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TIGERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tampa, Detroit TV stations exchange barbs over Price

DETROIT -- After the Tigers acquired David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday, the local Tampa Bay FOX affiliate made a tired joke. FOX 13 Tampa Bay, via their Twitter account, @MyFoxTampaBay, posted a photo of Detroit ruin porn and a Tampa Bay beach side by side with "GOOD LUCK, DAVID!" FOX 2 in Detroit, @FOX2News, won the day by tweeting out a photo of the Rays'...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers, Athletics reignite rivalry with big-name upgrades

Among the many transactions that occurred in the final hours leading up to Thursday’s non-waiver trade deadline, none were more significant than the Detroit Tigers’ surprising acquisition of David Price and the addition of Jon Lester to Oakland Athletics’ starting rotation. But after battling to the fifth and final game in each of the past two American League Division Series...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Analyzing the David Price deal

Dave Dombrowski has done it again. The Detroit Tigers president and general manager has pulled off another Blockbuster trade in order to position his team for a shot at the World Series title. Just before the 4 p.m. trade deadline on Thursday, the Tigers announced that they have acquired starting pitcher David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-team deal. Detroit parted ways...
Via isportsweb.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers fans say goodbye to Austin Jackson with standing ovation (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson was pulled from center field in the middle of the seventh inning during Thursday's game against Chicago when it became official that he had been traded, and the home crowd at Comerica Park said goodbye with standing ovation.The moment came with a 2-2 count to White Sox batter Gordon Beckham with...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers option Krol, other moves coming Friday

DETROIT -- In addition to the blockbuster trade, the Tigers made a few other moves after Thursday's 7-4 loss to the White Sox.   First, they optioned the contract of left-hander Ian Krol to Triple-A Toledo. Krol, who was excellent early, with an ERA of 3.38 in April and 1.59 in May, has struggled since. In June, Krol had a stint on the DL in addition to his 11.12 ERA in eight...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Austin Jackson gets pulled mid-inning after trade

Detroit Tigers outfielder Austin Jackson was yanked in the top of the 7th inning after being traded to the Seattle Mariners in the blockbuster three team deal that brought David Price to Detroit. Watch as Tiger manager Brad Ausmus calls time during the middle of at-bat to replace Jackson with Rajai Davis. The Tigers crowd quickly picked up on the substitution and gave the centerfielder...
Via Next Impulse Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Austin Jackson Given Standing Ovation by Tigers Fans After Being Traded

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus had to replace Austin Jackson in the middle of the seventh inning Thursday, moments after reports surfaced that the Tigers had traded Jackson as part of a David Price deal. Rajai Davis took Jackson’s spot in center field, as Jackson left the field to a standing ovation from the Comerica Park crowd.
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Price Traded to Detroit Tigers; Austin Jackson, Drew Smyly Dealt as Part of Three-Team Trade

The Detroit Tigers have upgraded their starting rotation, potentially at the expense of their lineup. In a trade deadline blockbuster, the Tigers acquired Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price in a three-team trade that reportedly will ship Austin Jackson and Drew Smyly out of Detroit. Jackson was pulled from the Tigers-White Sox game in the middle of the seventh inning, all but confirming...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scherzer stops bleeding for Tigers

DETROIT -- The better Max Scherzer pitches this season, the more money he's going to make in the winter. Right now, no one at Comerica Park is worried about that. With the Tigers looking at a five-game losing streak and the unthinkable possibility of letting another team back into the AL Central race, Scherzer did exactly what an ace is supposed to do. He pitched seven innings...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Is bullpen set for World Series run

With the trade deadline ending in less than 24 hours, the Detroit Tigers have already made their big move that they hope will potentially help their bullpen. The question is though, is it enough to win the World Series? Late last week, the Tigers traded for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria in order to bring help to a bullpen that is in desperate need of stability. In return, the...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Pitcher Evan Reed Charged With Rape

My stance on this never changes. If Reed did what he is accused of he needs to be thrown under the jail, if the woman is lying she needs to be arrested. Here are the details via USA Today. A Detroit Tigers pitcher now with the Toledo Mud Hens is charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 45-year-old woman in March at a Motor City Casino Hotel room. Evan Reed,...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers pitcher charged with sexual assault

Evan Reed’s ERA and WHIP are now the least of his worries as a lengthy jail sentence is now looming over his head. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday that Tigers/Mud Hens pitcher Evan Reed will face two counts of criminal sexual conduct stemming from an incident this past March at the Motor City Casino Hotel. According to reports originating from the Detroit...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Eugenio Suarez, Nick Castellanos, Andy Dirks

The Detroit Tigers have not yet chosen a specific date for outfielder Andy Dirks to begin a Minor League rehab assignment for the second time this season. Dirks has begun baseball activities, but he has not played in the Majors in 2014. In addition, rookie third baseman Nick Castellanos and shortstop Eugenio Suarez both left Tuesday night's game with injuries. Castellanos...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton begs boyfriend Justin Verlander for a puppy

The suddenly semi-long-term romance between Justin Verlander and Kate Upton reached epically adorable proportions on Tuesday evening when the über-supermodel took to Instagram to ask her Detroit Tigers pitcher boyfriend to get her a new puppy. Fresh off the couple’s vacation in Mexico during the All-Star Break, the 22-year-old Upton posted the above photograph of […] The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jack White was all smiles as he threw out first pitch

Jack White might’ve been portrayed as quite the grump the other day when he attended a Chicago Cubs game and was caught on camera. In fact, pretty much everyone assumed he hated baseball, smiling, living, the whole gamut. Well we’re here to set the record straight and prove that Jack White is a fan and he’s full of smiles, just like a real person. He’s clad in a fine throwback...
Via With Leather
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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