Five minor leaguers, including former Tigers pitcher Angel Nesbitt, have been suspended for violating the drug program. The commissioner's office announced the suspensions Friday.
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Eaves homers in AFL
Tigers infield prospect Kody Eaves went 2-for-5 with a solo home run for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League's regular-season finale on Thursday. The 24-year-old slashed .337/.389/.554 with three long balls and nine RBIs in 22 games this fall.
The Angels have reportedly had extensive internal discussions regarding a trade for Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler.
The Tigers got the first overall pick in the draft, but now that they're beginning a rebuild, none of their summer trades looks all that great in retrospect.
An early exit was Cleveland's latest postseason disappointment, but shoring up the lineup could carry the Tribe back to another title shot.
Eaves gets on board twice in AFL
Tigers prospect Kody Eaves doubled, tripled and scored two runs for the Mesa Solar Sox in Tuesday's 5-1 win over the Peoria Javelinas in Arizona Fall League action.
Lance Parrish, who has managed the Tigers' Double-A affiliate in Erie, will take over the Class A West Michigan team, the Tigers announced Tuesday.
The construction of the 2018 Tigers is officially under way. What's their biggest need? Which one move would you like to see them make?
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The "Modern Era" ballot for the Hall of Fame, announced Mon., has Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Jack Morris, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons, Luis Tiant and Alan Trammell on it. Voting results to be announced Dec. 10.
Tigers reinstate Martinez from DL, outright several players
The Tigers reinstated DH Victor Martinez (irregular heartbeat) from the 60-day DL on Friday. In addition, Detroit outrighted LHP Kyle Ryan, RHP Myles Jaye, C Bryan Holaday and 1B Efren Navarro from the major league roster. The team's 40-man roster is now at 31 players.
Using ZiPS, the early prognosis at the start of MLB's offseason churns out some interesting predictions for the AL Central race.
Tigers outright four players, lose Romine on waiver claim
The Detroit Tigers outrighted RHP Jeff Ferrell and OFs Jim Adduci, Tyler Collins and Alex Presley on Thursday. In addition, utility man Andrew Romine was claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners.
Verlander thanks Astros, Detroit after World Series win
Justin Verlander finally earned a World Series ring Wednesday night. On Thursday, he took to Instagram to show his appreciation for Houston and Detroit, where he spent the first 12 1/2 years of his major league career, writing: "World Champions!!! What an amazing ride this season was! Thank you to the entire @astrosbaseball organization and fans for making this so special. Also, thank you to all of #detroit for all the love! #houstonstrong #earnhistory." (justinverlander/Instagram)
Even a bounce-back season from Miguel Cabrera won't be enough to save this team from 100 losses.
Chris Bosio is joining the Detroit Tigers as the pitching coach on manager Ron Gardenhire's staff.
Despite winning their first World Series trophy, the Astros didn't open up as Las Vegas favorites for the 2018 MLB season. The Dodgers are the favorites to win next year's title, followed by Houston and the Cleveland Indians.
Solid day for Simcox in AFL
Tigers prospect A.J. Simcox went 2-for-2 with two doubles for the Arizona Fall League's Mesa Solar Sox on Friday, driving in two of the team's five runs. The 23-year-old is hitting .164 in 13 AFL games.
Ian Kinsler has the best defensive numbers of nominated second basemen, and that should be enough to call him the favorite.
Ravenelle roughed up in AFL
Tigers pitching prospect Adam Ravenelle gave up seven runs (four earned) on five hits in just 2/3 of an inning for the Mesa Solar Sox of the Arizona Fall League on Thursday. The rough outing ballooned the 25-year-old's AFL ERA to 10.38.
Kinsler among Gold Glove finalists
Ian Kinsler was named an American League Gold Glove finalist at second base, Major League Baseball announced Thursday. He took home the honor for the first time in 2016. The winners will be revealed on Nov. 7 at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Marly Rivera ESPN Writer
Los 5 jonrones de José Altuve son la segunda mayor cantidad para un venezolano en una sola postemporada, rompiendo empate con Miguel Cabrera (5). En primer lugar continúa Pablo Sandoval, quien conectó 6 en los playoffs de 2012.
The Detroit Tigers are declining their $16 million option on right-hander Anibal Sanchez.
Ron Gardenhire, who last managed in 2014, will be the Detroit Tigers' new manager. Gardenhire spent this past season as Arizona's bench coach.
The Athletics, Mariners, Astros and others have reached out to offer Loren Jade Smith new memorabilia after the 9-year-old's collection was destroyed in a California fire.