Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Thursday.
The Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers will play a regular season game in Omaha, Nebraska on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Honoring Omaha's baseball tradition, the first Major League game ever held in Nebraska will be televised nationally by ESPN and will be played at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha two days before the start…
Maggie O'Hara loved digging into numbers while playing softball for the University of Chicago, and she was able to parlay her talents into becoming the first woman in the Tigers' analytics department.
The American League Central has become a curious case study since Opening Day, with one or two teams expected to emerge from the pack but no one playing quite to form.
The Great American Ball Park home-run bug bit the Tigers again. Hours after a short-porch grand slam doomed Matthew Boyd, Michael Fulmer gave up home runs on back-to-back pitches, turning a shutout bid into a Tigers' loss to the Reds on Wednesday afternoon and a sweep of the two-game Interleague series.
Detroit's Jeimer Candelario, nearly benched for Wednesday's series finale against the Reds amidst a 4-for-36 slump, sent an opposite-field loft just over the left-field fence for a first-inning solo homer. It was a lone tally at a place where runs can pile up in a hurry, but it's big for Candelario.
Johnny Barbato joined the Tigers from Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday, on the other end of Drew VerHagen's move to the 10-day disabled list with a broken nose suffered on a throw that hit him in the face covering first base Tuesday night. VerHagen was scheduled to see a doctor Wednesday afternoon to see if his…
The Tigers open an American League Central clash with the division-leading Indians in Cleveland with a 7:10 p.m. ET game tonight at Progressive Field. Mike Fiers (5-3, 4.09 ERA), who has held the Tribe to two runs over 13 innings in two meetings this year, will try to continue the trend opposite Indians rookie right-hander…
Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.
Matthew Boyd had a couple strong innings, but some untimely walks led to a grand slam that stalled momentum in the Tigers' loss to the Reds.
Slider from Boyd made Votto weak in the knees
Francisco Liriano is on track to return from the disabled list and start for the Tigers over the weekend in Cleveland.
Nicholas Castellanos has picked up some newfound fame for his podcast with teammate Shane Greene, but he'll need a lot more attention than that to gain ground in the hotly contested All-Star balloting for American League outfielders.
How long will Detroit's hot start last? What's the current trade interest in Matthew Boyd? Beat reporter Jason Beck answers these questions and more in the latest Inbox.
California League pitchers are learning the hard way that Jo Adell's power is for real.
Fueled by starter Blaine Hardy's 5 1/3 innings of one-run ball and Nicholas Castellanos' two-run home run, the Tigers completed their three-game series sweep of the White Sox with a win on Sunday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field. Their fifth consecutive win moved them to within a game of .500 for the first time since…
Before the White Sox and Tigers began their Sunday series finale, players honored their fathers in a special way.
The Tigers' relative success this season has been a pleasant surprise for many, but it will not change the team's plans, either this season or long term. If anything, general manager Al Avila sees it as a sign that they're headed in the right direction.
The Tigers rallied again late to extend their winning streak to four games. Jose Iglesias' RBI infield single off former teammate Bruce Rondon keyed a two-run eighth inning, sending Detroit to victory over the White Sox on Saturday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field. Nicholas Castellanos had two home runs and five RBIs in the win,…
After studying for his citizenship test with teammates and clubhouse video coordinator Andy Bjornstad, Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias took his test Friday morning in Detroit. Iglesias passed the test, then traveled to Chicago, where he joined the team in time for the game. His formal ceremony, perhaps fittingly, will be on the field at Comerica…