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Detroit Tigers Analysis

Here's our take on the day's news

The strength of the 2023 Rule 5 Draft is starting pitching

The Tigers have the opportunity to add a pitcher who suits their developmental strengths in next month’s draft.

Sifting the middle tier options to shore up the Detroit Tigers’ rotation

We’d be surprised if the Tigers landed a top free agent arm, so let’s sift their other options for finding an above average starter in free agency.

Replacing Eduardo Rodriguez: Let’s consider the top free agent starters

There are several options available capable of replacing or upgrading from Rodriguez. The Tigers are going to need one to give themselves a realistic shot in 2024.

Sawyer Gipson-Long commands attention after two fine starts

Another excellent outing over the weekend has fans wondering if the Tigers have a future rotation piece in the 25-year-old right-hander.

Spencer Torkelson is pulling his way to success

The second year first baseman has room to improve, but his more pull heavy approach has him primed to be a long-term force in the Tigers’ lineup.

Kerry Carpenter looks like the big break the Tigers needed

Carpenter’s ongoing Cinderella story has the Tigers in much better position to break out of rebuilding mode.

Tigers claim Andrew Vasquez and Isan Díaz off waivers

The Tigers snagged two players off waivers in post-trade deadline roster fallout.

Dynamite reliever Jason Foley might be available. What could the Tigers get in return?

While we’d miss his filthy two-seamer and gorgeous mustache, Detroit could get a nice hitter in exchange.

Jose Cisnero is rolling again after a rocky 2022

One of the longest tenured Tigers is having a really good bounceback year just in time for the trading season.

Are Tigers pitchers injured an unusual amount?

If you’re a pitcher and you’ve worn the Olde English D lately, chances are you’ve been injured. But are the Tigers’ experiences out of line with those of other teams?

Jason Foley is developing into a top reliever

The right-hander’s unique but simple approach has made him one of the more valuable relievers in the game over the past two seasons.

Eric Haase needs a big second half

What’s gone wrong with the hometown slugger this season?

Reese Olson to the main stage

Here’s an updated scouting report on the 23-year-old right-hander as he makes his major league debut on Friday.

The Tigers’ path to building a contender still runs through their young pitchers

Injuries have delayed their progress, but the future of the Tigers’ young arms remains a key component.

The long and short of Zack Short

His diminutive career provides a little insight into his current role and the Tiger’s master plan.

Scott Harris brings pinch of the Giants’ offense to Detroit

The San Francisco Giants have been the most aggressive and successful pinch-hitting team in the game the past two seasons.

Catching forms foundation of the Tigers’ solid start

Jake Rogers and Eric Haase have been a stabilizing force during a turbulent opening six weeks.

Eduardo Rodriguez is commanding attention

The unassuming left-hander is putting on a real demonstration of pitching artistry so far this season.

2023 Detroit Tigers roster, payroll, and options breakdown

The Tigers’ 2023 payroll is $15 million lower than 2022.

Projecting the 2023 Detroit Tigers after the Gregory Soto trade

Scott Harris probably still has small moves to make, but Steamer projections say this is probably a 73-74 win club in 2023.

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

Scott Harris is serious about his rotation depth.

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.

Potential picks for the Tigers in the Rule 5 Draft

Detroit has the sixth pick in Wednesday’s Rule 5 Draft.

The Tigers options at third base are thin

After moving on from Jeimer Candelario, the club needs an answer, at least in the short term.

Hitter profiles to turn the Tigers’ offense around

Before we start suggesting specific players to acquire, let’s start by analyzing the traits the Tigers need to start building into their lineup in 2023 and beyond.

MLB Trade Rumors offers 2023 arbitration estimates for the Tigers

Based on these figures, Scott Harris has plenty of room to develop some payroll flexibility.

A Deeper Look into Gregory Soto’s 2022 Season

How did Soto do in save situations vs. non-save situations? And, how does that compare with others in recent history?

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.


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