Posts tagged Detroit Tigers

TIGERS EXTEND CABRERA

TIGERS EXTEND CABRERA

The Detroit Tigers have come to terms with two-time MVP Miguel Cabrera, extending his contract eight years beyond the two left on his current deal. The extension, which runs through the 2023 season, is reportedly worth $248MM, with two more years possible at $30MM each The eight-year extension takes Cabrera to his age-40 season. Coming […]

NATS DEAL PROSPECTS FOR FISTER

NATS DEAL PROSPECTS FOR FISTER

The Washington Nationals have acquired RHP Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers for a package of prospects. NATIONALS GET: RHP Doug Fister TIGERS GET: LHP Ian Krol, LHP Robbie Ray, INF Steve Lombardozzi The move strengthens an already formidable Nationals starting rotation, with Fister fitting in amongst Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmerman and Gio Gonzalez. With […]

TRADE: FIELDER FOR KINSLER AND CASH

TRADE: FIELDER FOR KINSLER AND CASH

While the offseason signings are heating up in advance of the Winter Meetings, the Tigers and Rangers have pulled off the first high-profile trade of the hot stove season: RANGERS GET: 1B Prince Fielder and $30MM TIGERS GET: 2B Ian Kinsler The Tigers boldly signed Fielder to a 9YR/$214MM contract before the 2012 season and their […]

WEEKEND ROADIE: TIGERS AT A’S

WEEKEND ROADIE: TIGERS AT A’S

Headed up to Oakland this past weekend to see the red-hot A’s take on the Tigers, with Oakland going for their 10th win in a row. It didn’t happen. Justin Verlander happened. Brett Anderson serving up moonshots happened. At the end of the day, I travelled back home with a little bit of sunburn as the […]

SHOCK? GIANTS ONE WIN AWAY FROM ANOTHER TITLE

SHOCK? GIANTS ONE WIN AWAY FROM ANOTHER TITLE

Here we are, three games into the 2012 World Series, and it’s a rout. The San Francisco Giants are on the verge of winning their second World Series title in three years and, despite what was speculated before the Series, the results thus far were certainly in play. Unbiased analysis of this matchup and the […]

WORLD SERIES ROTATIONS

WORLD SERIES ROTATIONS

Game One of the World Series goes tonight at 8:00PM ET in San Francisco as the Giants host the Tigers at AT & T Park. Jim Leyland had already revealed his rotation as he had plenty of time to get it ready with extended time off after winning the ALCS last Thursday, and there were […]

RESTED TIGERS WILL MEET GIANTS

RESTED TIGERS WILL MEET GIANTS

The San Francisco Giants made it back to the World Series for the second time in three years and they didn’t do it the easy way. Like in their Division Series against Cincinatti, the Giants fell to the brink of elimination before sweeping their way to a series victory over the Cardinals in the NLCS. Monday […]

THE A’S ARE STILL SWINGIN’

THE A’S ARE STILL SWINGIN’

After 94 wins and an AL west division crown, the Oakland Athletics apparently couldn’t stand the prosperity. So they went to Detroit and put themselves in a two-game hole in their best-of-five playoff series. Back at home Tuesday night in front of their O.co Coliseum fans, the A’s staved off elimination with a clean 2-0 […]

TIGERS LAND FIELDER

TIGERS LAND FIELDER

Prince Fielder, the biggest name left on the free-agent market, has reportedly agreed to a nine-year/$214M contract with the Detroit Tigers. One week after Victor Martinez tore his ACL and five days after Detroit GM Dave Dombrowski said that Fielder is  “probably not a good fit,” the two sides agreed on a pact that will […]

VMART TEARS ACL, 2012 IN JEOPARDY

VMART TEARS ACL, 2012 IN JEOPARDY

Detroit slugger Victor Martinez has torn the ACL in his left knee and could miss the entire 2012 season, Jason Beck of MLB.com has reported. Martinez was doing agility drills in Orlando, FL when the injury occurred. VMart was one of the big bats in Detroit’s potent lineup last season, posting a .330/.380/.470 line as […]