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Detroit Tigers: Assessing the future of top prospects

A number of Detroit Tigers made their debut this year or got the opportunity to spend more than just a day or two in The Show. Let’s take a look at these players and where their future lies within the organization. Tyler Collins– When Collins is on, he is very good. When Collins is off, he is way off. Collins has been highly inconsistent since being called up and playing regularly...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander, Collins lead Tigers past slumping Rangers 7-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Justin Verlander allowed one run in six innings, and Tyler Collins' three-run home run sparked a five-run fifth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat Texas 7-4 on Monday night, handing the Rangers their third straight loss. It's Texas' longest losing streak since mid-August. The Rangers went into Monday's play leading the AL West by 2 1/2 games over the Astros...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royal Romp: Long Ball – Defense Propel Royals past Tigers, 6-1

In the Top of the 4th, Detroit’s Tyler Collins hit a line drive that tailed away from Lorenzo Cain into the left-center field gap. The ball fell, but, the speed of Lorenzo Cain kept Collins to a long single. After a fielder’s choice, Jefry Marte hit the same gap. James McCann came barreling around 3rd as Alcides Escobar received the relay and threw a perfect strike to Salvador...
Via Royals Blue
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Introducing your MLB Daily Fantasy Robopick: Tyler Collins

Over the course of the 2015 fantasy baseball season, I’ve been working with Matthew Boland, a PhD student in Finance, on a daily fantasy sports strategy. With a little bit of economic theory, and a degree of baseball intuition we’ve come up with a formula that helps us put together winning daily fantasy baseball lineups. We’re keeping the full lineups to ourselves, but, will...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

The Tigers Leadoff: Collins up as VMart hits the DL in Game 2 with Milwaukee

  Yesterday was miserable for the Detroit Tigers (23-16) as the fell 3-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers (14-25) after wasting tons of opportunities with runners in scoring position. However, one of the biggest culprits of missed opportunities all season long, Designated Hitter Victor Martinez will hit the 15-day disabled list to deal with his lingering knee issues. Martinez will be replaced...
Via The Majors Detroit
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers call up Miller, demote Collins

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will be going with an extra bullpen pitcher and one less player on the bench for the "short-term" future. Hard-throwing, right-handed reliever Justin Miller, who had been closing for Toledo, was called up from the Mud Hens before Friday night's game with the Los Angeles Angels. Outfielder Tyler Collins, who was batting .143 with 14 at-bats after 12 games...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 2014.13: LAA at Det

Tigers made a move today to replenish a worn out bullpen, by bringing up righty Justin Miller from Toledo and sending down Tyler Collins. Since they have 10 games left on this home stand, and Collins has to stay down for 10 days, Miller should get a nice audition before the Tigers have to think about making another move. 1. Kinsler, 2B 2. Hunter, RF 3. Cabrera, 1B 4. Martinez, DH...
Via Tigers Weblog
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Tyler Collins making a big push

The Detroit Tigers have been met with uncertainty this spring due to injuries to expected starters Jose Iglesias and Andy Dirks. While the majority of the focus, and rightfully so, has surrounded what to do at shortstop, one players has been emerging as the potential 5th outfielder. That guy is Tyler Collins. Collins, 23, is a 5’11’’, 215 lb. bruiser with a lot of athleticism...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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