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Detroit Tigers announce changes to the starting rotation

The Detroit Tigers couldn’t continue trotting Shane Greene to the mound. The team hasn’t won a game the right-hander’s started since late May and he hasn’t lasted seven innings in any of his past nine starts. On the season, Greene’s 4-8 with a 6.72 ERA and 1.54 WHIP. He’s become a walking loss and hasn’t shown any signs he’s trending in the right direction. The Tigers...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
5 minutes ago  |  Discuss

David Price won't rule out Red Sox despite testy past

  This embed is invalid   " /> David Price isn’t closing any doors because of what happened in the past. Price, who became an enemy of the Boston Red Sox during his time with the Tampa Bay Rays, is set to hit free agency after this season. The Detroit Tigers ace is unsure what that means for his future, but he’s not writing off the idea of signing with the...
Via NESN.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers recall Buck Farmer, send Kyle Ryan back to Triple-A

Following a blow-out loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, the Detroit Tigers are shaking up their bullpen. Back from Triple-A Toledo is right hander Buck Farmer who owns a 9.22 ERA in 13 2/3 innings this season. Farmer replaces Kyle Ryan who was hammered for three earned runs on five hits in just 1 2/3 innings on Sunday. Ryan has pitched 32 innings for the Tigers but owns...
Via Tireball.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez, Tigers look to bounce back against Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays and Detroit Tigers have been two of baseball's more consistent franchises over the last seven years. But a postseason trip for either this year is far from a guarantee, which could prompt some tough decisions before the trade deadline. These two struggling clubs open a three-game series Monday night at Tropicana Field (6 p.m. pregame, 7:10 first pitch on FOX Sports...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers trade rumors: GM says they will be buyers

Rumors have been flying that the Detroit Tigers will be sellers after their rough first half of the season and with the trade deadline quickly approaching Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski has to make some tough choices. Dombrowski has to choose whether to sell off some off his good players to build a team for the future or buy players so they can win now. Tigers Ace...
Via isportsweb.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.98: Detroit at Boston

No movement on the trade front, but everything is pointing that way. Price’s agent told MLB Network radio that he’s not optimistic that Price will be in Detroit much longer. If you didn’t see it yet, the Royals (who are 10.5 games ahead of the Tigers, yes 10.5), picked up Johnny Cueto. Not that we were going to catch them, but they are the odds on favorite to win the AL now...
Via Tigers Weblog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers notes: Kyle Ryan and David Price

Will the Detroit Tigers buy or sell at the trade deadline? That’s one of the hottest questions in baseball and the answer seems to change by the hour. The most recent news comes from Buster Olney, who reports the team is checking the market for possible upgrades. Currently, the Tigers sit just 3.5 games behind the final wild-card spot and the club is desperate to win a World Series...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Motor City Uncut 70: What’s next for the Tigers? (LISTEN)

Credit: Detroit News With the team at an impasse for the 2015 season and a potential fire sale coming in the next week, what’s next for Tigers not only for Friday’s MLB trade deadline but for this coming offseason as well? In the latest episode of Motor City Uncut, Adam and Dorf discuss what Monday could mean for the Tigers and Dave Dombrowski as well as: What selling could...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers starter Simon injures groin

BOSTON (AP) -- Detroit Tigers starter Alfredo Simon left Saturday's 5-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox after throwing a pitch in the seventh inning with what was termed "a slight groin injury." Simon threw the second pitch of the inning to Pablo Sandoval. Shortstop Jose Iglesias and catcher James McCann trotted to the mound. Simon appeared to land awkwardly after stretching his...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

You want David Price? Better send Tigers MLB-ready starter in return

As the baseball industry readies for the possibility that Detroit Tigers ace David Price will become available on the trade market -- which could occur as early as Sunday or Monday -- here are two key details to remember: *The Tigers aren't necessarily opposed to granting a 48-hour window during which the acquiring team could negotiate a contract extension with Price, a free agent...
Via Fox Sports
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Tigers: Miguel Cabrera cleared for light baseball activity

AP Photo/Orlin Wagner Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera (calf) has been cleared for light baseball activity and even took a few rounds of batting practice before today’s game against the Red Sox. He is still expected to return at some point in mid-August, though Cabrera is optimistic that he’ll beat that timetable. “I’m feeling good,” said Cabrera, who took only light...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FN's Under The Radar Wilson Thrives In Motown

Alex Wilson While In Carmine HoseLast year, we tabbed Red Sox reliever Alex Wilson as FenwayNation's "Under The Radar" performer of 2014. In an otherwise dismal year, Wilson posted impressive stats out of the 'pen—28.1 IP, 1.91 ERA, 0.882 WHIP, 19 Ks, 5 BB. Then, Boston traded the 28-year old to the Tigers (along with Yoenis Cespedes) for Rick Porcello. This year, Wilson has continued...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox Alex Wilson Thriving For Tigers Since Porcello-Cespedes Trade

This embed is invalid" /> Not a bad throw-in. Alex Wilson, seemingly a minor piece in the offseason trade that sent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Boston Red Sox to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for pitcher Rick Porcello, is thriving in his first season in the Motor City. The 28-year-old right-hander finally has a consistent major league opportunity and...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers: David Price and Lynn Henning get into Twitter war

Tigers pitcher David Price, normally a very reserved, seemingly calm pro took exception to a Lynn Henning tweet this afternoon. The blowup happened after Henning called the Tigers ace a ‘self absorbed’ pitcher after he apparently didn’t hand the ball over to Brad Ausmus the other night. David Price should leave Detroit — ASAP. Not handing ball to Ausmus yesterday. Walked...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: They’ll sell, but probably not until the last minute

Various conflicting reports have surfaced over the past few weeks regarding what the Detroit Tigers‘ are planning on doing at this year’s July 31 trade deadline. At first, it was widely believed the Tigers would be “buyers” at the deadline to try and give 86-year-old owner Mike Ilitch one last shot at winning a World Series ring. Then on Wednesday July 21, USAToday reported...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander proposed to Kate Upton multiple times?

Is Justin Verlander moving too fast for Kate Upton? According to a recent story in OK! Magazine, Upton has told the Detroit Tigers pitcher that he needs to pump the brakes with the marriage talk. A source reportedly told the gossip publication that Verlander has proposed to Upton multiple times and that “her resistance is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.95: Mariners at Tigers

Last night was our turn to feast on a main dish of grand slam, with a tasty side of Mariner clown show. Today we get Price, and a decent shot at a two-game winning streak. He might need to go 10 though. The win last night went to everyone’s head, and Brad got all crazy and put McCann in against a right-handed pitcher for today. What the heck, if he can do that, I can push my luck...
Via Tigers Weblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' minor leaguer closing in on home run record

A member of the Detroit Tigers organization could soon be crowned the new minor-league home run king. With 431 career homers, Mike Hessman is now one away from tying the all-time record, which is currently held by Buzz Arlett. The 37-year-old infielder for the Triple-A Mud Hens already holds the record for International League homers with 286. From MLB.com: Playing in his 20th season...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Castellanos' first career grand slam has special meaning

Nick Castellanos hit his first career grand slam on Wednesday, and it meant more than any other home run he's ht in his young career. The Tigers third baseman struggled through most of the first half and found himself in need of a mental break in late-June, hoping to reboot his game. So he took a break, deciding to sit for a few games. And it worked. "It was kind of a reset button...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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