This began with an observation: Since 2008 — covering the bulk of the reliable PITCHf/x era — Miguel Cabrera has swung at just under 47% of pitches with the bases empty, and just over 53% of pitches with a runner or runners on.
Tigers have better speed and defense, but will they go farther in playoffs?
The Detroit News, Lynn Henning
Dave Dombrowski was striding toward his office, in that glass-enclosed, second-floor loft above the Tigers clubhouse at Marchant Stadium, when he was asked Thursday about the team he had retooled for 2014.
Tigers' Rick Porcello has drive, pitches to take big step this season
The Detroit News, Tom Gage
He graduated to major league baseball out of high school. But continued as a student all the same. As Rick Porcello prepares for this season, his sixth with the Tigers, he's a 25-year-old still learning his craft. Studying to get better.
It seems new Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain knows how to make light of a bad situation.
Tigers TV schedule is out, 150 games on FSD
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck
FOX released its Tigers television schedule across its various networks today, and there's good and bad news.
Meet Your 2014 Detroit Tigers
The 2014 campaign will begin in a little over a month. Let’s take a quick look at this year’s cast of characters in Detroit and what they have to offer.
If not for a strained shoulder that cost him about a month of 2013, Sanchez likely would’ve been right in the middle of the Cy Young conversation.
Elsewhere in baseball:
Spring Training games are finally here for the Detroit Tigers, so that means the same for our division rivals.
Team over/unders: Best bets
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
Listed below is each team's over/under win total from Bovada.lv. For each group of five teams, I'll ask you to vote on which one is the best bet to exceed its win total.
After some hemming and hawing over whether he should leave Chicago White Sox spring training camp in Arizona to attend the Academy Awards, slugger Adam Dunn confirmed he's heading to Hollywood for the big show Sunday.
Felt great to start a game and pitch again! April is right around the corner #tigers— Drew Smyly (@SmylyD) February 26, 2014