Detroit Tigers

Tigers top Twins for Carpenter's first MLB win

Ryan Carpenter tossed 5 1/3 innings and held a red-hot Minnesota lineup to just three runs as he and the Tigers topped the Twins on Saturday at Target Field. Mikie Mahtook had a three-run home run in the win, and Ronny Rodriguez added a two-run double. Four Twins homered in the loss: Joe Mauer, Tyler… ... Continue Reading

Morris honored at Target Field for HOF career

Jack Morris is beloved by Twins and Tigers fans alike for his postseason heroics and penchant for delivering in the biggest of moments. On Saturday, with both teams at Target Field, the Twins honored Morris with Jack Morris Hall of Fame night. Minnesota celebrated Morris's career with a special pregame ceremony and played his Hall… ... Continue Reading

Prospect in Fiers deal sent Tigers' way

The Detroit Tigers announced on Saturday they have acquired righthanded pitcher Nolan Blackwood from the Oakland Athletics as one of two players to be named later to complete the trade for righthanded pitcher Mike Fiers. ... Continue Reading

Tigers to call up Turner for Twins series finale

The Tigers will finish out their four-game set with the Twins when they square off at Target Field today at 2:10 p.m. ET. Prior to the game, Detroit will recall Jacob Turner from Triple-A Toledo, and he'll get the start. Jake Odorizzi will take the ball for Minnesota. ... Continue Reading

Longest home runs for every MLB team

The launch of Statcast has given us a whole new tool to answer the age-old question: "How far did that home run go?" Here's a look at the longest homers hit by each of the 30 MLB clubs since Statcast began tracking home run distances at the start of the 2015 season. ... Continue Reading

Manning fans eight for Lakeland

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Friday. ... Continue Reading

Boyd's effort saves 'pen, but not enough for win

Before Friday's game, Detroit manager Ron Gardenhire joked that Matthew Boyd could "throw with his other arm" if that's what it took for the Tigers to avoid turning to their bullpen early for a second straight night. As it turns out, Boyd's left arm was good enough to take the burden off Detroit's relievers, but… ... Continue Reading

Cameron inches closer to Detroit with promotion

Daz Cameron is now a step away from Detroit. The athletic center fielder, the Tigers' eighth-ranked prospect according to MLB Pipeline, was promoted on Friday from Double-A Erie to Triple-A Toledo, the 21-year-old's second bump up the organizational ladder this season. ... Continue Reading

Hardy (elbow) lands on DL; Carpenter recalled

The Tigers have placed left-handed starter Blaine Hardy on the 10-day disabled list due to tendinitis in his left elbow, the club announced Friday. The move is retroactive to August 15. ... Continue Reading

Tigers hit back-to-back HRs for 1st time in '18

The Tigers hit back-to-back home runs for this first time this season in the fourth inning on Thursday against the Twins at Target Field. ... Continue Reading

Liriano's early struggles set Tigers back in loss

The first time Ervin Santana and Francisco Liriano squared off against one another was May 31, 2006, when both were highly coveted young starters -- Liriano with the Twins and Santana with the Angels. ... Continue Reading

Every 30-30 season, ranked by club

The marvel of the 30-30 club is predicated on the rare combination of speed and power it takes to swipe 30 bases and bash 30 homers in the same season. ... Continue Reading

Tigers honor Aretha with songs in game notes

Tigers honor Aretha with songs in game notes ... Continue Reading

Umpire somehow catches Castellanos' bat flip

Umpire somehow catches Castellanos' bat flip ... Continue Reading

Jones' speed among top tools in AL Central

Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez, Jose Berrios, Eddie Rosario, a healthy Miguel Cabrera and Jose Abreu are a few names that come to mind when talking about elite talent in the American League Central. ... Continue Reading

V-Mart set on retirement at season's end

Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has been hinting since Spring Training that this season is probably going to be his last. As the regular season winds down, those hints are growing stronger, to the point Martinez stopped just shy of a formal announcement after the Tigers' 6-5 loss to the White Sox on Wednesday at… ... Continue Reading

Tigers lose Lewicki to DL; Hicks out for season

While the Tigers suffered yet another loss to their pitching rotation with Artie Lewicki going on the 10-day disabled list for inflammation in his right elbow caused by a bone spur, they learned that they've lost their backup catcher and fill-in first baseman for the remainder of the season. John Hicks will have surgery on… ... Continue Reading

Tigers almost overcome Zim's rough start

The Tigers mounted a comeback in the ninth inning Wednesday against the White Sox at Comerica Park, but Jordan Zimmermann's mistakes in the middle innings were too much to overcome in a 6-5 loss. ... Continue Reading

Tigers' nicknames for Players' Weekend

For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26. ... Continue Reading

Gardenhire wants organization-wide philosophy

Manager Ron Gardenhire has lifted the culture in the Tigers' clubhouse with his approach, equal parts enthusiasm and patience for a rebuilding club and increasingly younger roster. As the Tigers struggled through last week's West Coast trip, Gardenhire finally had to vent. ... Continue Reading