Posted August 12, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Omar Infante
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. On Monday, the Tigers activated second baseman Omar Infante from the disabled list, more than a month after the questionable slide injured his ankle in Toronto.

Hunter comes to Fielder's defense

CHICAGO -- Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter made an important point Tuesday on the radio, one that shouldn't be lost in the speculation surrounding Prince Fielder. Hunter was waiting to go on the air on the new Detroit Sports 105.1 when he heard the host criticizing Fielder's play. Fielder, who's batting .261 with 17 home runs and 81 RBIs, is off his usual home run...

Game 2013.116: Tigers at Yankees

Detroit Tigers: 69-46, 1st Place (8 ahead of Cleveland).  Miggy is unreal.  That pitch was in his batters box and he hit a bomb. He has the cheat codes to this video game. –Tweet from Max Scherzer. Max is right on: ESPN had an overhead view of Cabrera’s home run, and the ball was not just inside, it actually crossed the batter’s box. How someone can even hit a pitch like...

Tigers' Jose Iglesias makes amazing play

Your browser does not support iframes. The Detroit Tigers knew they were getting a defensive wizard when they traded for Jose Iglesias, but do you think they knew he’d be capable of making these types of plays? During the bottom of the sixth inning of the Tigers’ 6-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox, Iglesias […]

Jim Leyland Expected to Try to Tone Down Jose Iglesias’ Flashy Play

Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias made arguably the play of the year Monday night against the Chicago White Sox. The former Red Sox infielder barehanded a ball behind the mound while simultaneously starting his throwing motion in order to make a miraculous play all while flying through the air. It was an incredible play, and it was the Tigers’ first real look at the absolutely incredible...

Tigers place Alex Avila on seven-day concussion DL

Detroit Tigers catcher Alex Avila exited a game early last week after taking a foul ball off his face mask. He complained that he was dealing with potential concussion-related symptoms, and following the game he was taken to a local hospital for further evaluation. Avila was initially cleared to play, but he was scratched from yesterday's lineup and placed on the seven-day concussion...

Scherzer record not whole Cy story

One candidate is a Detroit Tiger putting together the type of season -- in traditional statistics -- not seen in decades. His primary challenger comes from the American League West, armed with advantages in sabermetric categories. Miguel Cabrera vs. Mike Trout? Nope, although we indeed may be headed for a reprise of the debate that set Twitter aflame one year ago. Baseball'...

Iglesias wows despite Tigers' loss

Chicago -- When the Tigers acquired Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington told Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski that Iglesias would "make plays you've never seen before." Cherington wasn't kidding. Aside from another Miguel Cabrera home run off a great pitcher in Chris Sale, the Tigers (69-48) did not...

Jose Iglesias being Jose Iglesias. In a Tigers uniform.

Just.... Just watch: Your browser does not support iframes. *single tear*

Tigers waste ninth-inning rally

Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer in baseball history, can't even get Miguel Cabrera out these days. Cabrera became the first player in history to hit two home runs off of the New York Yankees closer in the same series. Cabrera's lead-off homer in the top of the ninth Sunday came on the heels of his two-run, game-tying shot Friday night against Rivera. "His bat...

BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 264: Four Questions About Miguel Cabrera/World Series Odds Update by Ben Lindbergh and Sam Miller

Ben, Sam, and guest Zachary Levine mull over four questions about Miguel Cabrera, then talk about the World Series odds of the Tigers and other teams.

Transaction Blog: Avila to DL, Holaday Up

Stay current with all the roster movement and personnel decisions with the TigsTown Transaction Blog. After Sunday's game, the Tigers placed Alex Avila on the 7-day DL with concussion-like symptoms and recalled Bryan Holaday from Toledo.

At the Park: Scouting Octavio Dotel

Sidelined since April 20th with elbow soreness, Tigers’ reliever Octavio Dotel rehabbed with the Flying Tigers in Lakeland on Monday evening. Curious how the soon-to-be 40-year-old reliever fared? Lakeland Correspondent James Chipman brings you analysis, charting and video from Dotel’s latest outing.

The Enemy Has Arrived…..

Morning Kids, It’s the start of a three game series against the Detroit Tigers. Chris Sale is on the mound. I am a happy girl as the game is on telly in Australia this morning. Let’s go to the first inning ***First Inning *1 – 0 (Tigers Lead) Tigers -(line out to left)(struck out)(HOME RUN)(struck out) Sox – De Aza(fly out to center), Beckham(ground out to second...

2013 AL ROY: Wil Myers or Jose Iglesias?

USA TODAY Sports The 2013 American League Rookie of the Year is coming down to Wil Myers of the Tampa Bay Rays and Jose Iglesias of the Detroit Tigers. The decision is going to be tough, mainly because Myers has been incredible for the Rays but has played nearly 30 games less than Iglesias. Iglesias started his 2013 season at shortstop for the Boston Red Sox. It seemed he was hitting...

Game Two with the Kitties

Morning Kids Its game two in the series with the Detroit Tigers and Hector Santiago is in the office today for the Sox See you for the first pitch *I normally don’t do this but tonight I would like to dedicate this blog to Matt Scherzer , who lost his brother Alex after a battle with depression during the off-season. ***First Inning *0 – 0 Tigers - (fly out to center)(ground...
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