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Tigers, Kinsler still hope to 'shock some people' this season

The Detroit Tigers look the part of sellers, trading away their ace in David Price.Second baseman Ian Kinsler would like to remind you that this season is far from over."We're still 3 1/2 games out of the wild card," Kinsler told MLive. "There's still things to play for. There's people in here who are still trying to establish themselves and the games don't stop. There's still something...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Norris excited to play for Detroit, 'second cousin' Brad Ausmus

Among a flurry of activity this week, the Toronto Blue Jays have made the loudest statement.In a blockbuster trade with the Detroit Tigers, Toronto acquired David Price. One of the pieces going back to Detroit is highly-touted lefty Daniel Norris.He took to Twitter to express his excitement about the new opportunity:Even told a little fun fact about himself:It'll be like a family...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays GM Anthopoulos speaks on David Price deal

In case you haven't heard, the Toronto Blue Jays are going for it all this year.Just hours after acquiring short stop Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies, the Jays made another big splash, trading for a bonafide ace in David Price from the Detroit Tigers.How were they able to pull off the Price deal?General manager Alex Anthopoulos spoke to the media and explained how the deal...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Postgame 7.30.15: Brad Ausmus (VIDEO)

John Keating talks with manager Brad Ausmus after a day of trades for the Tigers and a 9-8 victory in Baltimore.  
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Depleted Tigers get 16 hits and squeeze past Orioles 9-8

BALTIMORE (AP) Yoenis Cespedes homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 on Thursday night after shifting into rebuilding mode by trading two of their best pitchers. Mired in fourth place in the AL Central, Detroit dealt starter David Price to Toronto and closer Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh the day before the non-waiver trade deadline....
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

With team in transition, Tigers hold on in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 on Thursday night after shifting into rebuilding mode by trading two of their best pitchers. Mired in fourth place in the AL Central, Detroit dealt starter David Price to Toronto and closer Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh the day before the non-waiver trade deadline...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

With team in transition, Tigers hold on in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 on Thursday night after shifting into rebuilding mode by trading two of their best pitchers. Mired in fourth place in the AL Central, Detroit dealt starter David Price to Toronto and closer Joakim Soria to Pittsburgh the day before the non-waiver trade deadline...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Soria Moves from Motown to Pittsburgh

Twelve months after being acquired from Texas – and not saving a beleaguered bullpen – Joakim Soria has departed Detroit. The Tigers have traded the 31-year-old right-hander to the Pirates for 23-year-old shortstop prospect JaCoby Jones. Soria did a decent job in Motown, but with his team’s playoff chances waning, the free-agent-to-be was destined to […]
Via Fangraphs
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ reboot continues, Joakim Soria traded to Pirates

One day after the Detroit Tigers accepted reality regarding their non-existent postseason chances and made the decision to “reboot” their roster, general manager Dave Dombrowski hasn’t wasted any time in moving two of his pending free agents. Hours after David Price was dealt to the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit traded another top trade piece to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Closer...
Via Bloguin Best
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ reboot continues, Joakim Soria traded to Pirates

One day after the Detroit Tigers accepted reality regarding their non-existent postseason chances and made the decision to “reboot” their roster, general manager Dave Dombrowski hasn’t wasted any time in moving two of his pending free agents. Hours after David Price was dealt to the Toronto Blue Jays, Detroit traded another top trade piece to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Closer...
Via The Outside Corner
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pirates get RP Soria from Tigers for minor leaguer

  The Pirates have made another move to upgrade their bullpen, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Tigers for a minor leaguer. The 31-year-old Soria was 3-1 with 23 saves and a 2.85 ERA in 43 appearances with Detroit this season. He didn't allow a run in 13 of his last 14 appearances. The deal was made a few hours after the Pirates got versatile reliever Joe Blanton from...
Via AP on Fox
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Pirates get RH Joakim Soria from Tigers for minor leaguer

CINCINNATI (AP) The Pirates have made another move to upgrade their bullpen, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Tigers for a minor leaguer. The 31-year-old Soria was 3-1 with 23 saves and a 2.85 ERA in 43 appearances with Detroit this season. He didn't allow a run in 13 of his last 14 appearances. The deal was made a few hours after the Pirates got versatile reliever Joe...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers trade closer Joakim Soria to Pirates

Just hours after trading away lefty ace David Price to the Blue Jays, the Tigers apparently pulled the trigger on another deal sending closer Joakim Soria to the Pittsburgh Pirates according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. soria goes to pirates. nice piuckup. team with melancon very good. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) July 30, 2015 The return for the Tigers in the Soria deal hasn’t...
Via The Majors Detroit
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Projecting the prospects in the David Price trade

In yet another blockbuster deal, the Toronto Blue Jays have landed David Price from the Tigers in exchange for lefty hurlers Daniel Norris, Jairo Labourt and Matt Boyd. More pitching prospects on the move! Once again, I’ve applied my fancy computer math to these players to try to get some sense of these pitchers’ futures. […]
Via Fangraphs
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates acquire Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers

After trading away its best starting pitcher earlier this afternoon, the Detroit Tigers are dealing away its top relief pitcher. James Schmehl of MLive Media Group was the first to report that the Pittsburgh Pirates were nearing a deal to acquire Joakim Soria. Now, Jon Heyman of CBS confirms the deal has been agreed to. soria goes to pirates. nice piuckup. team with melancon...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pirates close to acquiring Joakim Soria from Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are becoming active sellers. After trading away David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays, the team is closing in on a deal that would send closer Joakim Soria to the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to James Schmehl of MLive Media Group. It’s not surprising to see that the Pirates are close to acquiring Soria, given that Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune reported...
Via Baseball Essential
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pirates close to acquiring Soria

According to James Schmehl of MLive Media Group, the Pittsburgh Pirates are close to acquiring Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers. Hearing #Pirates nearing deal with #Tigers for closer Joakim Soria. Unclear right now who #Tigers will get in return. — James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) July 30, 2015 Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobfagan
Via Baseball Essential
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.102: Tigers at Orioles

2016 starts as soon as Norris gets here. 1. Kinsler, 2B 2. Iglesias, SS 3. Cespedes, LF 4. Martinez V, DH 5. Martinez J.D., RF 6. Castellanos, 3B 7. McCann, C 8. Romine, 1B 9. Davis, CF
Via Tigers Weblog
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Welcome back to the AL East, David Price.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto from Chris O'Meara/AP.With the trade deadline ending in less than 24 hours, some major trades have occurred and rumors are getting hotter. This morning Jon Heyman first reported that the Blue Jays were making a major push for David Price and hours later, the deal was completed. The Tigers sent David Price to Toronto in exchange for Daniel Norris...
Via RedSoxLife
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

A look at the Detroit Tigers’ three newest pitchers

The Detroit Tigers weren’t comfortable investing in David Price long term. Instead of paying Price an estimated $30 million per season, the club traded the left-hander for a trio of talented, inexpensive prospects. Let’s take a closer look at who those players are. #Tigers have a bright future http://t.co/MM4llwhIkT — Chris Hauler (@ChrisHauler) July 30, 2015 Daniel Norris...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Latest Trade News: Mets Not Interested In Cespedes

Sources told Andy Martino of the Daily News that the Detroit Tigers reached out to the New York Mets on Wednesday night to try and shop Yoenis Cespedes. According to Martino, the Mets told the Tigers they had no interest. It corroborates a report from Mike Francesca this afternoon who reported the same thing. Not […]
Via Mets Merized Online
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers to start Daniel Norris Sunday

The Tigers are wasting little time getting newly acquired lefty pitcher Daniel Norris into the rotation. According to Chris Iott, the Tigers will start Norris Sunday against Baltimore after obtaining him, along with Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt from the Blue Jays in exchange for David Price. Daniel Norris will start Sunday for the Tigers. Matt Boyd is headed to Toledo rotation....
Via The Majors Detroit
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Detroit Tigers’ future is bright

Ace’s don’t grow on trees. The Detroit Tigers lost two of them in a matter of six months. First, the Tigers watched Max Scherzer sign a monster contract with the Washington Nationals because he didn’t fit into the club’s budget. Likewise, David Price, who was acquired by the Tigers at last year’s trade deadline, was traveling a similar path to Scherzer. The left-hander...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

What the Detroit Tigers got for David Price

In case you didn’t know, the Detroit Tigers “rebooting” began today with the club shipping LHP David Price North of the border to the Toronto Blue Jays for three left-handed pitching prospects. You’ve likely heard of one of them if you follow baseball, but the other two, aren’t very well known. We’ve taken it upon ourselves here at the Majors Detroit to introduce you...
Via The Majors Detroit
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Daniel Norris, the new Tigers pitcher, lives in a van

YouTube The Tigers acquired 22-year old pitcher Daniel Norris in return for David Price Wednesday. In a narrative that will be told about 26,000 more times between now and the end of time, Norris enjoys living in his Volkswagon van.  Not because he has to, but because he wants to. Whatever works.
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
17 hours ago  |  Discuss
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