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Tigers players react to death of Mike Ilitch with tributes

If you want to know how Detroit Tigers players felt about their late team owner Mike Ilitch, look no further than their social media channels.Multiple current and former Tigers players honored Ilitch, who died on Friday at the age of 87, with tributes on Twitter.From current stars Justin Verlander and J.D. Martinez to former players like C.J. Nitkowski and Ian Krol, Ilitch was praised...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers 2017 player preview: Jordan Zimmermann

Remember in 2014 when the Detroit Tigers pitching staff consisted of Justin Verlander, Rick Porcello, David Price, Max Scherzer, and Anibal Sanchez? Looking back at that rotation now, it’s mind blowing to me that Detroit didn’t win the World Series, let alone even make it there. Sheesh do you realize how many of those pitchers have won a Cy Young within the last 5-10 years? It’s...
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Tigers tap Zimmermann to start Friday against Braves

DETROIT (AP) Jordan Zimmermann is set to pitch Friday night for the playoff-chasing Detroit Tigers in what would be his first start in nearly three weeks. Zimmermann has been trying to regain his effectiveness after missing significant time with neck issues. He allowed six runs in one inning Sept. 10 in his most recent start. The right-hander has pitched only once since then,...
Via Associated Press
September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: what’s next for Jordan Zimmermann?

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has had quite a roller coaster season this year. The beginning of the season looked so promising for the new Tigers acquisition. But after struggling with neck pain and two stints on the DL, it looks like he is done pitching for the remainder of the 2016 season. The right-hander came off the DL earlier this month and claimed to be...
September 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Zimmermann's return to Tigers goes horribly wrong

DETROIT (AP) -- Jordan Zimmermann is making $18 million this season, which is a lot to pay a player to watch a pennant race from the bullpen. The Detroit Tigers might not have a choice. After months of trying to get him healthy, the Tigers sent Zimmermann back to the mound in a crucial game Saturday night, only to see him get shelled. He allowed six runs, including three homers,...
Via Associated Press
September 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Tigers' Zimmermann off DL, to start Saturday vs Orioles

CHICAGO (AP) Detroit Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann has been activated from the disabled list and is scheduled to start Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles. Zimmermann left Washington as a free agent and signed a $110 million, five-year deal with the Tigers during the offseason. He was 5-0 with a 0.55 ERA after five April starts but has struggled since and gone on the...
Via Associated Press
September 06, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Zimmermann Returns, Others Debut Elsewhere

Most of the good action starts early on this short slate of MLB games, as we’ve had to dig pretty deep to get a couple intriguing matchups for today. Check ’em out! José Quintana (CWS) versus Jordan Zimmermann (DET) 1:10 p.m. ET Quintana still can’t buy a win against the Twins, as his only (team) losses in his last six starts have come at the hands of the hot-hitting team...
Via The Sports Post
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Tigers place Zimmermann on 15-day DL with strained neck

CLEVELAND (AP) The Detroit Tigers have placed right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, who was scheduled to start Tuesday against Cleveland, on the 15-day disabled list with a right neck strain. Zimmermann is 9-4 with a 3.95 ERA in 15 starts. He won his first five starts of the season and is 4-4 in 10 starts since. The move is retroactive to July 1, the day after Zimmermann allowed four...
Via Associated Press
July 04, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steven Souza makes early bid for catch of the year

We’re less than a month into the 2016 season, but it will be hard to find many defensive outfield plays better than the one Steven Souza made on Wednesday. The Rays right fielder robbed Baltimore’s Chris Davis of extra bases by going full-extension at the warning track with one out in the top of the fourth inning. Check Out This Outrageous, Leaping Steven Souza Catch #RAYS...
Via The Sports Daily
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Zimmerman off to a hot start

In the Detroit Tigers home opener on Friday, Jordan Zimmermann proved he was the right choice for the starting pitcher. The atmosphere was chilly, but that didn’t stop Zimmermann from pitching seven hot innings, only allowing two hits against the New York Yankees. He was interviewed after his outing and claimed his “fastball command wasn’t really there. I was hit or miss with...
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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