the Rays in Port Charlotte, Jordan Zimmermann had an easier Sunday on the back fields at Tigertown.

Tigers holiday, special event uniforms unveiled

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:36:34 EDT

Major League Baseball on Monday unveiled the full lineup of holiday and special event uniforms that will be worn in 2018.

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 MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch.

Fulmer takes Opening Day decision in stride

Sun, 18 Mar 2018 19:08:05 EDT

Yes, Michael Fulmer wanted the honor of starting for the Tigers on Opening Day. At the same time, Fulmer knew early in camp that he and Jordan Zimmermann were lined up to potentially get the assignment.

Miggy takes Tanaka deep for 1st spring homer

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 18:36:00 EDT

The only ball Miguel Cabrera didn't hit very hard in Saturday's 9-3 win over the Yankees went for an opposite-field home run.

Trammell's dream comes true with visit to Hall

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:28:37 EDT

Alan Trammell, humbled by his Cooperstown surroundings and modest in his own abilities to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with the greats of the game, attempted to put his unique circumstances in perspective on Thursday.

Options a factor in decisions on Boyd, Norris

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 14:25:33 EDT

The Tigers have some decisions to make as they put together their pitching staff for Opening Day. The remaining Minor League options on some of their key pitchers could play a key role in deciding their fates.

'18 Player Preview: Dominate your fantasy draft

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 17:17:41 EDT

From baseball's brightest stars to the next great fantasy steal lurking on the Tigers' depth chart, everything you need to know is one click away.

Tigers tab Zimmermann as Opening Day starter

Sat, 17 Mar 2018 17:40:47 EDT

Jordan Zimmermann will start the Tigers' season opener March 29 against the Pirates.

Norris makes good impression in rotation bid

Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:10:16 EDT

Tigers lefty Daniel Norris is trying to make the team again after a slow start to his spring due to the groin problem that bothered him last season. He believes he has time to work himself into one of the two spots that are nominally available behind Michael Fulmer, Francisco Liriano and Jordan Zimmermann.

Despite struggles, Tigers trust veteran Fiers

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:52:31 EDT

It took Mike Fiers 31 pitches to get an out on Thursday in the Tigers' 8-1 Grapefruit League loss to the Braves, and one of the pitches was a self-described "35-foot curveball" on a full count with the bases loaded.

Pipeline Q&A: Tigers' Alex Faedo

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:38:28 EDT

As part of MLB Pipeline's visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities, we're sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Tigers camp, it was Detroit's No. 3 prospect (No. 59 overall), Alex Faedo.

Norris eyeing spot in Tigers' rotation

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:27:01 EDT

Daniel Norris, who appears to be the odd man out of the Tigers' rotation until further notice, will start Friday against the Phillies in Lakeland, Fla.

Pipeline report: Tigers camp

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 11:30:26 EDT

Every Spring Training, prospects get a chance to show what they can do as they prepare for the upcoming season. Some compete for jobs in big league camp, while others vie for spots on Minor League affiliates. MLB Pipeline will visit all 30 camps this spring, and today we check in on the Tigers.

Nearing Opening Day, Tigers' roster mostly set

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 10:48:44 EDT

Exactly one month after the Tigers opened Spring Training, the big names likely to be heading north to Detroit haven't changed much.

Tigers reveal details of extended netting

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 11:00:00 EDT

The Tigers will have extended netting at Comerica Park for the upcoming season. That much has been known for a while. Now that the details have been released, what's new is how many seats the netting will protect, and how close to clear the netting should be.

Zimmermann stymies Yankees' big boppers

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 18:20:20 EDT

Jordan Zimmermann speaks a language of optimism. When things have gone wrong the past couple of years, he often said he's a pitch away from the adjustment or solution that will get him back to his better form.

Gerber makes strong impression on Gardy

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:50:55 EDT

Mike Gerber was a long shot to crack the Tigers' outfield in camp, but he had a chance to make an impression on a new coaching staff on his way to Triple-A Toledo. As he packed his bags in the clubhouse and headed down the hall to Minor League camp on Tuesday, he had caught manager Ron Gardenhire's attention.

Tigers' prospects ready to seize opportunity

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 22:47:26 EDT

The Tigers hope to build around their own young talent rather than load up on free agents. Most of those players aren't Major League-ready, leaving the Tigers in transition for 2018.

Revitalized Jimenez plans to stick with Tigers

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:50:34 EDT

The Tigers already had a Grapefruit League victory well in hand on Sunday when Joe Jimenez entered to face the Braves for the ninth inning. Still, what Jimenez did to finish the 6-3 win was impressive.

Rule 5 pick Reyes has Tigers' full attention

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 19:42:08 EDT

Ron Gardenhire has had his share of success stories with Rule 5 Draft picks. Neither Gardenhire nor the Tigers have any idea how lanky, speedy outfielder Victor Reyes will turn out. They don't know yet if Reyes is worth keeping on the Opening Day roster, but as Gardenhire tries to figure out whom to carry on his bench, the discussion with the front office seems to be percolating.

Love of craft, 2nd title fuel Miggy's next chapter

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 18:01:31 EDT

With his Triple Crown, two American League Most Valuable Player Awards and 462 career home runs, Miguel Cabrera could retire today and be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Liriano a likely lock for rotation; Norris still vying

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 20:12:04 EDT

After Francisco Liriano threw three scoreless innings with four strikeouts in the Tigers' 6-3 win over the Braves Sunday at Joker Marchant Stadium, manager Ron Gardenhire indicated that Liriano has a rotation spot as long as he's healthy.

Martin hits inside-the-parker for first spring HR

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:23:17 EDT

Leonys Martin said at the start of Spring Training that he didn't want to fall into the trap of trying to hit for power. His first home run in a Tigers uniform was more of a display of speed.

Miggy celebrates Selection Sunday with swish

Sun, 11 Mar 2018 15:08:24 EDT

Miggy celebrates Selection Sunday with swish

Tigers ink Saltalamacchia to Minor League deal

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 12:59:24 EDT

The Tigers had a familiar face in the lobby Friday morning when Jarrod Saltalamacchia walked into the Tigertown headquarters with team medical director Kevin Rand and headed upstairs to the offices. The switch-hitting veteran, Detroit's backup catcher in 2016, has joined the club on a Minor League contract with a non-roster invite to big league camp.

McCann honored for 'It's All Me' involvement

Fri, 9 Mar 2018 15:10:16 EDT

Tigers catcher James McCann was honored Friday by the Taylor Hooton Foundation for his involvement in the "It's All Me" campaign against appearance- and performance-enhancing drugs.