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The 2022 Hall of Fame ballot adds 13 new contenders

Including one likely to stir up some voter controversy.

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Tigers can afford to sign Carlos Correa

The process must play out, but cost should not be an obstacle

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40-man moves: Niko Goodrum elects free agency

Nivaldo Rodriguez and Jacob Robson have cleared waivers and been outrighted to Toledo.

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Links: No Verlander reunion this year

Sorry, friends, Santa Paws didn’t come through this time.

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AJ Hinch and Carlos Correa had breakfast together in Houston

Yes the internet went nuts with speculation.

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BYB Roundtable: Our staff reacts to the Eduardo Rodriguez deal

As you might imagine, spirits are high.

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Tigers make a statement with Eduardo Rodriguez

The five-year deal brings the 28-year-old lefty to Detroit over the same window as Casey Mize and Tarik Skubal

2021 free agent targets: SS Trevor Story

We’ve liked this idea all year, but the former Rockies shortstop is going to convince teams that his throwing arm is healthy.

Report: Tigers close to signing LHP Eduardo Rodriguez

The former Red Sox starter would be a strong addition to the rotation.

MLB owners propose WAR on arbitration system

Proposal would scrap arbitration in favor of a formula based on Fangraphs’ WAR

2022 MLB free agent targets: SS Corey Seager

The long-time Dodgers infielder may be the best hitter available, but his defense makes him an imperfect fit at SS.

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2022 MLB free agent targets: RHP Jon Gray

Get the man out of Coors Field and you might unlock another level of production.

BYB Podcast 104: Trying to adapt to optimism about the Tigers

The Bless You Boys staff talks baseball from a Tigers’ perspective.

Justin Verlander’s showcase for teams went very well

The former Tigers ace held a showcase for teams on Monday. Could a reunion be on the horizon?

The Tigers should sign minor league outfielder Nick Plummer

This MiLB free agent is one of the best in recent memory.

2022 MLB free agent targets: SS Carlos Correa

The Astros have reportedly made Correa another offer, but if the numbers reported are accurate, it’s just for show.

Foreign substance enforcement didn’t bother the Tigers much in 2021

As MLB experiments with a pre-tacked baseball in the Arizona Fall League, the issue didn’t appear to affect the Tigers, with one exception.

14 free agent players receive “Qualifying offers”

Uncertain market may inspire some players to stay put

Jakob Junis is a low-cost match with the Tigers’ needs and coaching preferences

The former Kansas City Royal refused an assignment to Triple-A and is now able to sign with any of the 30 MLB teams.

MLB Players make second proposal in CBA talks

Lockout looms as December 1 deadline nears

Tucker Barnhart trade highlights two teams moving in opposite directions

Circumstances aligned to make this a necessary, if slightly pricey, move for the Detroit Tigers.

Tigers acquire Tucker Barnhart from Reds

Detroit exchanged one of its prospects for the 30-year-old catcher on Wednesday.

Pending work stoppage could have a chilling effect on MLB free agent market

Detroit Tigers could avoid uncertainty by striking early

MLB off season calendar; free agents, rule 5, awards, arbitration, and more

Oh, and CBA talks that could throw a spanner in the works

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Detroit Tigers News: Stephanos Stroop hired as Pitching Coordinator

Yep, more Dodgers player development poaching, while out in Arizona, it is outfield prospect Eric de la Rosa’s time to shine.

An overhauled pitch mix made Alex Lange a much improved relief option in 2021

Acquired as a starting pitcher in the Nick Castellanos trade, the Tigers ‘penned Lange and reaped the rewards.

A.J. Hinch transformed the Detroit Tigers in 2021

In the years to come, we may remember the day Hinch was hired as the moment everything changed for the franchise.

Tigers hire Euclides Rojas as Director of Latin America Player Development

The Tigers’ overhaul of the front office continues as they have a new man to spearhead their efforts in Latin America.

Akil Baddoo’s success may only be a starting point

The Tigers’ rookie sensation has a lot of work ahead to reach his ceiling, but his breakout campaign argues we haven’t seen his peak yet.

MLB Trade Rumors projects Tigers arbitration salaries for 2022

Some of these just aren’t going to work out.

Tigers hire Ryan Sienko as Director of Coaching

Yep, the raid of the Dodgers player development staff continues...

Tigers and Bally Sports in agreement on broadcast agreement extensions

Bally will continue to be the home of both Ilitch sports franchises for years to come.

Al Avila’s big year has Tigers poised to make some noise in 2022

There are certainly no guarantees, but a new coaching staff and several smart moves have the club in much better position than most imagined.


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