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Detroit Tigers Analysis

Here's our take on the day's news

Video breakdown of the newest Tiger, Sawyer Gipson-Long

Detroit acquired Gipson-Long from the Minnesota Twins in the Michael Fulmer trade.

Video breakdown of the newest Tiger, Kris Anglin

Detroit acquired Anglin from the Atlanta Braves in the Robbie Grossman trade.

Al Avila has arms to sell at the deadline

The Tigers aren’t supposed to be in seller mode, but here we are once again.

The Tigers bullpen is one of the best in baseball

We look at the arms out of the Detroit arm barn and evaluate how they’ve become one of the best groups in baseball.

Where has baseball’s run scoring gone?

Here’s an overview of assorted hitting statistics from 1995 through 2022.

Tarik Skubal has found the groove in 2022

With an ongoing series of incremental adjustments, the hard-throwing lefty has been outstanding for the Tigers so far.

The Tigers need Eduardo Rodriguez to get it going

So far, the whiffs and command have been lacking and so have the results.

The Tigers’ early season power outage is just temporary

There are signs that the ball just isn’t bouncing the Tigers way so far, but it’s the thump that is lacking.

Examining the Tigers options after two injuries to the rotation

With Casey Mize out for the foreseeable future, and Matt Manning now questionable, how can the Tigers hang around .500 until they get healthy?

Examining Austin Meadows’ fit in Detroit

The Tigers added a masher, but there are questions with how he’ll mesh with the current roster.

Tigers acquire OF Austin Meadows from the Tampa Bay Rays

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

Casey Mize looks dialed in as he makes his final Grapefruit League start on Sunday

After a solid first full season, Mize may just be getting warmed up.

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.

Jeimer Candelario continues to hold down the fort

The third baseman has become one of the most stable pieces in the Tigers’ rebuild.

Roster battles in focus as the Tigers send four more to minor league camp

The last few spots on the bench and in the bullpen are gaining clarity with 10 days left to Opening Day.

BYB player previews: Tarik Skubal looks to build on a strong 2021 season

If Skubal can do a better job mixing in his secondary pitches to right-handers, he’s going to have a big year.

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.

Bringing the hitting revolution back to Detroit

Eight years after J.D. Martinez made them the epicenter of the hitting revolution, several Tigers are working with the same coaching tree in hitting coach Doug Latta.

Tigers add reliever Miguel Diaz on minor league deal

The former first overall pick in the Rule 5 never panned out for the Twins, but gives the Tigers bullpen some insurance.

A Detroit Tigers guide to available free agent starting pitchers

These guys are going to sign at a furious pace in the coming days, so let’s just take an overview of the rather meager options available.

Offseason 2.0 primer for the Detroit Tigers

The Tigers need to move quickly to finish their offseason.

PLAY BALL! MLB owners and players reach agreement on a new CBA

A full 162 game schedule will be played; here are the details

Owners’ newest proposal little changed from previous offers

Owners will keep the players locked out, and major league spring training is now delayed.

MLB owners still trying to harden the de facto salary cap

Proposals for Competitive Balance Tax penalties threaten 2022 season.

MLB owners request Federal mediation, won’t counter players last offer

The players may choose to reject mediation, based on past experience.

Spring training likely to be delayed as CBA talks sputter

Proposals don’t match stated objectives from either side

The expectations have settled for Daz Cameron

Detroit is still hoping to get any sort of production from the infamous Houston trio.

MLBPA drops request to alter free agency, offer new revenue sharing ideas

Negotiations continue Tuesday, with owners’ counter proposals expected shortly.

Harold Castro is a contact man in a power era

In 2021, Castro’s throwback stylings really tied together the Tigers infield, but holding his spot this season will be tougher.

Patience and hard work finally earned Eric Haase a major league role

An ultra-late bloomer, things started clicking for Haase at just the right time, leading to his ascendancy in the major leagues.

CBA Update: Owners’ proposal expected within weeks

As spring training nears, players await MLB’s first serious offer