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Tigers acquire veteran pitcher from Blue Jays as Norris, Sanchez hit DL

The Tigers pitching staff has been bitten by the injury bug, so team has acquired a veteran starter to help fill the void.Detroit announced the acquisition of veteran lefty Randy Wolf from Toronto for cash considerations on Thursday.Wolf is scheduled to start for the Tigers on Saturday against the Texas Rangers.The 38-year-old was 9-2 with a 2.58 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP in 23 starts...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers: Norris and Sanchez both hit the 15-day DL

The starting pitching rotation for the Tigers just got a little thinner. Today it was announced that Tigers rookie lefty Daniel Norris and veteran right-hander Anibal Sanchez would both hit the 15-day disabled list. The 22-year old Norris who was acquired by the Tigers in exchange for David Price at the trade deadline from Toronto left last night’s game against the Cubs in the...
Via The Majors Detroit
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.118: Tigers at Cubs

The Tigers stop in Chicago for a couple, but not with that team with the annoying announcer, for 2 with the Cubbies. Tonight Anibal Sanchez will try to keep the ball within the friendly confines, and Brad Ausmus will match wits with Joe Maddon. who goes weeks without changing his socks. I’m off to watch the Royals and Reds, a game that I assumed way back when would be an important...
Via Tigers Weblog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez: Embodiment of the 2015 Tigers

It’s not uncommon for a narrative to develop around a great team — nor, specifically, for it to develop around the particular player on that great team who best represents the collective identity. For a club that exhibits a lot of power, the most powerful player is the focus. When a team is full of idiots, the most idiotic player garners a lot of attention. For a young team,...
Via Fangraphs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez played catch with young Yankees fan at Yankee Stadium

Instagram Forgive me for just seeing this today, but it’s too good not to post.  When the Tigers were visiting the Yankees from July 19-21, Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez found a lucky young Yankees fan that he took a liking to.  With almost nobody in Yankee Stadium, Sanchez played catch with the fan, self-proclaimed “King Ortega” on Instagram, as the kid stood in the front...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez mocks Torii Hunter’s post-ejection tirade

During batting practice before Friday night’s Tigers-Twins game, Detroit pitcher Anibal Sanchez had some fun with ex-teammate Torii Hunter. Last month, Hunter was ejected from a game against the Royals and went on a child-like tirade. Sanchez took things just a bit farther. With Torii Hunter taking BP in background, here's former teammate Anibal Sanchez doing his best Hunter impersonation...
Via The Outside Corner
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers insane day/night splits a sign of trouble?

You may have already noticed something weird about the Detroit Tigers this year. You may have even read about it a week or so ago when Chris Iott of MLive covered it. And to quote Nick Miller from Fox’s New Girl – “You want weird? I’ll give you weird!” If you think the Tigers play better in day games, well that’s because they do. If you think Miguel Cabrera is doing all...
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Still World Series favorites

Don’t let the headline make you roll your eyes. The Detroit Tigers are getting hot at the right moment, which is one of the reasons why they are once again showing why they’re the favorite to win the World Series. As of yesterday, the Tigers have officially claimed a playoff spot in the Wild Card game, which I don’t considered a playoff spot because the playoffs involves at...
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Tigers hope to activate Anibal Sanchez Wednesday or Thursday

The Tigers could get a boost in their push for the AL Central this coming week as it’s being reported P Anibal Sanchez could be activated off the DL either Wednesday or Thursday. This comes after Sanchez threw around 50 pitches in a 3-inning simulated game Sunday. Sanchez was originally put on the DL back on August 9th with a strained right chest muscle. Currently employing an...
Via The Majors Detroit
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Could Sanchez be secret weapon?

The Detroit Tigers find themselves back in first place and with the opportunity to build their lead as they play their final series against the Kansas City Royals who are right on their tail. The Tigers have been able to battle their way back into first place with pitcher Anibal Sanchez on the DL since early August with a pectoral strain. With Sanchez set to return just before the...
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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