Norris gets converted The trip to Driveline, that’s something Norris might not have done a year or two ago. Boyd latched on to the analytics and technology much faster. But Norris was a quick convert.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 10:16 pm
After a month-long break, outfielders Cam Gibson and Jacob Robson are back in action for the Sydney Blue Sox in the Australian Baseball League.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 5:00 pm
With about three weeks before the Detroit Tigers begin spring training, there are still plenty of talented MLB free agents left on the market.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 4:58 pm
The Detroit Tigers lost two players to waiver claims this winter. If they’ve had a change of heart, both players are back on the waiver wire at this very moment: The Toronto Blue Jays claimed right-handed pitcher Anthony Castro on Dec. 7 after he was designated for assignment so the Tigers could have an open 40-man roster spot for the Rule 5 Draft. The Tigers ultimately selected Minnesota Twins outfielder Akil Baddoo.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 11:38 am
Derek Holland will never forget his first 11 pitches against the Detroit Tigers last season. He recalls confidently taking the mound for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Aug. 8 at PNC Park, knowing he had to salvage the bullpen. The night before, the teams combined for 30 runs in 11 innings and used 14 total relievers, so the Pirates were counting on Holland.
Posted: January 25, 2021, 11:01 am
Kaline’s election to the Hall of Fame came Jan. 9, 1980. When the next class was announced in January 1981 — four decades ago — former Tiger Jim Bunning received 41% of the vote, a drop of 5% from 1980. No one could have anticipated that the country’s baseball writers to this day would not have elected another longtime Tiger.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 11:02 am
What we learned, what they said and what comes next after Mizzou’s statement victory over No. 6 Tennessee.
Posted: January 24, 2021, 6:08 am
The Cubs finalized a $1.5 million, one-year contract with catcher Austin Romine on Saturday. Romine can earn an additional $700,000 in performance bonuses for starts at catcher and $500,000 in roster bonuses. He would get $100,000 each for 50 starts and each additional 10 through 110.
Posted: January 23, 2021, 3:32 pm
Hall of Famer Hank Aaron died Friday at age 86. He was teammates with former Detroit Tigers pitcher Denny McLain for half a season in 1972.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 11:14 pm
The Detroit Tigers are searching for another bat in the free-agent market, and that search leaves Jeimer Candelario unsure about where he fits.
Posted: January 22, 2021, 2:38 am
New Detroit Tigers righty Erasmo Ramirez had a 0.63 ERA in six relief appearances for the New York Mets in 2020.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 6:11 pm
Águilas Cibaeñas defeated Gigantes del Cibao in Game 7 of the Dominican Winter League final series, making Detroit Tigers’ Gregory Soto a champion.
Posted: January 19, 2021, 4:08 pm