Robbie Grossman belted a bases loaded triple, and that wasn’t his most important hit of the night. The Tigers outfielder came through in the bottom of the ninth with a clutch 2-out single to score Niko Goodrum, giving the Tigers their second straight victory.
Miguel Cabrera continued his march through the record books when he passed Babe Ruth on MLB’s all-time hits list in a 7-3 loss to the Twins. Miggy notched 2 hits in a game that saw 2 different rain delays, as well as some extra base power from Willi Castro and Akil Baddoo.
The Tigers offense got a power boost in the form of home runs from Niko Goodrum and Jonathan Schoop in a 5-2 win over the Pirates in Game 2 of their doubleheader. Spencer Turnbull turned in a strong 5 innings in his first start of the season. And Akil Baddoo knocked in his team-leading 12th
Akil Baddoo burst on to the Detroit sports scene with a memorable first 10 games, including a home run in his first swing, a grand slam in his second game, and a walk-off single in his third game. But that’s not all, as Baddoo continued to make the most of his opportunity in the Motor
The debut episode of the Tigers season long series, HOME, features the excitement of Opening Day, including a memorable blast from Miguel Cabrera through snow flurries and an inspiring pitching performance from Matthew Boyd. Later, rookie outfielder Akil Baddoo steals the show with an unforgettable 3-day stretch that has fans in the Motor City singing
Hear the sizzle of hot dogs on the grill, the pop of the mitt on Matthew Boyd’s first pitch, and the roar of the crowd when Miguel Cabrera’s goes deep amidst the snowfall. It’s a special Opening Day edition of “Sights & Sounds.”
Hear it straight from the players’ mouths, Opening Day is a big deal. Miguel Cabrera, Matthew Boyd, and JaCoby Jones each bring a vet’s perspective, but young guys like Willi Castro and Grayson Greiner know there’s plenty of reasons to be excited heading into the 2021 season.
A 12-hit day for the Tigers was highlighted by Robbie Grossman’s 2nd home run of the spring, as well as a couple rockets off the bat of Jeimer Candelario. Plus, Miguel Cabrera’s makes an appearance – both on offense and defense. It was a fun day in Lakeland, as the Tigers notched a 4-1 win
A 5-5 tie was highlighted by a 3-run home run from Detroit native and Dearborn Divine Child High School graduate Eric Haase. Plus, Willi Castro continued his strong spring.
It’s only spring, but Tarik Skubal has wowed coaches and teammates with his performance on the mound. Manager AJ HInch and pitcher Daniel Norris weigh in with their insight on the 24-year-old lefthander, who appears primed for a breakout season in 2021.
The Tigers 3-1 victory over the Pirates was boosted by Miguel Cabrera’s first home run of Spring Training.
Akil Baddoo is raising some eyebrows in Lakeland, delivering on the promise that made him a Rule 5 draft pick this offseason. Will the 22-year-old outfielder stick in Detroit after having not previously played above Single-A level baseball? Baddoo is making his case while making a strong first impression.
Tigers pitchers turned in several strong performances, but the highlight of the day was provided by a spectacular grab in right field by prospect Riley Greene. A late-inning rally wasn’t enough in the end, as the Tigers fell to the Yankees, 4-2.
After hitting .349 with a .932 OPS in 2020, Willi Castro continues to be locked in at the plate during the 2021 Spring Training season. The Tigers 23-year-old shortstop launched a 458-foot home run in his first swing of the spring schedule, and hasn’t slowed down since. He’s caught the eye of AJ Hinch, who
With three runs in the bottom of the 8th, the Tigers came from behind for their 6th win of Spring Training against the Yankees. The game featured Willi Castro’s 3rd home run of the spring, as well as a Riley Greene double off the wall in left center field.
One would imagine one of the league’s biggest patches of grass would require a lengthy study guide, and so it is for the Tigers outfielders, who were introduced to the full playbook from new bench coach George Lombard in Spring Training.
The Tigers picked up an 8-2 win over the Blue Jays to improve their spring training record to 3-2. Miguel Cabrera started at first base for the first time this spring, and went 1-2 at the plate with a double.