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Report: Tigers acquire David Price from the Rays, Jackson and Smyly involved in the deal

In a very Dombrowski like move the Detroit Tigers acquired starting lefty ace David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays. Going the other way in the deal is CF Austin Jackson who was just pulled in the game as well as Drew Smyly who pitched the series finale against the White Sox. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Jackson will go to Seattle in part of the three-team deal while Smyly...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. White Sox (7/31) Game Preview: The Tigers look for the series win against the White Sox

Today the Tigers (58-46) look to take 2 of 3 from the White Sox (52-56) in the finale of a 3-game midweek series from Comerica Park. After finally providing their pitching staff with some run support the Tigers will trot out lefty Drew Smyly to face off against 9-game winner John Danks. First pitch is scheduled for 1:08PM ET and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. White Sox (7/30) Game Preview: Detroit looking to snap 4-game slide

Looking to erase a four-game losing streak and hold off the competition for the division lead the Tigers (57-46) take on the White Sox (52-55) in game 2 of a 3 game midweek set. Hector Noesi gets the start for Chicago while the Tigers go with 12 game winner Max Scherzer. First pitch is scheduled for 7:08PM ET from Comerica Park and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers pitcher charged with sexual assault

Evan Reed’s ERA and WHIP are now the least of his worries as a lengthy jail sentence is now looming over his head. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday that Tigers/Mud Hens pitcher Evan Reed will face two counts of criminal sexual conduct stemming from an incident this past March at the Motor City Casino Hotel. According to reports originating from the Detroit...
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July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. White Sox (7/29) Game Preview: The Tigers are back home and looking for a rebound

After an underwhelming four-game set against the Angels where the offense sputtered out just 8 runs, the Tigers (57-45) return home to get things going once again against the White Sox (51-55). Jose Quintana gets the start for Chicago while the Tigers go with Anibal Sanchez. First pitch is scheduled for 7:08PM ET from Comerica Park and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Apparently Lions’ DT Nick Fairley lost too much weight during the offseason

Looking to supposedly motivate defensive tackle Nick Fairley the Lions declined to pick up the $5.5M team option on his contract once the 2015 season rolls around meaning Fairley will be a free agent. Now whether or not you thought it was going to be pure motivation for Fairley or a ploy to free up money for Suh is up for debate but the fact of the matter is the former first round...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions ‘tabling’ contract negotiations with Ndamukong Suh until after the season

The hope that Ndamukong Suh will be a Lion for an extended period of time just took a major hit Monday afternoon. According to team president Tom Lewand, the Lions will be ‘tabling’ contract negotiations with Suh until the end of the season. Lions tabling Ndamukong Suh negotiations until after the season, per Tom Lewand. Huge news. — Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) July 28, 2014 This...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Angels (7/27) Game Preview: The Tigers look to get out of LA with a series split

The Tigers (57-44) look to get out of Los Angeles with a 4-game split against the Angels (62-41) in today’s series finale. Look for his 13th win of the season Rick Porcello takes the mound for Detroit while the Angels will go with lefty Hector Santiago. First pitch is scheduled for 9:35PM ET from Angels Stadium of Anaheim and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Joyce ejects Ausmus after instant replay… But what is the rule?

During last night’s Tigers 4-0 loss to the Angels, manager Brad Ausmus was ejected in the third inning by every Tigers fan favorite umpire Jim Joyce. The reason for Ausmus’ second career ejection as a manager was for continuing to argue a call that was apparently supported by instant replay and given a final rule upon. The play in question was Matt Shoemaker’s pick-off of Eugenio...
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July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Angels (7/26) Game Preview: JV looks to give the Tigers a series edge tonight against the Angels

After a tough game where of which Drew Smyly was on his way to his second straight gem the Tigers couldn’t put together enough offense to overtake the Angels in a 2-1 loss. Tonight Detroit (57-43) look to re-gain the edge tonight when they take on the Angels (61-41) in game 3 of the 4-game weekend set. First pitch is scheduled for 9:05PM ET from Angels Stadium of Anaheim and you...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Dmitri Young looks like he’s half the man he use to be

Dmitri Young, former National (2007-08, '07 All-Star), is at GABP. He is literally half the man he used to be … pic.twitter.com/RO9cc8mhPO — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) July 25, 2014 Former Tigers slugger Dmitri Young who was once close to 300 lbs. during his days in Major League Baseball looks to be half that size if not more. Once known as the “D’MeatHook”, Young...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Angels (7/25) Game Preview: Smyly looks to capitalize off Sunday’s gem tonight against the Angels

With a big win in the four-game series opener in Anaheim the Tigers (57-42) look to make it two-straight against one of the MLB’s in the Los Angeles Angels (60-41). Drew Smyly will look to capitalize of his gem Sunday as he gets the start for Detroit while the Halos counter with lefty Tyler Skaggs. First pitch is scheduled for 10:05PM ET from Angels Stadium of Anaheim and you can...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

The Lions aren’t optimistic they can get a new deal done with Suh if at all

Depending on which way you want to look at the semantics of the whole thing, the bottom line for the Lions and Ndamukong Suh is they’re not even close to agreeing on a new contract. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen was the first to report that the Lions ‘are not optimistic’ about getting their former first round pick signed to a new contract as he heads into the final year of his deal...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Angels (7/24) Game Preview: With Soria in hand the Tigers head to the Big A for a 4-game set against the Angels

A night after making a big splash in the acquisition of reliever Joakim Soria, the Tigers (56-42) embark on a four-game set with the Angels (60-40) tonight from Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Eleven game winner Max Schezer gets the start for Detroit while the Angels go with their own 11 game winner in Garrett Richards. First pitch is scheduled for 10:05PM ET and you can watch it live...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tigers trade for Rangers reliever Joakim Soria

The Mexacutioner is reportedly a Tiger! According to Jon Morosi of FOX Sports the Tigers got some badly needed relief help by trading for Rangers closer Joakim Soria. The trade is pending a physical on both ends and sees the Tigers sending a pair of pitchers in return including Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel.  Tigers and Rangers have trade agreement in place: Joakim Soria for Jake...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Diamondbacks (7/23) Game Preview: Detroit looks to take the rubber match against the D-backs

With another late bullpen blowup, the Tigers (55-42) take on the Diamondbacks (44-57) in the rubber match of that three-game early week set from Phoenix. Anibal Sanchez takes the hill for Detroit while the D-backs counter with Trevor Cahill. First pitch is scheduled for 3:40PM ET and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial it up on 97.1FM The Ticket. As always on you...
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July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Joel Hanrahan shut down, Andy Dirks resumes baseball activities

The Tigers got some good news and bad news on the injury front Tuesday. According to MLive.com’s James Schmehl, Tigers reliever Joel Hanrahan was shut down by the team after a Saturday bullpen session. Hanrahan, who was recently moved to the 60-day DL prior to being shut down will be re-evaluated later in the week. Bad news for #Tigers RHP Joel Hanrahan. He has been shut down after...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Diamondbacks (7/22) Game Preview: Porcello and the Tigers face another unknown pitcher in Chase Anderson

After taking game one, the Tigers (55-41) take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (43-57) in game 2 of the three game series from Chase Field in Phoenix. Rick Porcello will get the start for Detroit while the D-Backs go with righty Chase Anderson. First pitch is scheduled for 9:40PM ET and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial it up on 97.1FM The Ticket. As always on you...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Andre Drummond mixes basketball and bowling

Andre Drummond is working on making himself the nastiest player on the lanes as he (and a bunch of his friends) combined bowling and basketball. In the video the group practiced the free-throw shooting, behind the back trick shots and defense which I’m sure eventually caught the ire of the alley’s management. Of course this was inspired by Dave Chappelle’s And 1 all-sports...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers interested in Phillies LHP Antonio Bastardo, possibly Jonathan Papelbon

The Tigers continue to look for bullpen upgrade options as we move closer to the non-waiver trade deadline. And with that MLB shopping season in full force, Jon Morosi and Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports report that the Tigers are looking at Philadelphia Phillies left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo and possibly Jonathan Papelbon. Tigers showing interest in Phillies LHP Bastardo, sources...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pros and cons for Detroit with the new Red Wings arena development

The announcement of the new Red Wings arena and subsequent entertainment district is certainly exciting for the organization and fans who definitely deserve a new facility to replace the decaying Joe Louis Arena which remarkably is only 10 years older than the Palace of Auburn Hills. We’ve all also had our stories about the Joe whether it’s the long lines to the bathroom and...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers vs. Diamondbacks (7/21) Game Preview: Verlander and the Tigers begin a 7-game west coast trip

While avoiding a 4-game sweep at the hands of the Indians yesterday, the Tigers (54-41) look to make up some ground and further pad their lead in the AL Central tonight when they take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (43-56) tonight from Chase Field in Phoenix. First pitch is scheduled for 9:40PM ET and you can watch it live on FOX Sports Detroit or dial it up on 97.1FM The Ticket. As...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Ilitch organization announce new Red Wings arena plans

Sunday marked a big day for Mike Ilitch and his business and sports conglomerate when the plans for the new Red Wings arena/district were made public. The $650M dollar projected project (which will be financed by roughly 60-percent of public dollars) will sit in the Cass Corridor district of Detroit stretching all the way up to the FOX Town area through Comerica Park onto Brush Street...
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July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers interested in Brad Ziegler, but can they get him?

If anything the last couple of games for the Tigers is a continued indication that they need bullpen help if they’re going to make a run at the World Series this year. With that in mind reports today surfaced that the team is interested in Arizona right-handed reliever Brad Ziegler… the only catch is he’s one of the players the D-Backs are said to be holding onto in the midst...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Smith trade to Kings not imminent

Over the past month and a half the Pistons have seemed pretty adamant about moving forward Josh Smith this offseason and for the most part it looks like the Sacramento Kings are interested. However, the Pistons aren’t looking to get rid of Smith and the $40.5M left on his contract for nothing according to the Detroit Free Press‘ Vince Ellis who says the team is seeking a valuable...
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July 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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