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Tigers sign infielder Cesar Hernandez to minor league deal

The long-time MLB infielder could earn $1.5 million if he makes the major league roster.

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Projecting the 2023 Detroit Tigers after the Gregory Soto trade

Scott Harris probably still has small moves to make, but Steamer projections say this is probably a 73-74 win club in 2023.

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Tigers linked to four prospects heading into International Signing Day

The club is linked to three of Baseball America’s top 40 international free agents.

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Matt Vierling could become a real weapon for the Tigers

Scott Harris got a player to fill the role he needed, but managed to land substantial upside in the deal as well.

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Tigers announce major changes to Comerica Park’s dimensions

The much maligned center field wall is coming in a bit, among other changes.

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Tigers sign left-handed reliever Chasen Shreve to minor league deal

Detroit adds the soft-tossing veteran to provide left-handed depth to a bullpen that needs plenty more help.

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The Latest

Tigers trade Gregory Soto to Philadelphia for a package of role players

Scott Harris didn’t move the needle in a big way, but the Tigers position player group has a lot more options to work with.

Tigers hire Anthony Iapoce to manage the Toledo Mud Hens, per report

Lloyd McClendon will not return for the 2023 season.

A historically bad offense is still in rough shape

The lineup arguably looks even worse for 2023 as we reset the board for the offseason’s second half.

A bounce back season from Kervin Castro could boost a needy Tigers’ bullpen

With three of their top relievers gone, the bullpen needs reinforcements. A rebound season from Castro would help.

Monday Links Roundup: A whole new year of news

And only a couple months left until we get real baseball

The 2022 Detroit Tigers as the top movies of the year

Bless You Boys staff member Mr. Sunshine gives his take on last season’s Tigers based on the 2022 movies he watched this year.

Tigers claim LHP Zach Logue off waivers

Detroit adds another project arm, but there’s some upside here.

Open Thread: Talking Tigers offseason moves

Let’s talk Tigers turkey, shall we?

Tigers ink right-hander Michael Lorenzen to a one year contract, per report

Scott Harris is serious about his rotation depth.

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Three 2022 position player breakouts in the Tigers’ farm system

Overall, the hitting improved by leaps and bounds in Ryan Garko’s first year as VP of Player Development. Let’s take a look at three of the most notable hitters.

Video Room: Tigers acquire Justyn-Henry Malloy from Atlanta

Scott Harris told us what he values, and he certainly leaned into that profile in his first big move.

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How to get a spot on the Bless You Boys staff

Ever want to be on staff at BYB? This is what we need from you.

Video Room: Tigers select Mason Englert in the Rule 5 Draft

Detroit gets a righty with starting rotation upside.

Tigers trade RHP Joe Jimenez to Atlanta for two prospects

By shipping Jimenez off to the Braves, Scott Harris has pulled the trigger on his first major trade as the Tigers’ General Manager.

Tigers select RHP Mason Englert in the Rule 5 draft

The Texas Rangers prospect posted good strikeout rates in 2022.

Potential picks for the Tigers in the Rule 5 Draft

Detroit has the sixth pick in Wednesday’s Rule 5 Draft.

Tigers land the third overall pick in MLB’s inaugural draft lottery

We’re very happy with that considering the sixth worst record last year.

Monday Links Roundup: deGrom’s signing fires up the hot stove

Will Verlander be next?

Expectations are high for a busy Winter Meetings

The main event of the offseason calendar returns to an in-person affair for the first time in three years, and hopes are high for some big deals to be struck.

The Tigers options at third base are thin

After moving on from Jeimer Candelario, the club needs an answer, at least in the short term.

Tigers sign Matthew Boyd to a one-year deal

The longtime Tigers lefty returns to the fold, but we’re a bit horrified at the price.

Jeimer Candelario signs one year pact with the Washington Nationals

No going back now, Tigers.

Monday Links: What’s new in baseball?

Taking a look at the news and notes around MLB.

Tigers decline to tender contracts to Jeimer Candelario, Willi Castro, and Harold Castro

Not huge surprises, but clear signs that Scott Harris intends on a thorough roster makeover this offseason.

Justin Verlander wins his third AL Cy Young award

The long-time Tigers ace put together one of the more incredible seasons in baseball history in 2022.

Tigers add five prospects to the 40-man roster

There are a few surprises here as Scott Harris choose to keep just about everyone.

Tigers hire Michael Brdar and Keith Beauregard as hitting coaches

The re-shaping of the coaching staff kicked into high gear today.

Options to boost the Tigers’ offense without spending big in 2023

There’s no reason the Tigers shouldn’t spend on a top player, but assuming they disagree, here are a couple of low cost options.

How the Rule 5 draft works, and which players might the Tigers add to the roster?

November 15 is the deadline for roster additions for protection from the Rule 5 draft

The Tigers should sign an elite free-agent shortstop. Here’s why.

Javier Baez could move to second base to maximize the impact of available free agent talent

Hitter profiles to turn the Tigers’ offense around

Before we start suggesting specific players to acquire, let’s start by analyzing the traits the Tigers need to start building into their lineup in 2023 and beyond.