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Gardy says Josh Harrison will be “leader and teacher” for Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Detroit Tigers talked about adding Josh Harrison over the winter but decided he was out of their price range, manager Ron Gardenhire said. This week, with Harrison’s price dropping and the club’s needs crystallizing, the Tigers renewed those discussions. By Wednesday night, the


3 of Detroit Tigers' top 10 prospects will be on display during spring training

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers will kick off their spring training schedule Friday against Southeastern University, and three of the organization's top prospects will be on the roster.


Jordy Mercer excited to welcome old roomie, longtime friend to Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Jordy Mercer first met Josh Harrison nearly a decade ago and offered him a spot on the pull-out sofa in his apartment. A friendship blossomed between the two 22-year-olds that continued as they advanced through the Pittsburgh Pirates system and eventually became big-league teammate


Detroit Tigers waive pitcher who is immediately claimed by Angels

Josh Harrison is officially a member of the Detroit Tigers after passing his physical. The Tigers announced the move on Saturday, prior to their first Grapefruit League game of Spring Training.


Tigers make Harrison signing official

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers announced Saturday that the club has agreed to terms with infielder Josh Harrison on a one-year Major League contract. “All of us with the Tigers are looking forward to what Josh will bring to our organization this season wearing the Olde English ‘D’,” said Executive Vic


Tigers finalize 1-year deal with INF/OF Josh Harrison

DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have finalized their one-year deal with free agent Josh Harrison. Harrison, whose base salary will be worth $2 million, hit .250 with eight home runs and 37 RBIs last year. He missed time early in the season with a hand injury and played just 97 games.


CLEMSON BASEBALL: Tigers take first game of doubleheader

CLEMSON — The No. 14 Clemson Tigers topped the Virginia Military Institute Keydets 8-6 Saturday in the first game of a doubleheader at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. With the score tied 6-6 in the bottom of the sixth inning, Tiger second baseman Jordan Greene connected on his second home run of the season,


Hands on: Goodrum will get to use many gloves

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Perhaps the Wilson glove representatives had a good sense of timing as they made their visit to Tigertown on Saturday morning. While Josh Harrison arrived in town to undergo his physical exam to complete his one-year contract to become the Tigers’ second baseman, Niko Goodrum picke


GameThread: Toronto Blue Jays vs. Detroit Tigers, 1:07 p.m.

Place: Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin, Fla. On the bench: IF Gordon Beckham, IF Pete Kozma, IF Ronny Rodriguez, OF Victor Reyes, OF Danny Woodrow, IF Sergio Alcantara, IF Patrick Eaves, C Bobby Wilson, C Kade Scivicque, C Brady Policelli.


Tigers Announce 2019 Promotional Giveaways Schedule

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers announced today the lineup of free promotional giveaways for the 2019 season at Comerica Park. The Tigers have planned over 20 giveaways for the season, in addition to nine fireworks extravaganzas, courtesy of Pepsi, following select Friday night games. Visit tigers.com


Josh Harrison To Wear Lou Whitaker's No. 1 For The Tigers

There are some sacred numbers that should and will never be worn again in the city of Detroit. Last season the Detroit Tigers retired Alan Trammell's 3 and Jack Morris' 47. One number many Detroit Tigers' fans think should be retired next is Lou Whitaker's number 1.


Auburn High baseball drops home opener to Providence Christian in extras

Sometimes, one bad break in baseball can be the difference in winning and losing. The Auburn High baseball team can testify to that following Friday’s home opener. The Tigers went toe to toe with Providence Christian but lost 3-2 in nine innings. The Eagles’ game-winning run reached scoring position


BREAKING: Former Detroit Tiger Jose Iglesias finds a new home

According to reports, former Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias has found a new home. Iglesias has reportedly signed with the Cincinnati Reds and he has already been seen in the clubhouse wearing No. 4. He has been invited to Spring Training, where he will battle for a roster spot.


Tigers 13, Southeastern 2: Baseball is back and all is right once again

In front of an announced 4,995 fans, the Detroit Tigers opened their spring training schedule with their annual college exhibition game. But rather than their traditional tangle with the Water Moccasins of Florida Southern College, the Tigers opted to play with Fire. The baseball team of Lakeland’s


Detroit Tigers News: The Padres signed Manny Machado, and the White Sox are not happy

Let’s not bury the lede here; Manny Machado’s new $300 million contract with the San Diego Padres was by far the biggest news story in baseball on Tuesday. We love our Detroit Tigers, but gussying up some sort of story about them before diving into what Machado’s new contract means for the entire le


Tigers looking ahead with Grapefruit opener

LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Tigers have the unique position of opening their Grapefruit League schedule against the same team they’ll face to start the regular season. But there’s much more separating the matchups against the Blue Jays than 33 days on the calendar.


REPORT: Reds Talking Minor-League Deal With Former Tigers SS Jose Iglesias

Jose Iglesias may not be a free agent much longer. The former Tigers shortstop, who's proven to be a reliable defender and solid bat, has surprisingly not found a team to call home thus far in the MLB offseason.


Here's the story of Hamtramck Stadium, home of the Negro League's Detroit Stars

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. - The Negro Baseball League was a huge part of the African-American culture. It was a meeting place for everyone to talk, have fun and just forget about the rough times back then.


Detroit Tigers reportedly sign Josh Harrison to be everyday second baseman

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have reportedly signed veteran infielder Josh Harrison to be their everyday second baseman, according to Ken Rosenthal. Harrison has agreed to a one-year deal with the Tigers, pending a physical, Rosenthal said.


Josh Harrison is officially a Tiger: 'He just makes us a better team overall'

Dunedin, Fla. — The Josh Harrison era of Tigers baseball begins now. General manager Al Avila announced before the club’s Grapefruit League opener against the Blue Jays Saturday that Harrison had passed his physical and signed his one-year, $2 million deal.