Detroit Tigers

'Old-school' Gardenhire open to using analytics
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The last time the Tigers hired a manager, their analytics department consisted of one person in baseball operations. Now, the department has grown to eight, and it is headquartered two doors down from general manager Al Avila’s office at Comerica Park. When Ron Gardenhire came through before his introductory press conference Friday, he couldn’t help […]

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Source: Gardenhire picked as Tigers' manager
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Ron Gardenhire tormented the Tigers for years while he managed the Twins through a golden era of success. He’s now in line to lead the Tigers through their own Twins-like rebuilding process.

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Source: Tigers in talks to hire Gardenhire
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Ron Gardenhire tormented the Tigers for years while he managed the Twins through a golden era of success. He now appears to be in line to lead the Tigers through their own Twins-like rebuilding process.

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Tigers' Arizona Fall League overview
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William Boor checks in on the Tigers’ Arizona Fall League participants, a group that includes top 30 pitching prospects Adam Ravenelle, Spencer Turnbull and Gerson Moreno.

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Trammell, Parrish to host youth baseball camp
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Tigers greats Alan Trammell and Lance Parrish will team up to host their eighth annual baseball camp at Wayne State University on Dec. 2-3 at the midtown Detroit school’s Matthaei and Multipurpose Indoor Facilities.

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Tigers building up scouting and analytics depts.
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The Tigers continue to build up their analytics department to try to catch up with other clubs, but that doesn’t mean they’re pulling away from traditional scouts. They’re actually doing the opposite, building up both ends of their player evaluation system.

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Tigers complete Verlander trade with Astros
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While Justin Verlander takes the mound for the Astros in the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, the Tigers officially completed the trade that sent him to Houston. Detroit sent Minor League outfielder Juan Ramirez to the Astros late Friday night.

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Avila has company from familiar face in search
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The last time the Tigers hired a manager, Al Avila and Dave Dombrowski worked together on the search. They will now spend the remainder of October doing their own managerial searches apart.

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Martinez trade return bearing fruit at instructs
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The Tigers were impressed after seeing the three players they received in the deal, Dawel Lugo, Sergio Alcantara and Jose King, participate in instructional league play.

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Prospects use instructs as springboard to AFL
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For most of the Tigers prospects currently participating in instructional league play, action runs through Saturday in Lakeland. A trio of pitchers, however, used their time as a springboard to more fall baseball.

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Stage one of rebuild won't be pretty for Tigers
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It’s not going to be a pretty 2018 season for the Tigers. General manager Al Avila has already made that clear.

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Cameron, Perez impressing at instructs
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Since the Tigers didn’t send Justin Verlander to Houston until August 31, they barely got a look at prospects Franklin Perez or outfielder Daz Cameron. However, the two are making strong impressions in instructional league.

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