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Detroit Tigers Previews

Tigers player previews: Akil Baddoo will have to earn his playing time

Three outfielders fighting for one spot means Akil Baddoo will have to take the next step in 2023.

Matt Manning had the outing he needed to claim his rotation spot

The right-hander continues to improve, but he needs to finally stay healthy for the long haul.

Roster battles clarify as final week of Tigers spring camp begins

There are still plenty of open questions with just seven days left on the Grapefruit League calendar.

2023 Tigers player previews: Spencer Turnbull is the starting rotation’s ace in the hole

The right-hander looks close to recapturing his 2021 form as he returns from elbow surgery.

Tigers player preview: Chasen Shreve is close to locking up a spot in the bullpen

A strong spring from the veteran reliever has him leading the rest of the lefties vying for a bullpen role.

2023 Tigers player previews: Spencer Torkelson is off to a good start this spring

The smart money is all betting on Torkelson to improve. The fans want to see it before they believe it.

Tigers player previews: Jake Rogers returns to action with a bang

The former catcher of the future is back and swinging a hotter bat than expected.

2023 Tigers player previews: Garrett Hill hunts for a regular role

Rotation depth? Full-time reliever? We’re not sure yet, but Hill has been a good story and continues to improve.

2023 Tigers player preview: Nick Maton’s a pretty versatile guy

He’ll probably be primarily at third base, but could fit into a lot of different spots for the Tigers.

Five minor league signings that could impact the Tigers bullpen

Scott Harris has stockpiled a lot of depth arms, but I like these five the best.

2023 Tigers player preview: What to expect from Miguel Cabrera’s final season

Mentorship and a few more milestones are in store for Miggy’s send-off.

2023 Tigers player previews: Breaking ball remains crucial to Beau Brieske’s future

The scrappy underdog has fought his way to the brink of a nice major league career, but has one more big hurdle to clear.

2023 Tigers previews: Kerry Carpenter looks to mash his way to a full-time role

The outfielder was one of the biggest breakouts in the minor leagues last season. Now he looks to build on his gains.

BYB roundtable: How do you feel about Scott Harris after his first offseason?

Let’s take an early crack and evaluating Harris and the Tigers’ situation in general as spring camp kicks into high gear.

Game 140 preview: Tigers look to sweep Royals

Can Detroit get the brooms out and tie up the season series with a three-game sweep against Kansas City?

Game 136 Preview: Tigers facing yet another sweep unless fortunes change

Can "Clutch Hutch" help the Tigers avoid the sweep?

Game 133 Preview: Michael Pineda returns to take on the Royals

The big right-hander is back looking to make it two in a row over the Royals.

Game 131 preview: Eduardo Rodriguez looks to avoid the sweep

Spencer Torkelson and Ryan Kreidler will join the team today but probably won’t see action until Friday against the Royals.

Game 129 preview: Matt Manning tests improvements against surging Mariners

The offense will face a tough opponent in breakout rookie George Kirby.

Game 127 preview: Eduardo Rodriguez looks to even the series

Meanwhile, Riley Greene appears to have hit another gear after some early struggles.

Game 126 Preview: Tyler Alexander and the Tigers head south

Tigers travel to Texas to tackle the team that terminated their top taskperson too.

Game 124 Preview: Drew Hutchison has a tall task against Carlos Rodon

At this point in the season, it’s just nice to see a fresh opponent, so this should be an enjoyable little series.

Game 111 preview: Tigers try not to catch Bieber Fever

The Cleveland Guardians come to town and send Shane Bieber to the mound to kickoff a three game series.

Game 107 preview: Tigers welcome in the Rays for four

The Tigers begin a seven game homestand on Thursday night.

Game 106 Preview: Moving on from the trade deadline

With all the uncertainty eliminated, the Tigers just need to focus on good baseball for the rest of the year.

Game 105 Preview: Matt Manning returns to the mound against the Twins

Manning made his season debut on April 11 before suffering an injury just five days later.

Game 104 Preview: Tarik Skubal leads Detroit into Target Field

The first place Twins will be a tough test before the Tigers return home.

Game 100 Preview: The Tigers head north (mostly east) after a series win

The first 99 games have not gone according to plan.

Game 93 and 94 preview: Doubleheader in Oakland kicks off the second half

The Tigers need to find some answers over the final 10 weeks of the season.

Game 90 preview: The final series of a long first half takes Tigers to Cleveland

The Tigers look to fight through their Progressive Field record to finish the first half on a high note.

Game 89 Preview: Tigers looking to split series with Royals

After holding on to a victory Tuesday night, the Tigers have a shot to split the series Wednesday.

Game 86 & 87 preview: Tigers in KC for a doubleheader

After splitting with the White Sox, the Tigers will look to extend their recent winning ways.


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