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Riley Greene to the 10-day IL with stress fracture

Well that went as badly as possible.

2 major league heroes made the ultimate sacrifice

Many major league players had their careers interrupted when they served during World War II. Two were killed in action. This is their story.

Tigers claim RHP Braden Bristo; move Austin Meadows to 60-day IL

Bristo racks up the strikeouts but needs much better command to be more than Triple-A depth.

Tigers place Austin Meadows on IL with anxiety issues; recall Akil Baddoo

We wish Meadows and his family all the best.

Improved pay and housing headline the first ever minor league union CBA

The newly-formed minor league union won a lot of ground in their fight for fair compensation.

Tigers acquire outfielder Grant Witherspoon from Rays; finalize rotation and bullpen

The Tigers also moved Beau Brieske to the injured list.

Tigers trade RHP Carlos Guzman to Cubs for utilityman Zach McKinstry

The Tigers also reassigned Akil Baddoo and Cesar Hernandez, among others to minor league camp.

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.

Jackson Jobe out 3-6 months with lumbar spine inflammation

But wait! There’s more. Dillon Dingler had minor knee surgery as well.

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.

Tuesday Tigers links: Great WBC outing earns reliever Duque Hebbert a Tigers contract

Meanwhile, Javy Báez puts the swim move on display, and the Tigers bullpen competition is still pretty wide open.

Injuries and prospect reassignments as Tigers’ roster battles intensify

Fortunately the injuries remain minor. Knock on wood.

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.

Tigers announce first three starters for the Grapefruit League season

Garrett Hill will lead the Tigers out of the gate in spring action.

Four Tigers prospects make FanGraphs new top 100 prospect list

There’s at least one surprise selection here most other publications did not rank nearly this high.

Tigers waive Miguel Cabrera’s insurance requirement for the WBC

A similar issue saw Clayton Kershaw pulled off of Team USA, but the Tigers had a pretty easy decision here.

Tigers news, notes and links from the first week of spring training camp

A lot of early talking points from camp will set up the main spring storylines.

Tuesday Tigers links: Tigers add reliever Matt Wisler on minor league deal

Spring camp is now in session.

Bally’s Bankruptcy leaves MLB’s broadcast rights, revenue stream uncertain

Sinclair owned Diamond Sports Group expected to file Chapter 11.

Tuesday Tigers links: Bally Sports announces Grapefruit League broadcast schedule

Monday was Truck Day, so let the countdown to spring training begin.

Detroit Tigers Monday links: Bally Sports is in trouble

Matt Manning is working on his mechanics, while MLB Pipeline releases their top 100 prospect list.

Tigers sign infielder Cesar Hernandez to minor league deal

The long-time MLB infielder could earn $1.5 million if he makes the major league roster.

Tigers announce major changes to Comerica Park’s dimensions

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

Tigers sign left-handed reliever Chasen Shreve to minor league deal

Detroit adds the soft-tossing veteran to provide left-handed depth to a bullpen that needs plenty more help.

Tigers trade Gregory Soto to Philadelphia for a package of role players

Scott Harris didn’t move the needle in a big way, but the Tigers position player group has a lot more options to work with.

Tigers hire Anthony Iapoce to manage the Toledo Mud Hens, per report

Lloyd McClendon will not return for the 2023 season.

Tigers ink right-hander Michael Lorenzen to a one year contract, per report

Scott Harris is serious about his rotation depth.

Tigers trade RHP Joe Jimenez to Atlanta for two prospects

By shipping Jimenez off to the Braves, Scott Harris has pulled the trigger on his first major trade as the Tigers’ General Manager.

Tigers select RHP Mason Englert in the Rule 5 draft

The Texas Rangers prospect posted good strikeout rates in 2022.

Tigers land the third overall pick in MLB’s inaugural draft lottery

We’re very happy with that considering the sixth worst record last year.

Expectations are high for a busy Winter Meetings

The main event of the offseason calendar returns to an in-person affair for the first time in three years, and hopes are high for some big deals to be struck.

Tigers sign Matthew Boyd to a one-year deal

The longtime Tigers lefty returns to the fold, but we’re a bit horrified at the price.