Austin Jackson


Detroit Tigers On Hand As Balduck Park Reopens With Help From Ford, UAW

Detroit Tigers Torii Hunter, Austin Jackson, Rajai Davis and Tigers great Willie Horton were on hand for Saturday’s opening ceremonies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

SECAUCUS, NJ - JUNE 5: Commissioner Allan H. Bud Selig, right, poses with Derek Hill, the 23rd overall pick, by the Detroit Tigers during the MLB First-Year Player Draft at the MLB Network Studio on June 5, 2014 in Secacucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Tigers VP On First-Round Pick Derek Hill: ‘He’s Just An Electric Player’

Hill does have another option, having committed to play at the University of Oregon, but he sounded sold on going pro.

CBS Detroit–06/06/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - MAY 10: Chase Headley #7 of the San Diego Padres hits a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Petco Park May 10, 2014 in San Diego, California. Fantasy Baseball Week 9 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.


BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 13: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with Danny Worth #29 and Ian Kinsler #3 after the Tigers defeated the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 during a game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 13, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Gives Cabrera Crazy Eyes After Home Run; Twitter Reacts [Photos]

Miguel Cabrera is the best baseball player on the planet and it seems that Austin Jackson has taken notice.

97.1 The Ticket–05/14/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout against the Boston Red Sox during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Caputo: Three Players The Tigers Need To Have Bounce Back Seasons

Austin Jackson – In 2012, Jackson had an .856 OPS and a 5.5 WAR. Those numbers dropped to .754 and 3.4 last season.

97.1 The Ticket–03/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 22: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers scrambles for the loose ball during the fifth inning of the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on September 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The FOUR Key Tigers for 2014

We already know the x-factors for the Tigers – Nick Castellanos, Ian Kinsler and Drew Smyly.

97.1 The Ticket–03/06/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 21: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after scoring on the double to right field by Torii Hunter #48 in the seventh inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on August 21, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ausmus Has Decisions To Make With Detroit Lineup

Austin Jackson has already bounced around the batting order a bit at spring training, hitting fifth, sixth and even fourth for the Detroit Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–03/03/2014

LAKELAND, FL - FEBRUARY 23:  Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers poses for a portrait during photo day on February 23, 2014 at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ausmus Announces Lineup For First Spring Training Game

What Ausmus has revealed of the batting order looks quite different from what the lineup looked like in 2013.

CBS Detroit–02/24/2014

MILWAUKEE, UNITED STATES:  Torii Hunter (L) of the the American League Minnesota Twins leaps to take away a home run from National League San Francisco Giant Barry Bonds in the first inning as Japanese outfielder Ichiro Suzuki (R) of the Seattle Mariners watches to end the first inning of the Major League Baseball All-Star game 09 July 2002 at Miller Park in Milwaukee. (JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Tigers Hunter and Jackson Give Advice On How to Dunk a Basketball [VIDEO]

After about an hour of swinging, Jackson bet Hunter that he could dunk.

97.1 The Ticket–01/23/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 15:  Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers is unable to catch a ball hit for a triple by Carlos Santana #41 (not pictured) of the Cleveland Indians to break up a no-hitter by Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez #19 (not pictured) during the seventh inning of their game on September 15, 2012 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.  The Tigers defeated the Indians 5-3.  (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Austin Jackson Shows Off Dunking A Basketball [VIDEO]

Hunter in his prime was known to be a high flyer in the outfield and most memorably for me is when he robbed Barry Bonds of a home run in the All-Star game.

97.1 The Ticket–01/21/2014