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Veteran infielder-outfielder Don Kelly has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Detroit Tigers, according to a report. Kelly, 33, batted .186 with one home run and seven RBI last season for the Tigers. He became a free agent in October when Detroit didn't include him on its 40-man roster after he rejected a minor-league assignment. A .232 career hitter, Kelly will be invited to spring training with the Tigers.
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DETROIT -- The Tigers sent out their spring-training invites Wednesday morning, and a very familiar name is on the guest list.
Utility player Don Kelly will get yet another shot to make the Tigers roster, as will highly-touted prospect Nick Castellanos.
Here's the complete list of the 17 players who have been invited to major-league camp this spring in Lakeland, Fla.:
DETROIT -- Victor Martinez is off and running the bases.
The Tigers designated hitter has stepped up the running portion of rehabilitation after missing last season because of an injury to his left knee. He had micro-fracture surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered on Jan. 17, 2012.
Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand on Friday supervised Martinezs first...
Tigers Triple Crown winner and AL MVP Miguel Cabrera as well as starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez will play for Team Venezuela in the upcoming World Baseball Classic which is set to start on March 2nd.
In addition to Cabrera and Sanchez, Tigers reliever Octavio Dotel will pitch for the Dominican Republic while infielder Cale Iorg (who played for Triple-A Toledo last season) and recently...
While the Baltimore Orioles have said they’re not interested
in trading shortstop J.J. Hardy to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for
right-hander Rick Porcello, Jon Paul Morosi wonders if the club might be
interested in parting ways with closer Jim Johnson in order to acquire the
young starting pitcher.
Johnson was beyond solid in 2012, leading the majors in
It took 45 years, and thousands of baseball moments, but on last night on regular season baseball for the 2012 , Miguel Cabrera of the Detriot Tigers won the Triple Crown leading the American League in homeruns, RBI's, and batting average. The last player to win the coveted honor was Carl Yastrzemski in 1967 while leading the Boston Red Sox to the World Series in the same year...
The Detroit Tigers have discussed right-handed starting
pitcher Rick Porcello with the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks, according
to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.
The Detroit Tigers, who have six starting pitchers, have
continued to discuss Porcello with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Seattle Mariners
and perhaps other teams, according to major league sources.