Detroit Tigers

Avila: V-Mart bounceback 'a very real possibility'
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The list of remaining Tigers veterans dwindled once more when Ian Kinsler was traded to the Angels last month. It still, however, includes Victor Martinez, who turned 39 on Dec. 23. Barring an unexpected move in the next five weeks, it’ll still include Martinez when the Tigers open Spring Training in mid-February.

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Rebound candidates could find home in Detroit
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As general manager Al Avila presses ahead on the rebuilding project designed to reshape Detroit’s roster around young talent, he has an eye open towards late-offseason bargains as the days dwindle towards Spring Training.

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Narratives abound as Tigers enter rebuild
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Change has arrived at Comerica Park, and 2018 is going to be a season of transition unlike any most Tigers fans have seen in years. That doesn’t mean it’s a lost season in the Motor City.

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Tigers shift focus, usher in new era in 2017
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For the Tigers, 2017 will go down as the end of an era. Justin Verlander began the season hoping for one more chance to pitch Detroit into the postseason, and he ended it hoisting the World Series trophy with the Astros. Several other familiar Tigers left along the way, from J.D. Martinez to Alex Avila […]

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Inbox: Who will bat leadoff for Tigers?
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One more inbox for 2017 as we await the frozen tundra of Michigan in January. …

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Tigers' Cameron primed for breakout in '18
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Jonathan Mayo breaks down a list of an even dozen prospects — six hitters and six pitchers — who seem primed to have big 2018 seasons and who could, as a result, land on our Top 100 at some point in the current year.

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Tigers among most improved farm systems
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Jim Callis looks at the five clubs who improved their prospect stocks the most in the past year, led by the Oakland Athletics.

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Speedy Martin looks to rebound with Tigers
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Social media in the winter has no shortage of baseball players doing offseason workouts. Find a Major League player with a Twitter and an Instagram account, and you’ll probably find a picture or video of a player pushing weights or running or posing. In that sense, new Tigers center fielder Leonys Martin is no different.

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Tigers sign quartet of Minor Leaguers
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The Tigers announced Minor League deals with four players on Thursday, bringing in left-handed pitcher Will Lamb, infielder Ronny Rodriguez and outfielders Jason Krizan and Kenny Wilson. Krizan and Rodriguez were also both invited to the team’s Major League camp in Spring Training.

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Tigers look north in signing reliever Aumont
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The Tigers’ search for undervalued pitching led them north of the border to independent ball. But in acquiring former Phillies reliever Phillippe Aumont, the Tigers hope to find the upside in the former first-round Draft pick.

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Inbox: How likely are Tigers to trade Fulmer?
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Tigers beat reporter Jason Beck tackles questions about Michael Fulmer, the trade market and last-minute holiday gifts in the latest Inbox.

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Two-time 20-game winner Lary dies at 87
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Frank Lary, a two-time 20-game winner who was victorious 123 times during parts of 11 seasons with the Tigers, died Wednesday in his hometown of Northport, Ala. He was 87.

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