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Tony Paul's top 50 MLB free agents (Updated: Jan. 9)

Tony Paul’s top 50 MLB free agents (Updated: Jan. 9)Tony Paul of The Detroit News ranks his top 50 free agents in Major League Baseball
  • MLB
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Tigers

Tigers, Fox Sports Detroit introduce Matt Shepard, hint at 'tricks up our sleeve' for 2019

Matt Shepard ‘right choice’ as Tigers’ TV manMore than 100 national candidates sought Tigers TV job. Tigers knowledge and all-around skills and artistry made Shepard FSD's and the Tigers' choice.
  • Tigers
  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers' Casey Mize is MLB Pipeline's No. 2 right-handed pitching prospect

MLB Pipeline: Tigers’ Mize No. 2 RHP prospectThe Tigers selected pitcher Casey Mize No. 1 overall in last June's draft. He isn't wasting any time climbing the prospect rankings.
  • Tigers
  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers, Fox Sports Detroit stay home, select Matt Shepard as new TV voice

Tigers, Fox Sports Detroit stay home, select Shepard as TV voiceFill-in work in 2018 wins over Fox Sports Detroit and the Tigers, as they pick Shepard to succeed Mario Impemba.
  • Tigers
  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
MLB

Tuesday's MLB: Ex-pitcher John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charge

Tuesday’s MLB: Ex-pitcher John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse chargeJohn Wetteland was charged with “sex abuse of child continuous victim under 14,” according to the jail records.
  • MLB
  • 3 days, 20 hours ago
Lynn Henning

Henning: In the aftermath of Impemba-Allen, Tigers and FSD need a home run

Henning: Tigers, FSD need a home run in boothDecision on a new play-by-play TV voice draws near as Tigers, FSD try to strike a perfect chord between audience and booth, and heal from September.
  • Lynn Henning
  • 5 days, 6 hours ago
Tigers

Ex-Tigers broadcaster Rod Allen: 'Nothing should end like this for anybody'

Rod Allen: ‘Nothing should end like this for anybody’Allen focuses on denying "choke-hold" or "chase" during interview with Carol Cain on Channel 62's "Michigan Matters" program.
  • Tigers
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
MLB

Monday's MLB: Former Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal agrees to deal with Brewers

Monday’s MLB: Ex-Dodgers catcher Grandal, Brewers agree on dealFormer Dodgers catcher gets $18.25 million for one year
  • MLB
  • 4 days, 10 hours ago
Tigers

Tigers work late Friday to get a deal with Castellanos, avoid arbitration with 5 of 6 eligible players

Tigers avoid arbitration with Castellanos, 4 othersAfter signing Castellanos to a one-year, $9.9 million deal Friday night, only Michael Fulmer remains
  • Tigers
  • 1 week ago
Tigers

Friday's baseball: Tigers’ minor leaguer Gregory Soto suspended 20 games

Tigers’ prospect Soto suspended 20 gamesThe 23-year-old left-hander’s suspension resulted from an agreement with the players’ association, a person familiar with discipline told the Associated Press, speaking on condition on anonymity because no statement was authorized.
  • Tigers
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Tigers sign closer Greene for $4M, avoid arbitration

Tigers sign closer Greene for $4M, avoid arbitrationThe Tigers avoided arbitration with their closer Thursday night, the two sides agreeing on a one-year, $4 million contract for 2019.
  • Sports
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
MLB

Reports: Birmingham Brother Rice's D.J. LeMahieu, Yankees agree on 2-year deal

Reports: Brother Rice’s LeMahieu, Yankees agree on 2-year dealThe 30-year-old LeMahieu, a former star at Birmingham Brother Rice, spent the previous eight seasons with Colorado.
  • MLB
  • 1 week ago
Tigers

Tigers trying to find a fit for prospect Isaac Paredes

Tigers trying to find a fit for prospect ParedesHe's 19 years old, with a delightful bat and eye for a walk. But until he drops weight, the Tigers aren't sure they can count on him at shortstop.
  • Tigers
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Tigers

Tigers release game times for 2019 season

Tigers release game times for 2019 seasonThe season opener is March 28th in Toronto. After six games on the road, the Tigers return home on April 4th for its home opener against the Royals.
  • Tigers
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Tigers hire former shortstop Josh Wilson as scout, add to analytics staff

Tigers hire former shortstop Josh Wilson as scoutThe move is one of several staff addition the major league team announced Monday, a month before equipment and uniforms head south for spring training.
  • Tigers
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Tigers

Former Tigers outfielder Lenny Green dies at age 86

Former Tigers outfielder Lenny Green dies at age 86Lenny Green, who helped the Tigers nearly win the American League pennant in 1967, died Sunday morning. He was 86.
  • Tigers
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
MLB

Tuesday's MLB: Payrolls dropped for first time since 2010

Tuesday’s MLB: Payrolls dropped for first time since 2010Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls last season saw an $18 million decrease attributable to drug and domestic violence suspensions and a player retiring at midseason.
  • MLB
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Tigers

Tigers' streak of avoiding arbitration may end with Castellanos

Tigers’ streak of avoiding arbitration may end with CastellanosNick Castellanos, a free agent after 2019, projects to make $11.3 million if his case goes to arbitration.
  • Tigers
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Tigers

The forgotten prospect? RHP Bryan Garcia ready to reclaim spot in Tigers' plans

RHP Bryan Garcia ready to reclaim spot in Tigers’ plansThe Tigers are hopeful that hard-throwing reliever Bryan Garcia will be throwing competitively again by mid-May
  • Tigers
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Niko Goodrum, Dan Dickerson featured guests at Detroit Baseball Dinner

Goodrum, Dickerson at Detroit Baseball DinnerNiko Goodrum and Dan Dickerson headline the 18th annual Detroit Baseball Dinner, 6 p.m., Jan. 26, at the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy.
  • Tigers
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Sports

Thursday's baseball: Robertson, Phillies agree to $23M deal

Thursday’s baseball: Robertson, Phillies agree to $23M dealReliever David Robertson and the Phillies have agreed to a $23-million, two-year contact.
  • Sports
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Sports

Top 10 Detroit News sports storylines in 2018

Top 10 sports storylines of 2018Here are the sports storylines that had the biggest impact throughout the year
  • Sports
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Tigers

At the crossroads: Five young Tigers facing career-defining seasons in 2019

Five young Tigers facing career-defining seasons in 2019It may be a bit theatrical to suggest a player is at the crossroads of his career when he is 25 or 26 years old. But that’s the reality for a handful of young Tigers players.
  • Tigers
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
MLB

Thursday's baseball: Twins sign slugger Nelson Cruz

Thursday’s baseball: Twins sign slugger Nelson CruzThe Twins continued their quest for power during the offseason by agreeing to terms with veteran designated hitter Nelson Cruz on Thursday.
  • MLB
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
MLB

Friday's baseball: Dodgers deal Puig, Wood to Reds for Homer Bailey

Friday’s baseball: Dodgers deal Puig, Wood to Reds for Homer BaileyThe NL champions shook up their lineup, trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and left-hander Alex Wood along with cash to the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of prospects as part of a seven-player deal.
  • MLB
  • 4 weeks ago
Tigers

'A perfect fit:' Mercer provides Tigers competency, consistency, comfort

Merger of Jordy Mercer, Tigers a ‘perfect fit’After six full seasons hitting 8th in the National League, Mercer excited to hit in front of somebody other than a pitcher
  • Tigers
  • 1 month ago
Tigers

Tigers sign three relievers to minor-league deals

Tigers sign three relievers to minor-league dealsUntil 2017, lefty Nick Ramirez was streaky-hitting first baseman in the Brewers system. He's making a quick transition to pitching
  • Tigers
  • 1 month ago
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