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Tigers Rumors: Victor Martinez will likely look for four-year deal

The Detroit Tigers won 90 regular season games this season, but got swept 3-0 by the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS.  After finishing second in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Tigers look to be a powerhouse moving forward, barring they can improve upon a staff that was 24th in ERA. One important move that could be made in the off season is the re-signing of free agent Victor...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Miguel Cabrera may not be ready for opening day in 2015

When 2015 opening day rolls around for the Tigers, they very well could be without one of their best players. After undergoing successful ankle/foot surgery Wednesday, according to Bob Knigtengale of USA Today the procedure could hold Cabrera out for opening day in 2015. The severity of Miguel Cabrera's ankle injury stunned the #Tigers. He had 2 screws inserted in ankle and may...
Via The Majors Detroit
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez to become free agent wanting a four-year contract

Designated hitter Victor Martinez is expected to turn down the Detroit Tigers qualifying offer which in turn will make him a free agent. FFLockerRoom Sports: Martinez, who turns 36 this off-season, had a monster 2014 season batting .335 with 32 home runs and 103 RBI. He is rumored to be eyeing a four-year deal which he very well could get considering his bat and leadership ability...
Via FF Locker Room
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Should Tigers move on from Scherzer?

The big news before the 2014 season even started for the Detroit Tigers was when starting pitcher and recent Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer turned down a 6-year contract extension worth $144 million. This move could’ve been one of the reasons why the Tigers went and acquired pitcher David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays minutes before the trade deadline this year. With that being...
Via isportsweb.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera injury further clouds Tigers' offseason plans

As the Royals represent the American League in the World Series, uncertainty persists around the team that finished ahead of them in the AL Central. The Tigers have won four consecutive division titles, but their position in baseball’s hierarchy is precarious as the offseason begins. Most notably, right-hander Max Scherzer, designated hitter Victor Martinez and right fielder Torii...
Via Fox Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera has surgery, reveals bigger issue

Detroit Tigers all-star first baseman Miguel Cabrera underwent successful surgery to remove a bone spur in his right ankle. While performing the procedure Dr. Robert Anderson also repaired a stress fracture in his navicular bone in the same foot. FFLockerRoom Sports: This can either be figured as good news or bad news depending on how you look at it. The bad news is that the Tigers...
Via FF Locker Room
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Joe Maddon to the Tigers? Don’t get your hopes up

Oh to be a sports talk show radio host on Friday afternoon… Phones at radio stations across the country were ringing off the hook on Friday after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract as Manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. If you live in a MLB market, chances are your talk show hosts were salivating at the idea of bringing Madden on board, and it was no different in Detroit. With the...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Victor Martinez likely to pursue four-year deal after monster season

Tigers star designated hitter Victor Martinez will try to capitalize on a monster season with a four-year deal as a free agent, according to sources. The Tigers will extend the qualifying offer to the switch-hitting Martinez, according to people familair with their plans, but he will decline and try to repat the term he received four years ago from Detroit. The Tigers are thrilled...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera Undergoes Successful Ankle Surgery

According to the Detroit Tigers Official Twitter feed, first baseman Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery on his right ankle to remove bone spurs and repair a stress fracture to his navicular bone. The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina. Currently, Cabrera is scheduled to be reevaluated in three months. Cabrera, 31, seemed to battle...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miggy, Avila, Kinsler finalists for Gold Gloves

As the baseball season is slowly coming to a close, it’s that time of year to recognize the best that was in 2014. Major League Baseball announced the finalists for the 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards, and 3 members of the Tigers were on the American League’s list. 1B Miguel Cabrera, C Alex Avila, and 2B Ian Kinsler are all finalists for the award that recognizes the best with...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
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Miguel Cabrera undergoes successful foot surgery

For the second year in a row, Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone a minor “clean up” surgery after the season and looks to be ready for Spring Training.  Matthew Mowery of the Oakland (MI) Press elaborated that bone spurs and a stress fracture were repaired on the big guy: …the slugger had quick offseason surgery, on Wednesday undergoing a procedure to not...
Via Reading Between The Seams
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Tigers Injury Update: Miguel Cabrera has surgery for bone spurs, stress fracture

Generally regarded as the best hitter on the planet, two-time MVP Miguel Cabrera underwent surgery to repair bone spurs in his right ankle and a stress fracture in his foot, reports Chris Iott of mlive.com. The Tigers announced that the first baseman will be reevaluated in late January, about three weeks before the start of spring training.The ankle surgery was not unexpected...
Via MLB Injury News
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Tigers' Cabrera has ankle surgery, will be reevaluated in January

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cabrera will be reevaluated in three months. The Tigers say the stress fracture was to the navicular bone...
Via AP on Fox
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Miguel Cabrera had surgery for bone spurs. And for a stress fracture in his foot.

The Tigers issued a press release today about the health of Miguel Cabrera. We knew he had bone spurs in his ankle. I don’t believe we knew anything about the stress fracture: Miguel Cabrera underwent successful right ankle surgery to remove bone spurs and to repair a stress fracture to his navicular bone Wednesday afternoon. The procedure was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Tigers' Cabrera undergoes ankle surgery

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cabrera will be reevaluated in three months. The Tigers say the stress fracture was to the navicular...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cabrera will be reevaluated in three months. The Tigers say the stress fracture was to the navicular bone...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Rumors: Detroit looks to keep Joakim Soria

The Detroit Tigers won 90 regular season games and the American League Central division title, but lost in four games to the Baltimore Orioles in the ALDS. The clear weakness of the Tigers was the pitching staff which was 24th in the league in ERA at 4.01. The starting rotation was solid, 11th in the league in quality starts, but the bullpen is in need of revamping. One pitcher...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB| Pitch clock has no place in baseball

The Arizona Fall League season is well underway, and I’ve had the chance to check out a few of the Detroit Tigers top prospects in action around the Phoenix area. The AFL is a league that gives baseball the opportunity to test new facets of the game. There are many rule changes that Major League Baseball is considering and most of those ideas are first put to use in the AFL. One...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter likely to continue baseball career in 2015: 'I really want to play with the Tigers'

Torii Hunter is spending a lot of his time right now watching his sons play college football, so he hasn't made a final decision regarding the 2015 season. But he is leaning toward another year of baseball. And if he does play, he would prefer that the 2015 season be spent with the Detroit Tigers. "I really want to play with the Tigers, but if not I understand," Hunter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers reserves must show improvement next season

Detroit — All in favor? Thought so. The show of hands is impressive. Even president and general manager Dave Dombrowski believes the Tigers need a more productive bench. But here's the catch. The Tigers aren't going to allocate much money this winter to come up with one. "Our bench could be better," Dombrowski said. "But I don't think it's going...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Rumors: David Price to LA?

Think the Los Angeles Dodgers rotation is good now with Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke?  How good would it be if former Cy Young award winner, David Price, would be added to the mix?  That is the exact rumor that Steve Dilbeck of the Los Angeles Times wrote about. #456836740 / gettyimages.comWith Max Scherzer a free agent, trading Price who is entering his final year of...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chasing Detroit

Today continues DTTWLN’s three week examination of the Indians’ 2014 season and where it fell short of the playoff expectations established last winter. The staff will examine where the season went wrong and the challenges the front office faces to make the Indians contenders in 2015. A few years ago, everyone was quoting the line that closed the viral “Cleveland Tourism Video”...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiger Stadium will live again in replica form

Detroit Tigers fans — and aficionados of baseball history — have lamented the vacating of Tiger Stadium after the 1999 season. That feeling of loss was compounded when the ballpark was demolished in 2008. The field is still available for use, thanks in large part to the efforts of organizations like The Navin Field Grounds Crew. Just last week, a new redevelopment proposal for...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Rumors: SS problem looks to be already solved

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias missed all of the 2014 season with stress fractures in both of his shins. However, he should be ready by spring training, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski told Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press.#475760903 / gettyimages.comIglesias came to the Tigers from the Red Sox as part of a three-team trade (including the Chicago White Sox...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

2014: The 1st Inning (10-8)

While this is partly inspired by the old Sam Hoff season-as-innings feature, I’m not going to go into statistics too much, least of all cumulative team stats. No, I’m going to recap the games, because the games are what happened. (You might be surprised at how clearly you remember some of them.) I am, in fact, going to avoid too much summarizing of the “innings” in general...
Via Tigers Weblog
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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