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Detroit Tigers prospect Jackson Jobe is going to be special

Can we all agree to relax about the Detroit Tigers‘ first-round pick from this summer as a fanbase? When the Tigers went out and selected Oklahoman high-school pitcher Jackson Jobe with the third overall pick, some members of the fanbase were ready to meet the front office with torches and pitchforks. Since then, the Detroit […] Detroit Tigers prospect Jackson Jobe is going to be special - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 7, 2021

Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Christin Stewart finds a new home for 2022

The Detroit Tigers selected Christin Stewart with their first-round draft choice in the competitive balance round of the 2015 MLB First-Year Amateur Draft. After that, things just never really seemed to pan out. The Detroit Tigers continued to keep trotting Stewart out there during the 2019 and 2020 seasons. However, the production was not meeting […] Former Detroit Tigers outfielder Christin Stewart finds a new home for 2022 - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 6, 2021

Detroit Tigers should put Matt Manning in the fifth spot in the rotation

The Detroit Tigers have a lot to discuss ahead of the 2022 season as they start to shape up the roster. There’s a lot going on with the lockout right now, and while this is not a priority, the team does have to start figuring out how they envision things lining up for next season. […] Detroit Tigers should put Matt Manning in the fifth spot in the rotation - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 5, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Former outfielder Curtis Granderson could be Mets manager

The Detroit Tigers have not had outfielder Curtis Granderson suit up for the organization since the 2009 season. He would be traded to the New York Yankees and wind up with a 16-year big league career with six other teams. Granderson has not played since 2019 when he was with the Miami Marlins. The former […] Detroit Tigers: Former outfielder Curtis Granderson could be Mets manager - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 5, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Willi Castro’s role is going to change drastically in 2022

The Detroit Tigers are going to have plenty of things to work through as the 2022 season approaches. Figuring out new ways to organize the roster and how things will shake out positionally is going to be important. However, when it comes to Willi Castro, the Detroit Tigers are going to have some decisions to […] Detroit Tigers: Willi Castro’s role is going to change drastically in 2022 - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 4, 2021

Detroit Tigers need to be ready to pounce whenever work stoppage ends

With Major League Baseball at a standstill, things are going to get weird. It’s going to be a very strange time in the coming days/weeks/months until things get wrapped up. There really is no timeline to know when things get completed, and the Detroit Tigers and other teams can pick back up with the offseason. […] Detroit Tigers need to be ready to pounce whenever work stoppage ends - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 3, 2021

Detroit Tigers sign Jacob Barnes to minor league deal adding bullpen depth

The Detroit Tigers decided to take a flier on reliever Jacob Barnes to add some bullpen depth to the organization. He was signed to a minor league contract with an invitation being extended to attend big league Spring Training when the time comes in a few months. The Tigers have agreed to terms with RHP […] Detroit Tigers sign Jacob Barnes to minor league deal adding bullpen depth - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 2, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Justin Verlander’s deal is in limbo with lockout underway

This may sound a little farfetched, but there is a chance that the Detroit Tigers may not have missed out on Justin Verlander quite yet. If the team really wanted to bring him home to Detroit, it would take some money to top the Astros, but he may not be off the market quite yet. […] Detroit Tigers: Justin Verlander’s deal is in limbo with lockout underway - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 2, 2021

3 relief pitchers the Detroit Tigers should sign right now

The Detroit Tigers cannot go into the 2022 season without bringing in a few veteran relievers to help with the workload. While it seems that the organization is undecided on what to do with Michael Fulmer, he should be kept in the bullpen as a vital piece there. Gregory Soto will likely continue to be […] 3 relief pitchers the Detroit Tigers should sign right now - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 1, 2021

Former Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer gets paid handsomely

Following the end of the 2014 season, the Detroit Tigers had a decision to make. Do they pay Max Scherzer a pretty penny on a six- to eight-year deal in the $200+ million range, or do they let him walk? The Detroit Tigers let him walk. Fans know how the story goes. Scherzer would go […] Former Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer gets paid handsomely - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Dec 1, 2021

3 starting pitchers the Detroit Tigers should sign right now

The Detroit Tigers need to get busy in the free-agent market if they want to go out and land a quality free agent to batten down things on the pitching staff. Following the non-tender move of Matthew Boyd and the signing of Eduardo Rodríguez, it seems there is still room for another arm. While it […] 3 starting pitchers the Detroit Tigers should sign right now - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Nov 30, 2021

News: Detroit Tigers to sign Javier Báez to a 6-year, $140 million contract

The Detroit Tigers got their guy, and it’s not Carlos Correa. As the shortstop market started moving quickly and the Texas Rangers got greedy and scooped up two of the best options, the Detroit Tigers had to act fast. Late on Monday night, it seemed that the Tigers were closing in on a deal with […] News: Detroit Tigers to sign Javier Báez to a 6-year, $140 million contract - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Nov 30, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Carlos Correa’s value skyrockets after flurry of signings

Carlos Correa is likely to command more than the Detroit Tigers are willing to shell out. Heading into free agency, everyone thought the shortstop market would be relatively prosperous, but I don’t think anyone expected to see this kind of money being thrown around. I can only wonder what it feels like to be a […] Detroit Tigers: Carlos Correa’s value skyrockets after flurry of signings - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Nov 30, 2021

Should the Detroit Tigers be considering signing Kris Bryant?

He may not be on the radar of the Detroit Tigers. He may not be the player any of the fans are thinking the team will sign. He may not even be a true shortstop by nature. Could Kris Bryant be an answer to the Tigers’ offseason needs? It’s clear that the Detroit Tigers are […] Should the Detroit Tigers be considering signing Kris Bryant? - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog
Nov 29, 2021

Detroit Tigers: First domino falls in free agent shortstop market

The first domino has fallen in the free-agent shortstop market. It was the Texas Rangers who struck first in the market, not the Detroit Tigers. However, it was a player that the Tigers had in their sightlines as this offseason started. A shortstop/second baseman who has carved out a nice career for himself in recent […] Detroit Tigers: First domino falls in free agent shortstop market - Detroit Jock City - Detroit Jock City - A Detroit Sports blog