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Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera Reaggravated Ankle Injury Last Night

The Detroit Tigers offense, including Miguel Cabrera, was been inconsistent this year at best, meaning this can’t be good news. Miguel Cabrera reaggravated a right ankle injury when he slid into home plate last night. It’s minor, but something to keep an eye on. — James Schmehl (@jamesschmehl) August 21, 2014 The injury doesn’t appear to be anything too serious, and Cabrera...
Via Standing O Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Avila (C, DET) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in AL-Only Leagues, Mixed Leagues With Two Catcher Slots ANALYSIS: Perhaps Alex Avila has been overlooked as a result of the strength of the team around him, but he has been a consistently solid contributor for the Tigers over the past five years. When healthy, he has good power for a catcher, […]
Via RotoBaller
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Present Eminem With Awesome Personalized Jersey (Video)

Eminem will be performing in his home city of Detroit, with two upcoming shows scheduled at Comerica Park. As part of a tribute to the rapper who has meant so much to the city, the Tigers made a sweet customized jersey in his honor. The backwards E put the signature touch on whole thing. And now, batting for the Detroit Tigers… pic.twitter.com/OpgQJ62OYH — Marshall Mathers (...
Via Geeks and Cleats
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Tigers Made Eminem A Pretty Awesome Personalized Jersey

Eminem will be playing two shows at Comerica Park in his hometown of Detroit this weekend as a part of The Monster Tour with Rihanna. As you’d imagine, both shows are sold out and the entire city is buzzing in anticipation. The Tigers have even gotten in on the excitement, providing the rapper with an awesome personalized jersey that he’ll likely wear during the concerts. The...
Via Next Impulse Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Joe Nathan edition

The Detroit Tigers have one of the worst bullpens in all of baseball and for pitcher Joe Nathan who was supposed to be the man who manager Brad Ausmus could count on, the 39-year-old pitcher has been far from reliable. After last night’s performance again the Tampa Bay Rays giving up a run and leaving two men on base, I have officially given up on Nathan. In the last eight appearances...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: David Price tips cap to crowd after Rays video tribute

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers pitcher David Price tipped his cap to salute the crowd at Tropicana Field on Tuesday night as the Tampa Bay Rays gave him a video tribute to thank him for his time with the Rays. It was the first time Price had faced his former team since being traded last month. Price did not pitch in Tuesday night's game, but is scheduled...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Price Received Standing Ovation In Tampa Bay (Photo)

  Rays’ fans kept it classy this evening.  The Detroit Tigers were in town for some Tuesday night baseball action in Tampa Bay and one might even say that David Price would’ve been received with boo’s. That’s definitely not the case with Rays fans. David Price received a standing ovation. You can tell he’s still at home even though he’s not in uniform. [tennessean...
Via Geeks and Cleats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Rusney Castillo edition

The Detroit Tigers might finally dip their hand into the waters and pull a Cuban ballplayer to the Motor City. Recent and prolific successes gained by defectors Yoenis Cespedes, Yasiel Puig, and Jose Abreu have drawn attention to one man – Rusney Castillo. Castillo last played in Cuba in 2012. He’s a 27-year old, stocky outfielder, standing just 5’9’’ but weighing a shade...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Must Weather Storm During Dog Days

Since the All-Star break, the Detroit Tigers have been one of the most disappointing teams in all of baseball. The All-Star break was almost one month ago to the date. When games resumed play on Friday, July 18th, the Tigers held a 53-39 record and a 6.5 game division lead. One month later, on August 19th, the Tigers are 66-56 and now face a 2 game division deficit. The only silver...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

It was only a matter of time. Three-time Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover girl Kate Upton and Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander took part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. That’s right, Upton poured ice water on Verlander and Verlander poured ice water on Upton.  
Via Speleb
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Joakim Soria expected to return when eligible

The Detroit Tigers entered Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners with a record of 66-55, second in the American League Central. At fourth in the league in runs scored, the offense is carrying the load, while the pitching staff is in the lower third in the league in ERA at 3.97. The bullpen has struggled, particularly closer Joe Nathan, who has an ERA of 5.20. Joakim ...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Miguel Cabrera bobblehead features small error

The Colorado Rockies are no longer the only MLB team that’s messed up on promotional items this season. In the Detroit Tigers’ defense, at least Miguel Cabrera’s name was spelled correctly — unlike Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado — on the bobblehead given out before Friday night’s game against the Mariners. But there was one big problem with the Cabrera bobblehead that...
Via The Outside Corner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Nathan apologizes for gesture directed at Tigers fans

Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan and his relationship with the home crowd has been rocky — to say the least —  this season. But the frustration finally boiled over the for the 39-year-old Wednesday night. Nathan, who is in the midst of a career-worst season in his first year with the Tigers, was booed upon taking the mound in the ninth inning with Detroit leading the Pittsburgh...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Did Joe Nathan do f--- you gesture to home fans?

Detroit Tigers fans long ago lost their patience with closer Joe Nathan, who again was booed Wednesday night after walking the first two batters of the ninth inning with his team up four. Nathan worked out of the jam by getting a deep fly out to left and a 5-3 double play. But as he walked up to exchange a fist bump with Tigers catcher Alex Avila, Nathan appeared to make an unseemly...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tigers bat boy takes a nasty spill

Anibal Sanchez, Joakim Soria, Justin Verlander and … the Bat Boy. Omar Vizquel was either having fun with the Bat Boy by tossing the guard up in the air for the Bat Boy to catch as he ran off the field or he was playing a condescending game of fetch. Either way, Bat Boy missed the catch and when his momentum carried him past the equipment, he tried to make a quick movement...
Via Detroit4lyfe
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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