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Tigers sign former first-round pick Perry to Minors deal

Tigers sign former first-round pick Perry to Minors deal

MLB.com Updated 14 hours ago
For the third time in the past two months, the Tigers have brought back a former prospect, signing 2008 first-round pick Ryan Perry to a Minor League contract.
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  • Avila sits out at camp due to back tightness

    Avila sits out at camp due to back tightness

    MLB.com 14 hours ago
    The Tigers had enough trouble with injuries last Spring Training that they could justifiably get nervous when Alex Avila had to sit out Friday's workout with back tightness. This injury, however, doesn't appear to be severe.
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  • Ubaldo tabbed for Grapefruit League opener

    Ubaldo tabbed for Grapefruit League opener

    MLB.com Feb 26 (yesterday)
    Ubaldo Jimenez will start the Orioles' first Grapefruit League game on Tuesday in Lakeland, Fla., against the Detroit Tigers, manager Buck Showalter announced on Thursday.
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  • On Baseball: Max Scherzer Is Thinking Big. His $210 Million Con…

    On Baseball: Max Scherzer Is Thinking Big. His $210 Million Contract Is a Start.

    nytimes.com Feb 26 (yesterday)
    Scherzer, the 2013 A.L. Cy Young Award winner, is focused on improving after joining the Nationals, who gave him the largest free-agent pitching contract in major league history.
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  • On Baseball: Tigers Are Built for the World Series, but Then Oc…

    On Baseball: Tigers Are Built for the World Series, but Then October Comes

    nytimes.com Feb 24 (4 days ago)
    The Detroit Tigers have won four consecutive American League Central crowns and the A.L. pennant in 2006, but October heartbreak haunts the team and its fans.
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  • Tigers re-sign Chamberlain to 1-year deal

    Tigers re-sign Chamberlain to 1-year deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Feb 24 (4 days ago)
    Detroit has signed Joba Chamberlain to a one-year contract, bringing the free-agent reliever back to the Tigers after an up-and-down season as their setup man in 2014.
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  • Miggy stays in good shape despite foot injury

    Miggy stays in good shape despite foot injury

    MLB.com Feb 23 (5 days ago)
    Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera still stayed in good shape while being limited in what he could do with a surgically repaired right foot. As he rolled into Tigers camp on Monday morning, a few days earlier than anticipated, Cabrera looked no…
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  • Nathan finds fountain of youth in regimen change

    Nathan finds fountain of youth in regimen change

    MLB.com Feb 22 (6 days ago)
    Joe Nathan spent the offseason changing his training regimen to feel younger, a difference he can feel this spring before he gets to the park. "Getting up is a lot easier. I'm ready to go," the Tigers closer said.
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  • Hanrahan's first session doesn't go as planned

    Hanrahan's first session doesn't go as planned

    MLB.com Feb 22 (6 days ago)
    Joel Hanrahan's first trip to the mound during camp was relatively short for the Tigers reliever, who is still recovering from Tommy John surgery.
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  • Tigers bring Wells back on Minor League deal

    Tigers bring Wells back on Minor League deal

    MLB.com Feb 21 (7 days ago)
    Casper Wells is back where he started. The outfielder agreed to terms with the Tigers on Friday on a Minor League contract that brings him back to the organization that drafted him a decade ago.
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  • Tigers find treadmill for Miggy at NFL combine

    Tigers find treadmill for Miggy at NFL combine

    ESPN.com Feb 19
    The Detroit Tigers made arrangements Thursday to acquire a special treadmill for their injured slugger, Miguel Cabrera, after finally locating one -- at the NFL combine.
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  • Ausmus slots Soria in as setup man for now

    Ausmus slots Soria in as setup man for now

    MLB.com Feb 19
    Joakim Soria rolled into Tigers camp Thursday morning and said he hadn't yet discussed his role with manager Brad Ausmus. By midday, Soria's role was pretty clear, at least for now.
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  • Miggy's foot progressing; Opening Day in sights

    Miggy's foot progressing; Opening Day in sights

    MLB.com ESPN.com Feb 18
    The Tigers received good news Wednesday on superstar first baseman Miguel Cabrera, with a CT scan revealing a "good progression of healing" after he had surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture in his foot.
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  • Justin Verlander says Tigers are 'still the team to beat' in AL…

    Justin Verlander says Tigers are 'still the team to beat' in AL Central

    yahoo.com Feb 18
    The AL Central figures to be one of the most interesting divisions in baseball for 2015: The Chicago White Sox made a number of top-flight additions this offseason, the Kansas City Royals are coming off a World Series trip, the Cleveland Indians are a p…
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  • Miggy's Opening Day status tied to results of CT scan

    Miggy's Opening Day status tied to results of CT scan

    MLB.com Feb 17
    Miguel Cabrera had a follow-up exam of his repaired right foot on Tuesday, and the results will be announced on Wednesday. Whether the Tigers slugger is cleared for baseball activities will go a long way in forecasting whether he can be ready by Opening…
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  • Miggy set to undergo followup exam today

    Miggy set to undergo followup exam today

    MLB.com Feb 16
    Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is scheduled for a follow-up exam by Dr. Robert Anderson, the Charlotte-based specialist who performed the surgery to remove a bone spur from Cabrera's right ankle and repaired a previously unknown stress fracture at the to…
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  • Ex-Tigers RP to stand trial for sexual assault

    Ex-Tigers RP to stand trial for sexual assault

    ESPN.com Feb 11
    A judge has ordered former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed tried on sexual assault charges involving a woman who says she believes he drugged her before attempting to have sex with her.
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  • Tigers get good news on Victor Martinez's health

    Tigers get good news on Victor Martinez's health

    The Detroit Tigers couldn't have asked for a better prognosis following Victor Martinez's left knee surgery. Martinez went under the knife to repair a torn meniscus on Tuesday and the timeline for his return is four to six weeks, which is on the quick s…
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  • Jays' Navarro a possible option if V-Mart shelved

    Jays' Navarro a possible option if V-Mart shelved

    MLB.com Feb 9
    The Tigers are waiting on results of Victor Martinez's left knee surgery Tuesday to see how long they should expect to miss the American League Most Valuable Player Award runnerup. In the meantime, however, they appear to be looking at their options in …
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  • Video - Tigers Hopeful Cabrera Will Be Ready Opening Day 02:59

    Tigers Hopeful Cabrera Will Be Ready Opening Day

    Feb 18
    Jayson Stark discusses whether the Tigers should be optimistic that Miguel Cabrera will be ready to go by Opening Day and the impact on their lineup if he's not fully recovered from foot surgery.
  • Video - Players With Most Uncertainty Entering Spring Training 00:51

    Players With Most Uncertainty Entering Spring Training

    Feb 16
    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney explains why Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera are the two players with the most uncertainty surrounding them entering spring training.
  • Video - Another Knee Injury For Victor Martinez 02:58

    Another Knee Injury For Victor Martinez

    Feb 5
    ESPN baseball Insider Jim Bowden discusses Victor Martinez's torn meniscus.
  • Video - Keith Law's Best And Worst Farm Systems 02:40

    Keith Law's Best And Worst Farm Systems

    Jan 26
    Keith Law says the Cubs and Twins are among the most stacked farm systems, but finds the Tigers' cupboard barren after a year of trades to help the big club.

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