Tigers Midseason Update: Nick Castellanos Lives Up To Expectations
Best Player: Outfielder Nick Castellanos was considered the best hitter in the organization entering this season, and he has lived up to those expectations as the second-youngest player in the [...]
What Your Team Did In The Draft: American League Edition
Now that all of the selections have been made, our draft experts took a few moments to glance at each team’s draft list and see what stood out. We won’t [...]
Tigers Add Another Power Arm With Jonathan Crawford
Jonathan Crawford’s 2013 season at Florida didn’t go exactly as planned. Coming off of an excellent sophomore campaign, Crawford saw his ERA and walk rate climb and his strikeout rate [...]
Baseball Book Reviews: ‘The Bird’ Recaptures Magic Of One Man, One Summer
The Bird: The Life and Legacy of Mark Fidrych By Doug Wilson Thomas Dunne, 2013 List Price: $25.99 Mark Fidrych tore through the American League like a comet, drawing fans [...]
The Top 10 Youngest Players In Each League On Opening Day
As we’ve done for three years, here’s a look at the Top 10 youngest players in each league as the season began (you can also see the 2012 Opening Day, 2011 [...]
Tigers Retain Rule 5 Pick Lobstein In Trade With Rays
The Deal Both of the Tigers’ Rule 5 draft picks know which organization they’ll play for to begin 2013. Second baseman Jeff Kobernus cleared waivers and returned to the Nationals [...]
Rondon’s Wish Could Help Tigers
Looking at Bruce Rondon's face, it is easy to see a 7-year-old boy in a 22-year-old man's body. The Tigers pitching prospect has a baby face with chubby cheeks and dimples that practically light up when he smiles. It is a face that belies his imposing 6-foot-3, 275-pound presence.
D-backs’ Eaton Embraces Pressure Of Big League Role
Adam Eaton entered spring training as the top candidate to become the Diamondbacks' center fielder, and if you think Eaton felt any pressure, you don't know him. He embraces the spotlight.
Crosby’s Stats Deceive
Casey Crosby may have lost six of his last seven starts in Triple-A, but showed progress this season.
Tigers’ Mercedes Has Unwavering Demeanor
Melvin Mercedes has caught everyone's eye with his fastball, but high Class A Lakeland pitching coach Mike Maroth was impressed with the righthander's poise during a playoff run.