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Monday Links: What’s new in baseball?

Taking a look at the news and notes around MLB.

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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.

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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.

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Tigers add five prospects to the 40-man roster

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

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Tigers hire Michael Brdar and Keith Beauregard as hitting coaches

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

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Tigers hire Iowa pitching coach Robin Lund

From humble beginnings to the Show, Robin Lund has always been a pro

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The Latest

Tigers claim Marlins reliever Sean Guenther off waivers

The lefty is currently rehabbing from Tommy John surgery.

MLB free agents: Tigers rumored to be interested in catcher Willson Contreras

The long-time Cubs backstop will be a fairly hot commodity as he reaches free agency for the first time.

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.

Tigers announce medical updates on rehabbing players

There is some good and not-so-good news among injured Detroit players.

The Tigers offseason calendar; Roster cuts are imminent

Dates are now official for free agency, awards, hall of fame, and transactions

Tigers hire Mark Conner as new scouting director

The long-time Padres scouting director adds to Scott Harris’ collection of front office talent.

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World Series Gamethread: Astros vs. Phillies

The offseason is close, my friends.

Tigers hire long-time Rays scouting director Rob Metzler

Another key piece of Scott Harris’ developing front office is now in place.

BYB Users Guide

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.

David Chadd and Kevin Rand out as Tigers overhaul continues

The final long-standing member of Al Avila’s front office is now gone, while the overhaul of the training and medical staff is underway.

Detroit Tigers weekend links: Jonathan Schoop is a Gold Glove finalist

Meanwhile, Colt Keith is still raking in the Arizona Fall League, and other stories...

Power ranking the League Championship Series teams

After two rounds of a thrilling postseason so far, only four teams remain to fight it out for the World Series title. Just for fun, let’s rank ‘em!

Divisional round playoffs gamethread

This is the place to chat about the divisional round of the 2022 postseason, which gets underway on Tuesday, October 11.

MLB Trade Rumors offers 2023 arbitration estimates for the Tigers

Based on these figures, Scott Harris has plenty of room to develop some payroll flexibility.

A Deeper Look into Gregory Soto’s 2022 Season

How did Soto do in save situations vs. non-save situations? And, how does that compare with others in recent history?

Social Media Monday: Postseason/End of season edition

What the Tigers shared on their socials this past week.

Scott Coolbaugh and Scott Pleis out as the Tigers purge continues

The hitting coach and the Tigers’ long-time scouting director are the latest victims as interviews continue to fill their positions under Scott Harris.

The Tigers youth is a foundation Scott Harris can build on

With 2022 over and all of Avila’s blue-chip prospects graduated, the farm is still in solid shape for Scott Harris to build on.

2022 MLB Postseason predictions

An action packed Wild Card round this weekend will get the postseason underway.

Off season calendar: Tigers face roster crunch in November

Roster cuts inevitable as injured players are activated

Mariners 5, Tigers 4: Soto’s wild, season’s done

The final game of the 2022 season saw the Tigers drop their third contest in a row.

GameThread: Tigers vs. Mariners, 4:10 p.m.

Tigers swept in Seattle doubleheader

Spencer Torkelson homered in both games, and that’s largely all we care about. Plus Kody Clemens mashed a grand slam.

GameThread: Tigers vs. Mariners, 6:10 p.m.

Tigers 4, Mariners 3: Bryan Garcia’s quality start leads Detroit over playoff-bound Seattle

Bryan Garcia had the best outing of his career Monday night and lead the Tigers to an 11th win in 13 games.

Detroit Tigers at Seattle Mariners, 9:40 p.m.

Series Preview: Tigers wrap up regular season with four against Mariners

Detroit looks to wrap things up on a high note on the road in Seattle this week.

Tigers 5, Twins 2: Final home game ends in a nice little victory

It was a perfect Sunday afternoon for baseball, and the Tigers sent their fans home happy after yet another a series win.