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Call to the Pen 4 hours ago
Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera Still Nursing Back Injury

Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera Still Nursing Back Injury

Detroit Tigers All-Star first baseman Miguel Cabrera is still being held out of the lineup with a back injury he suffered during the World Baseball Classic. With Opening Day right around the corner, many are wondering about the status of Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera. During the World Baseball Classic, Cabrera suffered a back injury. […] Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera Still Nursing Back Injury - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Grand Rapids Press 15 hours ago

Tigers notes: Brad Ausmus 'really happy' for friend and mentor Jim Leyland

Tigers manager echoes Miguel Cabrera on back injury. KISSIMMEE, Fla. - When Brad Ausmus fell asleep Wednesday night, Team USA held a 4-0 lead over Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic championship game. When Ausmus woke up a little while later, the Americans were wrapping...
Grand Rapids Press 12 hours ago
Tigers Gameday: Matt Boyd looks to continue to impress in televised start vs. Braves

Tigers Gameday: Matt Boyd looks to continue to impress in televised start vs. Braves

Tigers left-hander has been especially good in his last three outings. LAKELAND, Fla. - Justin Verlander kept his string of strong spring-training starts going. Now it's Matt Boyd's turn. The left-hander will make his fifth Grapefruit League start and sixth appearance as the Detroit Tigers host the Atlanta Braves Friday afternoon after the teams met Thursday night in Kissimmee. This will be Boyd's first appearance at Joker Marchant Stadium this spring. Boyd, who is trying to secure a spot at the back of the Tigers' rotation, has been impressive throughout spring...
numberFire 14 hours ago

Fantasy Baseball: Yes, Justin Verlander Can Be Your Ace

He should have won the Cy Young last year. He could be a leading candidate again this year, too.
Grand Rapids Press 7 hours ago
Tigers' J.D. Martinez out 3-4 weeks with foot sprain, Brad Ausmus says

Tigers' J.D. Martinez out 3-4 weeks with foot sprain, Brad Ausmus says

Lisfranc ligament sprain will have Martinez in a cast for 7-10 days, after which point the foot can be tested again to see how long hell be out. LAKELAND, Fla. - The timing could have been worse, but the news out of Charlotte, N.C., on Friday was not great for the Detroit Tigers. J.D. Martinez is expected to miss three to four weeks with a sprain of the Lisfranc ligament in his right foot, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said following Friday afternoon's spring-training game against the Atlanta Braves. It's not a Lisfranc ligament rupture, meaning surgery will not be...
Scout 6 hours ago

J.D. Martinez Out With Foot Injury

The Tigers' right-fielder will likely start the year on the disabled list while he recovers.
Call to the Pen 17 hours ago
Detroit Tigers History: Willie Hernandez Acquired in Trade

Detroit Tigers History: Willie Hernandez Acquired in Trade

Sometimes, a trade makes all the difference in the world. On this day in 1984, the Detroit Tigers acquired Willie Hernandez, who became an immediate star. Willie Hernandez was a solid reliever for the Phillies and Cubs. He had spent some time closing while in Chicago, and generally posted decent strikeout numbers. Yet, Hernandez was […] Detroit Tigers History: Willie Hernandez Acquired in Trade - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Grand Rapids Press Mar 22, 2017
J.D. Martinez injury update: Opening Day status still uncertain

J.D. Martinez injury update: Opening Day status still uncertain

Martinez will meet later this week with Dr. Robert Anderson where he will undergo a stress test that could rule out a more severe Lisfranc injury. LAKELAND, Fla. -- J.D. Martinez still isn't sure whether he'll be in the starting lineup or on the disabled list when the Detroit Tigers open the season in Chicago on April 3. Although Martinez told reporters Wednesday that he was encouraged by his ability to put weight on his foot, doctors have also cautioned him that a sprain in the midfoot area can be nagging. "It feels better every day. It's just little by little,...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 22, 2017
Tigers Gameday: Daniel Norris on the mound in Dunedin

Tigers Gameday: Daniel Norris on the mound in Dunedin

Nick Castellanos, James McCann and Justin Upton will be among the regulars who make the trip. After a rare day off, the Detroit Tigers head to Dunedin to face the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. Daniel Norris, who has been steady throughout the spring, will be on the hill for the Tigers.  Nick Castellanos, James McCann and Justin Upton will be among the regulars who make the trip.  GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers (11-13-2) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (7-14-2)When: 1:07 p.m.Where: Florida Auto Exchange Stadium in DunedinTV: None.Radio: None. STARTING...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 20, 2017
J.D. Martinez to undergo stress CT scan on injured foot

J.D. Martinez to undergo stress CT scan on injured foot

Martinez injured his right foot making a running catch on Saturday. Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is optimistic about J.D. Martinez's health, but the outfielder still has to undergo more testing. Martinez, who sprained his right foot making a running catch on Saturday, will have a stress CT scan on Friday in Charlotte, N.C., Ausmus announced after Monday's 5-1 win over the New York Mets. There's still no timetable for his return to the lineup. J.D. Martinez MRI results pending review by foot specialist Prior to Monday's game, Ausmus had a positive outlook...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 20, 2017
Anibal Sanchez sharp again as Tigers top Mets for 4th straight win

Anibal Sanchez sharp again as Tigers top Mets for 4th straight win

Sanchez tossed four scoreless innings and picked up the win. Anibal Sanchez followed his best outing of the spring with his best start in Grapefruit League play. The veteran right-hander tossed four scoreless innings and allowed just two hits against zero walks with five strikeouts as the Detroit Tigers beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Monday at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla. Detroit (11-13-2) has now won four straight games for the first time this spring. In his first three outings of the spring - two relief appearances and one start - Sanchez allowed 11...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 20, 2017
Tigers vs. Mets: Live stats, scoring, chat

Tigers vs. Mets: Live stats, scoring, chat

The Tigers have won three straight and will start Anibal Sanchez on the mound. The Detroit Tigers will look to extend their winning streak to a spring training-high four games when they host the New York Mets today at Joker Marchant Stadium. The Tigers will send right-hander Anibal Sanchez to the mound for his second start of the spring. Sanchez is 1-1 with a 10.24 ERA in 9 2/3 innings and opposing batters are hitting .349 against him. He's recorded nine strikeouts and allowed three walks and a team-high four home runs. Sanchez will be looking to build off his...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 20, 2017
Tigers cut Warwick Saupold, former Spartan A.J. Achter

Tigers cut Warwick Saupold, former Spartan A.J. Achter

The Tigers made six cuts on Monday morning. The Detroit Tigers optioned right-handed pitcher Warwick Saupold to Triple-A Toledo on Monday morning, highlighting a series of moves the team made before playing the New York Mets. Former Michigan State standout A.J. Achter, a right-handed pitcher and non-roster invitee, was also cut on Monday. Saupold, 27, made four relief appearances for the Tigers this spring and had a 0.00 ERA and 0.88 WHIP with eight strikeouts and two walks while recording one save over eight innings. He rejoined Detroit last week after pitching...
Newark Star-Ledger Mar 20, 2017
Matt Harvey and Tim Tebow ride the bus | Mets lineup vs. Tigers

Matt Harvey and Tim Tebow ride the bus | Mets lineup vs. Tigers

Matt Harvey and Tim Tebow will make the five-hour round trip drive to Lakeland, when the Mets face the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium on Monday.

Orioles lose to Tigers, 7-1, but Kevin Gausman looks nearly ready for start of season

Orioles right-hander Kevin Gausman likely still has two more spring training starts before the regular season begins, but if the results of his Grapefruit League outing against the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon were any indication, the club's leading candidate to be Opening Day starter appears...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 19, 2017
J.D. Martinez MRI results pending review by foot specialist

J.D. Martinez MRI results pending review by foot specialist

Ausmus said after Sundays spring training game that he didnt want to release misleading information by speculating about a timeline for Martinezs return before the specialist gives his opinion. SARASOTA, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez underwent an MRI on his sprained right foot on Sunday, but manager Brad Ausmus said the team is waiting for a review by a foot specialist. Ausmus said after Sunday's spring training game that he didn't want to release misleading information by speculating about a timeline for Martinez's return before the specialist...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 19, 2017
Matthew Boyd shines again in Tigers' win over Orioles

Matthew Boyd shines again in Tigers' win over Orioles

In his last two outings, Boyd has allowed only a single run on nine hits in 10 innings. He has struck out nine and not walked a batter. SARASOTA, Fla. -- Matthew Boyd allowed only a single run in five inning as the Detroit Tigers topped the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 at Ed Smith Stadium Sunday. In his last two outings, Boyd has allowed only a single run on nine hits in 10 innings. He has struck out nine and not walked a batter. Boyd is competing against veterans Anibal Sanchez and Mike Pelfrey for the final spot in the Tigers rotation. THREE STARS * Kevin Gausman: The...
Grand Rapids Press Mar 19, 2017
Nicholas Castellanos has built strong case to bat 2nd in Tigers' lineup

Nicholas Castellanos has built strong case to bat 2nd in Tigers' lineup

I know he wants to hit second, manager Brad Ausmus said. But he cant just do it for six weeks in spring training. Youve got to do it once the season starts for 162 games. SARASOTA, Fla. -- One of the most-debated questions at the beginning of spring training -- who will bat second in the Detroit Tigers' lineup? -- has hardly been mentioned since. Why? Perhaps because the answer has become increasingly apparent. Tigers third baseman Nicholas Castellanos came to camp in great shape and has hit with authority and run with intensity. It doesn't hurt that he really...

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