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Matthew Boyd is returning to the Detroit Tigers. Boyd, a left-handed pitcher, agreed to a one-year, $10 million contract with the Tigers on Thursday, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. His deal, pending a physical, includes $1 million in performance bonuses. The club has not confirmed the signing. MORE TIGERS:How Tigers prospect Parker
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Show Caption Hide Caption Erie SeaWolves are one step from a championship Hear from SeaWolves manager Gabe Alvarez along with Gage Workman and Parker Meadows about another exciting playoff win. Tom Reisenweber, Erie Times-News For the first time, Parker Meadows was early on fastballs. He planned to be ready for fastballs throughout the 2022 season,
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Show Caption Hide Caption 2022 MLB Cy Young Award winners season review 2022 MLB Cy Young Award winners USA TODAY The Washington Nationals believe former Detroit Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario will bounce back in 2023. Candelario, who turned 29 on Thanksgiving, and the Nationals have agreed to a one-year, $5 million contract with $1
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Willson Contreras is one of the hottest names on the open market. Contreras has spent his entire professional career with the Chicago Cubs, but the 30-year-old catcher is a free agent for the first time this offseason. The Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals and Minnesota Twins are potential landing spots for the best-hitting catcher in
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Since the offseason began Nov. 6, Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris has removed 16 players from the 40-man roster. Some of the roster moves were predictable; others, not so much. “Those decisions are really tough, especially for me,” Harris said Nov. 8 at the general manager meetings in Las Vegas. “I don’t
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Jeimer Candelario won’t return to the Detroit Tigers for the 2023 season. The Tigers non-tendered Candelario ahead of Friday’s 8 p.m. deadline, meaning he immediately became a free agent for the first time in his career. He was projected to receive $7 million in his final year of salary arbitration. The Tigers also non-tendered infielder
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The Detroit Tigers tendered contracts to six arbitration-eligible players for the 2023 season: Austin Meadows, Gregory Soto, Joe Jiménez, José Cisnero, Tyler Alexander and Rony García. Third baseman Jeimer Candelario, infielder Harold Castro and utility player Willi Castro were non-tendered and officially became free agents at Friday’s 8 p.m. tender deadline. Earlier this offseason, the
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The Detroit Tigers continue to attack the waiver wire. On Friday, the Tigers claimed outfielder Bligh Madris off waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays, according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Madris, a left-handed hitter with two minor-league options remaining, has played 39 games in his MLB career. The Tigers have not announced
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The Detroit Tigers have three relief pitchers who should generate significant trade interest this offseason: Gregory Soto, Joe Jiménez and Alex Lange. Teams are already calling. “We’ve gotten a lot of calls from teams already,” Scott Harris, president of baseball operations, said Nov. 8 at the general manager meetings in Las Vegas. “This is sort
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At 39 years old and in his first season back from Tommy John elbow surgery, Justin Verlander returned to the Houston Astros and completed one of the finest seasons of his career, which earned him his third Cy Young Award. The right-hander was unanimously voted the 2022 American League Cy Young Award winner Wednesday by the Baseball
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Detroit Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris and his former boss, San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, have linked up on a trade. The Tigers acquired outfielder Steele Walker — the No. 46 overall pick in the 2018 draft — from the Giants for cash considerations, the team announced Tuesday. Walker made his
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The Detroit Tigers added five players to their 40-man roster — outfielder Parker Meadows, infielder Wenceel Perez, infielder Andre Lipcius, right-handed starter Reese Olson and right-handed reliever Brendan White — before Tuesday’s deadline to protect them from being selected in December’s 2022 Rule 5 draft. Olson is the Tigers’ No. 9 prospect, according to MLB Pipeline, followed
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The Detroit Tigers have significantly reshaped their medical department this offseason. President of baseball operations Scott Harris didn’t renew the contract of Kevin Rand, the senior medical services director, and reassigned head athletic trainer Doug Teter to a new role at the organization’s spring training complex in Lakeland, Florida. Now, there’s a new head athletic
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Welcome to the new era of the Detroit Tigers‘ hitting department. The Tigers have hired Michael Brdar, the San Diego Padres’ hitting coach, to lead their revamped hitting department. James Rowson, the Miami Marlins’ bench coach and offensive coordinator, is also joining the hitting department, along with Keith Beauregard, a minor-league coach in the Los
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The Detroit Tigers have several needs this offseason highlighted by offensive upgrades, as outlined by president of baseball operations Scott Harris at the general manager meetings last week in Las Vegas. Harris plans to acquire a left-handed hitting infielder, a right-handed hitting outfielder and at least a couple pitchers, as well as perusing the markets
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In July 2017, the Detroit Tigers traded slugger J.D. Martinez, a two-month rental, to the Arizona Diamondbacks for then-prospects Dawel Lugo, Sergio Alcántara and Jose King. Those three players combined to play 123 games and were worth minus-1.1 fWAR for the Tigers in the big leagues. The last remaining member of the Martinez trade has
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