Found March 19, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Miguel Cabrera
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
Miguel Cabrera is one of the first MLB athletes to come out as a spokesperson for PlayStation’s ‘MLB 14 The Show,’ and we couldn’t be more pleased about it.  The ‘Baseball is Better’ campaign looks to be one of the better ones we have seen in some time, especially given the fact that their first video includes Cabrera riding an old exercise bike wearing an old scuba helmet. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Detroit Tigers rumors: shortstop edition

When news breaks in Detroit Tigers camp of the magnitude of the Jose Iglesias injury, all hell breaks loose. Every Tigers writer with an audience has been taking to the web and prognosticating what GM Dave Dombrowski should do. But as we all know too well by now, Dombrowski will never tip his hand. Now it’s my turn. Here is the list of names that have already popped up in one form...

Internal options at shortstop for Iglesias' replacement

Who should be the Tigers' Opening Day shortstop? President and general manager Dave Dombrowski told reporters in Lakeland Thursday that they would "continue to look at internal candidates" now that they know for certain that Jose Iglesias will miss four to six months because of stress fractures in both legs. While that doesn't mean the Tigers won't look outside...

What do the Detroit Tigers do now?

It has been a bad week for the Detroit Tigers. Already down a projected starter in LF Andy Dirks (even if only a platoon guy), the roster, thin even at full strength, started to get flexed. Now the Tigers face the very real possibility that Jose Iglesias will not play at all in 2014, and […]

Video: Tyler Collins, Fighting for Opening Day Roster Spot, Hits 2-Run Homer

With Andy Dirks out of the lineup for the next couple of months, the Detroit Tigers find themselves searching for someone to pair with Rajai Davis in a left-field platoon. Could Tyler Collins be the answer? He continued to state his case for a shot with a two-run homer on Tuesday against the New York Mets. Your browser does not support iframes. That is the second home run of the...

Tigers to serve poutine hot dog at Comerica Park

Sportservice Playing off its close proximity to its neighbor to the south, the Detroit Tigers will be serving up a Canadian/American concoction – a poutine hot dog (pictured above) – at Comerica Park this season. Sportservice, the concessionaire at the ballpark, is showing more guts in helping baseball fans expand their guts.  To me, the poutine dog looks like someone emptied...

Jose Iglesias may miss all season

From Andrew Simon and Jason Beck of Detroit Tigers’ Jose Iglesias has been diagnosed with stress fractures in both legs, an ailment that is expected to leave the Tigers without their slick-fielding shortstop for at least five months. The Tigers confirmed the news on Thursday, a few days after Iglesias first revealed the news to reporters. Jose Iglesias is set to be...

Potential internal Iglesias replacements aren’t pretty, but will have to do.

Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski Chris Iott, of quoted Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski as saying: “I’ve had a lot of clubs reach out to me to offer guys who can catch the ball, but we feel we have somebody that can catch the ball. With this being the case, I don’t anticipate the Tigers will make a move before opening day to acquire a shortstop, but will...

Tigers’ Jose Iglesias out four to six months

The Detroit Tigers will be without shortstop Jose Iglesias for at least “four to six months”, if not longer said the team’s general manager Dave Dombrowski. It was diagnosed earlier this week that Iglesias has bilateral tibial stress fractures in both legs. “The reality is that he will be out basically for at least five […]

Jose Iglesias Has Stress Fractures In Both Legs

( Screenshot)Former Red Sox shortstop Jose Iglesias revealed that he has stress fractures in both of his shins—and it could result in him missing the entire 2014 season. Boston traded Iglesias last July in a three-way deal that netted Jake Peavy.  Said Iglesias, "It's bad news for me and bad news for the team as well." Asked if he intends to return this year...

Strasburg bests Scherzer as Nats top Tigers

VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Had this been the regular season, Stephen Strasburg vs. Max Scherzer would have been a tantalizing matchup. Strasburg allowed three hits and struck out five in five scoreless innings Thursday, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1. Preparing for Washington's opener at the New York Mets on March 31, Strasburg has given up one earned run...

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Gerard’s Rankings, Third Base

Miguel Cabrera is far and away the best fantasy baseball option at third base, but there’s a surprising amount of meat in the middle of the 3B rankings. My ranks will give you the top three tiers of third sackers, along with strong plays in each 5×5 category. Before you read on, read this. Oh, and this: A quick introduction on the layout: First, we’ll go through a few tiers...

Strasburg bests Scherzer; Nats top Tigers 8-1

VIERA, Fla. (AP) Had this been the regular season, Stephen Strasburg vs. Max Scherzer would have been a tantalizing matchup.

Proposal: Brayan Holaday on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit edition

Passsss.    Here u go @MJ_Day Next years cover… ☑️. U can take the year off since @AugDaysofSummer and @maize711 did the work — Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) March 6, 2014 We'll take the one on the right, please and thanks. 

Worth Putting in Work This Spring

2013 was a year to forget for Danny Worth, battling disappointment, injury, and ultimately being removed from the Tigers’ 40-man roster after a less than stellar campaign. But he came to spring camp motivated, and after a strong showing and an injury to Jose Iglesias, has put himself in position to be the club’s Opening Day starting shortstop.

RotoDerby $60K for $99

This MLB season, I will be following 10 players EXTRA carefully, thanks to RotoDerby.  Selecting 6 infielders and 4 outfielders from a pool of 133 players is not that easy when you are limited to 220 home runs from last season, aka your salary cap.  There is truly no formula in selecting players, but you need to understand the scoring system.  All teams compete on just 3 stats...
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