The Detroit Tigers non-tendered long-time third baseman Jeimer Candelario ten days ago after failing to agree on a one-year deal in his final year of arbitration. As reports surfaced indicating that the club had tried to negotiate a deal for less than the $7 million Candelario was expected to receive in arbitration, it became clear
They waited until the last minute, but in the end the Detroit Tigers declined to tender contracts to several of their veteran players at Friday evening’s 8:00 p.m. ET non-tender deadline. 3B Jeimer Candelario, UT Willi Castro, and INF Harold Castro joined RHP Kyle Funkhouser as the most notable cuts from the roster. Earlier in
Long-time Detroit Tigers ace, Justin Verlander, took home the American League Cy Young award on Wednesday. He and Sandy Alcantara of the Miami Marlins, were announced as unanimous winners of the award for best pitcher of the year in either league. This was Verlander’s third Cy Young award, to go along with his 2011 MVP
The Tigers have made their final adjustments to the 40-man roster, and we have a surprise or two. They had plenty of possibilities for players to cut, but we didn’t expect them to add five prospects to the roster, protecting just about everyone from the Rule 5 draft. RHP Reese Olson was no surprise, as
By the end of the 2021 season, Detroit Tigers’ hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh appeared to be sitting in the catbird’s seat, having gotten career best seasons out of most of his veteran hitters. One year later and Coolbaugh was persona non grata after a brutal reversal of fortune for those same hitters. Such is the
Okay, so we’ve gotten our obligatory article on signing one of the top free agents out there already. The offseason is underway. Certainly the Tigers could easily afford the likes of Carlos Correa or Trea Turner, or Aaron Judge, for that matter. The current 2023 payroll, including arbitration raises, stands at just $119 million, perhaps
Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris said last week at the GM Meetings that he is looking to add a left-handed hitting infielder to the roster. With very limited options on the free agent market, many have suggested Harris should go the trade route to find his lefty bat for the infield. Rays’…
It has been five years since J.D. Martinez has suited up for a game in the Motor City with the Detroit Tigers organization. Before the trade deadline in 2017, the Tigers would ship Martinez to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for three prospects.
Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris said last week at the GM Meetings that he is looking for a right-handed hitting outfield bat. We talked about free agent Mitch Haniger last week, now we’re going to discuss a potential trade target in Brewers’ OF Hunter Renfroe.
The Detroit Tigers have already lost out on one of their depth additions from the early part of the offseason. Earlier this offseason, President of Baseball Operations Scott Harris started trying to build some depth for the Tigers organization, losing his first addition already.
As the 2022 Arizona Fall League (AFL) ends, it’s only fitting to get one last weekly roundup in. The Detroit Tigers’ best performer, Joey Wentz, has already gone home, but there are still players to check up on and stats to be reported.
The Detroit Tigers’ offseason is in full swing, and the building blocks for the future are going to keep falling into place. The Tigers are hedging their bets on one of the biggest pieces: Spencer Torkelson.
The Detroit Tigers are looking to meet their needs and make changes that will positively impact the organization’s trajectory. The new regime is in town and making changes to start getting things in motion.
One of the casualties of the owners’ 99 day lockout of the players last winter was the 2021 edition of the Rule 5 draft. Baseball’s winter meetings were canceled, while an owner imposed moratorium on teams signing free agent players was in place, and so there was no Rule 5 draft last off season. .
The Detroit Tigers have continued to make slow baby steps in the right direction. It’s pretty early in the offseason, and going to take time for the Tigers to get everything done. But the good news is, it’s a long offseason.
The Detroit Tigers entered the 2021-22 off-season in dire need of an elite shortstop. One who would shore up their weakest position both in the lineup and on the field. There was a rare class of shortstops on the free-agent market, yet the Tigers didn’t get one. Rumor has it that Detroit made a run
At this week’s GM Meetings in Las Vegas, Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris spoke to the media and finally laid out his plan for the offseason. One of the things he said he’s looking to add to the team is a right-handed outfield bat.
Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations, Scott Harris, noted that he wanted to get the offseason underway by filling needs. As part of his new reign, he has made it clear that he wants to improve the team’s minor league affiliate.
The Detroit Tigers have officially entered the offseason and reached the point where they can crank up the heat on the stove and let things unfold. The World Series officially came to an end after the Houston Astros won it at home this past weekend.