1. Detroit Tigers: Reasons Why Winning the AL Central Isn't a Lock

    The Detroit Tigers may be the best team in the AL Central on paper, but that doesn't guarantee anything. Often times, the most talented teams fail to make the playoffs...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,424 reads 9 comments

  2. Report: Detroit Tigers' Jhonny Peralta Is Linked to PED Scandal

    This evening, a report by Tom Verducci at SI.com surfaced linking Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta to the ever-expanding Tony Bosch scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs)...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 297 reads 12 comments

  3. Why the Detroit Tigers Are Big Winners in One-Year Agreement with Scherzer

    The Detroit Tigers have to be ecstatic this evening after agreeing to a one-year deal with pitcher Max Scherzer , thereby avoiding arbitration. There are four reasons that make the Tigers clear winners with this agreement tonight...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,243 reads 4 comments

  4. Creating a to-Do List for the Tigers to Get Justin Verlander Signed Long Term

    If you ask the majority of baseball fans who the best pitcher in baseball is, most would say Justin Verlander , regardless of whether they're a Detroit Tigers fan or not...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,555 reads 0 comments

  5. Detroit Pistons: What Position Is in Brandon Knight's Future?

    I am still high on Brandon Knight's future with the Detroit Pistons and feel that he can be a solid starting point guard in the NBA . While I still believe Knight's future is at point guard, I'm not a scout or coach...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,452 reads 29 comments

  6. 7 Reasons Why More Americans Need to Watch European Football

    Being an American, I love watching all of the major sports leagues here: NHL, NBA, NFL, MLB and MLS plus college football and basketball...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 854 reads 2 comments

  7. Austin Jackson Will Be the Key to the Detroit Tigers' Success in 2013

    Leading up to the 2013 season, I'm going to write player profiles about key members of the Detroit Tigers . This is the third installment, featuring center fielder Austin Jackson ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 853 reads 6 comments

  8. Detroit Tigers: Justin Verlander Shouldn't Pitch in the World Baseball Classic

    According to Jon Heyman from CBS Sports, "Though Tigers ace Justin Verlander hasn't made a final decision, there is said to be new optimism that Verlander will join the Team USA for the WBC, baseball sources said...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 361 reads 0 comments

  9. Detroit Tigers: 5 Teams That Could Pursue Miguel Cabrera in 2014

    There was an article written this week by Lynn Henning of the Detroit News discussing how the Detroit Tigers will be able to handle all of the "stars" coming up on free agency within the next three years...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 4,100 reads 25 comments

  10. Detroit Pistons: Thank You, Tayshaun Prince

    According to Adrian Wojnarowski from Yahoo! Sports, the Detroit Pistons pulled off a three-way trade for point guard Jose Calderon with the Memphis Grizzlies and the Toronto Raptors ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 4,078 reads 22 comments

  11. Detroit Pistons: Will Bynum Deserves to Be in Starting Lineup

    Will Bynum has always been an extremely hard worker who I always thought was fit to come off the bench and provide instant offense—giving the Detroit Pistons a spark...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 286 reads 3 comments

  12. Detroit Tigers Pitchers Who Might Be Worth Trading Instead of Rick Porcello

    Pitcher Rick Porcello , 24, has been linked to trade talks since the Detroit Tigers re-signed pitcher Anibal Sanchez to a 5-year, $80 million deal in December and since Tigers GM ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,419 reads 9 comments

  13. Predicting the Detroit Tigers 2014 Lineup

    While the Detroit Tigers haven't even gone to Lakeland , Fla. yet for the start of spring training, this year's starting lineup is close to being set— barring a major trade or free-agent signing ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 4,504 reads 19 comments

  14. Profiling Second Baseman Omar Infante for the 2013 Detroit Tigers

    Leading up to the 2013 season, I'm going to write player profiles about key members of the Detroit Tigers . This is the second installment, featuring second baseman Omar Infante ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 724 reads 3 comments

  15. It's Time for Joe Dumars and the Detroit Pistons to Move on

    I love the Detroit Pistons ' president of basketball operations, Joe Dumars . But I think it would be best for both the Pistons and Dumars if they each go their own way after this season in order to help protect Dumars' legacy...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,500 reads 18 comments

  16. Detroit Tigers: Reading Between the Lines on Bruce Rondon

    Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski and Tigers manager Jim Leyland both spoke publicly Saturday about potential rookie closer Bruce Rondon and free agent closer Brian Wilson...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,120 reads 1 comments

  17. What Impact Did Kim Kardashian Have on the Careers of Athletes Linked to Her?

    While I was watching an Arsenal game on the couch recently, my wife was sitting next to me reading about Kim Kardashian in one of her gossip magazines...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 3,120 reads 0 comments

  18. Resolving Justin Verlander's Future with the Detroit Tigers

    Justin Verlander is one of the top pitchers in baseball, and the Detroit Tigers have to ensure that he spends his whole career in a Tigers uniform...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,789 reads 25 comments

  19. Tom Brookens: The Detroit Tiger Who Will Be Most Scrutinized in 2013

    One of the most scrutinized spots on a baseball team is the third-base coach. He is the one person who is directly responsible for whether or not the team can score a run, based solely on the decision-making process that he has to make in an instant...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 550 reads 0 comments

  20. It's Time for Chauncey Billups to Return to the Detroit Pistons

    Like most Detroit Pistons fans, I always believed that Chauncey Billups should never have been traded for Allen Iverson . Billups experienced his first real taste of success in Detroit and in return all the fans embraced him...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 4,152 reads 30 comments

  21. Detroit Lions Would Be Making a Big Mistake If They Pursue Darrelle Revis

    Jason La Canfora from CBS Sports reported on January 23 that New York Jets owner Woody Johnson would entertain the idea of trading four-time Pro Bowl cornerback Darrelle Revis ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,429 reads 40 comments

  22. Tigers and Diamondbacks Trade Talk Involving Rick Porcello After Upton Trade

    According to a report from USA Today writer Bob Nightengale, the Arizona Diamondbacks are going to use part of their trade chips acquired from the Atlanta Braves in the Justin ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,744 reads 6 comments

  23. Detroit Tigers: Is a 'Surprise' Impact Player Arrival Imminent?

    A year ago today, the Detroit Tigers shocked the baseball world when they signed first baseman Prince Fielder to a nine-year, $214 million deal . This type of deal for a difference-maker in January or February is becoming commonplace for Tigers fans...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,461 reads 32 comments

  24. Profiling Catcher Alex Avila for the 2013 Detroit Tigers

    Leading up to the 2013 season, I'm going to write player profiles about key members of the Detroit Tigers . This is the first installment featuring catcher Alex Avila . 2012 Season: 116 G, ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,656 reads 4 comments

  25. Detroit Tigers Closer Options Now That Rafael Soriano Is off the Market

    When free agent closer Rafael Soriano signed with the Washington Nationals on January 17th, I was relieved that the Detroit Tigers wouldn't be signing him...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,591 reads 14 comments