The Tigers announced that they have claimed outfielder TJ Hopkins off waivers from the Giants. In a corresponding move, left-hander Kolton Ingram has been designated for assignment. Hopkins, 27, had spent his entire career with the Reds until a few months ago but has been riding the roster carousel a bit lately. Cincy designated him
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The Tigers announced this evening that they’ve acquired left-hander Blake Dickerson from the Padres in exchange for $500K in international bonus pool money. Dickerson, 19, was a 12th-round pick by the Padres in the 2023 draft out of Ocean Lakes High School in Virginia. Dickerson received a bonus of $500K, equivalent to that of a
The great prep draft of 2023 continued on Saturday, almost seven months after the actual draft ended. The Detroit Tigers have acquired 19-year-old left-hander Blake Dickerson from the San Diego Padres in exchange for $500,000 in international bonus pool money from the current signing period. Much was made of the Tigers 2023 draft and the
The Tigers have signed free agent Keston Hiura, reports Jon Heyman of The New York Post. It’s a minor league deal, per Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press. Petzold adds that the CAA Sports client will earn $2MM plus incentives if in the majors. Hiura, 27, has put up huge power numbers but also
On Friday evening, Jon Heyman of the New York Post reported that free agent infielder Keston Hiura had been signed by the Detroit Tigers. The details — a minor league contract that will convert to $2 million in guaranteed money and performance incentives if he makes the MLB team — were reported by Evan Petzold
The tradition of throwing out a first pitch at an MLB game is an interesting one. It can spotlight not just celebrities, but deserving local figures, military vets, cancer survivors, philanthropists and more. The idea of a “first” pitch is also a misnomer, since often more than two or three people at a time will
The Tigers’ acquisition of Mark Canha from the Brewers was the first trade of the offseason for any team, but it seems it’ll also be the team’s only addition of a veteran hitter who’s expected to have a regular role. President of baseball operations Scott Harris tells Evan Petzold of the Detroit Free Press that
A 19th round pick in the 2019 draft, Kerry Carpenter debuted with the Tigers in 2022 and had a breakout season in 2023. He looks back fondly at all of the time he spent with his dad on ball fields when he was young and how much he wanted to help him strengthen his game.
Wednesday, February 14 is the date we’ve been waiting on all offseason. Sure, Valentine’s Day is nice but have you seen report day for pitchers and catchers? As it turns out, the Tigers already have plenty of position players in camp, but the traditional starting point for spring camp is here, and we’re thrilled to
The hope coming into the offseason was that the Detroit Tigers would be able to replace their losses on the pitching staff and add a serious dose of offense to a 2023 roster that still sorely needed it. A series of moves to accomplish those goals would put the club in reasonably good position to
Now with more clarity on their broadcasting situation established for 2024, the Twins have started to make some significant offseason moves, including the Jorge Polanco trade and the signing of Carlos Santana. Since rumors about Polanco’s possible departure have swirled for months, it stands to reason that the Twins could also now finally move other
The sweetest four words of the early months of the year are: “pitchers and catcher report.” This coming week we’ll start seeing just that, as the first photos of teams gearing up for the season begin to appear, and shortly after we see the first full-squad workouts begin. There’s just something wonderful about spring training.
The Orioles have acquired infielder Nick Maton from the Tigers for cash considerations, both teams announced. Detroit had designated him for assignment on Monday when they claimed reliever Kolton Ingram from the Angels. The O’s now have 39 players on the 40-man roster. It’s the second time in recent weeks that the O’s swung a trade
MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list and our team Top 30 lists are ever-changing rankings. We update them several times a year, including replacing players once they graduate. That seems like it’s happening more and more quickly these days and the 2024 season shouldn’t be much different considering eight of the top 10 on the