The Tigers’ search for outfield help could lead them to a familiar face, more familiar than the one that gets so frequently rumored.
As the cold, snowy crust of winter settles in around Michigan, there’s a date for the first signs of spring, way down in Florida.
J.D. Martinez has two years left before free agency, so if the Tigers are going to get a deal done to keep the slugging outfielder around long term, this is the offseason to do it.
The last member of the Tigers’ 1984 World Series championship squad on the Hall of Fame ballot fell off on Wednesday, leaving Detroit’s hopes for getting anyone from its last title-winning club into Cooperstown in the hands of the Veterans Committee. Now, as the ’84 Tigers’ Hall of Fame argument closes, the case of the […]
After 15 years of praise, scrutiny, comparisons and calculations, Alan Trammell’s time on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is over. Oddly enough, the Tigers great’s chances of getting into Cooperstown might be better for it.
The Tigers have remained quiet on the free-agent hitting market this offseason, but they’ve kept their eye on a power-hitting corner outfielder all winter. No. 2 prospect Steven Moya hasn’t been on anyone’s radar, but he has tried to make the case that he can be influential in Detroit next season.
With a glut of free-agent outfielders, plus a lingering market of free-agent pitchers and an ample all-around trade market, baseball’s Hot Stove season could have one of its busiest closing stretches ever. But while many anticipate the Tigers jumping in, there’s no sign of a shift in stance from management or ownership since the holidays.
Beat reporter Jason Beck addresses the Tigers’ right-handed-heavy lineup, Steven Moya’s future, Detroit’s financial flexibility to pull off a major signing and more in his Inbox.
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.
For a few days in November, Drew VerHagen threw Wiffle balls to kids in Honduras. It will make no difference in his effort to crack the Tigers’ bullpen once and for all in 2016. It will have a profound effect on the rest of his life.
One player whose Hall of Fame candidacy has stalled is Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell. Though Trammell has been largely overlooked, there is a strong numbers-based case for him to join those enshrined in Cooperstown.