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Detroit Tigers: Neftali Feliz has a Chance to Solidify Himself as the Tigers' Closer for 2016

With news coming out of Detroit that Brad Ausmus will continue to manage the team next season, and thus keep his job, it’s now a time of evaluation for the Tigers as the team decides which non-core players to keep Read More

Why the Tigers Should Sign Doug Fister in the Offseason

The 2015 Detroit Tigers starting pitching experiment has not gone to plan. Alfredo Simon and Shane Greene came out of the gates firing strikes and generally pitching extremely effectively. The results since have been awful. Even with his one-hit shutout Read More

Detroit Tigers 2016 Pitching Staff: Locks, Uncertainties and Likely Departures

After Monday’s bullpen implosion, the Detroit Tigers pitching issues were once again brought to light. Al Alburquerque, Tom Gorzelanny, Neftali Feliz and Guido Knudson’s collective time on the mound saw a Tigers win turn into a blowout loss. Sadly, this Read More

Players the Tigers Should Target at the Trade Deadline: Tyler Clippard and Scott Kazmir

With the baseball season reaching its annual All-Star break, things aren’t exactly ginger-peachy in the Motor City. The win-now Detroit Tigers own a .500 record at 44-44 and are nine games out of first place. Given the Tigers’ recent track Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 5-4 Loss vs the Cleveland Indians

Five The number of innings thrown by Justin Verlander in his season debut. The former Cy Young/MVP winner allowed three hits, two runs (both earned), struck out two and walked two batters. He allowed one home run on 87 pitches. Read More

5 Stats to Know from the Detroit Tigers’ 4-1 Win over the Chicago White Sox

Three The number of hits by Tigers’ designated hitter Victor Martinez. After going yard against Chris Sale, this three-hit effort seems to have V-Mart trending in the right direction. 1 The number of outs recorded by Tigers’ closer Joakim Soria Read More

Detroit Tigers: Success with Roster Turnover the Reason Team's Championship Window isn’t Closing

Since the Detroit Tigers started their run of success, they’ve everyone will tell you some combination of these next seven statements about the Detroit Tigers. Their bullpen is dreadful. Their defense is bad too. They’re not built for the future. Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 8-6 Win over the Cleveland Indians

Three The number of runs driven in by Miguel Cabrera, who has continued his torrid start. Miggy went 3-for-4 with three RBI and two runs scored to raise his average to .377. Cabrera also went deep. Additionally, Rajai Davis scored Read More

Detroit Tigers: Impact of Joe Nathan’s Injury

The Detroit Tigers are off to one of the best starts in Major League Baseball, but were hit with some bad news as it was announced that closer Joe Nathan will miss the rest of the season due to a Read More

#Tigers Tweets: Shutouts, Nathan, Verlander, Disabled List

Here’s the latest Tweets regarding the Tigers. This is good. Tigers beat Twins 11-0 Tigers: back-to-back shutouts to begin a season for the 1st time in franchise history — ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) April 8, 2015 Looks like that’ll have to Read More