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Tigers name eight minor leaguers to Arizona Fall League roster

The Salt River Rafters will have Jackson Jobe, Jace Jung, Justice Bigbie, and several other young Tigers.

Tigers hire Jeff Greenberg as new General Manager

Greenberg previously worked with President Scott Harris with the Chicago Cubs and has plenty of baseball experience.

Riley Greene undergoes UCL reconstruction surgery

This is one of the stranger UCL tears you’ll hear of, but Greene is expected to be ready to go by Opening Day.

Tigers top pitching prospect Jackson Jobe promoted to Double-A Erie

We were hoping for this, and the Tigers obliged.

Tigers place Jose Cisnero on waivers; claim another lefty reliever

It was a strange day on the waiver wire as the Angels flooded the market, while Scott Harris tried a different retread lefty reliever.

Tigers former catcher and radio analyst Jim Price dies at age 81

After a nice playing career, including winning a ring with the classic ‘68 squad, Price became a key part of Tigers broadcasts for 30 years.

Tigers trade Michael Lorenzen to Philly for infield prospect Hao-Yu Lee

Harris deals with Dombrowski again, this time for 20-year-old High-A second base prospect Hao-Yu Lee.

Mason Englert to the IL, Alex Faedo optioned to Toledo

In their place are RHP Brendan White, and LHP Zach Logue.

Tigers’ broadcast team ranks dead last in local MLB broadcaster rankings

The local broadcast team has consistently ranked bottom-five in Awful Announcing’s surveys since the surprise 2018 firing of Mario Impemba and Rod Allen.

Detroit Tigers ink first round draft pick Max Clark

The deal is signed, and the number is as predicted.

Tigers part ways with infielder Jonathan Schoop, per report

With Riley Greene and Beau Brieske coming off the injured list, the Tigers will designate Schoop for assignment on Saturday.

Former Tigers pitching coach and Giants’ manager Roger Craig dies at age 93

After a solid major league career, Craig became a successful pitching coach and manager, including helping guide the ‘84 Tigers to a World Series.

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.


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