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  1. Joba Chamberlain has signed a one-year deal to return to the Tigers

    Feb 24, 2015, 7:12 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain

    The 29-year-old right hander is back in Detroit on a major league deal pending a physical.

  2. Miguel Cabrera reports no soreness after a hitting session

    Feb 23, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera AP

    He’s not in camp yet, but he’s been hitting at home and tells his manager that he’s pain-free.

  3. David Price on contract extension talk: “I don’t feel like closing any doors.”

    Feb 22, 2015, 10:00 PM EDT

    David Price

    Most players like to cut off contract negotiations once the regular season begins, but David Price would listen to offers if the Tigers want to talk.

  4. Alex Gordon unsure about his 2016 player option

    Feb 21, 2015, 11:35 PM EDT

    Alex Gordon

    Alex Gordon has a tough decision ahead of him — he has a player option for the 2016 season. If he doesn’t choose to use it, he would become a free agent after this season.

  5. Dodgers “showing interest” in Joba Chamberlain

    Feb 19, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain AP

    Bullpen depth in the wake of Kenley Jansen’s foot injury.

  6. Miguel Cabrera has been cleared for “limited baseball activity”

    Feb 18, 2015, 3:32 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    It’s still possible that the Tigers’ slugger will be ready for Opening Day.

  7. Rangers “still in discussions” with Phil Coke

    Feb 17, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT

    phil coke getty

    MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan reports that the Rangers are “still in discussions with” free agent left-hander Phil Coke, who worked out for the club earlier this month.

  8. The Marlins have looked into Joba Chamberlain

    Feb 16, 2015, 10:14 PM EDT

    Joba Chamberlain AP

    Chamberlain, 29, had a 3.57 ERA and 59/24 K/BB ratio in 63 innings with the Tigers last season.

  9. Joel Hanrahan still has soreness in his arm

    Feb 16, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT

    Joel Hanrahan

    It’s been over two years since Hanrahan was healthy and effective.

  10. Justin Verlander has put on “20 pounds of muscle” this offseason

    Feb 14, 2015, 12:50 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers

    Verlander is determined to rebound after posting a disappointing 4.54 ERA last season.

  11. Phil Coke’s market: a play in one act

    Feb 13, 2015, 4:20 PM EDT

    phil coke getty

    Lots of themes in this play. Like aspiration, optimism and . . . in the end, I suspect, tragedy.

  12. Miguel Cabrera set for checkup with doctors on Tuesday

    Feb 12, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera AP

    Miguel Cabrera’s status for Opening Day is in question as he makes his way back from surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle and repair a stress fracture in his foot, but the Tigers hope to have more clarity on his timetable soon.

  13. Victor Martinez has successful knee surgery. Expected to miss 4-6 weeks

    Feb 10, 2015, 3:37 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    About as good a result as could’ve been hoped for.

  14. Cubs offered James Shields a three-year, $60 million deal

    Feb 10, 2015, 10:15 AM EDT

    james shields getty

    Shields ultimately decided to play at home in San Diego, choosing the Padres’ four-year, $75 million offer.

  15. UPDATE: Blue Jays, Tigers haven’t talked about Dioner Navarro

    Feb 9, 2015, 7:02 PM EDT

    Casey Janssen, Dioner Navarro

    Navarro hit .274 with 12 homers and a .712 OPS in 139 games last season .

  16. Breaking down the offseason’s biggest free agent contracts

    Feb 9, 2015, 10:31 AM EDT

    Max Scherzer Getty

    A total of 11 free agents topped $50 million.

  17. Rockies sign Josh Vitters to a minor league contract

    Feb 6, 2015, 11:35 PM EDT

    Josh Vitters

    Former top prospect Josh Vitters has signed with a new club on a minor league deal.

  18. Victor Martinez tore a meniscus in his knee last week, needs surgery

    Feb 5, 2015, 2:08 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    The typical recovery time on this is 4-6 weeks.

  19. Avisail Garcia is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Feb 5, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

    Avisail Garcia

    He has been compared to Miguel Cabrera. Now he has something else in common with the guy.

  20. Tigers will watch Matt Albers throw next week

    Feb 4, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT

    matt albers getty

    Anthony Fenech of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Tigers have RSVP’d to watch free agent right-hander Matt Albers pitch in front of interested teams February 10 (next Tuesday) in the Houston area.

  21. Phil Coke threw Tuesday for the Rangers and Blue Jays

    Feb 3, 2015, 10:58 PM EDT

    phil coke getty

    Phil Coke may be close to finding a new home.

  22. Cardinals “have shown interest” in James Shields

    Feb 3, 2015, 8:32 PM EDT

    james shields royals getty

    Most major league teams open spring training in just two weeks, yet right-hander James Shields remains unsigned …

  23. Pirates acquire Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles

    Feb 3, 2015, 6:09 PM EDT

    lombardozzi getty

    As first reported by MASN’s Roch Kubatko, the Pirates have acquired utilityman Steve Lombardozzi from the Orioles in exchange for cash considerations.

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