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Bless You Boys 15 hours ago
Tigers outright Don Kelly, Evan Reed off the 40 man roster

Tigers outright Don Kelly, Evan Reed off the 40 man roster

The Detroit Tigers have outrighted utility man Don Kelly and relief pitcher Evan Reed off the 40 man roster. The two players may now opt for free agency. Don Kelly has been one of the longest serving Tigers since being selected in the eighth round of the 2001 amateur player draft out of Mount Lebanon High School in Pennsylvania. Today, the Tigers outrighted Kelly off the 40 man roster, technically to Toledo, but in reality, Kelly may opt for free agency and will surely choose that route. Along with Kelly, the Tigers optioned relief pitcher Evan Reed to Toledo, and Reed also may opt for...
Toronto Sun 16 hours ago

Blue Jays add Andy Dirks, Jeff Francis

The Blue Jays continued to add to their depth on Friday, claiming outfielder Andy Dirks off waivers from the Detroit Tigers and signing Canadian left-hander Jeff Francis to a minor-league contract with an invitation to the big club’s spring training.

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Grand Rapids Press 17 hours ago
Andy Dirks claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays; Baltimore Orioles claim reliever Patrick McCoy

Andy Dirks claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays; Baltimore Orioles claim reliever Patrick McCoy

Andy Dirks time with the Detroit Tigers ran out Friday after three-plus seasons when he was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. DETROIT -- Andy Dirks is expected to be healthy for spring training, but the 28-year-old outfielder won't be suiting up for the Detroit Tigers. Dirks' time with the Detroit Tigers ran out Friday after four seasons when he was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays. The move was among nearly a dozen offseason moves announced by the Tigers on Friday afternoon amidst a reshuffle of their 40-man roster. The Tigers also...
Baltimore Sun 17 hours ago

Orioles claim left-handed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from Tigers

The Orioles claimed reliever Patrick McCoy off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon, adding left-handed bullpen depth to a relief corps that could be without Andrew Miller.
Grand Rapids Press 18 hours ago
Detroit Tigers extend qualifying offers to Victor Martinez, Max Scherzer

Detroit Tigers extend qualifying offers to Victor Martinez, Max Scherzer

As expected, the Detroit Tigers have extended one-year qualifying offers to both Max Scherzer and Victor Martinez, the team announced Friday afternoon. DETROIT -- There's still a chance the Detroit Tigers will re-sign designated hitter Victor Martinez and starting pitcher Max Scherzer this offseason. But if either All-Star player elects to sign with another team this winter, the Tigers have officially positioned themselves to receive something in return. As expected, the Tigers have extended one-year qualifying offers to both Scherzer and Martinez, the team...
Ian Kinsler loses out to Dustin Pedroia on Fielding Bible Award at second base

Ian Kinsler loses out to Dustin Pedroia on Fielding Bible Award at second base

DETROIT — Ian Kinsler may have had a Gold Glove-caliber season in the estimation of his teammates and manager, but he did not have the best defensive season among second basemen, according to the Fielding Bible Awards. Boston’s Dustin Pedroia took home the Fielding Bible Award for second base, announced Thursday. The Fielding Bible Awards are voted on by a 12-member panel, and selects the best player at each position in baseball, rather than by league. This year, it selected the best multi-position player, the American League Championship Series MVP Lorenzo Cain of Kansas City, who played...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 30, 2014
Detroit Tigers share third-best odds to win World Series in 2015; Dodgers, Nationals open as favorites

Detroit Tigers share third-best odds to win World Series in 2015; Dodgers, Nationals open as favorites

The Tigers and Angels were both swept in the AL Division Series this past season and now theyre both listed as favorites to represent the AL in next years World Series. DETROIT -- What do the Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels have in common? They were both swept in the American League Division Series this past season and now they're both listed as favorites to represent the AL in next year's World Series. The Tigers and Angels were handed the third-best odds to win the World Series in 2015, at 10-to-1 each, behind only the Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 30, 2014
Column: Why the Tigers should honor Mark (The Bird) Fidrych and Norman (Turkey) Stearnes with statues at Comerica Park

Column: Why the Tigers should honor Mark (The Bird) Fidrych and Norman (Turkey) Stearnes with statues at Comerica Park

Plenty of room remains around those gleaming, larger-than-life action figures of Al Kaline, Ty Cobb, Willie Horton, Hank Greenberg, Hal Newhouser and Charlie Gehringer. And so we bid adieu to baseball season with San Francisco's 3-2 victory over Kansas City Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series, an excellent ending to a satisfying final round and a good month of playoffs. The black and orange team wins in Halloween week. Pitcher Madison Bumgarner, instant legend. Two years ago, the Giants swept the Tigers. This year, the Tigers didn't get close to them....
San Jose Mercury News Oct 29, 2014

Giants postseason history

baseballGiants postseason history The postseason history of the New York and San Francisco Giants: World Series (Won 8, Lost 12) 2014 -- Beat Kansas City Royals, 4-3 2012 -- Beat Detroit Tigers, 4-0 2010 -- Beat Texas Rangers, 4-1 2002 -- Lost to Anaheim Angels, 4-3 1989 -- Lost to Oakland
Grand Rapids Press Oct 29, 2014
Detroit Tigers name former pitcher Mike Maroth new pitching coach at Triple-A Toledo

Detroit Tigers name former pitcher Mike Maroth new pitching coach at Triple-A Toledo

Mike Maroth, who pitched in the Tigers organization during a six-year professional career, has been named pitching coach of the Toledo Mud Hens. Mike Maroth DETROIT -- Mike Maroth, who pitched in the Detroit Tigers organization during a six-year professional career, has been named pitching coach of the Toledo Mud Hens. A Tigers official confirmed the move late Tuesday. Maroth, 39, replaces Al Nipper, who served as the pitching coach in Triple-A Toledo last season after spending the previous two seasons as the organization's minor league pitching coordinator. His...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 28, 2014
Tigers prospect Steven Moya hits two homers; picked for Arizona Fall League all-star game

Tigers prospect Steven Moya hits two homers; picked for Arizona Fall League all-star game

The Arizona Fall League is widely recognized as a showcase league where baseballs top minor league talent are put on display. Tigers outfield prospect Steven Moya has fit right in. Detroit Tigers outfield prospect Steven Moya acknowledges fans after receiving the Eastern League Most Valuable Player award before the SeaWolves played the Bowie Baysox in a game at Jerry Uht Park in Erie, Pa. on Aug. 28.AP File Photo  DETROIT -- The Arizona Fall League is widely recognized as a showcase league where baseball's top minor league talent is put on display. Detroit...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 27, 2014
Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jeff Robinson dies at age 52

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Jeff Robinson dies at age 52

Jeff Robinson, who helped the Detroit Tigers to an AL East championship as a rookie in 1987 and went on to pitch in the major leagues through 1992, has died. He was 52. DETROIT -- Jeff Robinson, who helped the Detroit Tigers to an AL East championship as a rookie in 1987 and went on to pitch in the major leagues through 1992, has died. He was 52. Robinson's death was confirmed Monday by both the Tigers and the Kansas-based Natural Baseball Academy, where he served as a pitching director, coach and instructor. They did not release any information about the cause...
Steven Moya named AFL All-Star

Steven Moya named AFL All-Star

Manager Lance Parrish and his star slugger, Steven Moya, make quite a team.The 6-foot-7, 23-year-old Moya earned Eastern League MVP honors under the tutelage of Parrish at Double-A Erie this season, as well as Tigers Minor League Player of the Year honors.Now, after spending time together in the Arizona Fall League, the twosome will be representing the Tigers in next weekend's AFL All-Star Game.Rosters for the contest, which starts at 7 p.m. EST Saturday evening, and will be broadcast on MLB Network, were announced Monday.Parrish earned the honors of being the skipper for the West Division...

Mets spring training schedule includes dates with Yankees, Tigers and Nationals

The 2015 Mets’ Grapefruit League play kicks off March 4 against the Braves in Disney Their first home game at Tradition Field will be March 6 against the Tigers.
Grand Rapids Press Oct 27, 2014
Chat: All Detroit Tigers topics on table, including whether Victor Martinez will get a four-year deal

Chat: All Detroit Tigers topics on table, including whether Victor Martinez will get a four-year deal

Victor Martinez wants to return to Detroit and the Tigers have made it well known that they would gladly welcome him back. But will it actually happen? DETROIT -- Victor Martinez wants to return to Detroit and the Tigers have made it well known that they would gladly welcome him back. But will it actually happen? Martinez is said to be seeking a four-year contract this winter, which could prove to be a problem for the Tigers, given the injury concerns with Miguel Cabrera. If Cabrera, who underwent foot and ankle surgery last week, isn't ready for the season...
Miguel Cabrera appears to be in good spirits, post surgery

Miguel Cabrera appears to be in good spirits, post surgery

Miguel Cabrera had surgery on his right ankle on Wednesday, the team announced two days later.Initially intended just to remove bone spurs, the doctors encountered a surprise stress fracture while they were in there.[Here's the full story on his surgery]The slugger appeared to be in good spirits, though, in a photo posted to his fan page on Facebook, which can be seen here.Cabrera will be re-examined in three months' time.

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