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MLB Pipeline ranks Max Clark as the Tigers new top prospect

The Tigers have four in the top 100 now, according to MLB Pipeline, and the new top 30 in the system is also available.

Miggy in Miami: A homecoming fit for a king

You can take Miguel out of Miami, but you can’t take the Miami out of Miguel.

Scott Harris strikes out in first trade deadline

While plenty of other teams were improving their roster and farm for 2024, Scott Harris got very little accomplished.

White Sox trade Giolito and set a decent baseline for the Tigers at the deadline

Eduardo Rodriguez is having a better season than the former White Sox ace, for example. It’s not that close either.

Scott Harris’ mission is bat acquistion

As the Twins pull away with the AL Central, the Tigers thin hopes of a run have faded into a full seller posture at the trade deadline.

Tigers Trade Rumors: Tigers interested in Diamondbacks outfielder Alek Thomas, per report

One of the more interesting rumors about the Tigers’ deadline plans connects them to a young and exciting outfielder with some flaws.

Parker Meadows’ run in June makes him an obvious candidate for promotion

The Tigers top outfield prospect is right down the road in Toledo, just waiting for the good word.

Three Tigers topics at the 40 game mark

There’s a lot to discuss. For now let’s just touch on the three hottest of Tigers topics.

Javier Báez’s baserunning is the least of his issues

The shortstop’s comments after being benched on Thursday night point to the real issue with his game.

Joey Wentz gets nod as fifth starter with Michael Lorenzen injured

The Tigers have a few more decisions to make over the final weekend of spring camp.

Tigers claim released Cardinals relief prospect Freddy Pacheco

The Scott Harris led Tigers continue to search high and low for talent, and that process is a story in its own right.

Impressions from week two of Tigers’ spring training action

Several prospects and a couple of minor league signings are making their presence felt. So are the new rules.

BYB roundtable: How do you feel about Scott Harris after his first offseason?

Let’s take an early crack and evaluating Harris and the Tigers’ situation in general as spring camp kicks into high gear.

Scott Harris focused on the foundation in a low key Tigers offseason

It was a measured, sensible offseason in most respects, but it didn’t generate much optimism about the 2023 Tigers.

MLB expansion talks are heating up yet again

With Major League Baseball talking expansion again, it’s time to think about what that does to the current division alignment.

Matt Vierling could become a real weapon for the Tigers

Scott Harris got a player to fill the role he needed, but managed to land substantial upside in the deal as well.

Tigers announce major changes to Comerica Park’s dimensions

The much maligned center field wall is coming in a bit, among other changes.

The 2022 Detroit Tigers as the top movies of the year

Bless You Boys staff member Mr. Sunshine gives his take on last season’s Tigers based on the 2022 movies he watched this year.

Video Room: Tigers acquire Justyn-Henry Malloy from Atlanta

Scott Harris told us what he values, and he certainly leaned into that profile in his first big move.

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.

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!

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.

Chris Ilitch stuck to his word by hiring Scott Harris

The new president of baseball operations breaks the mold of several decades of Tigers’ decision-making.

MLB Competition Committee votes for major rule changes for 2023

Pitch clocks, the end of the shift, and bigger bases were all approved on Friday.

Ominous silence at the deadline preceded Avila’s ouster

Thoughts on the final week of the Avila years, and how the Tigers should move forward with their search for a replacement.

Detroit Tigers need new leadership in the front office

Five years into the rebuild, and seven years after taking over as GM, Avila just isn’t the man to get the job done.

The Tigers offense is going to get someone fired

Reinforcements are inbound but run production has actually trended even worse in June.

Bless You Boys 2022 Detroit Tigers predictions

We’re feeling downright optimistic, as you’ll see in our predictions. Either way, let the party begin with a series win over the White Sox!

BYB Predictions Post: Our annual exercise to remind us just how wrong we can be

Happy Opening Day!

Riley Greene and Spencer Torkelson look bound for the Opening Day roster

The pair are ready for the test, and the new CBA incentives make it more palatable for teams to pass on gaming service time.

BYB Roundtable: Grade the Detroit Tigers’ offseason

Al Avila says the Tigers are done adding major league talent, so let’s grade their offseason.

As the Tigers’ rebuild draws to a close, managing prospect expectations is vital

If Detroit’s shot-callers aren’t careful, believing in the team’s array of prospects too soon could lead to another round of heartbreak.


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