12/11/2013 | Dombrowski: Scherzer negotiations have not started
Tigers team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski said Wednesday that he has not yet begun to talk to Max Scherzer's agent about a long-term deal, refuting earlier reports that the club was pessimistic about signing the 2013 American League Cy Young Award winner before his contract runs out next season.
12/11/2013 | Ausmus preparing to form own identity at the helm
Don't try to define new Tigers manager Brad Ausmus before he takes the field this coming spring. In many ways, he's a manager as unique as the situation in which he finds himself.
12/11/2013 | Speculation about Tigers' interest in Kemp unfounded
Team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski denied the Tigers talked to the Dodgers about acquiring outfielder Matt Kemp.
12/11/2013 | Tigers' outlook remains the same despite changes
For a first-place club, the Tigers have undergone some significant changes. They will be different in 2014, but that doesn't mean they'll stop being winners.
12/10/2013 | Hessman to return to Triple-A Toledo
The Tigers have yet to officially announce their Minor League signings, but they confirmed reports of various signings, including former Triple-A Toledo slugger Mike Hessman.
12/10/2013 | Lombardozzi to back up Iglesias at shortstop
Steve Lombardozzi joined the Tigers in the Doug Fister trade looking to fill a potential super utility role. That job will apparently include being primary backup shortstop to Jose Iglesias.
12/10/2013 | Vizquel to tutor Castellanos on transition back to third
Nick Castellanos' return to third base is going to get some help from one of the best shortstops to ever play the game -- new Tigers coach Omar Vizquel.
12/10/2013 | Miggy repeats with pair of GIBBYs
Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera was voted MLB Hitter of the Year and Most Valuable Player in the 2013 Greatness in Baseball Yearly Awards.
12/10/2013 | Tigers completing deal with free agent Davis
The Tigers have found their answer in left field, and it's not the result of the much-speculated pursuit of Shin-Soo Choo. Instead, they're prepared to go with a platoon of Andy Dirks and Rajai Davis. The Tigers spent Tuesday working to complete an agreement with Davis on what is expected to be a two-year contract, according to sources.
12/10/2013 | Detroit inks Davis to platoon with Dirks in left field
The Tigers are prepared to go with a platoon of Andy Dirks and Rajai Davis in left after reportedly signing the speedy veteran to a two-year deal.
12/9/2013 | Magglio wins mayoral election in Venezuela
Former Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez was elected mayor of Sotillo, a city in the eastern part of Ordonez's home country of Venezuela, on Sunday.
12/9/2013 | Prospect Crosby to compete for bullpen spot
After four years working as a starter, if Casey Crosby, No. 10 on the Tigers' Top 20 Prospects, according to MLB.com, is going to make the team's roster, it's going to be as a reliever.
12/9/2013 | Bullpen help likely to come down the road
Tigers team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski acknowledged Monday that a veteran reliever would be a "plus," but offered little progress toward finding one.
12/9/2013 | Tigers step up for Stand Up To Cancer auction
The Tigers were directly affected by cancer last offseason when then-coach Rafael Belliard underwent prostate surgery to remove a cancerous tumor. They've followed radio broadcaster Jim Price's efforts up close over the last couple years as he rebounds from a second bout of cancer. Now, they're supporting the Stand Up To Cancer effort with a pair of game packages up for auction to help raise money.
12/8/2013 | Aggressive Tigers could stay busy at Winter Meetings
One of the most aggressive teams in baseball so far this offseason -- having traded All-Star Prince Fielder and postseason starter Doug Fister, the Tigers now head to the forum where they have traditionally been their busiest: the Winter Meetings.
12/6/2013 | TigerFest to be held Jan. 25 at Comerica Park
The Tigers still have a couple of months before they take the field for Spring Training, but they'll do their part to cut through the chill of the Michigan winter by welcoming fans back to Comerica Park for TigerFest on Saturday, Jan. 25, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET.
12/6/2013 | Tigers may have another move up their sleeve
It's possible the Tigers go to the Winter Meetings and pull off another surprise. It might not be major, and team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski warns it almost surely won't be as big as what they've done so far, but it could be one of the most crucial moves they make for their 2014 World Series chances.
12/4/2013 | Miggy moving back to first; Castellanos to man third
Who's on first? Miguel Cabrera. Finally. It's official. The long-expected shift in the Tigers' infield was set on Wednesday. Cabrera, who moved to third base two years ago when Prince Fielder signed, will move back to first base next season. Nick Castellanos, the Tigers' top prospect who moved from third base to the outfield in the middle of the 2012 season, will return to third.
12/4/2013 | Benoit not likely to return to Tigers as setup man
Joaquin Benoit was a mainstay in the eighth inning for the Tigers for 2 1/2 years before stepping into the closer role with stellar results last summer. Now that the Tigers have signed Joe Nathan as their closer, don't expect Benoit to return as a setup man.
12/4/2013 | Dombrowski: Tigers likely out on big-ticket free agents
Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski spent the last few weeks listing closer as his top priority and avoiding talk about other needs until the club filled the role. Now that the Tigers have their closer in Joe Nathan, Dombrowski did not sound inclined for another big-ticket signing.
12/4/2013 | Tigers poised to make push for Scherzer extension
As Dave Dombrowski talked about the benefit of payroll flexibility while introducing new closer Joe Nathan on Wednesday at Comerica Park, he alluded that the flexibility will go in part for their internal concerns.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | Tigers reportedly have two-year deal with Nathan
Hours after the Tigers freed up more money on their payroll and promised they weren't done dealing, they went about spending some of it on a closer. The reigning American League Central champions have reportedly reached agreement on a two-year deal to bring closer Joe Nathan back into the division.
12/3/2013 | Tigers anticipate keeping busy at Winter Meetings
The Tigers have already traded Prince Fielder and Doug Fister and are poised to add top free-agent closer Joe Nathan, but their offseason work is far from finished as club brass prepares for next week's Winter Meetings.
12/2/2013 | Tigers look to future, deal Fister to Nationals
The Tigers are no longer a team with six starting pitchers for five spots. They pulled off their second major trade in two weeks Monday night, sending Doug Fister to the Nationals for lefty reliever Ian Krol, infielder/outfielder Steve Lombardozzi and lefty starting prospect Robbie Ray.
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