Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers (28-44) vs. San Francisco Giants (39-33) When: 9:45 p.m. Tuesday. Where: Oracle Park in San Francisco. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Low-60s, wind gusts of 15 mph Probable pitchers: Tigers LHP Tarik Skubal (5-5, 3.63 ERA) vs. Giants LHP Carlos Rodon (6-4, 2.70 ERA). SOMETHING NEW: MLB Sunday Leadoff to broadcast Tigers game from
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MLB Sunday Leadoff’s presentation of the Detroit Tigers‘ game Sunday against the Kansas City Royals will feature… no commentators in the television booth? That’s because in-game reporter Ahmed Fareed, Bally Sports Detroit analyst and former Tigers outfielder Craig Monroe and NBC Sports’ Britney Eurton will host a unique broadcast on Peacock, NBC’s streaming service, taking fans in and
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Willie Horton, a longtime member of the Detroit Tigers and a special assistant to the general manager, is headed to the 2022 All-Star Game on July 19 at Dodger Stadium. He accepted an invitation from American League manager Dusty Baker — the manager of the Houston Astros — to serve as the AL’s honorary coach for the Midsummer Classic.
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Beau Brieske grew up watching baseball games at Chase Field. Brieske, a native of Chandler, Arizona, returned to his hometown ballpark this weekend with the Detroit Tigers. In Sunday’s series finale, the 24-year-old stood on the mound and pitched in front of his family and friends. The Diamondbacks crushed Brieske for five runs. He didn’t escape the fourth inning.
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PHOENIX — For the first time, A.J. Hinch was asked publicly about his contract with the Detroit Tigers. Fans want to know if Hinch, one of the best managers in baseball and a 2017 World Series champion, plans to stick around. Hinch, given a chance to set the record straight, refused to answer contract questions with clarity
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PHOENIX — Detroit Tigers rookie Kody Clemens picked the perfect time for his first MLB home run. Facing Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Joe Mantiply, who hadn’t allowed a home run since June 2021, Clemens — a left-handed hitter — turned on a hanging curveball and put the ball into the right-field seats. Clemens’ three-run home run
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PHOENIX — Detroit Tigers right-handed reliever Michael Fulmer has been involved in trade deadline conversations for nearly his entire career, beginning with the July 2015 trade that sent him from the New York Mets to the Tigers ahead of his MLB debut in April 2016. Seven years later, the Tigers are prepared to shop Fulmer to postseason
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Detroit Tigers (27-43) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (32-40) When: 10:10 p.m. Saturday. Where: Chase Field in Phoenix. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: High-90s (Park has retractable roof). Probable pitchers: Tigers LHP Alex Faedo (1-4, 4.67 ERA) vs. Diamondbacks RHP Zach Davies (2-4, 3.69 ERA) WHAT GIVES? Eric Haase thinks playing time is reason for underwhelming power production JEFF
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Detroit Tigers (27-43) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (32-40) When: 10:10 p.m. Saturday. Where: Chase Field in Phoenix. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: High-90s (Park has retractable roof). Probable pitchers: Tigers LHP Alex Faedo (1-4, 4.67 ERA) vs. Diamondbacks RHP Zach Davies (2-4, 3.69 ERA) WHAT GIVES? Eric Haase thinks playing time is reason for underwhelming power production JEFF
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PHOENIX — Detroit Tigers shortstop Javier Báez stepped out of the batter’s box, flipped his bat and turned toward the on-deck circle. He pointed toward a taunting fan and shouted. Amid the intense interaction, the ball cleared the wall in left-center field for a grand slam. Báez, signed to a six-year, $140 million contract this past offseason, is
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Detroit Tigers (26-43) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (32-39) When: 9:40 p.m. Friday. Where: Chase Field in Phoenix. TV: Apple TV+ (online only, no Bally Sports Detroit broadcast). Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Partly cloudy, 100s (Park has a retractable roof). Probable pitchers: Tigers LHP Rony García (1-2, 4.97 ERA) vs. Diamondbacks RHP Merrill Kelly (6-4, 3.46 ERA) • BOX SCORE BULLPEN
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The Detroit Tigers entered the season with several candidates for regression. Some of those players, like Eric Haase, had solidified roles for 2022 throughout the offseason and into spring training. Haase took on a utility role: backup catcher, sometimes left fielder and pinch-hitter against left-handed pitchers. He thought he might play some first base too, but that hasn’t
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Detroit Tigers (26-43) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (32-39) When: 9:40 p.m. Friday. Where: Chase Field in Phoenix. TV: Apple TV+ (online only, no Bally Sports Detroit broadcast). Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) (Tigers radio affiliates). First-pitch forecast: Partly cloudy, 100s (Park has a retractable roof). Probable pitchers: Tigers LHP Rony García (1-2, 4.97 ERA) vs. Diamondbacks RHP Merrill Kelly (6-4, 3.46 ERA) • BOX SCORE BULLPEN
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The Detroit Tigers continue to trust Gregory Soto in the ninth inning. Michael Fulmer, Alex Lange, Andrew Chafin and Will Vest have arguably been more reliable out of the bullpen, but Soto — averaging 1.240 walks and hits per inning pitched — remains the closer. “He’s got the best stuff in the bullpen,” Fulmer said. “That’s why he’s in the role he’s
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In Tarik Skubal’s past three starts, the 25-year-old has allowed 15 runs with seven walks and 14 strikeouts across 13⅔ innings. He began the season with a 2.33 ERA in 11 starts but has since stumbled. The third inning made the difference for Skubal and the Detroit Tigers in Wednesday’s 6-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox
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