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
Throughout his six-year tenure as general manager of the Detroit Tigers’ organization, Al Avila hasn’t exactly turned up bountiful riches in terms of player acquisition at the major league level. His finds, including Niko Goodrum, Victor Reyes, and Eric Haase, have more often amounted to useful but unspectacular and often temporary fixes. While Jose Cisnero
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.
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…
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
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
On October 14th, 2006, Detroit Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez not only sent the Tigers to the World Series but created a generation of new Tigers fans. For whatever age label you fall into since the definition constantly changes, (Gen X, Boomers, etc) you remember when you became a fan of your favorite team. For me,…
Looks like the Detroit Tigers are finally free of their old agreement with Bally Sports Detroit, formerly Fox Sports Detroit. Evan Petzold of the Free Press reports that both the Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings have reached multi-year extension agreements with the regional sports network. While this has yet to be formerly announced, sources
When Al Avila took over as general manager of the Detroit Tigers in August of 2015, the organization faced a host of difficult challenges. Six years later, with a last ditch effort to win, a painful teardown, and a slow, but comprehensive overhaul of the farm system now behind them, the 2021 Tigers finally took
We have all heard the “addition by subtraction” cliche by now; but for the Detroit Tigers, moving on from players who were not contributing to the club’s success may have been the difference between their infamous 9-24 start and their strong finish and echoing optimism.
An IBWAA writer by the name of Benjamin Chase tweeted out that it appears on various national sites that Detroit Tigers outfielder Riley Greene will not be playing in the Arizona Fall League this year.
With the Tigers’ need for good starting pitching this offseason, attention has already fallen on their former aces Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer. Scherzer will be a free agent—having already received a qualifying offer once in his career—and with another monster season under his belt in 2020, the 37-year-old ace may be able to command
When the 2021 season began, the Detroit Tigers‘ bullpen had many questions and was considered a weakness. Now that the season is over, it is now a source of strength heading into 2022. During this week’s end of the season press conference, General Manager Al Avila said that one avenue that the Detroit Tigers will…
For the first time in years, it seems like the Detroit Tigers are making real progress, and it feels incredible. Fans were appraised of the front office’s state of mind entering the offseason, and what the team’s brass had to say was considerably more meaningful than the comments of similar press conferences the past several