The Tigers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder Mike Aviles.
While the Tigers finished up their starting pitching needs by finalizing a deal for Mike Pelfrey, they added a veteran backup catching candidate by signing Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a one-year contract.
No, general manager Al Avila said, the Tigers are not going to make a push for free-agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Nor are they going after Alex Gordon.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus met with the media Monday at the Winter Meetings.
The Tigers built up their analytics department to help them gather more information and make smart deals. That wasn’t what the Mike Pelfrey signing was about.
The Tigers announced Tuesday that they have agreed to a two-year deal with veteran reliever Mark Lowe.
Sometimes, the Brad Ausmus wit is pretty obvious, such as when he was asked Monday for his take on the Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing.
The Tigers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder Mike Aviles, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney. The club has not confirmed the deal.
Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez are among the more than 30 Tigers players scheduled to take part in TigerFest, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 23, at Comerica Park.
The Tigers will open their 2016 Spring Training schedule with their annual exhibition against Florida Southern College on Feb. 29, starting off a five-week, 35-game slate that includes matchups against the defending National League champion Mets, American League East champion Yankees, NL Central champion Cardinals, and up-and-coming Astros.
New Tigers GM Al Avila just completed a quietly abnormal Winter Meetings. The headline-grabbing signing or blockbuster trade that has marked past Tigers ventures here never happened, but Detroit was one of the most active teams all week.