A .205 batting average clearly will not get it done. However, Jacoby Jones, who was acquired from the Pirates in exchange for reliever Joakim Soria back in 2015, has been one of the more intriguing players on Detroit's young team. He clearly shows the tools to be a speedster around the bases, man the spacious … Continue reading Is Jacoby Jones a Future All-Star?
Since the Tigers are obviously not in a spot to contend for a World Series title anytime soon, they have to look at the best ways to reach those expectations. It is done with a key breakout performer or two, a couple of free agent signings, and maybe most importantly building organizational depth from within … Continue reading Who will be the most likely trade chip this season?
Dixon Machado is off to a sluggish start posting a .204 batting average with little power as the one home run he has on the season came in clutch in the form of a walk off against Baltimore. He has shown little resilience to make adjustments by hitting the ball the other way as his … Continue reading Why Dawel Lugo needs the call to Detroit
Matthew Boyd (1-2, 2.48 ERA) will take on Jake Junis (3-2 3.29 ERA) in an attempt to even out the finale of a 4 game series weekend at Kauffman Stadium before heading to Texas to take on the Rangers for the first time this year. Besides Francisco Liriano, Boyd has been perhaps the the most … Continue reading Detroit looks to even series in finale
Long term deals to starting pitchers are always a risk. Age and injuries play a key role in determining the performance of any pitcher. In the case of Jordan Zimmermann, things never seemed to get on track for the former Washington Nationals righty after a stellar first month of April with Detroit in the first … Continue reading Late comeback attempt foiled as Rays overcome Tigers in first game of series
After a 3 for 4 day with a HR and 5 RBI against Baltimore, Miguel Cabrera is off to a better start than where he was one year ago as April wraps up. Things never seemed to get on track for Cabrera after injuring his back for team Venezuela in The 2017 World Baseball Classic. … Continue reading Will we see a much improved Miguel Cabrera in 2018?
After dealing the likes of Justin Verlander, J.D. Martinez, Justin Upton, Justin Wilson, and Alex Avila for prospects to boost the minor league system last summer, the Tigers are in a retool (let's avoid the word rebuild). With a playoffs or bust season out of the picture for the 2018 season, fans will be looking … Continue reading Getting the Tigers back to winning ways