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Last Build Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:26:20 EDT

 



Boyd wins rotation spot; Anibal to 'pen

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:54:30 EDT

Matt Boyd has won a spot in the Tigers' rotation. Anibal Sanchez is in the Tigers' bullpen ... for now.



Verlander, Tigers candidates for 2017 awards

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:20:30 EDT

Tigers 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.



Hardy optioned, Infante among six reassigned

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:30:04 EDT

The 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.



MLB.TV is counting down to Opening Day

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:42:04 EDT

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HRs from Upton, Moya power Tigers' offense

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:30:00 EDT

After 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.



Inbox: Can the Tigers compete for the AL Central?

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:00:00 EDT

Tigers 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.



Martinez upbeat, optimistic despite foot injury

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:35:00 EDT

J.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.



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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



After rough outing, Norris cites 'dead arm'

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:50:46 EDT

If 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.



Mahtook tumbles into 'pen pursuing foul ball

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:08:08 EDT

Mikie Mahtook tumbles into bullpen pursuing foul ball



With J.D. out, Ausmus weighing lineup options

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:22:28 EDT

Tigers 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.



Norris roughed up; Collins plates pair

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:15:12 EDT

Dansby 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.



Fans will get 15 Seconds of Fame at ballpark

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:28 EDT

Brett 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.



Tigers' start could determine rebuild timetable

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:00:00 EDT

The Tigers could have been in the midst of a rebuild rather than readying for one more run at a postseason spot.



Fantasy Player Preview: Dominate your draft

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:29:15 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.



Q&A: Avila talks baseball family, Tigers' path

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:58:43 EDT

MLB.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.



Tigers release reliever Lowe

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 11:52:40 EDT

Mark 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.



Pelfrey prepares for potential 'pen role

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:51:50 EDT

Mike 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.



Tigers trying to convert Gose into pitcher

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:28:43 EDT

The 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.



Castellanos hits mammoth homer

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 19:47:06 EDT

Alex 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.



Ausmus: Fulmer to start Tigers' home opener

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:15:58 EDT

Michael 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.



Collins HRs in Anibal's hitless gem, but Tigers fall

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 19:11:58 EDT

Tigers 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.



Tigers' RF void could help settle CF questions

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:39:16 EDT

A 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.



J.D. Martinez out 3-4 weeks with right foot sprain

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04:37 EDT

Tigers 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.



Jones walks off in Boyd's scoreless start

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:04:44 EDT

Matt 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.



Kinsler 'ready to go' after Classic's intensity

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:15:28 EDT

Ian 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.



Verlander has arsenal ready for season

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:05:07 EDT

Justin 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.



A. Wilson looks past rough Spring Training stats

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:34:49 EDT

Alex Wilson knows his history with Spring Training statistics.



Verlander retires 15 in a row against Braves

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 21:20:07 EDT

Justin 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.



Back tightness keeps Miggy day to day

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:21:35 EDT

Miguel 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.