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After assembling an All-Star roster going into the 2012 season, everyone expected Detroit to just kick the crap out of the American League. They eventually did that once the calendar turned to September and moved into October, but you have to keep in mind that the Tigers were as much as three games back on September 18th, with 15 games to play. I'm sure Jim Leyland's club doesn't want to have to get into a dogfight come September again to just make the playoffs.
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You May Say I'm a Dreamer (12:00 PM)
2013 Burning Question (1:30 PM)
This Is My Nightmare (3:00 PM)
2013 X-Factor (4:30 PM)
Depth Chart (as of 3/15)
C: Alex Avila
1B: Prince Fielder
2B: Omar Infante
SS: Jhonny Peralta
3B: Miguel Cabrera
LF: Andy Dirks
CF: Austin Jackson
RF: Torii Hunter
DH: Victor Martinez
SP: Justin Verlander
SP: Doug Fister
SP: Max Scherzer
SP: Anibal Sanchez
SP: Rick Porcello
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With opening day just over two weeks away who has turned some heads and will be making the trip to Minnesota to open the season, and who is headed a to the minors?
They players in camp will be separated into three categories: Stone Cold Locks, Got a Shot, and Headed to Toledo or Other Employment. Each player will be accompanied by their spring training slash line, current as of...
Continuing from this morning's season preview of the Detroit Tigers...
Just what are the Tigers going to do with their closer's job if Bruce Rondon doesn't grab the bull by the horns?
The Tigers seem to be going with Rondon to start the year, and we touched on why their hesitation to go with Rondon is their fault after playing coy with the closer's job this...
It's hard to believe but after Friday, the Detroit Tigers will have just 14 spring games left before they head north to start the regular season.
While a lot of things were already settled before spring training started, there are a few more issues to be decided in the last two weeks.
1) Who will be the Tigers' closer?
When the Tigers decided that Jose Valverde would not...
It isn't uncommon for players to drive themselves to and from road games during spring training. Most of the stadiums are within a reasonable driving distance from one another.So, it was only a matter of time this spring that someone failed to arrive at the park because of car trouble. That someone was Detroit Tigers slugger Prince Fielder.Fielder was supposed to make the trip...
You know the stars on the Tigers: Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder, and so on and so forth. Of course, none of them are really x-factors, but the Tigers still have plenty of players that are going to make an impact on their team this year that might be falling under the radar a little bit.
My x-factor for the Detroit Tigers in 2013 is Alex Avila.
What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2013 title for all 30 teams.
After falling short a year ago with a juggernaut roster, the Tigers took that same juggernaut roster into October and kicked the tar out of the best teams in baseball, winning the World...
Like a lot of fantasy players, I’ll be waiting on drafting a catcher again this year. Catchers and closers are usually where I want to spend my last few picks or dollars, so I need to squeeze as much value out of them as I possibly can, hoping to hit big on a player that could just as likely end up on the wire in a month. There are a number of catchers who fall in this category...
Shawn Hill allowed one hit in four innings, and Matt Tuiasosopo hit a long homer to lead the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday.
Hill, likely to start the season at Triple-A, struck out thee and walked one. Bruce Rondon, Jose Alvarez and Luke Putkonen finished the four-hitter as the Cardinals were shut out for the third time in six games.
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Jhonny Peralta hit his first home run of the spring, and Rick Porcello allowed four hits and two runs in five innings to help the Detroit Tigers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Friday.
Porcello, competing with Drew Smyly for the final spot in the Tigers' rotation, struck out four. Porcello allowed Andy LaRoche's solo homer to Andy LaRoche in the...
The Ides of Boesch is a day on the Roman Calendar corresponding with March 13, a date which has become notorious for Detroit Tigers spring transactions, as illustrated in the prophetic 1798 painting The Unconditional Release of Brennan.
Will the Yankees be able to fix Brennan Boesch? Maybe. But let no one later claim that the Tigers “let him get away,” whatever happens down the...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Shawn Hill allowed one hit in four innings, and Matt Tuiasosopo hit a long homer to lead the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday.
Hill, likely to start the season at Triple-A, struck out thee and walked one. Bruce Rondon, Jose Alvarez and Luke Putkonen finished the four-hitter as the Cardinals were shut out for the third time in six games...
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Dillon Gee struggled with his command, giving up six runs in the New York Mets' 9-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday.
Gee allowed three hits, four walks and hit two batters in two innings. He also threw three wild pitches.
Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run single in his first spring training game back since leaving to play for Venezuela in the...
The Detroit Tigers defeated the New York Mets this afternoon by the score of 9-1 at Tradition Field. Most of the damage came against starting pitcher Dillon Gee who was absolutely awful and completely out of sync.
Gee had no control as evidenced by his four walks, two hit batters and three wild pitches in just two innings of work. He was charged with six earned runs and didn’t...