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Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:54:30 EDTMatt Boyd has won a spot in the Tigers' rotation. Anibal Sanchez is in the Tigers' bullpen ... for now.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:20:30 EDTTigers right-hander Justin Verlander has spent his Spring Training trying to get himself closer to his peak pitching at the start of the season than he had in 2016.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:30:04 EDTThe Tigers whittled down their roster closer to the Opening Day set of 25 on Wednesday, sending out seven players, including left-hander Blaine Hardy, right-hander Angel Nesbitt, infielder Omar Infante and outfielder Alex Presley.
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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:30:00 EDTAfter watching 31 batters make hard turns back to the dugout, the Tigers finally got to Masahiro Tanaka on Tuesday, interrupting the right-hander's perfect spring in a 6-3 Grapefruit League victory over the Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:00:00 EDTTigers beat reporter Jason Beck answers fans' questions about the club's potential, the strength of the bullpen and more in the latest edition of the Inbox.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:35:00 EDTJ.D. Martinez expecting good news when doctors remove the cast from his sprained right foot early next week. He's planning to fight his best to try to meet or beat the initial 3-4 week timetable doctors put on his return to game activity.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:28:55 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, 27 Mar 2017 21:50:46 EDTIf you've ever wondered what the phrase "dead arm" feels like for a pitcher, Daniel Norris tried to put it into words after trying to pitch through it Monday.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:08:08 EDTMikie Mahtook tumbles into bullpen pursuing foul ball
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:22:28 EDTTigers manager Brad Ausmus has spent most of Spring Training deliberating the idea of batting Nicholas Castellanos second in front of Miguel Cabrera. As the Tigers readied to take batting practice Monday before their 11-3 loss to the Braves, Ausmus was weighing Plan B.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:15:12 EDTDansby Swanson got his bat going with a three-hit game and Matt Kemp recorded two of the extra-base hits that soured Daniel Norris' frustrating outing as the Braves claimed an 11-3 win over the Tigers on Monday night at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:28 EDTBrett and Chad Joshpe can still see the baseball coming down from the heavens one sublime day at Shea Stadium, closer and closer toward the brothers' seats down the right-field line. If only they had a way back then to preserve their precious moment, like Major League Baseball fans of all 30 clubs are about to enjoy starting Opening Day for the first time in broadcast history.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDTThe Tigers could have been in the midst of a rebuild rather than readying for one more run at a postseason spot.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:29:15 EDTFrom 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.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:58:43 EDTMLB.com recently sat down with Tigers executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager Al Avila in his office at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla., discussing his father's influence on him, the emotions of his team drafting his son and how good Michael Fulmer can be in the future.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:52:40 EDTMark Lowe was one of the first signings of the Tigers' 2015-16 offseason. He will not be part of the Tigers bullpen in '17. Detroit placed the veteran right-hander on unconditional release waivers Sunday, parting ways midway through a two-year contract.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:51:50 EDTMike Pelfrey hasn't been told anything about his fate in the Tigers' rotation competition, but he can see how Matt Boyd and Anibal Sanchez are pitching, how his own outings are getting shorter, and figure it out.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:28:43 EDTThe Tigers formally closed the door on Anthony Gose's quest for their open center-field job. However, they might have opened the door to a second career for him as a pitcher.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:47:06 EDTAlex Monsalve and Christian Lopes belted solo homers off Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth inning to give a split-squad Blue Jays club a 4-3 victory Sunday at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:15:58 EDTMichael Fulmer will begin his sophomore season when the Tigers begin the Detroit portion of their schedule. The reigning American League Rookie of the Year will start the team's home opener April 7 against the Red Sox at Comerica Park, manager Brad Ausmus announced on Saturday.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:11:58 EDTTigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez tossed six hitless innings to continue an impressive stretch on the mound, but top Pirates prospect Tyler Glasnow struck out nine in four innings and Adam Frazier and Austin Meadows went deep to give Pittsburgh a 5-4 win over Detroit on Saturday at LECOM Park.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:39:16 EDTA few days ago, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was asked his level of certainty that his starting center fielder was currently in camp. He said he was "90-something percent" certain that they would fill the void internally. On Saturday, with a new void in right field to fill now that J.D. Martinez is out for at least 3-4 weeks with a mid-right foot sprain, Ausmus lowered that level of certainty. But just slightly.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04:37 EDTTigers outfielder J.D. Martinez will open the season on the disabled list after being diagnosed with a sprain of the lisfranc ligament in his right foot, dealing an early blow to Detroit's lineup.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04:44 EDTMatt Boyd and Julio Teheran put on a pitching duel Friday afternoon at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, but JaCoby Jones hit a walkoff single to score Dixon Machado and send the Tigers to a 3-2 victory over the Braves in the back half of their home-and-home Grapefruit League set.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:15:28 EDTIan Kinsler returned to Tigers camp from the World Baseball Classic with a championship on his resume, an appreciation for international baseball, a desire to stay out of politics and an eye toward Opening Day.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:05:07 EDTJustin Verlander came to Spring Training six weeks ago with a goal to get himself closer to top form around Opening Day and avoid the first-half struggles that slowed his 2016 season. He won't know for sure how well he did that until he takes the mound at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago in a week and a half, but he at least has given it his best shot.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:34:49 EDTAlex Wilson knows his history with Spring Training statistics.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:20:07 EDTJustin Verlander experienced little trouble against Atlanta's projected normal lineup, and Jaime Garcia did his part to create the pitchers' duel that evolved before Adam Walker hit a walk-off single against Daniel Stumpf to give the Braves a 2-1 win over the Tigers on Thursday night at ESPN's Wide World of Sports complex.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:21:35 EDTMiguel Cabrera is back from the World Baseball Classic. He is not back to action with the Tigers. His timetable depends on the tightness in his back, which looms larger than the precautionary concern it was characterized to be when he was held out of Venezuela's final game last weekend.