Detroit Tigers

Tigers trade lefty Wilson, Avila to Cubs
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The Tigers traded the most coveted prize of their Trade Deadline offerings late Sunday night, sending lefty reliever Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila to the Cubs for top prospect Jeimer Candelario, shortstop Isaac Paredes and a player to be named later or cash.

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Whoa, daddy: Boyd wins after daughter's birth
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Matthew Boyd’s off-day Thursday was interrupted by his wife. Her water broke. It was 3:50 in the morning. Their first child was arriving early. It was a nerve-wracking day for the Tigers left-hander, who spent the better part of the next two days at the hospital. And yet, it was a blessing. Their daughter, Meira, […]

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Rondon denies purposeful HBP vs. Moose
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Bruce Rondon said he did not hit Mike Moustakas on purpose, that he did not talk with teammates about the incident and that he’s keeping focused on his job amid speculation about his future with the Tigers.

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Tigers place Presley on DL, recall Adduci
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The Tigers made a move the weekend leading up to Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline, but not quite the one everyone has been expecting. Outfielder Alex Presley was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Saturday with a right side strain. Outfielder Jim Adduci was recalled from Triple-A Toledo to take his place.

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Tigers stage 3-run 7th to rally past Astros
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Jose Iglesias’ RBI double and Ian Kinsler’s go-ahead single led a seventh-inning rally that helped the Tigers hand the Astros a rare road loss in a 5-3 victory Saturday at Comerica Park.

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Boyd takes mound for first time as a father
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The box score told a misleading story for Collin McHugh in his 2017 debut last Saturday after returning from an elbow injury. He’ll try to remedy those results when the Astros face Matthew Boyd and the Tigers on Saturday in the second game of their three-game series at Comerica Park.

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Zimm solid, but Tigers can't close out Astros
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Dallas Keuchel lasted just three innings in his return from the disabled list, but Josh Reddick’s go-ahead three-run home run in the eighth inning kept Keuchel unbeaten and the Astros rolling, sending Houston to a 6-5 win over the Tigers on Friday night at Comerica Park.

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Rondon lets Tigers' lead slip away in big spot
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Bruce Rondon was in the Tigers’ clubhouse and bullpen Friday, two days after his fastball off Mike Moustakas’ hip cleared the benches and sparked hostilities. As of Friday afternoon, manager Brad Ausmus said he hadn’t heard from Major League Baseball regarding potential discipline.

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Trade speculation building in Tigers' clubhouse
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The Tigers have done a fairly good job tuning out trade talk as the anticipation of Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches. With that Deadline now three days away, however, the anticipation is becoming tougher for them to ignore.

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Inbox: Who will Tigers move before Deadline?
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As Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches, many fans are wondering what Detroit will get done. With that in mind, it’s time to clear out the Inbox.

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Facing Astros, Zim up against healthy Keuchel
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Former American League Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel will be activated from the disabled list after missing eight weeks with neck discomfort to start the Astros’ series opener against the Tigers on Friday night at Comerica Park. Keuchel is 9-0 with a 1.67 ERA but hasn’t pitched since June 2.

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Anibal, Tigers have no answer for streaking KC
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Eric Hosmer ripped five hits, including his first career grand slam, and the Royals pounded out a season-high 22 hits en route to a 16-2 blowout of the Tigers on Wednesday night at Comerica Park, thus sweeping the three-game series.

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