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Detroit Tigers 2016: Position Player Locks, Uncertainties and Likely Departures

Somewhat recently, Know Hitter looked at the pitchers that are locks, uncertainties, or likely departures ahead of next season. Now it’s time to look at the hitters, where there are much fewer uncertainties. This doesn’t mean changes won’t come about Read More

Detroit Tigers Lineup vs the Texas Rangers 8/21/15

#Tigers lineup v TEX: Kinsler 2B Collins LF Cabrera 1B V. Martinez DH J. Martinez RF Castellanos 3B Avila C Iglesias SS Gose CF Verlander P — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) August 21, 2015 For more Detroit Tigers, click here. For more Read More

Tigers Catching Options Without Bryan Holaday

Any plans for the Tigers to call up catcher Bryan Holaday when rosters expand in September have been sufficiently dashed. The catcher recently injured his thumb during a game in with Triple-A Toledo and will likely miss the rest of Read More

Should the Tigers Take a Flier on Garrett Jones?

The New York Yankees recently designated first baseman/corner outfielder/pinch-hitter extraordinaire Garrett Jones for assignment. Should the Tigers take a chance on the one-time Minnesota Twin? The book on Jones is pretty straight forward. He mashes right-handed pitching (.265 career batting Read More

Detroit Tigers: Time for Dave Dombrowski to Pull His Usual Trade Deadline Magic

With the news that the Detroit Tigers are in fact not going to be sellers, its once again time for general manager Dave Dombrowski to pull is standard trade deadline magic. The Tigers need the help, and thankfully, Dombrowski is Read More

Players the Detroit Tigers Could Move at the Trade Deadline

Even with all the evidence pointing towards selling, the Detroit Tigers will more than likely be a buyer at the upcoming trade deadline. Most of the reasoning behind selling has to do not only with the team’s .500 record, but Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 2-1 Loss to the St. Louis Cardinals

Two The number of Detroit Tigers with more than one hit. Ian Kinsler and James McCann each had two base hits. Five The number of Tigers to reach base during the game. Kinsler and McCann combined for four hits while Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 7-6 Loss to the Chicago White Sox

Four The number of RBI by designated hitter Victor Martinez. V-Mart only had nine RBI on the season entering the game, and had only totaled more than a single RBI once. Wednesday’s showing was an encouraging sign for Martinez as Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers’ 5-2 Loss vs the Chicago White Sox

Zero The number of combined hits by Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes. The heart of the Tigers order only reached base once (a walk by Cespedes) and struck out four times. Three The number of Tigers Read More

5 Stats to Know from the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Win vs the Kansas City Royals

11 The number of hits collected by the Tigers as a team. They easily out-hit the Royals, who managed a comparatively paltry six hits. 15 The number of pitches needed by Detroit closer, and former Royal, Joakim Soria to pitch Read More