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WATCH: David Price tips cap to crowd after Rays video tribute

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price tipped his cap to salute the crowd at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night as the Tampa Bay Rays gave him a video tribute to thank him for his time with the Rays. It was the first time Price had faced his former team since being traded last month. Price did not pitch in Tuesday night's game, but is scheduled...
Via Holdout Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Rays Game 1 Preview: Scherzer hopes to get the Tigers going

The Tigers look to get back in the A.L. Central lead, now trailing the Kansas City Royals by a full two games. The Tigers have to play 15 of the next 18 games on the road and get that huge road swing under way in Tampa tonight against the Rays. The Rays have gotten themselves back within 2 games of the .500 mark after being as low as 18 games below. The Tigers offense has been totally...
Via The Majors Detroit
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Rusney Castillo edition

The Detroit Tigers might finally dip their hand into the waters and pull a Cuban ballplayer to the Motor City. Recent and prolific successes gained by defectors Yoenis Cespedes, Yasiel Puig, and Jose Abreu have drawn attention to one man – Rusney Castillo. Castillo last played in Cuba in 2012. He’s a 27-year old, stocky outfielder, standing just 5’9’’ but weighing a shade...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Must Weather Storm During Dog Days

Since the All-Star break, the Detroit Tigers have been one of the most disappointing teams in all of baseball. The All-Star break was almost one month ago to the date. When games resumed play on Friday, July 18th, the Tigers held a 53-39 record and a 6.5 game division lead. One month later, on August 19th, the Tigers are 66-56 and now face a 2 game division deficit. The only silver...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

It was only a matter of time. Three-time Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover girl Kate Upton and Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. That’s right, Upton poured ice water on Verlander and Verlander poured ice water on Upton.  
Via Speleb
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harry Styles’ Beer Money Stolen At Tigers Game Sparks Fan Outrage On Twitter

Harry Styles supposedly had his beer money stolen at a Detroit Tigers game, and fans are outraged on Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Rajai Davis exits with thumb contusion

The Detroit Tigers lost to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday by the score of 8-1. The loss dropped the Tigers to 66-56, a game and a half behind the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. The high-powered Tigers' offense, ranked fifth in runs scored, only managed a run on five hits against stingy Mariners' pitching. There was some concern as Rajai Davis, who stole...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Joakim Soria expected to return when eligible

The Detroit Tigers entered Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners with a record of 66-55, second in the American League Central. At fourth in the league in runs scored, the offense is carrying the load, while the pitching staff is in the lower third in the league in ERA at 3.97. The bullpen has struggled, particularly closer Joe Nathan, who has an ERA of 5.20. Joakim ...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera bobblehead features small error

The Colorado Rockies are no longer the only MLB team that’s messed up on promotional items this season. In the Detroit Tigers’ defense, at least Miguel Cabrera’s name was spelled correctly — unlike Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado — on the bobblehead given out before Friday night’s game against the Mariners. But there was one big problem with the Cabrera bobblehead that...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Puerto Rico's Erick Figueroa is a man among boys at LLWS

I hate to put extra pressure on Puerto Rican Little League World Series sensation Erick Figueroa (6-4, 229-lb.) like this, but...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Nathan apologizes for gesture directed at Tigers fans

Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan and his relationship with the home crowd has been rocky — to say the least —  this season. But the frustration finally boiled over the for the 39-year-old Wednesday night. Nathan, who is in the midst of a career-worst season in his first year with the Tigers, was booed upon taking the mound in the ninth inning with Detroit leading the Pittsburgh...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Joe Nathan do f--- you gesture to home fans?

Detroit Tigers fans long ago lost their patience with closer Joe Nathan, who again was booed Wednesday night after walking the first two batters of the ninth inning with his team up four. Nathan worked out of the jam by getting a deep fly out to left and a 5-3 double play. But as he walked up to exchange a fist bump with Tigers catcher Alex Avila, Nathan appeared to make an unseemly...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Verlander had 'worst stuff' of career before shoulder injury

Justin Verlander pitched just one inning for the Detroit Tigers against the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday night before being removed with shoulder discomfort. Manager Brad Ausmus said Verlander wanted to stay in the game but there was no sense risking injury when his “delivery looked different.” His pitches looked pretty bad, too. Despite not wanting to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tigers bat boy takes a nasty spill

Anibal Sanchez, Joakim Soria, Justin Verlander and … the Bat Boy. Omar Vizquel was either having fun with the Bat Boy by tossing the guard up in the air for the Bat Boy to catch as he ran off the field or he was playing a condescending game of fetch. Either way, Bat Boy missed the catch and when his momentum carried him past the equipment, he tried to make a quick movement...
Via Detroit4lyfe
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Upton jokes 'everyone blames me' when Verlander struggles

When Verlander struggles, who do you blame? His mechanics, his motion or maybe it’s his velocity? Or perhaps you go with a popular cause amongst fans when it comes to JV’s problems… Kate Upton. During a taping of Live! with Kelly and Michael this past week, Upton was filling in for Kelly Ripa and talking with Michael Strahan about a number of topics including those times when...
Via The Majors Detroit
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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