Fat stacks for Mad Max this offseason?

Over the last two seasons Max Scherzer has been dominant, he stepped up and took over the ace role on the Detroit Tigers pitching staff as Verlander has continued to slump. The Tigers staff consists of Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez, Rick Porcello, and eventually David Price came along in a trade that sent Drew Smyly to Tampa Bay. Although Porcello and Sanchez were good almost...
Via On-Base Talk
24 days ago  |  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

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez activated, will pitch in relief

The Detroit Tigers defeated the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. The win improved the Tigers to 87-70, a game ahead of the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. With five games left in the regular season and the playoffs around the corner, the Tigers got some good news on the injury front. Pitcher Anibal Sanchez has been activated and will pitch out...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Sanchez excited to be back; rotation stays same rest of way

DETROIT -- It's probably going to be a bit strange for Anibal Sanchez to pitch in relief, but he's ready for it. Sanchez, who has been on the disabled list with a right pectoralis strain since Aug. 9, was officially activated Tuesday and will pitch out of the bullpen. "I think I have to make adjustments," Sanchez said. "I just try to see how it was (Monday...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez will be activated Tuesday, finish season as reliever

DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez will begin his career as a relief pitcher this week, and he won't be getting much time to adjust to the new role. Brad Ausmus said before Monday's game that Sanchez will be activated on Tuesday and will pitch out of the bullpen for the rest of the season. With only a week left in the regular season and no chance for rehab outings, Sanchez won'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Roundup: Season Dwindling, Sanchez Set To Return

The Detroit Tigers and the rest of MLB are now in the final week of the season. Coming into play tonight, the Tigers still hold a 1.5 game lead in the AL Central. That lead could be stretched to three games by the end of the evening if the Tigers win and Kansas City loses both of their games against the Indians today. Kansas City is down 4-2 in the bottom of the tenth inning to Cleveland...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez on course for midweek return

The Detroit Tigers fell to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday by the score of 5-2. Even with the loss, the Tigers are 86-69, first in the American League Central. The Tigers are second in the Major Leagues in runs scored, but 22nd in ERA. They could get a boost this week, though, as Anibal Sanchez could be activated from the disabled list by midweek.#454506498 / gettyimages.comOur...
Via MLB Injury News
September 22, 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

Tigers' Anibal Sanchez as bullpen option 'not unreasonable'

Rather than any questions about his recovery, it appears Anibal Sanchez’s challenge is more an issue of time. The Tigers and Sanchez are quietly giddy about his accelerating bounceback from a strained pectoralis. The issue is whether Sanchez, a right-handed fixture in the starting rotation, can make it back as a starter, or perhaps a reliever, before the regular season ends Sept...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez throws bullpen, could return as reliever

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchezthrew a 25-pitch bullpen session Monday afternoon and reported no soreness in the right pectoral muscle that has had him sidelined since August 9. He should throw another bullpen session within a few days and then maybe a simulated game. If all goes well, Sanchez could return in time for the postseason. However, the Tigers will have...
Via MLB Injury News
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez targeting mound session Monday

There is hope in Detroit as Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez looks to return to the rotation at some point this season.  James Schmehl is reporting that Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is "cautiously optimistic" that he will soon be able to return.In his six career postseason starts, Sanchez has been one of the club's best starters.  His late addition could make the Tigers...
Via MLB Injury News
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Sanchez, Verlander feeling good; MVP talk

DETROIT -- So far, so good for Anibal Sanchez. Sanchez, on the 15-day disabled list since Aug. 9 with a right pectoralis major strain, threw at 120 feet before Saturday's game. Sanchez gave the thumbs-up when asked how his long toss session went. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez would repeat that Sunday. "If he feels fine over the course of those two throwing sessions...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Roundup: Tigers Control First, J.D. Becoming Clutch, Sanchez Update

The Detroit Tigers have been trailing in the AL Central race for what seems like an eternity. The Tigers have been able to chip away at Kansas City’s lead in the division in the past few weeks thanks to solid play and more consistent wins, the Royals on the other hand have struggled over the past few weeks with a low scoring offense and error prone play. This has led to the Royals...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Sanchez plays catch; Soria 'getting close'

DETROIT -- Tigers manager Brad Ausmus reiterated that he has not ruled starter Anibal Sanchez out for the rest of the regular season.   Sanchez, who has been on the disabled list since Aug. 9 with a right pectoralis major strain, played catch for the first time Sunday evening. "It was a light catch," Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand said. "He threw 30 balls...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez pectoral strain confirmed by Dr. James Andrews

Detroit Tigers Anibal Sanchez has a right pectoral strain, Dr. James Andrews confirmed on Wednesday. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus hopes to have Anibal back before the end of the season. “It depends how fast I heal,” Sanchez said. “It’s nothing like they’re going to say, ‘All right, you’re going to wait for two weeks or one week.’ It’s nothing like that. It’s how...
Via Sports-Glory
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Down in Motown: Tigers' Sanchez could be done for season

Tigers SP Anibal Sanchez, who has been out since August 9 due to a strained pectoral muscle, had a setback during a Monday throwing session. The Detroit Free Press reports that Sanchez will throw again when he's pain free, while the team's website says there's "no timetable" for Sanchez's return. Manager Brad Ausmus said, "By no means is he being written...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Anibal Sanchez could be done for season after setback

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez had a major setback in his recovery from a strained right pectoral muscle. Michigan's James Schmehl reports that Sanchez's Tuesday ultrasound revealed that the right-hander has torn the muscle and could miss the remainder of the season although that is not yet definite. Anibal Sanchez said he's concerned that he...
Via MLB Injury News
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez setback puts Tigers, Dombrowski in terrible spot

Tuesday, it was revealed that injured Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez has suffered a setback and he believes that his 2014 season is in jeopardy. If he really can't come back in the regular season, there's a very good chance the Tigers will miss the postseason for the first time since 2010. At the very least, Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski is quite the predicament. As...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' Sanchez has setback in recovery, unsure of return

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers will have their pitching depth tested for at least a little bit longer now that Anibal Sanchez is dealing with a setback in his recovery from a right pectoral strain. Sanchez said he was feeling better Tuesday, but he experienced pain while throwing Monday. Manager Brad Ausmus said Sanchez will not be able to return for Saturday's doubleheader...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Injured Tigers RHP Sanchez has setback in recovery

DETROIT (AP) Detroit right-hander Anibal Sanchez isn't sure when he might return from a right pectoral strain after a setback this week left him dealing with more pain. Sanchez said he was feeling better Tuesday, a day after his latest problem. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus says Sanchez will not be able to return for Saturday's doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox. Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sanchez suffers setback, won't start Saturday

DETROIT -- The Tigers will need a starter for Saturday as Anibal Sanchez has suffered a setback in his recovery. Sanchez, who was placed on the disabled list Aug. 9 with a right pectoralis strain, was throwing Monday when he felt pain. "He went quite a ways," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said. "He actually backed up to about 150 feet, was throwing good, felt good. Then...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez Suffers Setback, Season in Question

Tigers starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez will not be able to start on Saturday for Detroit, after he suffered a setback trying to come back from a pectoral strain. The plan was for Sanchez to pitch on Monday, then off a mound on Wednesday, and finally making his return to the rotation on Saturday night in Chicago against the White Sox. It appears those plans will have to be put on...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers LIVE on the Web: 8.26.14

Video and photos from Tuesday's Tigers-Yankees game at Comerica Park, including Anibal Sanchez discussing his recent setback. ***If multimedia does not appear right away, please click refresh***
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Is Helping to Stabilize a Detroit Tigers Rotation in Flux

Thanks to a post All-Star break skid and a surge by the Kansas City Royals, the Detroit Tigers playoff odds are in jeopardy. Their rotation is missing Anibal Sanchez and Justin Verlander only just returned from the disabled list. As a consequence, rookies Robbie Ray and Buck Farmer have been thrust into starting duty. One rotation member who has helped keep the Tigers‘ heads...
Via Baseball News Source
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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