Verlander has been dealing with a triceps strain, while Rondon has been diagnosed with right shoulder tendinitis.
Even outside of the injuries, it has been a rather bumpy offseason for the Tigers.
If fans did not like the Doug Fister trade initially, many can lament it now more than ever.
The day after announcing shortstop Jose Iglesias will miss four to six months, the Tigers delivered more bad news.
We already know the x-factors for the Tigers – Nick Castellanos, Ian Kinsler and Drew Smyly.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with the following eight players on contracts for the 2014 season
Batting statistics mean little in spring training, and the fields are sun-baked and hard.
Andy Dirks – Dirks had an OPS well above .800 in 2012 and well below .800 in 2013.
If the Tigers can continue to get contributions from all over its lineup and bullpen like it has the last couple of weeks, Detroit might see another World Series yet.
Once regarded as the insurmountable weakness of an otherwise World Series-bound team, the relief pitching of the Detroit Tigers is edging back toward respectability.