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The Tigers have removed catcher Omir Santos and Brad Thomas from their 40-man roster and optioned both to triple-A Toledo. This is a procedural move that will result in both players becoming free agents. If he never plays another major league game, Santos can say that he played in a playoff game. After being added to the post-season roster as the Tigers backup catcher, Santos played in one
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What’s his Grade – I give Austin Jackson a “C.” This is probably higher then most people might have thought but buried in Jackson’s low batting average were some optimistic signs. Yes, he only hit .249 (I wonder who could have predicted that) but he turned some of those doubles into home runs a little [...]
DETROIT -- Tigers president Dave Dombrowski didn't make any startling announcements Tuesday in his year-end review with the local media.
That, though, was to be expected. While Dombrowski has done more than his share of rebuilding projects in Detroit, this time he is working with a team that won 95 games, beat the New York Yankees in the first round of the playoffs and came...
Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski says it is highly unlikely free agents Magglio Ordonez and Carlos Guillen will be back next season. Dombrowski said Tuesday that he would like to add a second or third baseman by signing a veteran or trading for one. A right-handed catcher will be on the roster to give Alex Avila a break and make designated hitter Victor Martinez a third...
Two Tigers could be announced as American League Gold Glove winners tonight -- Alex Avila at catcher and Austin Jackson in centerfield. But the Tigers' Jhonny Peralta won't win the Gold Glove at shortstop despite making only seven errors.
In one vote announced Tuesday, Austin Jackson of the Tigers was selected as this season's best defensive centerfielder in the major leagues. The Fielding Bible put him on its 2011 all-defensive team. In another vote Tuesday, Jackson wasn't selected as the best defensive centerfielder in the American League.
Magglio Ordonez and Carlos Guillen were crucial cogs in the Tigers' resuscitation from 119 losses in 2003 to the World Series three years later, and they were All-Stars after that. With age and injuries creeping up, however, they appear to be former Tigers.
Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski says it is highly unlikely free agents Magglio Ordonez and Carlos Guillen will be back next season.
Rob Brantly of the Detroit Tigers joins FOX Sports/Scout.com Field Reporter Inna Lazarev to discuss his experience at the Arizona Fall League, what he's working on, and more.
In the middle of the season, this race was between two horses: Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers and Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels. In the two and a half months since though....things changed.
Midseason winner: Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers
VOTING RESULTS1) Justin Verlander, Tigers (45 points, nine first place votes)2) CC Sabathia, Yankees (34 points)3) Jered Weaver...
Tigers catcher Alex Avila and centerfielder Austin Jackson were finalists in their positions, but lost out to Baltimore's Matt Wieters and Boston's Jacoby Ellsbury, respectively.