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Brandon Inge wants to play for the Tigers. He isn't going to play at third base, so he had to try to play somewhere. Second base was the open spot. If he's going to play, this is his shot.
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LAKELAND, Fla. Tigers manager Jim Leyland doesn't miss a thing, even if others do.
While reporters have asked him about nearly everyone in camp, there was one name that had not come up until Leyland brought it up himself Saturday morning -- David Pauley.
In case you also forgot, Pauley was the left-handed reliever that came from Seattle along with Doug Fister in the trade...
On the day of the Prince Fielder press conference, Detroit Tigers’ Manager Jim Leyland hinted at a left field position battle between Andy Dirks, Clete Thomas, and Don Kelly, with the winner batting 8th in the lineup. The difference for Dirks and Thomas as compared to Kelly is this: Kelly is on the team either way, the other 2 likely will have to win the gig to land on the roster...
LAKELAND, Fla. -- One day you're growing up in Arkansas and the next you're at spring training, working out with the American League MVP and Cy Young winner.
It didn't happen quite that fast for lefty Drew Smyly. It just seems like it.
Smyly, 22, was the Tigers' second-round pick in the June 2010 draft. His ascension in the system has been rapid, considering he...
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When you win the A.L. Cy Young and have your name thrown into the discussion for A.L. MVP, this is the stuff that happens. Fear not, Tigers fans. This isn’t some sort of lame money-making scheme. According to the Detroit Free Press, sales from Justin Verlander’s “Fastball Flakes” cereal benefit VA Hospitals in Detroit and Ann Arbor. The cereal is being sold through...
David Pauley is the first to admit he didn't get the job done in Detroit last season.
The right-handed reliever was part of a six-player trade with Seattle on July 30. He pitched in 39 games for the Mariners with a 2.15 ERA, and the Tigers wanted him to help shore up their bullpen as a setup man for All-Star closer Jose Valverde.
Instead, Pauley was rocked during his two months...
Jacob Turner and Patrick Leyland got to know each other as high schoolers facing each other in summer ball. They had an ongoing dialogue Saturday morning on one of the back fields at Tigertown.
Brennan Boesch has never been afraid to talk about hitting and learn from teammates. But he has never had a left-handed-hitting slugger to chat up like Prince Fielder.
Blonde bombshell Kate Upton teaches finger mechanics to AL Cy Young award winner MVP Justin Verlander who graces the cover of 2K Sports MLB 2K12. His mission to gain entry to the “Perfect Club” where anyone can win a million dollars. Click the link to see how it went down.
The low point for David Pauley came in those 10 days last August sitting in the Tigers' bullpen. The combination of deep outings from Tigers starters, a formidable late-inning corps and a rough outing in mid-August put Pauley on the shelf.
Nothing fancy. Go slowly. Six weeks to prepare. Make the routine plays. Tigers infield coach Rafael Belliard will follow those themes as he instructs Miguel Cabrera at third base during spring training.
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Green should win unanimously. I'm talking "Justin Verlander winning the Cy Young" unanimously.