The Tigers took a chance in last week’s Draft when they used their fifth-round pick on high school catcher Sam McMillan. While they were happy to take advantage after McMillan fell that far, they were also taking a chance that McMillan might decide to go to college, instead, anticipating a higher pick (and higher bonus) […]
The Tigers are all well-aware of the ramifications of a subpar record as the non-waiver Trade Deadline nears. No one might be more keenly aware than outfielder J.D. Martinez.
The Mariners’ No. 4 prospect and No. 2 pitching prospect, Andrew Moore, will make his Major League debut Thursday against the Tigers at Safeco Field. He’ll face Detroit’s Daniel Norris.
Though Detroit entered Wednesday’s game against the Mariners having lost nine of 12 to fall six games under .500 with the Trade Deadline about six weeks away, manager Brad Ausmus said it’s not a factor for them right now.
The Tigers continue to sign their Draft picks at a rapid rate. Detroit announced deals Tuesday with 17 of its 40 selections in last week’s Draft, including eight of their top 10 selections.
Two aces will face off on Wednesday night at Safeco Field as Detroit’s Justin Verlander starts opposite Seattle’s James Paxton in the third game of a four-game series.
For a moment, the Tigers had run and slugged their way to new life Tuesday at Safeco Field, building an eighth-inning rally on a mad dash around the bases by Ian Kinsler and a game-tying homer from J.D. Martinez. They had the makings of a comeback win that could propel them out of their midseason […]
Kyle Seager doubled in pinch-runner Tyler Smith with no outs in the bottom of the 10th inning for a walk-off win as the Mariners topped the Tigers, 5-4, for their first extra-inning win in five chances this season.
Three summers ago, Joey Morgan was a college catcher without a college, his scholarship having been pulled from the University of Oregon when they overrecruited on catchers. This week, Morgan officially became a pro catcher, signing with the Tigers after becoming their third-round pick in last week’s MLB Draft.
The Tigers know all about the debate over pace of play in baseball. With the third-highest average time of game in the Majors at 3:19 — 15 minutes longer than last year — they’re arguably at the heart of the debate. Ask Justin Verlander why, and he’ll contribute to the debate by pointing to the […]
The Tigers lost Monday for the seventh time in 10 games. Don’t blame Anibal Sanchez.