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Twins Plan To Start Phil Hughes Against Tigers On Opening Day

Manager Paul Molitor said Monday that Hughes has been “penciled in” to take the mound on April 6 when the Twins play at Detroit.

97.1 The Ticket–02/23/2015

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Cabrera’s Recovery Progressing, Opening Day Still Uncertain

Cabrera had offseason ankle surgery, but he says he hopes the hardest part of his recovery is over. He’s been hitting in the cage, and he says every day he feels his ankle getting stronger.

97.1 The Ticket–02/23/2015

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)

Avila Making Adjustments To Deal With Harmful Foul Tips

Avila is now wearing a hockey-style mask while catching, but no matter what’s on his head, the more palatable solution is to avoid getting hit in the first place.

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2015

Joe Nathan #36 of the Detroit Tigers pitches. FILE (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Joe Nathan Driven By Shot At World Series Win

Nathan says he still has something to prove. That includes improving on last season’s 4.81 ERA and getting a shot at a World Series ring with the Tigers.

97.1 The Ticket–02/15/2015

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Former Tiger Wilson Betemit Suspended 50 Games For Banned Amphetamine

The commissioner’s office said Monday his suspension will start when he signs with another major league organization.

97.1 The Ticket–02/02/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 17:  A Detroit Tigers batting helmet sits in the dugout during Game Five of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Former Tigers First Baseman Dave Bergman Dies At Age 61

Bergman spent nine seasons with the Tigers, his first coming in 1984 when he helped the team to a World Series victory.

CBS Detroit–02/02/2015

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 05:  Don Kelly #32 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single in the third inning 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)

Tigers Utility Player Don Kelly Signs With Marlins

The deal is a Minor League contract including an invitation to Spring Training. Kelly spent six out of his seven Major League years with the Tigers, batting .234 with 23 home runs.

97.1 The Ticket–01/19/2015

DETROIT, MI - APRIL 02: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a third inning pitch while playing the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on April 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Report: Scherzer Signs 7-year, $210 Million Deal With Nationals

Scherzer turned down an offer from Detroit last March that would have paid him $144 million from 2015-20.

CBS Detroit–01/19/2015

Cleveland Indians v Detroit Tigers

Along With Price, Tigers Avoid Arbitration With Alfredo Simon, J.D. Martinez

With the completion of the deals, right-handed relief pitcher Al Alburquerque remains the only arbitration-eligible player the Tigers have yet to settle with.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2015

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