3:13 PM EST, Wed March 04, 2015
Bless You Boys 2 hours ago

Joel Hanrahan will undergo second Tommy John surgery after no progress in two years

Joel Hanrahan will have to go under the knife for a second time and was granted his unconditional release by the Detroit Tigers Wednesday morning. SARASOTA, Fla. — Even after the Detroit Tigers re-signed Joel Hanrahan to second one-year deal in 2015 he was never able to get pain-free, and now he'll undergo his second Tommy John surgery in less than two years time. Early Wednesday morning Hanrahan was granted his unconditional release by the organization. Hanrahan will have UCL reconstructive surgery on his right elbow on March 18. The surgery will be performed by Dr. Keith Meister in...
And The Valley Shook 6 hours ago

Preview/GameThread: Tennessee at LSU (SECN, 6 pm)

Tigers need a win to solidify their NCAA resume. It's Senior Night in the PMAC! Okay, I can hear the crickets chirping through your screen right now. Yes, there won't be much to celebrate, with John Odo the only scholarship senior being sent off. And let's be honest, he's better known for giving fouls...

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Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles (chat)

The Tigers play their first Grapefruit League road game of 2015 today. Anibal Sanchez is on mound for the Tigers, who will play the Baltimore Orioles for the second consecutive day. There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here. // // ]]> Who: Detroit Tigers at Baltimore OriolesWhere: Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla.First pitch: 1:05 p.m.Television: Not availableRadio: Not availableTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl -- Download the Detroit Tigers...
Grand Rapids Press 5 hours ago
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anthony Gose leads off, Anibal Sanchez on mound in first road game

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Anthony Gose leads off, Anibal Sanchez on mound in first road game

Ian Krol, Al Alburquerque, Blaine Hardy, Drew VerHagen, Jose Valdez and Joe Mantiply are also scheduled to pitch for the Tigers. Who: Detroit Tigers (1-0) at Baltimore Orioles (0-1)Where: Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla.First pitch: 1:05 p.m.Television: Not availableRadio: Not availableTwitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING LINEUPSDetroit Tigers1. Anthony Gose, DH2. Jose Iglesias, SS3. J.D. Martinez, RF4. Nick Castellanos, 3B5. Aaron Westlake, 1B6. Bryan Holaday, C7. Daniel Fields, CF8. Hernan Perez, 2B9. Andrew Romine, LF* Probable pitchers: Anibal...
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Reliever Joel Hanrahan released by Detroit Tigers, will undergo second Tommy John surgery

Reliever Joel Hanrahan released by Detroit Tigers, will undergo second Tommy John surgery

Joel Hanrahan has reportedly been released by the Tigers and will undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in two years. DETROIT -- Joel Hanrahan will not be pitching for the Detroit Tigers this year. Hanrahan has been released by the Tigers and will undergo Tommy John surgery for the second time in two years, the team announced early Wednesday. The news comes less than a day after Hanrahan visited Dr. Keith Meister in Arlington, Texas after complaining of ongoing right elbow issues this spring. Hanrahan, 33, had Tommy John surgery in May of 2013 after...
Grand Rapids Press 9 hours ago

Where are they now? Former Tigers stars ready to shine on new teams

Do you know where Ezequiel Carrera is playing this spring? What about Don Kelly? Heres a roundup of 20 players spotted with the Tigers last season, now playing elsewhere.

Orioles right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez yanked early, allows six runs in spring training debut

If the Orioles’ 15-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday afternoon served any purpose, it was to be an abrupt reminder that the rebuilding of right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez won’t happen overnight.
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago
Tigers 15, Orioles 2: Yoenis Cespedes hits grand slam as Detroit rolls in Grapefruit League opener

Tigers 15, Orioles 2: Yoenis Cespedes hits grand slam as Detroit rolls in Grapefruit League opener

Ian Kinsler and Aaron Westlake also hit home runs for the Tigers. LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers had a lot more success against the Baltimore Orioles to open the 2015 Grapefruit League season than they did to close the 2014 season. Yoenis Cespedes hit a grand slam Tuesday afternoon as the Tigers cruised to a 15-2 victory over the Orioles. Ian Kinsler and Aaron Westlake each hit a three-run home run for the Tigers. The Orioles swept the Tigers in the American League Division Series in October. The Tigers took advantage of some wildness from Orioles pitchers...
Grand Rapids Press 23 hours ago
Detroit Tigers notes: Joe Nathan throws 21 pitches in scoreless inning; Nick Castellanos day to day

Detroit Tigers notes: Joe Nathan throws 21 pitches in scoreless inning; Nick Castellanos day to day

Castellanos suffered a left hand contusion after being hit by a pitch, but Brad Ausmus said Castellanos might be available to play Wednesday. LAKELAND, Fla. -- Joe Nathan didn't think he was going to get his work in. Then he got plenty. Nathan escaped with a scoreless inning Tuesday in his first appearance of the spring. He pitched the fifth inning in a 15-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Nathan felt pretty good about his fastball, but said his breaking stuff moved too laterally rather than downhill. "That's pretty simple to feel and get back in," he said. "I...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 3, 2015
Open thread: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore Orioles (chat)

Grapefruit League action starts today for the Detroit Tigers. There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here. // // ]]> Who: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore OriolesWhere: Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla.First pitch: 1:05 p.m.Television: Not availableRadio: 97.1 The TicketTwitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl -- Download the Detroit Tigers on MLive app for iPhone and Android.-- Like MLive's Detroit Tigers Facebook page.
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 3, 2015

Indians Home Opener sells out in 11 minutes; Tuesday's lineup vs. Reds, first spring training game

The Indians on Tuesday announced that the team's Home Opening game against the Detroit Tigers on April 10 has sold out.  And it only took 11 minutes to do so.  It's the 23rd consecutive home opener sellout and 22nd at Progressive Field.  Once the regular season begins, the Indians will play three games to open the season in Houston before returning home for a weekend series with the rival Tigers.  Also on Tuesday: the Indians' first spring training game for 2015, against the Reds, at 3:05 today (SportsTimeOhio).   Zach McAllister, who is vying for the fifth spot in the rotation...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 3, 2015
Victor Martinez talks about knee injury, surgery, rehabilitation process and 2015 Detroit Tigers

Victor Martinez talks about knee injury, surgery, rehabilitation process and 2015 Detroit Tigers

Martinez: They just cleaned the meniscus out and I was out of crutches in three, four days. Im not a very good friend of the crutches. Watch video LAKELAND, Fla. -- No one seems 100 percent certain how many swings Detroit Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez took Monday. But everyone with any stake in the Tigers agreed that it was good to have him back. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Monday that Martinez took 30 swings from each side of the plate while hitting off a tee. On Tuesday, Martinez said it was 25 from each side. A short time later,...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 3, 2015
Detroit Tigers Gameday: Kyle Lobstein on mound, Alex Avila to hit 2nd in Grapefruit League opener

Detroit Tigers Gameday: Kyle Lobstein on mound, Alex Avila to hit 2nd in Grapefruit League opener

• Former Tigers outfielder Matt Tuiasosopo is batting fourth today for the Orioles. Tuiasosopo hit .244 with seven home runs and 30 RBIs in 81 games for the Tigers during the 2013 season. Who: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore OriolesWhere: Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla.First pitch: 1:05 p.m.Television: Not availableRadio: 97.1 The TicketTwitter: Follow Chris Iott STARTING LINEUPSBaltimore Orioles1. Everth Cabrera, SS2. Jonathan Schoop, 2B3. Nolan Reimold, RF4. Matt Tuiasosopo, DH5. Travis Snider, LF6. Jimmy Paredes, 3B7. J.P. Arencibia, C8. David...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 3, 2015
TV, radio schedule for Detroit Tigers' spring training games

TV, radio schedule for Detroit Tigers' spring training games

FOX Sports Detroit will broadcast a half-dozen spring training games. Grapefruit League games are starting in Florida. The Detroit Tigers' spring training broadcast schedule features a half dozen telecasts on FOX Sports Detroit. ESPN is scheduled to televise the Tigers' game against the New York Yankees on April 2.  Check out the complete spring training broadcast schedule below (noting the radio schedule is subject to change): DETROIT TIGERS 2015 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE   DATE TIME OPPONENT | BROADCAST         March 3 1:05 p.m. Baltimore...

Orioles head to Lakeland for spring training opener against Tigers

SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule today with 1:05 p.m. against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.
Baltimore Sun Mar 3, 2015

Orioles head to Lakeland for spring training opener against Tigers

The Orioles open their Grapefruit League schedule today with 1:05 p.m. exhibition against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla.

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