Jul 21, 2015, 10:29 AM EDT
There are no dynasties in baseball anymore. But the Tigers have been a mini-dynasty in the AL Central, having won it for the past four seasons. In the past two weeks, however, their aims have radically changed.
Jul 15, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT
A hurt Miguel Cabrera and a mess of a pitching staff should have the Tigers thinking “rebuild.” But there is no indication that they will.
Jul 4, 2015, 3:18 PM EDT
Miguel Cabrera is going to be missed while he’s out with a Grade 3 strain of his left calf, but the Tigers are getting by just fine so far this afternoon against the Blue Jays.
May 20, 2015, 10:15 PM EDT
Check out this fantastic defensive play Wednesday night from Tigers catcher James McCann …
May 14, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT
James McCann will serve as the Tigers’ primary catcher in Avila’s absence.
May 9, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT
James McCann figures to see most of the action behind the plate.
May 4, 2015, 7:24 AM EDT
Some late-inning heroics. Extra-innings heroics, actually. Like baseball is some kind of gosh darned after hours club or something.
May 1, 2015, 10:16 PM EDT
The Royals are trying to no-hit the Tigers in Friday night’s game. Chris Young started and pitched five productive innings before giving way to the bullpen.
Apr 9, 2015, 7:04 AM EDT
Six shutouts on Wednesday. Hope your day went better.
Apr 7, 2015, 6:20 AM EDT
Opening Day — real Opening Day, not that phony baloney Sunday night rebop — happened yesterday.
Mar 16, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT
Can the Tigers win a fifth straight AL Central title?
Feb 9, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT
Navarro hit .274 with 12 homers and a .712 OPS in 139 games last season .
Jan 30, 2015, 3:07 PM EDT
The lack of a DH and the health of Miguel Cabrera are the determining factors.
Jan 26, 2015, 8:16 PM EDT
Avila is making a change in hopes of avoiding future concussions.
Nov 29, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
2015 is likely to be Alex Avila’s last with the Tigers, but the club plans to use him on a full-time basis while they can.
Nov 17, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Avila has struggled following what looked like a breakout 2011 season, hitting just .229 with a .705 OPS in 342 games since then.
Oct 23, 2014, 1:47 PM EDT
On your mark. Get set. Complain!
Oct 13, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT
Avila takes a beating behind the plate, but says he’s going to play on.
Oct 5, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT
The Orioles took a 2-0 lead in the sixth inning of ALDS Game 3 against the Tigers thanks to Nelson Cruz’s two-run home run off of David Price.
Oct 5, 2014, 5:59 PM EDT
Alex Avila took a foul ball off of his facemask and was forced to leave ALDS Game 3 in the sixth inning.
Oct 5, 2014, 12:43 PM EDT
Here are the starting lineups for Game 3 of the Orioles-Tigers series in Detroit …
Oct 2, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT
Max Scherzer vs. Chris Tillman.
Sep 19, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT
Alex Avila felt disoriented while swinging a bat over the last two days, so he remains out of the Tigers’ lineup and it’s even worth questioning if he’ll be ready for the post-season — assuming the Tigers get there.
Sep 15, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
Avila has suffered multiple concussions since last season and also missed time earlier this month after taking a foul tip off the mask.
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