KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 20: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals speaks to the media during the 2014 World Series Media Day at Kauffman Stadium on October 20, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Analysis: Clearly Intent On Bolstering Rotation, Tigers Smart To Consider Shields

No one knows how long Shields can pitch the way he has the past four years, but his track record and Detroit’s need make him worth a look.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2015

James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals walks to the dugout after being pulled from the game in the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers In Contact With Agent Of James Shields

Dombrowski said the Tigers are not actively pursuing Max Scherzer, but they may be going after the second-best starter on the market.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Reports: Price, Tigers Settle For One Year, $19.75 Million

Price won the Cy Young in 2012, has a career ERA of 3.21 and becomes a free agent following the 2015 season.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning against Darren O'Day #56 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Cleared To Ditch Walking Boot

After Cabrera posted the picture, Rand confirmed Cabrera has been cleared to leave the walking boot in the dust.

CBS Detroit–01/15/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 22: MLB Commissioner Bud Selig speaks to the media before Game Two of the 2014 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium on October 22, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

MLB To Use Pitch Clock In Double-A, Triple-A Games

Major League Baseball will use a pitch clock this season in Class Triple-A and Double-A games.

97.1 The Ticket–01/15/2015

CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 12: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Boston Red Sox follows through on a two-run home run in the eighth inning of the game against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 12, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Red Sox won 3-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Olney Says Tigers Have Fifth-Best Lineup In MLB, Sixth-Best Rotation

Not surprisingly, the Tigers were not included in Olney’s ranking of baseball’s top 10 bullpens.

CBS Detroit–01/15/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03:  Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers hits a double in the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Cabrera Posts More Therapy Photos, Likely Will Not Be Ready For Start Of Spring Training

Even limited by the injuries, the two-time MVP turned in a batting average of .313 and smacked 25 home runs and a career-high 52 doubles.

CBS Detroit–01/14/2015

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28: J.D.Martinez #28 Victor Martinez #41 and Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate a win over the Minnesota Twins and the Central Division Championship at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Opinion: Tigers Should Go For Scherzer, Luxury Tax And All

Investing in Scherzer is inherently risky because the amount of the investment will be so great, but in my mind, the risk is worth taking.

CBS Detroit–01/13/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 12: Starter Roy Halladay #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies delivers a pitch in the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Citizens Bank Park on September 12, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Roy Halladay Takes Photo With Fan That He Won’t Forget… And Didn’t See Taken [PHOTO]

It’s always smart to be aware of your surrounding.

97.1 The Ticket–01/12/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05: Delmon Young #27 of the Baltimore Orioles reacts as he strikes out in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Delmon Young, Orioles Finalize $2.25M, 1-Year Contract

Outfielder Delmon Young has finalized a $2.25 million, one-year contract to play a second season with the Baltimore Orioles.

97.1 The Ticket–01/12/2015

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