Tigers hope new faces help them return to postseason
MLB.com Updated Feb 10 (yesterday)
The Tigers head to Spring Training with more prominent new faces than they've brought in over any offseason since 2009, the year after their previous last-place finish. GM Al Avila was part of that offseason, serving as then-general manager Dave Dombrow…Share Tweet
JD Martinez, Tigers Finalize $18.5 Million, 2-Year Dealnytimes.com Feb 10 (yesterday)J.D. Martinez and the Detroit Tigers finalized their $18.5 million, two-year contract Wednesday, a deal that avoided salary arbitration.Share TweetJ.D. Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.Share Tweet
Six Tigers primed for bounceback 2016 seasonsMLB.com Feb 8 (3 days ago)For all the buzz about the Tigers' offseason moves, the fate of their 2016 season rests more on three of the club's longest-tenured players.Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)Alex Romero, Jose Martinez and Sandy Leon drove in runs to lead Venezuela's Aragua Tigers over Cuba's Ciego de Avila 3-1 Thursday and advance to the Caribbean Series semifinals.Share Tweet
Boyd sets sights on staying in Tigers' rotationMLB.com Feb 4 (7 days ago)Matt Boyd spent the final nine weeks of last season in the Tigers' rotation. He will spend Spring Training competing for the chance to start in 2016.Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 3Alejandro Soto pitched into the sixth inning, Yuniesky Betancourt hit a two-run double and the Mazatlan Venados of Mexico beat Venezuela's Aragua Tigers 6-4 Wednesday for a spot in the semifinal round of the Caribbean Series.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 31One of the more interesting storylines to follow this season will take place in the AL Central. That's where veteran catcher Alex Avila, formerly of the Detroit Tigers and currently of the Chicago White Sox, will do regular battle with father Al Avila, …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 30In our Homer History series, writers re-tell the stories of memorable home runs from their perspective. In this installment, Yahoo Sports NFL editor Al Toby, who grew up in Michigan, recalls the night — well, one of the nights — the Tigers bullpen blew …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 28Doug Fister, the ex-Washington Nationals and Detroit Tigers starter, came into the offseason with his stock at an all-time low. At one point, before a rough 2015 season, Fister figured to make big bucks in free agency. But on Thursday he signed a one-ye…Share TweetMLB.com Jan 28It is almost time for Zack Greinke to suit up for the D-backs, Todd Frazier for the White Sox, David Price for the Red Sox, Justin Upton for the Tigers, Johnny Cueto for the Giants, Jason Heyward for the Cubs, and all those other new faces in new places…Share TweetMLB.com Jan 27The Tigers regained some organizational infield depth Wednesday, acquiring infield prospect Kody Eaves from the Angels in exchange for corner infielder Jefry Marte.Share Tweet
Avila makes mark, brings balance in first offseasonMLB.com Jan 25Like many first-time GMs in recent years, Al Avila's first offseason will be known for the big signings, committing nearly a quarter billion dollars in contracts for Justin Upton and Jordan Zimmermann. Still, the Tigers have had big-spending offseasons …Share Tweet
Ilitch's passion apparent in Tigers' upgradesMLB.com Jan 22Between selling pizza and running the Detroit Red Wings, Mike Ilitch has owned the Tigers since 1992. He's now 86, and he remains wonderfully obsessed with grabbing a fifth World Series championship for the Tigers and their first in 32 years.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 21It might be late January, but there's still plenty to talk about on this week's episode of the StewPod. On this episode, Mike and Chris talk about where Yoenis Cespedes should land, whether the Tigers are contenders with Justin Upton and we tackle the D…Share TweetTorii Hunter was at home in Texas, enjoying his first offseason as a retired ballplayer. He hasn't been part of the Tigers organization in more than a year. Yet Hunter might have provided one more assist for the club out of left field.Share Tweet
Fearsome foursomes: Best lineup quartets for '16On Wednesday, the Tigers officially added Justin Upton to a lineup that already featured some accomplished offensive players.Share Tweet
Tigers still looking to add pitching depthThe Tigers have spent just under $270 million in free agency this offseason, including the now-official six-year, $132.75 contract with outfielder Justin Upton. And yet, they might not be done.Share TweetJustin Upton should capably fill the left-field hole in Detroit that opened when Yoenis Cespedes was traded last July.Share Tweet
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