By Howard Fendrich | Associated Press Washington — Darnell Coles was hired by the Washington Nationals as their hitting coach on Monday, returning him to an organization he worked for in the minor leagues and reuniting him with manager Dave Martinez, a former teammate. Coles was most recently the hitting coach for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who fired
The Detroit Tigers have hired Euclides Rojas as the new Director of Latin America Player Development, according to a report from Francys Romero. This move comes in the midst of a number of major changes being made to the Tigers’ front office, as the team tries to model itself in the image of other successful
DETROIT — The Tigers’ rebuild has reached the point where the farm system is producing contributors at the Major League level. The future of the rotation has arrived with Casey Mize, Tarik Skubal and Matt Manning, but for the first time in years, Detroit’s bullpen is built around effective homegrown pieces, from closer Gregory Soto
Show Caption Hide Caption Detroit Tigers’ Casey Mize wants to ‘lead our team in innings’ Detroit Tigers right-hander Casey Mize talks Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, after his team’s 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Evan Petzold, Detroit Free Press The Detroit Tigers are focused on taking the next step toward becoming a
Paul Newberry | Associated Press Atlanta — The Braves won with a walk-off hit for the second night in a row when Eddie Rosario lined a two-out single off shortstop Corey Seager’s glove in the ninth inning, giving Atlanta a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night and a 2-0 NL Championship
Among the top prospects that are playing at the Arizona Fall League, 2020 1st overall pick Spencer Torkelson continues to stand out but he isn’t the only Detroit Tigers prospect making waves. As we are now on an off-day in the Arizona Fall League, all of the Detroit Tigers minor league prospects have made an…
Over the last few years, general manager Al Avila and the Detroit Tigers front office have introduced new faces to player development staff, and it finally feels like there’s a new air of confidence drifting through the city.
Per Francys Romero, who does a great job in covering all things Cuban baseball, he announced that the Detroit Tigers have hired former pitching and bullpen coach Euclides Rojas to be the new Director of Latin Player Development. The team has not made a formal announcement.
The Detroit Tigers had lost four games in a row and five of their last six when Tyler Alexander took the mound Aug. 20 at the Rogers Centre in Toronto. The Blue Jays were bewildered. Alexander allowed one run over seven innings, setting the Tigers up for a 4-1 win in extra innings. The top four batters in Toronto’s
PEORIA, Ariz. — Spencer Torkelson feels comfortable hitting in a loaded lineup. He certainly feels comfortable hitting in the Phoenix metro area. His early days in the Arizona Fall League certainly represent that. MLB Pipeline’s No. 4 overall prospect picked up three hits (all singles) in his third AFL game Friday night to help lead
Detroit Tigers: Minor-league pitcher top 10s by Chris Brown We’re all fans of something. Here at FanSided, that fan spirit is what brings us to work every day, working to connect your fan communities with the stories that get you excited. Fandom binds us all together and that is why we’re excited to present the…
The 2021 minor-league season is over, so we thought now would be a good time to take a look back at some of the best statistical performances from pitchers in the Detroit Tigers system. Last week we checked in on the top 10 offensive performances in various categories. We’ve had to get a bit creative…
There were boundless concerns for pitchers heading into the 2021 season league-wide; particularly with starters. Due to a shortened 2020 season, many teams had to get creative about their approach to their rotation this year. For the Detroit Tigers, there were starters like Matthew Boyd and Spencer Turnbull that had significantly reduced innings, but there…
Comstock Park, Michigan – Friday, October 15, 2021 – Since 2007, the West Michigan Whitecaps have been adding high profile names to their Hall of Fame. The Whitecaps announced today that fans are invited to cast their vote for the Hall of Fame class of 2022. Nominations have been made for former Whitecaps players, managers,
The Detroit Tigers are going to have a few tricky salary issues to deal with this offseason. With numerous players in arbitration, and the club expected to push to add talent, GM Al Avila and his staff will have some tough decisions ahead. Others will likely be pretty simple, as several arbitration eligible players just
Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch spoke about the past, present and future of his club last week at Comerica Park, after finishing 77-85 this season. Hinch chatted about the possibility of acquiring elite-level players in free agency this offseason, such as an established starting pitcher and an All-Star shortstop. The list of shortstops, by the way, is headlined by Carlos
Last week, we took a look at the top prospect each organization sent to the Arizona Fall League this year. This week, we figured we should dig a bit deeper. Over the years, not every AFL standout has been one of those top prospects, but rather has come from a list similar to the 30
The Detroit Tigers now seem bound and determined to raid the Los Angeles Dodgers’ for every coach they can get. On Thursday afternoon, Ryan Sienko, the Dodgers’ Catching Coordinator, announced on Twitter that he’d been hired by the Tigers as the Director of Coaching and Field Coordinator. The role also involves working with the organization’s
The Detroit Tigers had another fairly quiet offseason leading into 2021, but in the process, they made their first multiyear deal since Justin Upton in 2015. Robbie Grossman was signed to a two-year, $10 million deal to patrol a corner outfield spot for the Detroit Tigers.
Erie SeaWolves infielder Spencer Torkelson warms up prior to a game with the Akron RubberDucks on July 29, 2021, at UPMC Park in Erie. P4seawolves072921 Detroit Tigers: With one swing, Ordonez created a generation of fans by Roger Castillo