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Burning questions surrounding the Detroit Tigers

Since our previous ‘burning questions’ piece, the Detroit Tigers won four of its last six games and look to win its second-consecutive series against the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Even though the Tigers are six games out of first place, there is some reason for optimism. With that said, let’s get to this weeks burning questions. Q: Why should Tigers fans be optimistic? The...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers to recall RHP Bruce Rondon

The Tigers have announced following today’s 8-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians that they will recall RHP Bruce Rondon from AAA Toledo. Rondon, 24, hasn’t pitched in the majors since the end of the 2013 season. He missed all of 2014 with Tommy John surgery and has been rehabbing from that injury since. He also has dealt with shoulder issues earlier in this season, but has been...
Via The Majors Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Rondon is rejoining the Detroit Tigers

For the Detroit Tigers, late-inning relief help could be on its way. Following the team’s 8-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians, the Tigers made a pair of roster moves. Starting pitcher Buck Farmer is being optioned to Triple-A Toledo and Bruce Rondon is being recalled to join the Tigers bullpen. Bruce Rondon called up from @MudHens. Buck Farmer optioned back to Toledo. — Jason...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor-league update: Bruce Rondon progressing, infielder Josh Prince released

Tigers right-hander Bruce Rondon is making progress at Triple-A Toledo, and if he continues to improve, he could find himself back in the Detroit bullpen very soon. The reliever is 2-2 with a 7.71 ERA, but he recorded his first save for the Mud Hens on Saturday when he worked a scoreless ninth inning. Rondon, who was activated off the 15-day disabled list and optioned to Triple-A...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Tigers make the right decision with Bruce Rondon

It’s become precedent for Dave Dombrowski. First, it was Joel Zumaya and now its Bruce Rondon. The Detroit Tigers General Manager has an affinity for putting high expectations on a hard-throwing reliever to play a major role in the bullpen. Season after season, those hopes have been dashed by injury. In 2013, Dombrowski touted Rondon as the heir apparent to the closer role but...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers reliever Bruce Rondon activated from disabled list, optioned to Triple-A

The Detroit Tigers activated reliever Bruce Rondon off the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Toledo on Monday.The moves is mostly procedural as Rondon continues to build up his arm strength as he works his way back from bicipital tendinitis.Rondon is 1-2 with a 10.38 ERA and has allowed 15 hits and five walks, with nine strikeouts in In 8 2/3 innings of work for the Mud Hens.
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers notes: Martinez, Rondon and Cueto

After suffering through an eight-game losing streak, the Detroit Tigers weathered the storm and seems to have righted the ship. The losing streak was the longest for the ball club in a decade and left fans and media members questioning if the Tigers season was headed towards irrelevancy before the All-Star break. Yet, the veteran led team has bounced back and won five of its last...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers health update

The Detroit Tigers nightmarish losing streak extended to eight games after an extra-innings loss to the Chicago White Sox on Friday. The team is desperately looking for a spark as the continue sliding down the Central Division standings. Luckily, help is on the way in the form of Victor Martinez, Justin Verlander, Alex Avila and Bruce Rondon. Before the season, all four were expected...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Looking forward to June

The Detroit Tigers rounded out a disappointing May on Sunday night when they were swept in a four-game series with the Los Angeles Angels. The Tigers enter the month of June with a 28-24 record, good for third place in the AL Central. Coming into May, Detroit had a 15-8 record and were going back and forth with Kansas City for control of the division. The Tigers start the month of...
Via isportsweb.com
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Value of Good Luck

This season, the American League Central Division looks as competitive as it has ever been in its 21 year existence with four teams holding a completely legitimate chance of winning the division outright. Each of the White Sox, Indians, Tigers and Royals have the talent to compete, but will ultimately separate this group this season could end up being luck, particularly in the injury...
Via Burning River Baseball
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nesbitt makes case to head North with Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Angel Nesbitt made a strong case to earn the temporary final slot in the Detroit Tigers' rotation. With Justin Verlander sidelined for his opening start and reliever Bruce Rondon sidelined indefinitely, manager Brad Ausmus used seven pitchers in a 3-2 win over a New York Yankees' split squad on Thursday. Nesbitt pitched two scoreless innings in his bid to join...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitchers audition as Tigers beat Yanks' split squad 3-2

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Angel Nesbitt made a strong case to earn the temporary final slot in the Detroit Tigers' rotation. With Justin Verlander sidelined for his opening start and reliever Bruce Rondon sidelined indefinitely, manager Brad Ausmus used seven pitchers in a 3-2 win over a New York Yankees' split squad on Thursday. Nesbitt pitched two scoreless innings in his bid to join...
Via AP on Fox
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander, Bruce Rondon to start Tigers season on DL

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is heading to the disabled list for the first time in his career, and Bruce Rondon will open the season on the DL for a second consecutive year. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus announced the moves on Thursday. Verlander will be placed on the 15-day DL with a right triceps strain,retroactive to Tuesday. By...
Via Sports-Glory
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander to begin season on disabled list

For the first time in his career, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander will start the season on the disabled list according to his manager Brad Ausmus. George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press first reported the news, which is Verlander landing on the disabled list with triceps soreness. Right handed pitcher Bruce Rondon will also begin the […]
Via Full Scale Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers roughed up by Yankees, 11-2

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez hit his second spring training home run and Adam Warren allowed one run over five innings, leading the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 11-2 Friday. Rodriguez was in a 1-for-14 slide before his opposite-field homer to right off Bruce Rondon. He went 1 for 3 with a pair of groundouts and is hitting .269. Warren, 3-6 withb a 2.9& ERA...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

A-Rod hits 2nd homer as Yankees down Tigers 11-2

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez hit his second spring training home run and Adam Warren allowed one run over five innings, leading the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 11-2 Friday. Rodriguez was in a 1-for-14 slide before his opposite-field homer to right off Bruce Rondon. He went 1 for 3 with a pair of groundouts and is hitting .269. Warren, 3-6 withb a 2.9& ERA...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers have new look, still expect to contend

DETROIT (AP) Despite making plenty of changes in the offseason, the Detroit Tigers still expect to be a contending team. Team president and general manager Dave Dombrowski spoke at the team's annual TigerFest event at Comerica Park and addressed those issues. ''Our expectations are to win the division and try to win a world championship,'' Dombrowski said. ''It's just a less-certain...
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January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nathan hoping for better start in second season with Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- It would be an understatement to say Joe Nathan's first season with the Detroit Tigers was a rocky one. Nathan blew seven saves, allowed his most walks in over a decade and tested the patience of fans at Comerica Park throughout 2014. "It was a roller coaster," Nathan said. "I think my downs were early, my ups were later, which, if I was going to choose a way to have...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nathan hoping for better start in second season with Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- It would be an understatement to say Joe Nathan's first season with the Detroit Tigers was a rocky one. Nathan blew seven saves, allowed his most walks in over a decade and tested the patience of fans at Comerica Park throughout 2014. "It was a roller coaster," Nathan said. "I think my downs were early, my ups were later, which, if I was going to choose a way to have...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Sergio Romo edition

With the free agency period getting closer and closer every day, the Detroit Tigers are likely going to be huge buyers on the market and will have to look for some help for a bullpen that hasn’t been consistent for the past few seasons now. Signing San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo could be a big pickup. In 2014, the Giants were considered by many to have one of...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Fix DL Report – Week Twelve

Photo Credit: Scott Michaels Welcome to the twelfth week of the Fix DL Report. Each week I (@Rich_Migs) will cover significant fantasy baseball injuries. As the season continues, the report will address some of the most recent injuries and their fantasy implications. OUT FOR THE SEASON: Patrick Corbin, Brandon Beachy, Kris Medlen, Jarrod Parker, Cory Luebke, Bruce Rondon, Bobby Parnell...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Featured Post: The Alarming Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

It’s almost become not so much a matter of “if” but “when” for young pitchers needing Tommy John surgery. This season alone, Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy each required a second elbow reconstruction, while Bobby Parnell, Oakland’s Jarrod Parker, Arizona’s Patrick Corbin, Detroit’s Bruce Rondon, Pittsburgh’s Jameson Taillon, Tampa Bay’s Matt Moore and most recently...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The financial cost of Tommy John surgery to young pitchers

Jose Fernandez. Patrick Corbin. Jarrod Parker. A.J. Griffin. Luke Hochevar. Matt Moore. Brandon Beachy. Cory Luebke. Bruce Rondon. Bobby Parnell. Kris Medlen. Ivan Nova. And now Martin Perez. Top and mid-tier pitchers in the early stages of their professional careers who have had Tommy John surgery this season, or in the case of Perez, are […]
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Alarming Spike In UCL Injuries

It’s almost become not so much a matter of “if” but “when” for young pitchers needing Tommy John surgery. This season alone, Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy each required a second elbow reconstruction, while Bobby Parnell, Oakland’s Jarrod Parker, Arizona’s Patrick Corbin, Detroit’s Bruce Rondon, Pittsburgh’s Jameson Taillon, Tampa Bay’s Matt Moore and most recently...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Top 10 Prospects

The Detroit Tigers do not have a strong farm system, but the organization has a lot of prospects who performed well last season. If this continues, the Tigers’ system will be more highly regarded next year. Castellanos has the tools to become an All-Star and is by far the best player in the system. Travis profiles as a good everyday player. Ray, Crawford, and Thompson are all high...
Via Batting Leadoff
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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