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Tigers' search for CF slows, turns to internal candidates Updated Jan 12 (4 days ago)
With their offseason of more discussion than deals nearing an end, the Tigers continue to look for a center fielder on the market. Judging from general manager Al Avila's comments, that search seems likely to take until Spring Training.
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  • Tigers' Verlander: 'Too old' to be part of rebuild Jan 13 (3 days ago)
    Tigers' Verlander: 'Too old' to be part of rebuild
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  • Tigers sign Minors contracts with 22 players Jan 10 (6 days ago)
    The Tigers agreed to terms with 22 players on Minor League contracts Tuesday, including seven who have been invited to the club's Major League Spring Training camp.
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  • What are Tigers' options in center field? Jan 5
    The quiet Tigers offseason, if it carries over into Spring Training, will leave a lot of familiar names in the lineup come Opening Day. That's the upside of Detroit's inability to find common ground on trades in the team's long-term movement to get youn…
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  • Tigers hoping for a healthy Zimmermann in 2017 Jan 4
    The Tigers are having a very quiet offseason on the pitching front. But they could have a big addition this spring if Jordan Zimmermann can report to Spring Training feeling like his old self.
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  • Title leaves Cubs fans on top of the World Dec 31, 2016
    John Daly was 9 years old when he got a ticket to Game 3 of the 1935 World Series between the Cubs and Tigers at Wrigley Field. He had enough money for either a program or a hot dog, and opted for the snack.
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  • Nomadic All-Stars? 8 players in reach of record Dec 30, 2016
    The Detroit Tigers signed reliever Octavio Dotel to a one-year contract on Dec. 9, 2011, signifying a historic day in Major League Baseball history. Dotel's deal with the Tigers marked the 13th franchise he would play for, breaking the record previously…
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  • Tigers claw back in '16, fall short of playoffs Dec 28, 2016
    For the Tigers, 2016 was a season of rebound and renewal, starting with their offseason dealings for proven talent and ending with the success of young prospects. In the end, however, it was a season just shy of a return to the postseason.
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  • Tigers agree on 1-year deal with catcher Avila Dec 23, 2016
    Alex Avila is returning to the Tigers, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract with his former club on Friday.
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  • Tigers catcher James McCann has surprising hitting partner Dec 21, 2016
    Tigers’ James McCann is getting unexpected help in his preparation for the new season. (AP) The holiday season may have arrived, but that doesn’t mean the hard work stops for Major League Baseball players. In fact, the grind should be picking up in inte…
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  • Tigers bring back Presley on Minor League deal Dec 19, 2016
    While the Tigers remain quiet on Major League moves heading into the holidays, their stream of Minor League transactions continues as they try to build depth in their system and center-field options in their Spring Training camp. That now includes outfi…
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  • K-Rod likely to stay put despite closer market Dec 13, 2016
    If there's a trade market for Francisco Rodriguez this offseason after the Tigers picked up his contract option, now might be the time. But it still looks like a long shot he will be dealt.
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  • Tigers could be well represented in WBC Dec 12, 2016
    The question came up to Tigers manager Brad Ausmus at last week's Winter Meetings: Would he have a challenge evaluating reliever Bruce Rondon for potential roles if he's away representing Venezuela at the World Baseball Classic?
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  • Infante returns to Tigers with spring invite Dec 9, 2016
    The Tigers announced their first round of Minor League contracts Friday, a list of 14 players that includes a familiar name in Omar Infante.
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  • Phils join list pursuing slugger Martinez Dec 2, 2016
    The list of potential destinations for Tigers slugger J.D. Martinez keeps growing as the Winter Meetings near. So, too, does the potential motivation for Detroit to trade him.
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  • V-Mart's intriguing bat drawing interest Nov 30, 2016
    As the Tigers look to pare payroll at next week's Winter Meetings, Victor Martinez joins teammates J.D. Martinez, Ian Kinsler, Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera in baseball's Hot Stove rumor mill.
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  • Kate Upton is not done criticizing the Cy Young voting process Nov 23, 2016
    Kate Upton is still upset Justin Verlander lost out on the Cy Young award. (Getty Images/David Livingston) It’s been a week since Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello won the American League Cy Young award over Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, a…
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Why trading Ian Kinsler will be difficult for Tigers Nov 17, 2016
    Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action and other fun stuff from around the internet that we think is worth your time. COMPLICA…
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  • Kate Upton goes on colorful Twitter rant after Justin Verlander barely loses Cy Young award Nov 16, 2016
    In one of the craziest award votes in recent memory, Boston Red Sox right-hander Rick Porcello won the American League Cy Young award despite receiving six fewer first-place votes than runner-up Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers. The stunning resul…
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  • Video - Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win 00:37

    Harvey Tosses 2 Perfect Innings In Mets' Win

    Mar 6
    The Mets beat the Tigers 5-4 in Matt Harvey's return to the mound.
  • Video - Price Excited For 2015 Season 02:56

    Price Excited For 2015 Season

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher David Price discusses the status of his contract situation in Detroit and what he did in the offseason to get better.
  • Video - Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title 02:46

    Cabrera, Tigers Focused On Title

    Mar 3
    Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera says the team is focused on winning a championship and discusses his performance during last season during an injury-riddled campaign, and the importance of DH Victor Martinez.
  • Video - Verlander Confident, Ready To Go 03:18

    Verlander Confident, Ready To Go

    Mar 3
    Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander discusses his preparations for the season and the loss of pitcher Max Scherzer.