The Tigers were not close to completing an Ian Kinsler trade on Monday, the first day of baseball’s Winter Meetings. In saying that, however, general manager Al Avila expects a deal will eventually get done, whether it’s at the Winter Meetings or later this offseason.
As baseball’s Winter Meetings get underway this week, the Tigers continue to look for low-risk, high-upside signings to soften their rebuild while fielding trade interest in veteran players such as second baseman Ian Kinsler.
Former longtime Tigers teammates, right-hander Jack Morris and shortstop Alan Trammell were named to the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018 by the Modern Era Committee on Sunday.
Alan Trammell and Jack Morris are about to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, having been selected by the Modern Era Committee, and generations of fans — some of whom weren’t alive for that magical run — are about to learn a lot about that club and how dominant of a season they […]
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Jim Leyland saw a little bit of himself in Ron Gardenhire, a scrappy player who had to pay his dues in the Minor Leagues and then coaching in the Majors before earning his chance to manage. Leyland saw how Gardenhire handled his players, got the most out of them, and handled the media. If Gardenhire […]
Ten years ago this week, the Tigers went to the Winter Meetings in Nashville with all the appearances of a team tying up loose ends, having made big deals earlier in the offseason. Instead, they walked out of the Opryland Hotel and Resort a few days later with Miguel Cabrera.
Nicholas Castellanos’ long-term future in the Motor City remains to be seen as the Tigers embark on a multi-year rebuilding project. In the short term, though, he’s one of the reasons to keep an eye on Comerica Park.
The Tigers’ search for low-risk, high-upside pitching has brought them to a familiar foe, reportedly reaching agreement on a one-year deal with former Astros starter Mike Fiers.
Working with young players for the two-day camp was also maybe a glimpse of Lance Parrish’s next task with the Tigers. After four seasons of managing at Double-A Erie, Tigers player development last month shifted Parrish down the organizational ladder, naming him manager at Class A West Michigan. It was an unexpected move for Parrish, […]
The Tigers needed a left-handed bat, another center-field option for spacious Comerica Park and a strong baserunner. They addressed all of those needs Tuesday by signing speedy veteran center fielder Leonys Martin to a one-year deal.