Filed under: Stream 2015 Detroit Tigers player reviews Contributors: Bless You Boys Staff Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: 2015 Detroit Tigers player reviews Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email The BYB staff reviews each Tigers hitter and pitcher, and grades how they fared in 2015. 24 Total Updates Since Oct 8, 2015, 9:00am EDT Follow this stream November 27, 2015 The 2 halves of Justin Verlander By Matt Comley The Tigers ace had a real Jekyll and Hyde year in 2015. Let's see if we can find out the reasons why. November 19, 2015 Yoenis Cespedes was a lot of fun to watch in 2015 By Patrick Whelan@PdiddyWay Cespedes is going to be really expensive in free agency. Is he worth it? November 16, 2015 Ian Krol's 3 best games of 2015 By HookSlide Ian Krol was good sometimes, bad sometimes, but left-handed at all times. Let's look at a few games where he did his job. November 14, 2015 Blaine Hardy could be even better in 2016 By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob After two underrated seasons in the Tigers' bullpen, a simple tweak could make Hardy even tougher to hit next year. November 11, 2015 Alex Wilson was Tigers' most consistent reliever By Patrick OKennedy@Tigerdog_1 The Tigers will be shopping for late inning bullpen help, but Wilson can be counted on in tight situations. November 10, 2015 Avila has likely played his last game as a Tiger By Patrick Whelan@PdiddyWay With a backlog at catcher, was 2015 Alex Avila's last year with the Tigers? November 8, 2015 Should Tigers bring Neftali Feliz back in 2016? By Patrick OKennedy@Tigerdog_1 Feliz finished strong in 2015, but may make too much in arbitration for the Tigers' liking in 2016. November 7, 2015 Alfredo Simon's 2015: bit of Jekyll, lots of Hyde By HookSlide Why did Dave Dombrowski ever think this was a good idea? November 7, 2015 Victor Martinez needs to stay healthy in 2016 By HookSlide If the Tigers are going to compete next season, they need much more run production from an injury-free VMart November 6, 2015 Al Alburquerque was a lot more hittable in 2015 By HookSlide It was not a great season for the usually effectively wild Al Alburquerque. Was 2015 an anomaly? November 5, 2015 Matt Boyd showed raw potential that needs polish By Brandon Day@Fiskadoro74 The second player acquired in the deal to send David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays, Matt Boyd flashed some future potential in 2015. November 5, 2015 J.D. Martinez exceeded every expectation in 2015 By Catherine Slonksnis@CSlonksnis Martinez provided offensive power and surprisingly solid defense in right field, a strength the Tigers haven't had in a few years. November 3, 2015 Andrew Romine proved valuable to Tigers in 2015 By Patrick OKennedy@Tigerdog_1 The Tigers' utility infielder played multiple positions, wherever the need arose, and played them all very well. November 3, 2015 Shane Greene isn't as bad as 2015 suggested By HookSlide The key to good pitching starts with simple things, like being able to feel all of your fingers October 26, 2015 Nick Castellanos showed improvement in 2015 By Patrick OKennedy@Tigerdog_1 The Tigers' third baseman improved both offensively and defensively during the 2015 season. October 24, 2015 VerHagen could be solid bullpen option in 2016 By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob A move to the bullpen paid off for VerHagen, who was one of the Tigers' best relievers in 2015. October 23, 2015 Statcast likes Anthony Gose in center field By Brandon Day@Fiskadoro74 Yes, yes, I know what DRS says... October 20, 2015 Cabrera struggled to hit for power in 2015 By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob After years as one of the most feared power hitters in baseball, Miguel Cabrera only hit 18 home runs in 2015. October 19, 2015 Daniel Norris' fastball is the key to his future By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob His slider has drawn early praise, but Norris' fastball will determine how good he will be. October 16, 2015 Jose Iglesias is (probably) for real By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob After missing the entire 2014 season due to injury, Jose Iglesias blew away any and all expectations in 2015. October 15, 2015 Sanchez will be better in 2016 By Nolan Meister The signs point toward Detroit's number two starter being much better next year after an awful 2015 season. October 14, 2015 Collins benefitted from Cespedes trade in 2015 By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob Tyler Collins showed flashes of potential, but didn't blow anyone away in 2015. October 12, 2015 Gorzelanny did not meet expectations in 2015 By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob Expected to be one of the main left-handed options out of the bullpen, Gorzelanny was a below replacement level player in 2015. October 8, 2015 McCann showed promise, room for growth in 2015 By Rob Rogacki@BYBRob While his numbers aren't that impressive on the surface, McCann showed why he is the Tigers' catcher of the future in 2015.