Detroit Tigers

Tigers reach deal with veteran infielder Aviles
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The Tigers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder Mike Aviles.

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Tigers ink catcher Saltalamacchia to 1-year deal
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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.

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Pitching still Tigers' priority amid OF reports
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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.

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Winter Meetings interview with Brad Ausmus
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Tigers manager Brad Ausmus met with the media Monday at the Winter Meetings.

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Avila: Tigers see 'comeback potential' in Pelfrey
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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.

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Tigers strike 2-year deal with reliever Lowe
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The Tigers announced Tuesday that they have agreed to a two-year deal with veteran reliever Mark Lowe.

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Witty Ausmus comfortable in Tigers' transition
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Sometimes, the Brad Ausmus wit is pretty obvious, such as when he was asked Monday for his take on the Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing.

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Tigers, Aviles reportedly agree to 1-year deal
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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.

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Tickets for TigerFest on sale Friday
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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.

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Tigers unveil Grapefruit League schedule
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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.

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Tigers pleased with Meetings, but roster not set
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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.

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Bullpen need filled as Tigers land Wilson
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The Tigers’ bullpen makeover had a closer and a setup man, but was missing a shutdown lefty. But a Winter Meetings trade with the Yankees for Justin Wilson provided general manager Al Avila with the missing piece.

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