Cleveland’s lone rally against him at that point — a runner on second base in the fifth — was snuffed out when Turnbull picked off Cesar Hernandez at second. The Tigers finally broke the scoreless tie in the bottom of the sixth, but were once again left wanting more. They loaded the bases with no outs, and narrowly missed a big inning when Niko Goodrum hit a deep fly ball to center.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 11:30 pm
Alex Faedo throws a bullpen session at Detroit Tigers spring training in Lakeland, Fla. on Feb. 18, 2020. Forgive yourself if you’ve forgotten about Alex Faedo.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 4:54 pm
If you go on his Twitter page, you will see just a small part of the investment – he’s hitting balls off a tee into a batting net. In the background you can see two massive tires that he uses to build core strength. The baseball garage is approximately 15 feet wide and 50 feet long, with a turf floor.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 4:35 pm
In a normal season, if a someone gets hurt or the Detroit Tigers need an extra arm, all it takes is a quick phone call to Triple-A Toledo. If the Mud Hens are at home, a new player can be in Comerica Park, dressed out and ready to go, within hours. To fill the void in Toledo, the Tigers can shuffle someone over from the Double-A club in Erie, Pa.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 4:26 pm
Washington Nationals star Max Scherzer is still preparing for the 2020 baseball season and is using a former teammate to help him out due to the uncertain circumstances of the coronavirus pandemic. Scherzer revealed Thursday on 106.7 The Fan’s “Grant & Danny Show” that he and former Detroit Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday, who was looking to make the Baltimore Orioles’ roster, were hanging out together at the pitcher’s home with their wives at the start of the pandemic.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 11:25 am
Which MLB team put together the best season ever? Vote on it in our Best Ever bracket series.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 4:01 am
Former MLB relief pitcher and longtime Chicago White Sox radio broadcaster Ed Farmer passed away Wednesday night at age 70, the team confirmed. Farmer grew up in Chicago and enjoyed 11 seasons in the major leagues, including three with the White Sox. During the 1980 season, he earned All-Star honors on his way to 30 saves — then a team record.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 4:36 pm
MLB players’ union has been discussing a handful of potential neutral stadiums that could host baseball games to restart the 2020 season, New York Yankees pitcher Zack Britton said Wednesday. Britton told MLB Network Radio that about five sites have been talked about in meetings about potentially getting the season back up and running. The season was suspended and Opening Day was delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 1:20 pm
The Detroit News has been named best newspaper in the state in its class for 2019 in the annual Michigan Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition. Detroit News staffers also earned 20 other awards, including nine first-place honors for their work. Some 31 daily newspapers from across the state submitted 850 entries for the contest, which was judged by editors from eight Ohio newspapers.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 2:11 am
Eight memorable moments at Tiger Stadium in Detroit. Detroit sports fans often lament that their favorite teams don’t get the credit or respect they deserve. The Bad Boys are considered a blimp in the NBA’s transition from Magic and Bird to Jordan.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 11:31 pm
His aptitude and delivery leads to some optimism about his future ability to command the fastball and breaking ball combination. He’s probably an interesting relief prospect in reality, but his progress at West Michigan in a starter’s role will be worth checking in on this season. Looks via MiLB.tv, particularly in the New York-Penn League, are not ideal, but our friends over at Tigers Minor League Report have a nice curveball montage from Montero up on their YouTube channel.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 4:30 pm
We don’t know the exact number of extra players or how long teams will be able to carry them, but for our purposes here, let’s set a 30-man roster for the first 30 days of the season. The Tigers opening day roster could look like this: Starting pitchers (5) Who: Matthew Boyd, Spencer Turnbull, Jordan Zimmermann, Ivan Nova, Daniel Norris.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:25 pm
Charles Barkley (Auburn Tigers) Who better to kick off our list than NBA legend Sir Charles, a Leeds, Alabama native who played his college ball at nearby Auburn? Chuck’s beloved Auburn has never been a hoops powerhouse, though the Tigers have been on the upswing of late with Bruce Pearl atop the team’s chain of command. Barkley’s signature Southern drawl and his penchant for bickering with fellow TNT talking head Shaquille O’Neal (more on him in a minute) have been sorely missed with the NBA on…
Posted: March 31, 2020, 4:11 pm
There’s not much to like on the Detroit Tigers for 2020. Andy Behrens delivers his fantasy preview for the AL Central team.
Posted: March 29, 2020, 3:58 pm