BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03:  Torii Hunter #48 of the Detroit Tigers scores on a double to deep center field hit Victor Martinez #41 against Kevin Gausman #39 of the Baltimore Orioles in the eighth inning 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)

Reports: Rangers Making Push For Torii Hunter, Who Will Make Decision Soon

Dave Dombrowski said in mid-November that Detroit would not re-sign Hunter because the team did not want to use him as an everyday player

CBS Detroit–12/02/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Trainer Kevin Rand helps Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers leave the game after he was hit with a foul tip in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Avila was removed from the game.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Catcher Alex Avila To Remain Starter For Tigers In 2015

The Tigers plan to maintain Alex Avila as their starting catcher next season despite his issues with concussions and declining production since his peak season of 2011 according to a recent report.

97.1 The Ticket–11/30/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 9: Starting pitcher Justin Masterson #63 pitches during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field on August 9, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Justin Masterson

Report: Tigers Interested In Veteran SP Justin Masterson

According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Tigers have expressed interest in veteran starting pitcher Justin Masterson, who spent time with the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals in 2014.

97.1 The Ticket–11/29/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 16:  Quarterback Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions runs off the field after a turn over on downs during the fourth quarter of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Cardinals defeated the Lions 14-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Raiola Reflects On 200th Start: ‘We’ve Been Through A Lot In 14 Years’

“We’ve been bankrupt. We’ve been 0 and 16,” Raiola said of his time in Detroit. “You keep kicking us down, but we keep getting up.”

CBS Detroit–11/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28:  David Price #14 of the Detroit Tigers warms up prior to the start of the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Report: Marlins Asking Tigers About Availability Of Porcello, Price

Both Price and Porcello will be free agents after the 2015 season.

CBS Detroit–11/25/2014

Evan Reed, left, is seen with his attorney outside the courthouse. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ)

Prosecutor Appealing Sex Assault Case Against Tigers Minor League Pitcher Evan Reed

The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office isn’t satisfied that a sexual assault case against a former Tigers pitcher was dismissed.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2014

ANAHEIM, CA - AUGUST 16: Relief pitcher Josh Zeid #61 delivers to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the seventh inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 16, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Tigers Claim Josh Zeid Off Waivers

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has claimed the contract of righthanded pitcher Josh Zeid off waivers.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Dixon Machado of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait on February 19, 2013 in Lakeland, Florida.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Tigers Purchase Contracts of Two Players

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has purchased the contracts of righthanded pitcher Angel Nesbitt and infielder Dixon Machado from Double A Erie.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against 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 Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees Considering Pursuit Of Scherzer

If the Detroit Tigers want to bring back starting pitcher Max Scherzer, they might have to outbid the New York Yankees to do so.

CBS Detroit–11/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Trainer Kevin Rand helps Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers leave the game after he was hit with a foul tip in the sixth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Comerica Park on October 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. Avila was removed from the game.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Exercise Option On Avila

Selected as a Gold Glove finalist, Avila turned in a .218 batting average – the lowest of his career – and an on-base percentage of .359.

CBS Detroit–11/17/2014

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