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LOOK: Former Detroit Tigers reliever suspended 50 games

One thing is for sure, as long as there is money involved in athletics, there will always be a number of players who will do whatever is necessary to get to the top, even if it means breaking the rules. According to MLB writer Jason Beck, former Detroit Tigers reliever Angel Nesbitt, who is currentl

DETROITSPORTSNATION.COM - 2017-11-18 02:51:10

How former Rangers fared in 2017: Yu's moves in LA, Dyson's rebound in SF and more

Here's an update on some of the more notable names from the past few years:Trade deadline playersYu Darvish, Los Angeles Dodgers, SP Darvish's time with the Dodgers featured mixed results. His first start is up there with his best games of the entire year. He went seven innings striking out 10 and g

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-18 02:15:00

Justin Verlander talks about World Series win, marrying Kate Upton

NEW YORK -- Former Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander is back from his honeymoon -- or both of them -- and is sharing a bit about what the last month of his life has been like. Verlander appeared as a guest on The Today Show Friday where he spoke about just how hectic that last month has been since

MLIVE.COM - 2017-11-17 19:23:25

Detroit Tigers should make this trade with the Seattle Mariners

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 4: Al Avila laughs during a news conference at Comerica Park after he was promoted to executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager on August 4, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. Avila replaces Dave Dombrowski who was the Tigers' general manager since 2002. (Photo

MOTORCITYBENGALS.COM - 2017-11-17 05:53:10

The Wichita Wingnuts appoints Clevlen as new manager

WICHITA, Kan. (RELEASE) The Wichita Wingnuts announced on Friday that one of the greatest outfielders in Wichita Wingnuts history will be back in the dugout for the upcoming season. General Manager Josh Robertson said in a press release that the new manager is former Major Leaguer Brent Clevlen. Th

KWCH.COM - 2017-11-17 21:16:00

Fanpost Friday: Who was the first Tiger you imitated?

This week's FanPost Friday prompt is this: Which Tigers player did you emulate growing up? Most of us grew up playing some form of baseball. Whether you only played catch on the sandlot or you were an ace pitcher in college, I bet you mirrored a mannerism of a major league player when you were young

BLESS YOU BOYS - 2017-11-17 13:00:04

Angel Nesbitt, four others, suspended for violating minor league drug program

NEW YORK -- Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Angel Nesbitt is among five players who have been suspended for violations of the minor league drug program. The penalties were announced Friday by the commissioner's office. Three players from the Toronto Blue Jays were suspended. Nesbitt was banned 50 game

ESPN - 2017-11-17 22:44:21

Tigers' plan is to stock up on pitching

This is the time of year when former Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski had an oft-repeated phrase: You can never have enough pitching. These days, his former assistant and current Tigers GM Al Avila is repeating it. "You can never have enough pitching," Avila told reporters at the GM Meetings i

MLB - 2017-11-17 00:41:53

Is tanking in Detroit Tigers' future? Rebuild 'will cause you to lose'

CLOSE Only nine managers have been ejected more than new Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire . Wochit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos drops a pop up in the seventh inning against the Dodgers at Comerica Park on Aug. 19.(Photo: Dave Reginek, Getty Images) CONNECT 13 COMMENTEMAILMORE ORLANDO

SPRINGHILLPOST.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

L.A. Angels interested in acquiring Detroit Tigers' Ian Kinsler

CLOSE Detroit Tigers GM Al Avila speaks with the media on a variety of topics after Ron Gardenhire is introduced as manager at Comerica Park on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. George Sipple, Detroit Free Press Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler fields a ground ball before throwing out Indians shortstop Franc

SPRINGHILLPOST.COM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Detroit Tigers reportedly sign Niko Goodrum and Kevin Comer

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 28: A wide view of Comerica Park during a MLB game between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox on June 28, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers win on a walk off home run 5-4. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)Detroit Tigers executive vice president of baseball operati


15 Tigers most and least likely to be traded this winter

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The 30 Major League Baseball general managers said goodbye to Disney World this week after three days of meetings. Don't worry. They'll be back here again in December for the Winter Meetings, the large annual convention that generally produces not just trade talk, but actual trades.


Alan Trammell on HOF: I'd rather go in with Lou Whitaker

It's been 21 years since Alan Trammell, the slick-fielding shortstop with the lightning-quick stroke at the plate, last played in a major-league game. His time for induction into Baseball's Hall of Fame might finally be arriving next month. Trammell, by most experts' accounts, is the favorite to be


Tigers sign Kevin Comer, Niko Goodrum to minor league deals

Tigers general manager Al Avila was busy Thursday afternoon when he signed two players to minor league deals: right-handed reliever Kevin Comer and utility player Niko Goodrum. Comer broke the news of his own signing on Twitter just after 3 p.m. Thursday, and Chris McCosky of the Detroit News repor


Trading Michael Fulmer is a stupid idea so stop suggesting it

No one is safe. This seems to be the unofficial motto of the Detroit Tigers since the July trade deadline. The Tigers traded away Alex Avila, Justin Wilson, J.D. Martinez, Justin Upton, and Justin Verlander, all in the span of two months. During that same period, they also listened to offers on almo


Mientkiewicz officially named Hens manager

The Detroit Tigers and Toledo Mud Hens announced Thursday that Doug Mientkiewicz would be the team's manager in 2018. The announcement makes official reports that surfaced more than a week ago about Mientkiewicz, who was born in Toledo, coming to Fifth Third Field to manage the Hens this coming seas


MLB Cy Young Award 2017: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

LM Otero/Associated Press The 2017 Cy Young recipients are both repeat winners, with Corey Kluber of the Cleveland Indians claiming honors in the American League and Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals taking home his second straight National League trophy. Kluber beat out AL finalists Chris S


Victor Martinez 'should be able to play' for Tigers in 2018

All signs currently indicate that the Detroit Tigers are in a full-on rebuilding mode. Apparently, the effort to get younger will not impact the designated hitter spot. According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, switch-hitting Victor Martinez will don the Old English D in 2018. Al Avila told


Max Scherzer wins 2nd straight NL Cy Young Award

Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer won his second consecutive National League Cy Young Award on Wednesday. The Washington Nationals pitcher received 27 of 30 first-place votes. The other three went to Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw. Former Tigers prospect Robbie Ray, now with t


Tigers' Kevin Comer: Signs with Detroit

Comer agreed to a minor-league contract with the Tigers on Thursday, Paul Braverman of the Fresno Grizzlies reports. Comer spent the 2017 season with the Astros, spending a majority of his time with Triple-A Fresno as a reliever. He posted a 3.68 ERA and 1.55 WHIP with a 74:28 K:BB in 63.2 innings,