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DUNEDIN, FL - MARCH 22: Tyler Collins #72 of the Detroit Tigers chases down  the double off the bat of Melky Cabrera #53 of the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of the game at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium on March 22, 2014 in Dunedin, Florida. The Blue Jays defeated the Tigers 9-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Down To 13 Position Players, Including Rookie Outfielder Tyler Collins

A late move could still be made that bumps the rookie back down, but only six days remain until Opening Day.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

JUPITER, FL - MARCH 10:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the second inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during a game at Roger Dean Stadium on March 10, 2014 in Jupiter, Florida.  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Report: Max Scherzer Wanted Eight-Year Deal From Tigers

Scherzer turns 30 in July, so he would have been 38 at the end of such a contract.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - MAY 25: Alex Gonzalez #11 of the Milwaukee Brewers makes the grab at first base to retire Stalin Castro of the Pittsburgh Pirates during the top of the first inning at Miller Park on May 25, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski: ‘We’re Somewhat In A Jam’

Even outside of the injuries, it has been a rather bumpy offseason for the Tigers.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during Game Six of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox defeated the Tigers 5-2 to clinch the ALCS in six games.  (Photo by Mark Cunningham/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Scherzer Not Yet Worth What Tigers Reportedly Offered Him [BLOG]

Regardless of who made the offer and who rejected it, a contract of $24 million or more per year places too high a value on Scherzer.

CBS Detroit–03/23/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 01: Bruce Rondon #43 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the seventh inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 6-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Reliever Bruce Rondon Will Have Tommy John Surgery, Out For Season

The day after announcing shortstop Jose Iglesias will miss four to six months, the Tigers delivered more bad news.

CBS Detroit–03/21/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 01: Andy Dirks #12 of the Detroit Tigers doubles to deep center field during the third inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on September 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dirks Expected To Miss 3 Months After Back Surgery

Detroit Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks is expected to miss three months because of a back problem that requires surgery.

97.1 The Ticket–03/04/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - JUNE 10:  Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers throws in the fifth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on June 10, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Get Over the Doug Fister Trade [BLOG]

Comerica Park will be open for business on March 31st.

97.1 The Ticket–02/21/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 29:  Joe Nathan #36 and Geovany Soto #8 of the Texas Rangers celebrate after a 6-2 win against the Los Angeles Angels at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 29, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. The Rangers will now play a American League Wild Card tie-breaker game on Monday September 30, 2013.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

New Closer Joe Nathan Excited For What Revamped Roster Will Do For Tigers

As much of a topic as offense has been this off-season, Nathan believes the defense will make the difference in 2014.

CBS Detroit–01/31/2014

Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers slides back safe to first base following a pop fly ball in the third inning 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 Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Are The Tigers Getting Better This Off-Season?

Attempting to write a blog about the Tigers off-season is, to quote Cosell, an exercise in futility.

97.1 The Ticket–12/13/2013

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees pitches against the New York Mets during their game on May 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Refutes Idea That Tigers Are Cutting Payroll

“I’m not really sure where that comes from other than people continuing to talk about it,” Dombrowski said, “but the reality is it’s not true.”

CBS Detroit–12/13/2013

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