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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.

Tigers to call up first baseman Josh Lester

The latest addition to Detroit’s major league roster is Lester, a 28-year-old minor league stalwart.

The Detroit Tigers fire general manager Al Avila

It’s been a long seven years, but Chris Ilitch has finally seen enough.

Monday Tigers Links: One Hundred Years of Avila

Al Avila has been general manager of the Detroit Tigers since the final quarter of the Obama administration.

Report: Miguel Cabrera unsure of future following 2022 season

Is the future Hall of Famer done at season’s end?

Tigers deal Michael Fulmer to the Minnesota Twins

Hey, at least it’s a short trip with the Tigers already in Minneapolis.

Tigers trade Robbie Grossman to the Atlanta Braves

It’s been a rough year for the veteran outfielder, but he may find new life on one of the best teams in baseball.

Monday Tigers Links: Today is MLB and union’s deadline for international draft decision

The international draft would have 20 rounds if implemented and begin in 2024.

Tigers look for Eduardo Rodriguez’s return in late August

A.J. Hinch also offered plenty of roster/injury updates.

Monday Tigers Links: MLB Draft tops a busy news weekend as MLB All-Star Game looms

The Tigers selected Texas Tech 2B Jace Jung with the no. 12 pick in the FYPD Sunday night.

Spencer Torkelson optioned to Triple-A Toledo

At the end of a rough first half for the rookie first baseman, the Tigers decided it was time for a factory reset.

The Eduardo Rodriguez situation grows curiouser and curiouser

The Tigers’ left-hander remains in radio silence despite attempts at contact from the team.

Chris Fetter removes name from consideration for U of M head coaching job, per report

Looks like Fetter, and likely A.J. Hinch himself, are in this for the long haul.

Tigers announce that top prospect OF Riley Greene will be promoted on Saturday

After a two month delay due to a fractured foot, the #2 prospect in baseball per MLB Pipeline will finally debut.

Michigan baseball head coach Erik Bakich departs for Clemson

Bakich put the Maize and Blue back on the national map with two Big Ten titles and a College World Series final appearance.

Austin Meadows recalled from Toledo, Jeimer Candelario to the injured list

One step forward, one step back, as Matt Manning has been cleared to throw, and Casey Mize has not.

Detroit Tigers injury update: Matt Manning shut down with bicep tendinitis

Riley Greene and others are getting on track to return to action, while Matt Manning now looks like he’ll be out a while.

Tigers DFA Dustin Garneau, move Tyler Alexander to 15-day IL

Yet another injury in the rotation made the roster cuts rather simple, though Garneau was still a bit of a surprise.

Miguel Cabrera becomes the 33rd player to join the 3,000 hits club

He’s finally done it, and we couldn’t be prouder.

Wednesday Links: Justice for Armando, injury updates, and much more

Also, Miguel Cabrera 3000 hits hype building, and Justin Verlander is, of course, back to dominating.

Tigers place Javier Báez on 10-day IL for thumb soreness

The Tigers’ start shortstop predictably lands on the injured list after missing a few games, while Casey Mize gets an MCL sprain diagnosis.

Tigers send Casey Mize to the 10-day IL with an elbow sprain

Daz Cameron has been recalled from Triple-A Toledo.

Wednesday Tigers links: That’s a wrap for spring training 2022

The Tigers and Orioles agreed to cancel Wednesday’s scheduled Grapefruit League finale.

Tigers acquire OF Austin Meadows from the Tampa Bay Rays

Isaac Paredes and a comp pick will be heading the other way.

Injuries re-shape the Tigers Opening Day roster

We have fun debating these things each spring, but so often fate intervenes. At least Spencer Torkelson is now locked in to debut on Opening Day.

Casey Mize bonus feature concludes Tigers excellent ‘Offseason’ series

The Tigers social media team really crushed it with these short video features on the club’s top young players.

Detroit Tigers made record $31 million profit in 2021, per Forbes

MLB’s average franchise now worth over a record $2 billion.

Tigers sign veteran RHP Michael Pineda to a one-year deal, per report

That’ll do just fine.

Links: There’s baseball on TV today

And a bunch of former Tigers have new gigs.

Tigers sign reliever Andrew Chafin to a two year contract

They also brought back starter Wily Peralta on a minor league deal.

Links: Let’s just stare at spring training photos all day

Forgive us, we just want to bask in baseball’s return.

How new CBA rules will impact the game in 2022

Some of the on-field rules will be delayed until 2023, but there are certainly a lot of changes to watch for this season.