2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
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Sources: MLB proposal does little to sway players

MLB's first labor proposal since locking out players Dec. 2 did little to encourage players and heightened the likelihood of spring training being postponed, sources told ESPN on Thursday.

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Tigers 1B coach Kimera Bartee dies at 49

Detroit Tigers first-base coach Kimera Bartee, who coached in the majors for five seasons after a six-year playing career, has died at the age of 49, the team announced.

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Baez, on birthday, looks toward 'magic' with Tigers

Javier Baez, who celebrated his 29th birthday by signing a $140 million, six-year deal to play shortstop for the Tigers, said the prime attractions were playing with Miguel Cabrera and being part of a team possibly on the cusp of rising from far back.

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The Detroit Tigers and free agent infielder Javier Baez are close to a 7-year, $140 million deal, a source tells ESPN's Buster Olney.

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Sources: E-Rod, Tigers agree to 5 years, $77M

Former Boston Red Sox left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez and the Detroit Tigers are in agreement on a five-year deal worth $77 million, sources confirmed to ESPN.

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Left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez and the Detroit Tigers are in agreement on a five-year deal with between $77 million and $80 million, sources tell ESPN.

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Bauer declines opt-out; pair get QOs from Mets

Trevor Bauer, Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon were among players to decline to opt out of their contracts, while Michael Conforto and Noah Syndergaard received qualifying offers from the Mets.

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Tigers land veteran catcher Barnhart from Reds

A day after the MLB season ended, the Cincinnati Reds took a turn toward spring training, trading veteran Gold Glove catcher Tucker Barnhart, 31, to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday in exchange for infield prospect Nick Quintana.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.3217th
Quality Starts4716th
Batting Average.24216th
On Base Percentage.30824th
Slugging Percentage.39922nd