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As the Tigers gave away a series with the Rangers, some talk in Detroit is that the kids of the future should start making their way up north to Detroit. In my opinion, I say keep the kids down south.
Nick Castellanos has struggled in Double-A trying to go from third base to the outfield according to Mike Cooper of the Erie News. His .301 batting average sounds good, but he is also struggling with only one extra-base hit in his last 51 at-bats and 49 total strikeouts with only one walk.
He has been able to hit with contact in Double-A but will have a lot of work to do before becoming a regular in the lineup with the big club. He may still become a September call-up but I think he, and the Tigers, would be better served if he played out his time in the minors.
The other main player that could be coming up the pipeline is Bruce Rondon, the hard throwing right hander is currently in Triple-A. Due to some, let me say ‘controlled wildness,‘ (video via our friends at the Majors Detroi...
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It's not a secret -- the Tigers have serious issues with their bullpen. This week saw meltdowns from just about every key reliever other than Jose Valverde, and left Tigers fans hoping that Bruce Rondon -- a name they had probably never heard until this summer -- can save the day.
Valverde is never going to be Mariano Rivera and he's most likely never going to have another...
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is the best choice for American League MVP.
He is the only player in the league with a distinct chance at winning the Triple Crown, and is carrying his team toward the postseason once again.
In fact, the only serious MVP challengers Cabrera has right now are Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton and Angels rookie outfielder Mike Trout...
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is the best choice for AL MVP. He is the only player in the league with a distinct chance at winning the Triple Crown, and is carrying his team toward the postseason once again.
In fact, the only serious MVP challengers Cabrera has right now are Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton and Angels rookie outfielder Mike Trout.
The choice for the leagues...
As the Detroit Tigers picked up a big Friday night win deep in the heart of Texas, here’s the latest news and information from around the web for August 11. The Tigers earned a big series opening win in Texas … Continue reading →
An older man who attended Friday night's Texas Rangers game in Arlington may have stepped over the line when he forcefully pulled Detroit Tigers star Miguel Cabrera's bat out of a younger fan's hand after it went flying into the stands.
It happened in the top of the sixth inning as Cabrera swung at the first pitch and the bat went flying into the stands on the third...
One hundred years ago today, baseball's biggest star left a carjacker dead on the streets of the Motor City.
"In 1912 -- and you can write this down -- I killed a man in Detroit," Ty Cobb told his biographer.
It's been a century since the attack and over 50 years since Cobb told his life story to sportswriter Al Stump, and to this day, no one is 100 percent...
CLEARWATER , Fla. The wincing, waiting, wondering,and deep tissue massages are just about over for Daniel Schlereth.
Hehad never spent so much as two months on the disabled list. But its been nearly four months since the Tigers' left-handed relieverwent on the shelf with what has been termed left shoulder tendinitis by the club.
It feels like I have not played forever, Schlereth...
Each Monday, good or bad, we’ll look back at the biggest theme of the week that was for the Detroit Tigers. Even though the Tigers closed out an up and down week with two tough losses in Texas and gave … Continue reading →
61-53, 2nd place, 1 game behind CWS, .5 games behind Brandon Inge and Oakland for the WC lead (which means tied for 2nd WC spot)
Last night’s heart breaker ended on a Mike Olt single in the bottom of the 9th with two outs. Kid’s been up for less than 2 weeks. The two walks to lead off the 9th were definitely the culprit, though Leyland’s assertion that late leadoff walks have...
Russell Martin, a good baseball player having a bad year, almost poisoned the Tigers earlier this week.
Martin, the New York Yankees catcher, is hitting below .200 for the season—well below his career mark (going into this year) of .272. But despite his failure to get a hit rate of over 80 percent, Martin shot the hearts of Tigers fans into their throats on Tuesday night.
A shaky bullpen, runners left on base and a hapless offense doomed the Tigers in their 2-1 loss to the Texas Rangers Saturday night.
After getting the bases loaded with one out in the top of the ninth the Tigers once again failed to get the go-ahead run across home plate as both Boesch and Peralta simply couldn’t get the job done.
In the following half inning Tigers reliever Brayan...
MLB 2012 video game pitchwoman and alleged girlfriend of Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander yes, Kate Upton has done another photo shoot that is circulating the interwebs.
This time Kate Upton took it all off for Contributor magazine. See the pics after the jump
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