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Tigers | Shuffle rotation after rainout

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:11:03 -0700

The Detroit Tigers have changed their rotation this week following the rainout Tuesday, April 15. SP Anibal Sanchez will go Wednesday, April 16. Justin Verlander is lined up for Thursday, April 17. Drew Smyly will go later in the week.

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Tigers | Avisail Garcia has surgery

Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:10:13 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Avisail Garcia (shoulder) underwent successful surgery to fix a torn labrum and avulsion fracture in his left shoulder Tuesday, April 15.

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Tigers | Torii Hunter returns

Sat, 12 Apr 2014 14:50:36 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter (knee) returned to the lineup Saturday, April 12.

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Tigers | Torii Hunter still out

Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:53:43 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter (knee) is sitting out one more day Friday, April 11, but he could pinch hit. Hunter expects to return Saturday, April 12.

Fantasy Tip: Double check that Hunter is in the lineup tomorrow before getting him back into your fantasy lineups.

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Tigers | Joe Nathan's struggles continue

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:59:35 -0700

Detroit Tigers RP Joe Nathan blew the save against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, April 9, allowing three runs in the ninth inning.

Fantasy Tip: Nathan is trying to pitch through a "dead-arm" phase, which explains his rough outings of late. Although it's always tough to bench one of your closers this early in the season, this would be a situation that would warrant it. There's no indication that Brad Ausmus is considering any kind of committee approach, but if he does, Al Alburquerque, Phil Coke and Joba Chamberlain would likely be involved.

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Tigers | Torii Hunter out of the lineup

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:14:42 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter (knee) was not in the starting lineup Wednesday, April 9, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He might be available as a pinch hitter, but manager Brad Ausmus said he would like to keep Hunter off his feet until Friday, April 11.

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Tigers | Joe Nathan dealing with dead arm

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:46:42 -0700

Detroit Tigers RP Joe Nathan (arm) said he's dealing with a "dead arm" right now. "Unfortunately there's no secret to getting through it quicker," Nathan said. "It's just one of those things that will hit guys throughout the course of a year and you never know when it is going to be or how long it is going to last but all you can do is continue to throw and throw through it and, hopefully, one day you come there and the ball is coming out of your hand a lot cleaner and with a little more zip on it." Nathan has allowed two runs in 2 2/3 innings this year and blew his first save chance April 2.

Fantasy Tip: The Tigers haven't given any indication that they'll shut Nathan down, but don't be surprised if he's rested during the team's next save chance. Al Alburquerque and Phil Coke could be used if that's the case.

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Tigers | Torii Hunter exits

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 05:17:08 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter (knee, shoulder, wrist) left the game Tuesday, April 8, with a jammed knee after attempting a sliding catch. Hunter said his shoulder and wrist are sore as well, but he didn't expect to miss any time.

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Tigers | Cops investigating Evan Reed

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:26:25 -0700

Two Detroit Police Department sources said Monday, March 7, that they are investigating a sexual assault claim made by a woman against RP Evan Reed stemming from an incident March 30.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - George Hunter and Tony Paul

Tigers | Wilfredo Ledezma released

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:42:37 -0700

The Detroit Tigers have released RP Wilfredo Ledezma, making him a free agent.

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Tigers | Torii Hunter with good day

Sat, 05 Apr 2014 14:53:25 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Torii Hunter had a homer and five RBIs Saturday, April 5.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera adds four hits to reach 2,000

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:17:03 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera homered and added three singles to reach 2,000 hits in his career Friday, April 4.

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Tigers | Mike Belfiore claimed

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 09:11:08 -0700

The Detroit Tigers claimed RP Mike Belfiore off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, April 3, and sent him to the minors.

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Tigers | Austin Jackson hitting fifth

Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:48:07 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Austin Jackson is hitting fifth in the season opener Monday, March 31.

Fantasy Tip: This gives him more RBI potential and freedom to steal more bases.

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Tigers | Tyler Collins added to roster

Sat, 29 Mar 2014 12:21:37 -0700

The Detroit Tigers have purchased the contract of OF Tyler Collins.

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Detroit Tigers Player News

Aguasvivas Juaner 1B
Ahearne Pat P
Airoso Kurt OF
Alburquerque Al RP
Alvarado Carlos P
Alvino Billy C
Amezquita Octavio SS
Andujar Billis P
Ardoin Kevin P
Augenstein Bryan RP
Averill Erik P
Avery James P
Avila Alex C
Baez William P
Baldwin Ancil P
Bale John P
Barnes Justin C
Baxter Jake P
Beattie Eric P
Belfiore Mike RP
Below Duane RP
Benitez Gabe P
Berry Vincent OF
Bouchie Andy C
Bourquin Ronnie 3B
Bowen Joe C
Brackman Mark P
Brown Curtis OF
Bumstead Nathan P
Cabrera Miguel 1B
Cabrera Ramon C
Cain Nolan P
Carmosino Dominic P
Cassavechia Nick P
Castellanos Nick 3B
Cervenak Mike 3B
Chamberlain Joba RP
Christman Tim P
Clelland Edward P
Coke Phil RP
Collet Cody C
Collier Tommy P
Collins Tyler OF
Colvin Brooks SS
Conn Tyler P
Cordova Jorge P
Cosme Caonabo INF
Crabtree Tim P
Crawford Jonathon P
Crichton Erik P
Crosby Casey RP
Cruz Jordan OF
Cruz Nelson R. RP
Davis Brad C
Davis Rajai OF
De La Vara Gilbert P
DeLucia Dan P
Diaz Alvaro OF
Dirks Andy OF
Dlugach Brent SS
Douglas Brandon INF
Drucker Scot P
Dubee Michael P
Duffey Jack P
Durham Lance 1B
Dyer Shane SP
Eichhorn Kevin P
Encarnacion Jose P
Escobar Elys C
Exposito Luis C
Faulk Kenny P
Feeney Trevor P
Fields Daniel SS
Finefrock Sean P
Finigan P.J. P
Ford Jacob 3B
Foster Jordan OF
Fraser Loren P
Gagnier Drew P
Garcia Ramon P
Gaynor Wade 3B
Gentzler Daniel P
Gerbe Jeff P
Gibson Tyler OF
Gilman Steven P
Gonzalez Alex SS
Gonzalez Eduardo P
Gonzalez Enrique P
Graham Andrew C
Graham Jason P
Green Dean 1B
Grosse Mike 2B
Guez Ben OF
Gulliver James SS
Guzman Agustin 2B
Hahn Jeffrey P
Harrigan Brandon C
Haske Mark SS
Henkel Rob P
Henriquez Oscar P
Hensen Brian P
Hernandez Hector OF
Hernandez Michael OF
Hess Andrew P
Hess Kevan P
Hessman Mike INF
Hodge Kevin P
Holaday Bryan C
Homer Christopher P
Huddleston Robert C
Hunter Torii OF
Iglesias Jose SS
Inglin Jeff OF
Jackson Austin OF
Jacobsen Tyler P
Jaime Carmelo 2B
James Mike RP
Johnson Gabe C
Johnson Mark J. P
Jones Brandon OF
Jurrjens Jair SP
Kalita Tim P
Karnuth Jason P
Kellogg Micah P
Kelly Don 3B
Kenkel Rob P
Ketchner Ryan P
Kibler Jonathan P
Kinsler Ian 2B
Kirkland Kody 3B
Kite Josh P
Konecny Daniel P
Kopp David P
Krol Ian RP
Krol Noah P
LaLuna Michael P
Lamont Wade 1B
Larez Victor P
Laster Jeremy OF
Lee Joshua 1B
Lemon Marcus 2B
Lennerton Jordan 1B
Leyland Patrick C
Lindsey John 1B
Lobstein Kyle SP
Longley Drew C
Lontayo Alex P
Lorg Cale SS
Machado Dixon INF
Mahoney Collin P
Manus Michael P
Marinez Jhan RP
Martinez Francisco OF
Martinez Hector X. SS
Martinez J.D. OF
Martinez Victor DH
McBride Macay P
McCann James C
McGorty John 1B
McIntyre Nicolas 2B
McRae Aaron C
Meador James OF
Mears Chris SP
Melian Jackson OF
Meran Jorge C
Mercedes Melvin RP
Mesa Eliezer OF
Middleton Cory 3B
Miller Cole C
Miller Justin RP
Misch Pat SP
Monasterios Carlos P
Moody Nolan P
Morrison Mike P
Moya Steven OF
Murrian John C
Nardozzi Paul P
Nathan Joe RP
Newton Jordan C
Nickerson Jonah SP
Nicolas Cesar 1B
Norfleet Matthew P
Nowlin Billy C
O'Brien Matthew P
Ortega Jose A. RP
Ostlund Ian P
Ott Louis SS
Palacios Wilsen P
Palma Ricardo P
Paulino Brenny RP
Paulino Ronny C
Pearson Kyle P
Peeples Jamaal OF
Pereira Anthony SS
Perez Ezequiel P
Perez Hernan SS
Perez Marcelo P
Peter Kyle OF
Peterson Adam P
Peterson Brian C
Piantek Kurtis 1B
Piccola Zach P
Porcello Rick SP
Pounds Bryan 3B
Putkonen Luke RP
Rainwater Josh P
Ramirez Hector X. SS
Ramirez Wilken 3B
Ray Robbie P
Reed Evan RP
Regas Kris P
Roberson Ryan 1B
Roberts Lionel 1B
Robertson Nate P
Robertson Timothy P
Robowski Ryan P
Rochelle Kristopher C
Rodland Eric 2B
Rogers Brian RP
Rogers Joe P
Romine Andrew SS
Rondon Bruce RP
Ronz Kenon P
Rood Shawn SS
Ross Greg P
Royals Thomas P
Rush Eddie OF
Russo Kevin OF
Samuels Zach P
Sanches Humberto P
Sanchez Anibal SP
Sanchez Eduardo RP
Sanchez Felix P
Santo Brian P
Satterwhite Cody RP
Scherzer Max SP
Schmack Brian RP
Schotts Austin SS
Sleeth Kyle P
Smith Les OF
Smyly Drew SP
Sommer Luke OF
Sorensen Mark P
Spring Daniel P
Startup Will RP
Steik Ricky P
Stein Keith OF
Stewart Jake OF
Stohr Tyler P
Stokes David P
Suarez Eugenio SS
Tata Jordan P
Taylor Londell OF
Thomas Devin X. C
Thompson Jake P
Thornton Thomas P
Timm Brandon OF
Todd Jade P
Tomey Anthony RP
Torrealba Steve C
Torres Christopher C
Travis Devon 2B
Trzesniak Nick C
Tulk Robert OF
Turley Josh P
Tyner Jason OF
Valdez Ignacio OF
Valdez Jose RP
Vasquez Matt P
Vasquez Sendy P
Verlander Justin SP
Waddell Jason P
Wathan Derek INF
Weber Tyler C
Westlake Aaron 1B
Whelan Kevin P
White Christopher OF
Wood Austin P
Worth Danny SS
Wyatt Brent SS
Young Stephen 2B
Zell Danny P
Zumaya Richard P

Ausmus Brad MAN
Avila Al TO
Belliard Rafael TO
Billmeyer Mick TO
Brookens Tom TO
Clark Dave TO
Dombrowski Dave GM
Durham Leon TO
Fields Bruce TO
Jones Jeff PC
Joyner Wally TO
Lamont Gene TO
Maroth Mike TO
Martin Matt TO
Nevin Phil TO
Vizquel Omar TO

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