Detroit Tigers News and Rumors

Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homer

Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homer

MLB.com Updated Oct 19 (2 days ago)
Steven Moya, who hit .276 with 33 doubles and 35 home runs at Double-A this year, connected on his first home run of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday night. Orioles prospect Zach Davies scattered two hits across four innings, striking out seven and e…
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Miggy may not need surgery on bone spur in ankle

    Miggy may not need surgery on bone spur in ankle

    MLB.com Oct 15 (6 days ago)
    What looked like a second consecutive offseason surgery -- and a second consecutive injury-shortened training regimen -- for Miguel Cabrera is now less certain. At this point, it's unclear whether the Tigers slugger will need surgery to remove a bone sp…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Giants rookie reliever Hunter Strickland stays confident amid r…

    Giants rookie reliever Hunter Strickland stays confident amid rough postseason

    yahoo.com Oct 13
    Your browser does not support iframes. SAN FRANCISCO — If we knew Hunter Strickland better, if he were a name-brand, battle-tested relief pitcher, the conversation would probably be amplified. People might be giving him the Detroit Tigers bullpen treatm…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Torii taking Tigers' direction into consideration

    Torii taking Tigers' direction into consideration

    MLB.com Oct 13
    If the Tigers want Torii Hunter back for 2015, he wants to play another year. If Detroit doesn't want him back, then he might have a decision to make on whether he wants to keep playing.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Buck Showalter and Orioles left stunned as Royals take 2-0 lead…

    Buck Showalter and Orioles left stunned as Royals take 2-0 lead in ALCS

    All season long, as Buck Showalter’s Orioles did their runaway thing in the American League East and carried it on with a sweep of the Detroit Tigers in their AL division series, the recurring theme seen and heard through chants and placards ’round Camd…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Britton, O'Day singed in October spotlight

    Britton, O'Day singed in October spotlight

    MLB.com Oct 11
    The Orioles could not have gotten this far without their bullpen, a group that helped guide Baltimore to the American League East crown and a three-game sweep of the Tigers in the AL Division Series. But two of their biggest pieces, closer Zach Britton …
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Wieters contributing to O's from the sidelines

    Wieters contributing to O's from the sidelines

    MLB.com Oct 10
    To stay useful, injured O's catcher Matt Wieters has become a sort of extra coach for catchers Caleb Joseph and Nick Hundley. During the final week of the regular season, Orioles manager Buck Showalter sent him to Detroit to scout as the Tigers inched t…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Tigers facing decisions to remain title contender

    Tigers facing decisions to remain title contender

    MLB.com Oct 8
    The crisp fall winds feel a little chillier across Michigan with the Tigers' postseason run over sooner than expected. The miserable Midwestern winter is now on countdown. The Tigers, however, will spend the offseason trying to keep their window open fo…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Fans give Orioles warm reception at Camden Yards

    Fans give Orioles warm reception at Camden Yards

    MLB.com Oct 6
    An energetic crowd of fans were waiting to greet the Orioles when the arrived at Camden Yards on Monday, fresh off their sweep of the Tigers in the American League Division Series.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Rough ALDS caps Tigers' roller-coaster year

    Rough ALDS caps Tigers' roller-coaster year

    MLB.com Oct 6
    The Tigers' rule of the American League Central continued, now at four consecutive division titles. The Tigers' search for a World Series title continued as well, now at 30 years since the team's magical 1984 season.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Blow to Head of Tigers’ Alex Avila Is His Fourth of the Season

    Blow to Head of Tigers’ Alex Avila Is His Fourth of the Season

    nytimes.com Oct 6
    Avila, Detroit’s catcher, sustained his fourth significant blow to the head of the season as the Tigers lost Game 3 of their American League division series against the Baltimore Orioles and were swept.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Fresh off ALDS sweeps, Orioles set to face hot Royals

    Fresh off ALDS sweeps, Orioles set to face hot Royals

    MLB.com Oct 6
    The Orioles were clear Sunday that this -- a 3-0 sweep of the Tigers in the American League Division Series -- was only a step toward their ultimate goal. But now the O's will have to face the hottest team in baseball: the Kansas City Royals.
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Video - Moment In Time 02:57

    Moment In Time

    Oct 10
    Torii Hunter, Prince Fielder and David Ross look back on David Ortiz's grand slam in Game 2 of last year's ALCS.
  • Video - Orioles Sweep Tigers 03:22

    Orioles Sweep Tigers

    Oct 5
    Bud Norris tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the Orioles to a 2-1 win over the Tigers to advance to the ALCS.
  • Video - Orioles Sweep Tigers 05:02

    Orioles Sweep Tigers

    Oct 5
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: Bud Norris tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the Orioles to a 2-1 win over the Tigers to advance to the ALCS for the first time since 1997. Has Detroit's window closed?
  • Video - Orioles Ride 4-Run Eighth Past Tigers 02:29

    Orioles Ride 4-Run Eighth Past Tigers

    Oct 3
    Delmon Young's pinch-hit three-run double in the eighth inning lifted the Orioles to a 7-6 win over the Tigers.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources: Wizards near deal with vet Lucas

    Oct 21
    The Washington Wizards, looking for a trusted veteran to add to their guard depth, are on the verge of signing John Lucas III, NBA front-office sources told ESPN.com on Tuesday.
  • The Week 7 Mailbag

    Oct 21
    Many of you wrote in Monday to ask about the fumble at the end of Rams-Seahawks, the miscue that infuriated Seattle and had a huge effect on the outcome of the game, a 28-26 St. Louis victory. I spoke to the NFL officiating czar, Dean Blandino, on Monda…
  • Behind the HOF’s New Contributor Committee

    Oct 21
    A little inside football this morning. Tonight in Washington D.C., nine members of the new Pro Football Hall of Fame Contributor Selection Committee will gather at a hotel. On Wednesday, they will meet to select two candidates for the Hall’s Class of 20…
  • Tamba Hali: On the Fight Against Ebola

    Oct 20
    The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday