1. A Reader Thinks Alex Avila Is Tipping the Tigers'pitches

    Things are pretty bleak for the Tigers these days. They've lost first place and their Cy Young pitchers just got rocked in back-to-back games. It's enough to push some Tigers fans over the edge...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  2. Dissecting Justin Verlander

    There really is no way to skirt around the truth here. Justin Verlander is terrible right now. He's a fifth starter right now. He's nothing like the Justin Verlander we were spoiled by between 2009 to 2012...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 days ago 36 reads 0 comments

  3. ESPN's Keith Law Seemingly Likens Tigers' Brad Ausmus to 'Psychopath'

    Detroit -- ESPN's Keith Law has Tigers fans riled up again. One day after Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made a poor joke about domestic abuse -- and the same day Ausmus apologized, ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 days ago 146 reads 0 comments

  4. Video: Martinez's Solo Homer Gives DET Lead

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 22 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Spokesperson: League Will Take No Action

    DETROIT -- Major League Baseball has left the comment Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus made Wednesday in the past.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 days ago 75 reads 0 comments

  6. Miguel Cabrera's Declined Production Part of Detroit Tigers' Slump

    DETROIT - Miguel Cabrera is not slumping as much as some fellow stars on the Detroit Tigers . Compared to pitching teammates like starter Justin Verlander and closer Joe Nathan, first-baseman Cabrera is having a more-than-respectable season...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 22 days ago 104 reads 0 comments

  7. Tigers Manager Brad Ausmus Apologizes After 'I Beat My Wife' Joke

    The Tigers lost to the Royals on Wednesday afternoon (box score), their third straight loss and 20th in their last 29 games. They've gone from seven games up in the AL Central to 1...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 23 days ago 299 reads 0 comments

  8. Tigers Call Up Right-Handed Pitcher Chad Smith

    DETROIT — Following a loss to the Kansas City Royals Tuesday night, and in need of relief help after short outings by Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer, the Detroit Tigers called up right-handed relief pitcher Chad Smith from Triple-A Toledo...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 23 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  9. Tony Gwynn's Death Sobers Up Tigers to Chewing Tobacco's Hazards

    Detroit – As the news of Tony Gwynn's death at age 54 spread through the Tigers clubhouse Monday, J.D. Martinez leaned over to teammate and fellow outfielder Austin Jackson...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 23 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  10. Decision to Cut Ties with Reed 'Absolutely Not' Connected to Investigation

    DETROIT -- Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said Wednesday morning that Evan Reed's ongoing legal situation related to a sexual assault investigation played no part in the team's decision to cut ties with the right-handed reliever...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 23 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  11. Tigers Designate Evan Reed for Assignment Solely for on-Field Struggles

    The Tigers designated right-handed reliever Evan Reed for assignment on Wednesday, after he posted an 8.38 ERA over his last 10 appearances, dating back a month...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 23 days ago 112 reads 0 comments

  12. Tigers out of Division Lead for 1st Time This Season

    Although Justin Verlander gets most of the scrutiny, Max Scherzer also has had his struggles in the Detroit Tigers ' one-month dive from baseball's best record to second place in the AL Central...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 24 days ago 59 reads 0 comments

  13. Scherzer Struggles Mightily vs. Red-Hot Royals

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers fell out of first place with a thud. The Kansas City Royals pummeled Tigers starter Max Scherzer for 10 runs Tuesday night as they rolled to an 11-4 ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 24 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  14. Tigers Lineup: Hunter (Hamstring) Sitting

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 24 days ago 22 reads 0 comments

  15. Question 2: What's Wrong with Verlander?

    Through May 9, his first eight starts, Verlander was 4-2 with a 2.67 ERA and everything looked good even if there were a few warning signs that his domination was starting to slip. Since then, he's completely fallen apart, going a disastrous 2-5 with a 7.

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 24 days ago 134 reads 0 comments

  16. Ausmus Has No Plans to Skip Verlander's Start

    Justin Verlander knows a change is needed. Skipping a start isn't it. Following another rough start Monday, Verlander was asked whether he'd consider skipping a start to try and figure out the reason behind his recent struggles...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 24 days ago 71 reads 0 comments

  17. Justin Verlander Struggles with Decreased Velocity

    Justin Verlander is mired in his worst stretch as a major leaguer, a 7.83 ERA over seven starts, during a season in which he's exhibited the lowest fastball velocity of his career...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 24 days ago 213 reads 0 comments

  18. Justin Verlander Understands Boos: 'I'd Probably Boo Myself, Too'

    DETROIT >> It wasn't exactly a cascade, but there were boos when Justin Verlander left the mound after Monday's less-than-stellar start, when his command woes continued...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 24 days ago 558 reads 0 comments

  19. Tigers Honor Gwynn with 'TG 5.5' on Infield

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 25 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  20. Hunter Exits with Right Hamstring Cramp

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 25 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  21. Hunter Exits vs. Royals with Injury

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 25 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  22. Searching for Relief

    ***Note: This was written following the Friday night shutout, and prior to Blaine Hardy being called up from Toledo. Consider it from the perspective of Dave Dombrowski looking at his options on Saturday morning...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  23. Drew Sharp: Tigers Shouldn't Bail on Closer Joe Nathan

    Perhaps the apt parallel for the Tigers ' bullpen strategy is the classic proverb of throwing (ahem) against the wall with the promise something inevitably must stick.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  24. Tigers Prep for First 'Big' Series of Season Against Surging Royals

    Detroit — Get ready for the first “big” series of the season. It's only June, but the Tigers and Kansas City Royals are about to embark on an intriguing four-game series in what's become a tight Central Division race...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 25 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  25. Tigers Top Twins 4-3 on 9th-Inning Sac Fly

    DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez's ninth-inning sacrifice fly scored Torii Hunter with the winning run and the Detroit Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Sunday...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 26 days ago 625 reads 0 comments