6/18/2013 | Tigers sign seventh-round pick Harrell
The Tigers selected Vanderbilt center fielder Connor Harrell in the 31st round of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, but couldn't get him to sign on the dotted line. However, they finally got their target when Harrell agreed to terms with the team on Tuesday after being picked in the seventh round of this year's Draft.
6/18/2013 | With big stretch coming, starters to get rest
The Tigers have an off-day coming up next Monday, and they plan to use it to give all of their starters an extra day of rest. They will not use it to push back Anibal Sanchez's spot in the rotation, which Jose Alvarez will fill.
6/18/2013 | Smyly going to great lengths to earn saves
While protecting a lead on Monday to help starter Max Scherzer to a rare 10-0 record to begin a season, left-hander reliever Drew Smyly began carving out his own history.
6/18/2013 | Here's the catch: V-Mart only an emergency option
Remember the Spring Training hints about Victor Martinez possibly catching in a game this season? The Tigers aren't ruling it out. But for now, it would have to be in an emergency.
6/18/2013 | Scherzer follows creative pattern between starts
Max Scherzer is known for keeping up a pretty strenuous workout routine between starts. He's pretty good at fighting off the monotony, too.
6/18/2013 | Verlander allows five runs in first loss to Orioles
Justin Verlander said his last start was his best of the season. After a rough May, he was making progress with four consecutive starts lasting seven innings each. But Tuesday's start didn't follow the same script in a 5-2 loss to the Orioles at Comerica Park.
6/18/2013 | Tillman looks to stay hot in June against Tigers
Chris Tillman, who is 3-0 with a 1.42 ERA in June for the Orioles, goes against Detroit's Rick Porcello, who is looking for his third straight victory, in the series finale at Comerica Park.
6/17/2013 | 10-0: Max matches 104-year-old mark in Tigers' win
With six innings of one-run ball in Monday's 5-1 Tigers victory over the O's, Max Scherzer not only became the first Major League starter since Roger Clemens in 1997 to go 10-0 to begin a season. He became just the second starter in the Tigers' illustrious history to do it, challenging the 104-year-old standard of George Mullin.
6/17/2013 | Tigers find themselves riding closer carousel
If the Tigers' closer situation is starting to feel like a soap opera to you, manager Jim Leyland can relate. When Leyland was asked Monday afternoon how he would handle the ninth inning, he made the analogy. "This is 'Days of Our Lives,' boys," Leyland said.
6/17/2013 | Aggressiveness helping Holaday at plate
Bryan Holaday entered the season as a defensive-only catcher, and he'll always be known as a defense-first backstop. So far, though, he's holding his own at the plate.
6/17/2013 | Tigers sign 39th overall Draft pick Knebel
The Tigers added to their Draft signings by agreeing to terms with Corey Knebel, the 39th overall selection in the First-Year Player Draft two weeks ago.
6/17/2013 | Hitting his stride, Verlander hones in on O's bats
After going through a rough patch in May, Justin Verlander appears to be finding his All-Star form. That progress will be tested against a potent offense on Tuesday night, when the Tigers host the Orioles -- who will call up starter Zach Britton -- for the second of a three-game series at Comerica Park.
6/17/2013 | Tigers put Anibal, Avila on 15-day disabled list
The Tigers on Monday placed right-hander Anibal Sanchez (strained right shoulder) and catcher Alex Avila (deep bruise on his left forearm) on the 15-day disabled list.
6/16/2013 | Hunter hits career homer No. 300
Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter hit career home run No. 300 on Sunday in the city where it all began.
6/16/2013 | Avila exits with wrist injury after getting two hits
Alex Avila left Sunday's 5-2 victory over the Twins in the ninth inning on Sunday after being hit by a Brian Duensing pitch just above the left wrist. His status for Monday's game against the Orioles is unknown.
6/16/2013 | Leyland concerned after Sanchez's short outing
After Anibal Sanchez's short outing on Saturday night, Tigers manager Jim Leyland expressed some unease about his right-hander.
6/16/2013 | Fister flirts with no-hitter in victory over Twins
With a pair of two-run home runs from Torii Hunter and Austin Jackson paired with a strong outing from starter Doug Fister, the Tigers took Sunday's series finale over the Twins at Target Field, 5-2.
6/16/2013 | Scherzer aims to be first Tigers starter to go 10-0
No Tigers starter in the team's 112-year history has started a season 10-0. Right-hander Max Scherzer will have an opportunity to change that when he takes the mound against right-hander Jake Arrieta and the Orioles in the series opener Monday night at Comerica Park.
6/15/2013 | Anibal, bullpen can't contain Twins in Tigers' loss
The Twins, who were shut out the day before, came alive Saturday night as the Tigers gave up a combined six runs on 14 hits -- including four extra-base hits -- in a 6-3 Detroit loss at Target Field.
6/15/2013 | Miggy cruising in vote, but Torii needs support
Miguel Cabrera continues to lead all American League players in All-Star balloting. If the voting ended today, though, he'd be the only Tiger in the starting lineup at next month's Midsummer Classic.
6/15/2013 | Leyland a big fan of Minnesota's Target Field
Less than 24 hours after a 4-0 victory Friday night at Target Field, Tigers manager Jim Leyland spoke highly of the American League Central's youngest venue.
6/15/2013 | Walters, Fister set for rematch at Target Field
P.J. Walters heads to the mound as the Twins take on Doug Fister and the Tigers on Sunday at Target Field.
6/14/2013 | Leyland sticking with Valverde as closer
After his third blown save of the season on Wednesday in Kansas City, questions have cropped up about Jose Valverde's role as the Tigers' closer. But Tigers manager Jim Leyland firmly stated on Friday he will stick with Valverde for those final outs.
6/14/2013 | Jackson activated from DL, Garcia sent to Triple-A
The Tigers activated center fielder Austin Jackson from the disabled list on Friday and optioned Avisail Garcia to Triple-A Toledo. Jackson started Friday and batted leadoff.
6/14/2013 | Hunter the latest former Twin to make return
When Torii Hunter stepped up to the plate on Friday, he became the third former center fielder the Twins faced in consecutive series.
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