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Spencer Torkelson is poised to power the Tigers’ offense

The former first overall pick is on the verge of the majors, and could even break camp on the Tigers’ roster.

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Detroit Tigers history: The 1904 Tigers

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Harold Castro is a contact man in a power era

In 2021, Castro’s throwback stylings really tied together the Tigers infield, but holding his spot this season will be tougher.

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Detroit Tigers history: The 1903 Tigers

The return of our Tigers history series.

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Riley Greene could bring a special skillset to the Detroit Tigers

Greene leads the way on our 2022 top 30 prospect list.

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Looking for Tigers’ prospects who could mimic Cedric Mullins breakout

Are there Tigers prosects who could ditch switch-hitting?

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Meanwhile, an old friend of ours could use some help, and the glass ceiling has some cracks.

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The comprehensive overhaul of the player development system continues.

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MLB’s revenue sharing problem, and how to solve it

Shared revenues should be limited to player salaries and restore the incentive to win

Examining the Detroit Tigers ZIPS projections for 2022

Well, this is much better than we’re used to seeing, but we need more, Tigers.

A draft lottery won’t stop teams from tanking

Winning must be incentivized and spending mandated.

2021 Player Review: Robbie Grossman had the best season of his career

The Tiger’s modest investment payed off very well, and should continue to pay off next year.

Considering the Tigers 2021 pitching staff through the lens of DRA

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Tigers select two players, lose one in MiLB Rule 5 Draft

Detroit selects RHP Elvis Alvarado and RHP Nick Kuzia in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft.

Monday Tigers links: Golden Days committee elects four to the Hall of Fame.

The Golden Days committee selects players from the 1950-1969 era.

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Tigers sign veteran reliever Jacob Barnes to a minor league deal

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