Toledo Mud Hens 6, Indianapolis Indians 5 (box) Wily Peralta’s start was a short one on Thursday, as Indy dropped five runs on him in the second inning to knock him from the contest. Ultimately though, good work from the bullpen gave the offense room to reel them in. The Hens got on the board
The Mud Hens overcame a rough start by Wily Peralta, who only went one inning, allowing four hits and a pair of home runs. The bullpen allowed Toledo to come back, pitching eight shutout innings among five relievers including Buck Farmer in his first appearance for the Mud Hens since 2017 as Toledo won 6…
The rubber match of the Royals and Tigers was played under brilliant blue skies, with a pleasantly warm temperature, on the greenest grass you could imagine. This guy in the background, called “Shirtless Boomhauer” by some here at BYB, sure seemed to enjoy himself: Oh, right, the Tigers won, 4-3. So that’s nice too! Spencer
Just a few days ago, national baseball reporter Jon Paul Morosi went on a Detroit radio station and said the Detroit Tigers rebuild is behind schedule, but Al Avila’s job probably isn’t in immediate jeopardy.
In news that can only be summarized with “about darned time,” the Detroit Tigers announced this week they will be retiring Lou Whitaker’s jersey number. But wait, stop me if you’ve heard this one before, because you have. The original announcement of this retirement came in 2019, so why are we still talking about it
With the Tigers now winners of three straight games, Spencer Turnbull will look to lead them to a series sweep over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon. The Royals will counter with a good young pitching prospect in Daniel Lynch. It should be a fun matchup. The reason things are suddenly more fun, is
Indianapolis Indians 5, Toledo Mud Hens 3 (box) A three-run third inning doomed Drew Hutchison’s start for the Hens on Wednesday. The offense mounted a push in the middle innings but ultimately Indy pulled away with the victory. Just like Matt Manning the night before, Hutchison racked up plenty of strikeouts, but he was undone
All four of the Detroit Tigers’ full-season affiliates suffered from a lack of offense on Tuesday, but that wasn’t the case last night, as the clubs combined to score 33 runs. But the biggest story may have been on the mound in Erie. Read about that and more in the…
Pop Quiz Time! Who holds the record for most hits by a Venezuelan born player in MLB history? If you guessed, Omar Vizquel, you would have been correct until about two hours ago. Next when was the last time the Tigers won a series? You’d have to think back a month ago, at least you
Earlier today the Detroit Tigers made a sad, but inevitable, announcement: The Tigers have announced the following roster moves: *Placed C Grayson Greiner on the 10-day IL with a left hamstring strain*Selected C Eric Haase from AAA Toledo*To make room for Haase on the 40-man roster, RHP Franklin Pérez has been placed on unconditional release…
Well it’s never easy with this bunch. On Tuesday night, the Detroit Tigers got a fantastic start from Matthew Boyd and took a 7-0 lead into the eighth inning. Then Joe Jiménez, Jose Cisnero, and an error from Niko Goodrum threw it all away. Fortunately, Goodrum redeemed himself by stealing second base in the bottom
Indianapolis Indians 4, Toledo Mud Hens 3 (box) Matt Manning was a little homer prone and Indianapolis stayed in the game as a result, and ultimately pulled it out late. The Tigers top pitching prospect gave up solo shots on grooved fastballs to both Travis Swaggerty and Will Craig in the first inning. He struck
The Detroit Tigers narrowly averted disaster thanks to Robbie Grossman’s walk-off winner last night, but four minor-league affiliates weren’t quite as fortunate. Erie, Lakeland, Toledo, and West Michigan went 0-4 and combined to score just five runs. Read below to learn the gory details.
For seven innings, the Detroit Tigers handled the Kansas City Royals with ease, building a seven-run lead on the back of another excellent outing by Matthew Boyd. The bullpen then melted down in spectacular fashion, only to be rescued by a Robbie Grossman walkoff single that gave them an 8-7 victory on Tuesday night in
Sample sizes can be good indications of things to come or fads that will die quickly. In the case of the Detroit Tigers and Niko Goodrum, there is no harm in trying an idea out. If you are not familiar with Discord, it is an app you can have discussions with other people about any…
It has been nearly a month since the Tigers swept the Astros to get back to .500, and the good news since then has been sparse. This past weekend was the first time since then that Detroit did not lose a series (thanks, rain!), and there is now a chance to make it two in
MLB.com reporter and Michigan native Jon Morosi jumped on 97.1 The Ticket this morning to discuss all things Detroit sports, including the Detroit Red Wings pending decision on head coach Jeff Blashill and what he expected the team to do with their next high draft choice. Also of discussion was the Detroit Tigers, their direction,…
The Detroit Tigers Weekly Draft Report continues to strain the definition of the word weekly, but we return nonetheless with an examination of this year’s catcher crop. The typical MLB draft sees about seven catchers drafted in the top 100 picks. Right now the 2021 draft appears to be a bit deeper than usual, but…
With the Detroit Tigers continuing to struggle on the field, fan attention naturally turns to their highly ranked minor-league system. Here at Motor City Bengals we promise to give you as much 2021 minor-league coverage as we can.
The Detroit Tigers have struggled to put together consistent at-bats across the lineup. Even during a rough stretch of Tigers baseball, Jeimer Candelario struggled at the plate but once again, it seems like he has been getting back into the groove.