Detroit Tigers

2nd AL Central | 55-48
  • Batting Avg
    .267 AVG
  • Runs
    489 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.41 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    108 HR
  • MLB trade rumors: Tigers, A's could be ideal trade partners
    Bless You Boys

    MLB trade rumors: Tigers, A's could be ideal trade partners

    As the trade deadline approaches, people keep wondering whether the Detroit Tigers should be buyers or sellers. Like Craig Edwards at FanGraphs, I believe that the Tigers cannot afford to sell. So that means the two options are to stand pat or to buy. Standing pat doesn’t seem like a terrible idea. Two of the Tigers' best players (J.D. Martinez and Jordan Zimmermann) should be back in a span of weeks, and both should give the team a big boost. However, even with both players healthy playing time factored in, FanGraphs only estimates that Detroit has a 28.7 percent chance to make the playoffs. Therefore, to this writer, buying may be the best option. The remaining questions are at what position

  • Tigers' offense rolls to 14-6 win over Astros
    Detroit Free Press

    Tigers' offense rolls to 14-6 win over Astros

    Collins, Upton, McCann homer as Tigers pound 16 hits, win fourth straight The Detroit Tigers are on a roll. They are hitting. They are pitching. And, fresh off a three-game sweep of the Red Sox on the road, they keep winning. This time, they didn’t need to be saved by a clutch home run from Miguel Cabrera. It wouldn’t come down to the ninth inning. It started in the first inning and carried on throughout, an offensive explosion that resulted in a 14-6 win over the Houston Astros tonight at Comerica Park. BOX SCORE The Tigers scored early and often – including seven times in the second inning – to knock out Astros right-hander Collin McHugh and up their winning streak to four games. They have