Detroit Tigers Rumors
Tigers trade RHP Joe Jimenez to Atlanta for two prospects
By shipping Jimenez off to the Braves, Scott Harris has pulled the trigger on his first major trade as the Tigers’ General Manager.
Expectations are high for a busy Winter Meetings
The main event of the offseason calendar returns to an in-person affair for the first time in three years, and hopes are high for some big deals to be struck.
Tigers open to trading everyone including Tarik Skubal, per report
It makes sense to listen on everything, but the Tigers better be real careful before trading away their best player.
Tigers reportedly checking on A’s starters Frankie Montas and Sean Manaea
The Tigers could decide to accelerate their competitive timeline with a trade in Oakland’s fire sale.
Tigers among several teams interested in Robbie Ray, per report
The hot stove is raging with the likely lockout squeezing the timeline.
Tigers in talks with Javier Báez, per report
The Magician is talented and a lot of fun, but he has some serious flaws as well.
AJ Hinch and Carlos Correa had breakfast together in Houston
Yes the internet went nuts with speculation.
Report: Tigers close to signing LHP Eduardo Rodriguez
The former Red Sox starter would be a strong addition to the rotation.
2022 MLB free agent targets: SS Carlos Correa
The Astros have reportedly made Correa another offer, but if the numbers reported are accurate, it’s just for show.
Quiet hot stove brings the Tigers immediate future into sharp relief
If you aren’t selling, and you aren’t buying, you better have a good third path in mind.
Rumor: Tigers interested in free agent starter Taijuan Walker
The Tigers need to bolster their rotation. Reportedly, they’d like to do that by signing righty Taijuan Walker.
Rumor: Tampa Bay Rays interested in Tigers’ LHP Daniel Norris, per report
As the trade deadline looms large, the Tigers may find themselves parting with their left-handed long reliever.
Rumor: Tigers are not shopping Schoop at the deadline
Even if the Tigers don’t make the playoffs, Schoop has value to the organization.
Tigers interested in Jorge Mateo, per report
Mateo is out of options and part of a crowded A’s infield competition this spring.
6 outfielders the Tigers could still sign for 2020
The thinning free agent market still has options as spring training approaches.
Yes, the Tigers should sign Nicholas Castellanos
A slow market may let the Tigers show Castellanos and fans that they are serious about rebuilding.
The Angels are reportedly interested in Matthew Boyd
This could happen, but it still feels quite unlikely.
Free agent target: 2B Yolmer Sanchez
The Tigers could use a middle infielder who plays plus defense. Sánchez could fill that hole.
Free agent target: IF Travis Shaw
The slugging corner infielder could do a lot to improve one of the league’s worst lineups.
The Tigers were interested in Nomar Mazara, but the White Sox got him first
More importantly, the Tigers are looking to improve for 2020 and beyond.
Rumor: The Astros ‘have considered’ trading Carlos Correa
A potential Correa trade is fun to think about considering the Tigers’ history in this department.
Tigers interested in Addison Russell, per report
Russell was the Chicago Cubs’ shortstop for several years before being non-tendered this offseason.
Rumor: Tigers still interested in RHP Josh Lindblom
The veteran has pitched in Korea the last few seasons. Could he return to MLB with the Tigers?
Free agent target: OF Hunter Pence
The aging outfielder had a resurgent 2019 cut short by injuries, but if he can stay healthy, he may be worth a look.
Minor league free agents to keep an eye on this offseason
A veritable horde of former prospects and organizational filler hit free agency this week. The fun part is finding the potential high-value pickups.
Tigers may be interested in Maikel Franco, per report
The Tigers and Phillies have been scouting each other regularly since July.
LHP Kwang-hyun Kim could be an interesting free agent option
The Tigers haven’t been players in the Asian market, but it’s certainly a good time to try something new.
Free agent target: 1B/OF Yoshitomo Tsutsugo
The talented Japanese native could find regular playing time on the Tigers’ 2020 roster.
Tigers trade Nicholas Castellanos to Cubs
Castellanos was dealt right at the 4:00 p.m. trade deadline on Wednesday.
Tigers trade Shane Greene to Atlanta Braves
The Tigers reportedly received two prospects in return for the veteran righthander.
Atlanta Braves interested in Shane Greene
The Washington Nationals and New York Yankees are also in the mix for Greene.
The Indians were interested in Castellanos, but probably not anymore
The Cubs, Rays, and Phillies are still interested in him, however.