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Here's what your 1968 Detroit Tigers are up to now

The Detroit Tigers were down three games to one in the 1968 World Series.Bob Gibson had just picked up his second victory of the series, and Detroit had given up 17 runs in just more than 24 hours.But you know the rest.Down 3-0 after the first inning in Game 5, Detroit scored five unanswered runs to

MLIVE.COM - 2018-07-19 06:00:00

WTF: The case for watching the Detroit Tigers in the second half

The Detroit Tigers enter the second “half” of this season 12.5 games out of first place in the American League Central, and, because that division is so poor, eighteen games out of a wild card position. I’ll spare you the various rest-of-season projections and third-order win percentages. The 2018 M

ALDLAND.COM - 2018-07-18 22:14:27

Why the Detroit Tigers don't need to sell at the deadline | isportsweb

Every July the baseball world eagerly awaits any new hint of a possible blockbuster trade. For teams that have had disappointing seasons, it’s a chance for them to give fans something to look forward to by trading old stars for new and exciting young talent. Meanwhile, for teams that are in contenti

ISPORTSWEB - 2018-07-18 04:07:21

Detroit Tigers' Joe Jimenez strikes out batter in 2018 All-Star Game

Joe Jimenez, the Detroit Tigers' lone All-Star, was called upon in the fourth inning with two outs to face San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford. Jimenez, 23, struck out Crawford looking with an 84 m.p.h. slider to finish an 8-pitch at-bat and preserve the American League's 2-1 lead in Was

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-07-18 00:00:00

Cole Tames the Tigers: Houston Astros defeat the Detroit Tigers in convincing fashion

“Unfortunately, I have been through this earlier in the year. It was tough to keep the emotions in check at times trying to control things that are out of my control,” said Cole when asked how hard it was to pitch today after experiencing grief.


Detroit Tigers Weekly Farm Recap 7/9 - 7/15: Signed Wenceel Perez Delivers

Last week’s action included multiple All Star games, walk-off wins, dominant starts in Erie and Connecticut, and a break-out performance in the Gulf Coast League.


Detroit Tigers: Home Run Derby Tonight and other All-Star break news

The DetroitTigersare resting while the All-Star break is going on in Washington D.C. Tonight, the Home Run Derby is taking place andthere are eight participantsin this year’s Derby. The Tigers don’t have any participants in this year’s Derby, but they have a rich history in the Home Run Derbywrites


Detroit Tigers have solid history in Home Run Derby

After a four-year hiatus without a rep, the Detroit Tigers hadstar second basemanDamion Easley suit up for the derby in 1998. The derby was held at Coors Field, so home runs were flying all over the place. Easley must not have gotten the memo however, as he only hit two out. He did beat Atlanta’sChi


Houston Astros vs. Detroit Tigers - 7/15/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Down at Minute Maid Park on Sunday, the Detroit Tigers and the Houston Astros will be finishing up their MLB set and heading into the All-Star break. The Astros took a 3-0 shutout in game one Friday, then on Saturday Houston won again 9-1. Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports For the Sunday game, the Ti


Detroit Tigers: Justin Verlander faces Tigers for the first time

Matthew Boydhas been going through a slump as of late. Brad Faber, of Call to the Pen,writesthat despite the slump Boyd has been battling through it. Kurt Mensching, of the Athletic,writesthat Boyd’s struggles started when his slider began to diminish over the past five games.


Detroit Tigers trade rumors: Michael Fulmer edition | isportsweb

In 2018, Fulmer is 3-9 with a 4.50 earned run average, 1.32 WHIP and 93 strikeouts. Fulmer hasn’t been great this year, but the Tigers aren’t a great hitting team, meaning Fulmer is rarely pitching with a lead. It can be hard for a pitcher to think he has to be perfect all the time or the team will


2018 MLB Trade Deadline: Are the Detroit Tigers going to be buyers or sellers?

As we approach July 31, we will preview what each team is projected to do in advance of the non-waiver trade deadline. For a complete listing of our previews, clickhere.


Roger Clemens' son brings familiar intensity as Detroit Tigers prospect

Parrish is now managing the West Michigan Whitecaps, the Tigers’ Class A affiliate, and his starting second baseman is Kody Clemens, Roger’s son.


Justin Verlander: Detroit Tigers fans were on my mind for 2017 trade

HOUSTON — It’s going to be different, Justin Verlander knows. But how different, he won’t know until he takes the mound at Minute Maid Park for the 406th start of his major league career on Sunday afternoon.


Detroit Tigers: Matthew Boyd battling through summer slump

In the not-so-distant past,Detroit Tigersstarting pitcherMatthew Boydwas mentioned as a possible trade candidate. In mid-June,Jon Paul Morosi of MLB.comclaimed that Boyd was “one of the Tigers’ most coveted players in trade talks.” Morosi named theSeattle Marinersas team that was interested.


Detroit Tigers takeaways from 3-0 loss to Astros: Mike Fiers solid

HOUSTON — The Tigers didn't get blown out. But they are a rebuilding team and the Astros are the defending World Series champions and the difference was obvious in a 3-0 loss at Minute Maid Park on Friday night. The Tigers have lost five straight. Mike Fiers pitched six solid innings but took the lo


Series Preview: Detroit Tigers At Houston Astros-Michigan Sports Zone

On the hitting side of things the Tigers pitchers will need to keep one of the deepest lineups in the game on check. With the likes of Jose Altuve, George Springer, and home run derby contender Alex Bregman.


Detroit Tigers: Castellanos snubbed from All-Star game | isportsweb

Joe Jimenez will represent the Tigers in Washington D.C. on Tuesday night. Jimenez is having a solid 2018 season, appearing in 44 games and holding a 4-1 record, 2.85 earned run average, 46 strikeouts and three saves.


Series Preview #31: Detroit Tigers @ Houston Astros

The Astros (62-34, 1st in AL West) welcome the Tigers (40-55, 3rd in AL Central) for the final series in the first half of 2018Recency Bias


MLB trade deadline rumor mill: Live updates

We're following the latest Twitter updates from MLB experts and news breakers, including our ownAnthony Fenech, as teams discuss trades ahead of the July 31 at 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline.

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2018-07-19 00:34:00