Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has been hinting since Spring Training that this season is probably going to be his last. As the regular season winds down, those hints are growing stronger, to the point Martinez stopped just shy of a formal announcement after the Tigers' 6-5 loss to the White Sox on Wednesday at […]
While the Tigers suffered yet another loss to their pitching rotation with Artie Lewicki going on the 10-day disabled list for inflammation in his right elbow caused by a bone spur, they learned that they've lost their backup catcher and fill-in first baseman for the remainder of the season. John Hicks will have surgery on […]
For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26.
The Tigers head to Minnesota for a four-game series with the Twins that begins with an 8:10 p.m. ET first pitch tonight. Francisco Liriano (3-7, 4.42 ERA) will be on the mound for Detroit. He hasn't had a start last longer than five innings since July 4. Veteran right-hander Ervin Santana (0-1, 6.53) will start […]
Manager Ron Gardenhire has lifted the culture in the Tigers' clubhouse with his approach, equal parts enthusiasm and patience for a rebuilding club and increasingly younger roster. As the Tigers struggled through last week's West Coast trip, Gardenhire finally had to vent.
While the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline rightfully garners the lion's share of attention when it comes to each year's trade season, there have been numerous deals struck during the month of August that have been impactful down the stretch and in subsequent years. Here's a look at the best August trade each team has […]