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Grand Rapids Press 2 hours ago
Tigers lineup: John Hicks, Alex Avila starting vs. Mike Pelfrey

Tigers lineup: John Hicks, Alex Avila starting vs. Mike Pelfrey

The Tigers face the Chicago White Sox in the series opener Friday at 7:10 p.m. DETROIT -- Jim Adduci is back in the lineup after leaving Thursday's game with calf tightness. Alex Avila will start at catcher for the Detroit Tigers, with John Hicks playing first. The Tigers face the Chicago White Sox in the series opener Friday at 7:10 p.m. The full lineups are below. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Tyler Collins, CF3. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B4. Victor Martinez, DH5. Justin Upton, LF6. Alex Avila, C7. Jim Adduci, RF8. John Hicks, 1B9. Jose Iglesias, SS Bench: C...
Grand Rapids Press 13 hours ago

Tigers Gameday: Detroit faces Mike Pelfrey in series-opener vs White Sox

Mike Pelfrey faces the Tigers for the first time being released March 30.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
3 injured Tigers returning soon: The latest updates

3 injured Tigers returning soon: The latest updates

Its conceivable that all three could be back in one week, although J.D. Martinezs status is the most uncertain. Miguel Cabrera did light running and took 20 minutes of batting practice before Fridays game. DETROIT -- There was good news Friday for the three Detroit Tigers on the disabled list. It's conceivable that all three could be back in one week, although J.D. Martinez's status is the most uncertain. Here's what we know: * First baseman Miguel Cabrera did light running and took 20 minutes of batting practice before Friday's game. There seems little doubt...
KFFL 4 hours ago

Tigers | Miguel Cabrera works out Friday

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (groin) was able to run and take batting practice Friday, ...
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Tigers complete Mikie Mahtook trade by sending pitcher to Tampa

Tigers complete Mikie Mahtook trade by sending pitcher to Tampa

The Tigers acquired Mahtook for a player to be named later in January. DETROIT -- Right-handed minor-league pitcher Drew Smith is being sent to the Tampa Bay Rays organization, completing the Mikie Mahtook trade. The Tigers acquired Mahtook for a player to be named later in January. Smith, a third-round pick in 2015 out of Dallas Baptist, has pitched well in the lower levels of the Tigers system. Last year at Class A West Michigan, Smith went 1-2 with a 2.96 ERA, striking out 62 in 48 2/3 innings. In three different levels in 2015, Smith allowed only one...
MLB Trade Rumors 2 hours ago

Rays, Tigers Complete Mikie Mahtook Trade

The Rays have acquired righty Drew Smith from the Tigers, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times (via Twitter). He represents the player to be named later from the trade that sent outfielder Mikie Mahtook to Detroit over the winter. Smith, 23, was taken in the third round of the 2015 draft out of…
Grand Rapids Press 6 hours ago
Detroit Tigers bringing back 'Bark at the Park' dog night

Detroit Tigers bringing back 'Bark at the Park' dog night

Packages are available for $48 per pair of tickets (one adult ticket, one dog ticket). DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers may be named for big cats, but their home ballpark will be invaded by dogs for one night this summer. The team announced the return of its  'Bark at the Park' Night which allows fans to bring their fuzzy friends to Comerica Park for the Tigers inter-league game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, June 27. First pitch is at 7:10 p.m. 'Bark at the Park' brings canine cuteness to Comerica Fans can purchase the exclusive 'Bark at the Park'...

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Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2017
Tigers try to repeat offensive explosion vs. Mariners: Live stats, chat

Tigers try to repeat offensive explosion vs. Mariners: Live stats, chat

The Tigers have scored 32 runs in the last two games using a makeshift lineup. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have scored 32 runs in the last two games using a makeshift lineup.  Can they keep it up Wednesday night against the Seattle Mariners? Follow the live stats on this page and chat with other fans and readers about today's game in the comments section below. GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (11-8) vs Seattle Mariners (8-13)When: 7:10 p.m. EDTWhere: Comerica ParkTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: FM 97.1 The Ticket and the Tigers radio...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2017
Tigers lineup: Mikie Mahtook starting against Mariners' lefty

Tigers lineup: Mikie Mahtook starting against Mariners' lefty

Recent call-up John Hicks will start at first base. DETROIT -- With a southpaw on the mound for the Seattle Mariners, the Jim Adduci story will have to be put on hold for a day. Right-hander Mikie Mahtook will start in right field in place of Adduci, a left-hander, for the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. Mahtook homered in Tuesday night's 19-9 slug-fest. Recent call-up John Hicks will start at first base. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Mikie Mahtook, RF3. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B4. Victor Martinez, DH5. Justin Upton, LF6. John Hicks, 1B7. James McCann, C8....
Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2017
Al Avila: Tigers' big budget for minor-league depth paying off

Al Avila: Tigers' big budget for minor-league depth paying off

The influx of veteran minor-league free agents has made the upper levels of the Tigers farm system the oldest in baseball. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers increased their budget -- and then went over that budget -- in order to build organizational depth by signing veteran players to stash away in Toledo and Erie, general manager Al Avila said Wednesday. The Tigers aggressively pursued minor-league free agents. The resulting influx of veterans has made the upper levels of the Tigers' farm system the oldest in baseball. "We made it a point this year to go out and...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2017
What you need to know about Comerica Park for your next Tigers game

What you need to know about Comerica Park for your next Tigers game

From parking tips to shuttle service and where to hang out downtown, we have all the info youll need to maximize your experience. Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com 
Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2017

A game for the history books: How the Tigers' 19-run outburst stacks up

Tuesday night was the first time the Tigers had scored 19 since 2008 (when they did it three times) and one of only seven times theyve done so since World War II.
Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2017
Tigers Gameday: Detroit aims for 4th straight win in middle game vs Mariners

Tigers Gameday: Detroit aims for 4th straight win in middle game vs Mariners

The Tigers have won three straight, while the Mariners have lost three of their past four. DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers bring a three-game winning streak into Wednesday's game against the Seattle Mariners. The Tigers continue to receive contributions from new faces in the lineup. After going 3 for 4 in his MLB debut Sunday, outfielder Jim Adduci had three more hits in Tuesday's 19-9 win, including a triple and double. First baseman John Hicks, who was called up from Triple-A Toledo after Miguel Cabrera was placed on the 10-day disabled list, had a single in his...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 26, 2017
Even in blowout win, Tigers can't escape bullpen struggles

Even in blowout win, Tigers can't escape bullpen struggles

The final innings were punctuated by sarcastic Bronx cheers for strikes, something that you dont usually see from fans whose team is winning by 10 runs. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers bullpen didn't blow a lead on Tuesday. In fact, it didn't even come close. But there was a sense that a bit of the luster had been removed from the 19-9 romp over the Seattle Mariners by the ugliness in the final three innings. Four Tigers relievers -- Shane Greene, Kyle Ryan, Joe Jimenez and Blaine Hardy -- combined to walk seven batters in the seventh, eighth and ninth...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 25, 2017
Tigers score 9 runs in the 5th inning, crush Mariners 19-9

Tigers score 9 runs in the 5th inning, crush Mariners 19-9

The Tigers have now won three games in a row since Miguel Cabrera was placed on the disabled list, scoring 37 runs during that span. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers' dormant offense has awakened, even with its best hitter sidelined. The Tigers scored nine runs in the fifth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 19-9 on Tuesday night at Comerica Park. The Tigers have now won three games in a row since Miguel Cabrera was placed on the disabled list, scoring 37 runs during that span. The nine-run fifth inning was the most scored by the Tigers since Sept. 17, 2008, when...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 25, 2017
Tigers vs. Mariners: Live stats, scoring, chat

Tigers vs. Mariners: Live stats, scoring, chat

Follow the live stats on this page and chat with other fans and readers about todays game in the comments section. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are back at home after having mixed results on their nine-game road trip. They open a 10-game homestand on Tuesday against the Seattle Mariners. Follow the live stats on this page and chat with other fans and readers about today's game in the comments section below. GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (10-8) vs. Seattle Mariners (8-12)When: 7:10 p.m. EDTWhere: Comerica ParkTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: FM 97.1 The...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 25, 2017
Jose Iglesias cleared to resume baseball activities, expected back soon

Jose Iglesias cleared to resume baseball activities, expected back soon

The Tigers are using a three-man bench, so its possible a pitcher will be optioned to Triple-A Toledo when Iglesias returns. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias has been cleared to resume baseball activities and should come off the disabled list on Thursday, barring any surprises. Iglesias was injured on the final play of last Wednesday's game at Tampa Bay. He was kneed in the jaw by Brad Miller as he tried to turn a potential game-winning double play in the ninth inning. He was placed on the special seven-day DL for players with concussion...
Grand Rapids Press Apr 25, 2017
Tigers lineup: Jim Adduci, Alex Avila in lineup vs. Felix Hernandez

Tigers lineup: Jim Adduci, Alex Avila in lineup vs. Felix Hernandez

Hernandez, the Seattle Mariners starter, is 9-3 with a 2.48 ERA in 15 career starts against the Tigers. DETROIT -- Jim Adduci is getting another start in right field for the Detroit Tigers, but he'll have a tougher opposing pitcher to contend with. Felix Hernandez, the Seattle Mariners' starter, is 9-3 with a 2.48 ERA in 15 career starts against the Tigers. Shortstop Jean Segura is back from a short stint on the disabled list. He'll lead off for the Mariners. Tigers lineup 1. Ian Kinsler, 2B2. Tyler Collins, CF3. Nicholas Castellanos, 3B4. Victor Martinez,...

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