Ian Kinsler

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 14: Prince Fielder #84 of the Texas Rangers coonects on an RBI single in the third inning of their game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 14, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Fielder Facing Season-Ending Neck Surgery

Prince Fielder is expected to have neck surgery next week and miss the rest of the season.

97.1 The Ticket–05/23/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 25: Prince Fielder #84 of the Texas Rangers poses for photos with manager, Ron Washington during a press conference on November 25, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Texas Manager Ron Washington on Trade “We Got a Quality Player That’s Hurt”

Admit it! You’re bummed too that former Tiger Prince Fielder isn’t in Detroit Thursday to play in the first game of the four game series with the Rangers.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2014

BOSTON, MA - MAY 18: Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers is congratulated after scoring in the fifth inning by teammate Don Kelly #32 against the Boston Red Sox during the game at Fenway Park on May 18, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Kinsler Reflects On Trade, Happy To Be Focused Only On Baseball Now

Kinsler said the scope of what leadership entailed on a young Rangers team made his job difficult in some ways.

CBS Detroit–05/22/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 21:  Justin Sellers #1 of the Cleveland Indians is out at second base on a double play throw to first base by Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers throws to first Andy Dirks #12 of the Detroit Tigers at Progressive Field on May 21, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

What Ian Kinsler Finds Funny, Others Might Not! [BLOG]

On Thursday morning, Kinsler sat down with both the Detroit and Texas media and joked about engaging in some trash talk with Ranger players about this four game series.

97.1 The Ticket–05/22/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 7: Pitcher Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers delivers against the Houston Astros in the second inning at Comerica Park on May 7, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Main Reasons The Tigers Have Raced Out To 24-12 Start

You’d think a team losing the defending American League ERA champ, Anibal Sanchez, would be in trouble, but the Tigers’ starting pitching is extraordinary.

97.1 The Ticket–05/16/2014

Caption:DETROIT, MI - APRIL 20: Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers fields the ground ball during the second inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to end the game at Comerica Park on April 20, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Angels 2-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Ian Kinsler Tweets Out Photo Of His ‘Protection’ [PHOTO]

Ian Kinsler is settling in with the Tigers nicely.

97.1 The Ticket–04/22/2014

Ian Kinsler #3 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates a fourth inning home run with Miguel Cabrera #24 while playing the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on April 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Kinsler’s Hit Lifts Tigers Over Royals 2-1 In 10

Ian Kinsler homered and drove in the winning run with a single in the 10th inning to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–04/02/2014

DETROIT, MI - MARCH 31: A detailed view of Comerica Park on Opening Day prior to the start of the game between the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers on March 31, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

First Time Tigers Share Their Feeling On Their First Opening Day [VIDEO]

By now you know this 2014 edition of the Detroit Tigers looks a bit different than in years past.

97.1 The Ticket–03/31/2014

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

PEORIA, AZ - MARCH 05: Robinson Cano #22 of the Seattle Mariners hits a RBI single against the Colorado Rockies during the fifth inning of the spring training game at Peoria Stadium on March 5, 2014 in Peoria, Arizona.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Second Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at second base for your fantasy baseball draft.