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Here are some possible upgrades at catcher for the Tigers

There are internal and free agent options that could bolster the team behind the dish.

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Jeremy Hellickson would be a perfectly boring and fine free agent pickup for the Tigers

There is nothing sexy about Hellickson, but he would be a low-cost starter who eats innings.

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FanPost Friday: What are you thankful for this season?

It wasn’t a winning year, but we can still be grateful.

Which Tigers prospects will be protected from the Rule 5 draft?

Franklin Perez, Derek Hill lead the next crop of Tigers’ prospects due for roster promotion.

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Links: Betts and Yelich take home the MVP awards

Meanwhile, a new TV deal will help teams like the Tigers bear their payroll burden just a little farther.

Tigers won’t sign any big free agents this offseason, unsurprisingly

The Tigers will not sign any big free agents this winter, and don’t seem interested in spending until 2021.

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Book recommendations for Detroit Tigers fans

The offseason is long, but thankfully, so are a lot of these books.

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Podcast: Emily Waldon talks Arizona Fall League

The work never ends on a dream.

Adeiny Hechavarria could be Jose Iglesias’ successor in Detroit

Hechavarria has proven to be the best fielder among the free agent shortstops available this offseason.

Justin Verlander may finally bag a second Cy Young Award

Unfortunately, Blake Snell is putting those hopes in jeopardy.

Niko Goodrum named Tigers Rookie of the Year

Goodrum made his mark both on and off the field this season

What should the Tigers do with Nick Castellanos?

The Tigers might look to trade their best player this offseason, but is that the right move?

How to use FanShots and FanPosts

Have you got something to say about the Tigers? Bless You Boys has a couple of great tools available to let your voice be heard.

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.

The Astros could be a trade partner for Castellanos

After inquiring about the Tigers’ right fielder in July, the Astros still have a need.

Phillies shopping Carlos Santana, which the Tigers could exploit

If the Tigers are willing to take on Santana’s contract, they could potentially pry something else of value out of the Phillies.

Tigers’ farm system ranked 8th in baseball by FanGraphs

Fangraphs has an optimistic view of the Tigers’ prospect collection.

Tigers interested in Freddy Galvis, per report

The Tigers are looking for a replacement for Jose Iglesias, and don’t seem prepared to break the bank for that player.

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Mark's Offseason Plan

Links: It’s going to be a long offseason

Let’s look at what the Tigers will and will not be doing this offseason — oh, and some good news too.

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Dan Dickerson interviews Doug Mientkiewicz

The first of a series of interviews posted by the voice of Tigers baseball.

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The Silver Slugger voters screwed up big time

Which positions can the Tigers improve for 2019?

Not many positions have a clear plan going forward.

It won’t happen, but let’s dream about signing Manny Machado

The Tigers will need to acquire a superstar eventually, and Machado is one of the very best.

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A first hand look at a few ballparks

Yes, the Tigers could reunite with Anibal Sanchez

The two sides seem like a fit once again after Sanchez’s resurgence in Atlanta.

Links: Nicholas Castellanos is staying put in right field

Also, the great Dodgers coaching poaching is underway.

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BrettOrange's Offseason Plan

2018 Tigers player review: Shane Greene

The Tigers’ closer ran hot and cold all year, and was hit hard at his worst.

Rumor: Tigers interested in free agent shortstops

The Tigers are looking for a veteran stopgap on a one-year deal, according to reports.

Roundtable: Which free agents should the Tigers sign this offseason?

The Bless You Boys staff debates who the Tigers should target this winter.

2018 Tigers player review: Victor Martinez

The last few seasons were not always great, but end was not too bad.

Tigers TV ratings down 41 percent in 2018

TV ratings are down more than 70 percent over five years, while attendance has also plummeted.

Links: It’s time to fire up the Hot Stove

In this Monday’s edition of the links, we talk free agents and who the Tigers might target this offseason.

Indians might be shopping Kluber, Carrasco, and others

The Indians will listen in on offers for some of their pricier veterans this offseason.

Tigers claim Jose Fernandez from Blue Jays

They have also claimed infielder Brandon Dixon from waivers

Detroit Tigers News: Clayton Kershaw’s option decision will ignite the hot stove

With the preliminary decisions out of the way, the real offseason begins on Saturday.


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