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Tigers 2019 Season Recap

Blaine Hardy could be even better in 2016

After two underrated seasons in the Tigers' bullpen, a simple tweak could make Hardy even tougher to hit next year.

Alex Wilson was Tigers' most consistent reliever

The Tigers will be shopping for late inning bullpen help, but Wilson can be counted on in tight situations.

Avila has likely played his last game as a Tiger

With a backlog at catcher, was 2015 Alex Avila's last year with the Tigers?

Should Tigers bring Neftali Feliz back in 2016?

Feliz finished strong in 2015, but may make too much in arbitration for the Tigers' liking in 2016.

Alfredo Simon's 2015: bit of Jekyll, lots of Hyde

Why did Dave Dombrowski ever think this was a good idea?

Victor Martinez needs to stay healthy in 2016

If the Tigers are going to compete next season, they need much more run production from an injury-free VMart

Al Alburquerque was a lot more hittable in 2015

It was not a great season for the usually effectively wild Al Alburquerque. Was 2015 an anomaly?

Who was the Tigers' Cy Young?

None were that good, but one was the best.

Matt Boyd showed raw potential that needs polish

The second player acquired in the deal to send David Price to the Toronto Blue Jays, Matt Boyd flashed some future potential in 2015.

J.D. Martinez exceeded every expectation in 2015

Martinez provided offensive power and surprisingly solid defense in right field, a strength the Tigers haven't had in a few years.

Andrew Romine proved valuable to Tigers in 2015

The Tigers' utility infielder played multiple positions, wherever the need arose, and played them all very well.

Shane Greene isn't as bad as 2015 suggested

The key to good pitching starts with simple things, like being able to feel all of your fingers

5 things that doomed the Tigers in 2015

Most things didn't go well for the Tigers this year. Some were more catastrophic than others.

Nick Castellanos showed improvement in 2015

The Tigers' third baseman improved both offensively and defensively during the 2015 season.

VerHagen could be solid bullpen option in 2016

A move to the bullpen paid off for VerHagen, who was one of the Tigers' best relievers in 2015.

5 things that went well for the Tigers in 2015

The 2015 season wasn't fun but there were some positives to take from it anyway.

Cabrera struggled to hit for power in 2015

After years as one of the most feared power hitters in baseball, Miguel Cabrera only hit 18 home runs in 2015.

Daniel Norris' fastball is the key to his future

His slider has drawn early praise, but Norris' fastball will determine how good he will be.

Jose Iglesias is (probably) for real

After missing the entire 2014 season due to injury, Jose Iglesias blew away any and all expectations in 2015.

Sanchez will be better in 2016

The signs point toward Detroit's number two starter being much better next year after an awful 2015 season.

Collins benefitted from Cespedes trade in 2015

Tyler Collins showed flashes of potential, but didn't blow anyone away in 2015.

Gorzelanny did not meet expectations in 2015

Expected to be one of the main left-handed options out of the bullpen, Gorzelanny was a below replacement level player in 2015.

McCann showed promise, room for growth in 2015

While his numbers aren't that impressive on the surface, McCann showed why he is the Tigers' catcher of the future in 2015.

Who is the Tigers' MVP?

Even as the team stumbled to a last-place finish, the Detroit Tigers had some notable performances during the 2015 season.

​Eulogizing the 2015 Detroit Tigers

Looking back on a brutal 2015 season.

You'll probably disagree with these Tigers grades

Scroll through some yammering and find out the grades of the 2015 Tigers. Share your thoughts and tell us what you think!

Tigers report cards: the best of the rest

Today, we (finally) conclude our report card series.

Tigers report card: Ezequiel Carrera

Carrera might have been a one-and-done player in a Tigers uniform.

Tigers report card: David Price

The price was steep. The trade shocked many throughout the baseball world. Tigers fan were sad to see some go but mostly elated to see the great David Price become a Detroit Tiger. It was a deadline deal to remember.

Tigers report card: Chad Smith

Smith wasn't that impressive, but he wasn't really expected to be.

Tigers report card: Corey Knebel

The Tigers rushed Corey Knebel somewhat in 2014, then traded him for relief help in July.

What was the best pitching performance of 2014?

This one is actually a debate.

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