Tigers Blow Through Ten Pitchers But Get 8-7 Win Over RaysIf nothing else, Tuesday night’s five-hour, 13-inning slugfest between the Tigers and the Rays was an endurance test of baseball fandom. By the time James McCann slid into home after midnight off a Rajai Davis sacrifice fly to give Detroit an 8-7 win, hardly any fans remained at Comerica Park.
Tigers Reportedly Call Up Four From Triple-A ToledoAccording to Jason Beck with MLB.com, the Tigers have called up four Triple-A Toledo players to the majors, including outfielder Steven Moya, infielder Jefry Marte, left-handed pitcher Ian Krol and infielder Josh Wilson.
Tigers Hoping Krol's Success In Toledo Translates To Detroit"He seems like he's in a good spot," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said about Krol on Friday, "so we're hoping he helps us here."
Tigers Bringing Up Reliever Ian KrolKrol has pitched in six games for the Tigers this season. He has a 4.76 ERA over 5 2/3 innings.
Tigers Send Ian Krol To Toledo, Bring Up Alex WilsonKrol pitched two scoreless innings for Detroit in Wednesday's blowout loss to the New York Yankees.
Soria, Chamberlain Expect Smooth Transition Into Closer, Setup RolesBrad Ausmus said Joakim Soria will take over the closer role for Nathan, and Chamberlain and Ian Krol could be used in the setup role.
Tigers Relievers Excited To See What Nesbitt Can Do In DetroitLast season, Nesbitt turned in an 0.79 ERA in 24 appearances for Single-A Lakeland and a 2.23 ERA in 24 appearances for Double-A Erie.
Dombrowski Says He Does Not Regret Fister Trade, Says 'Starting Pitching Was Not Our Downfall'In return for Fister, the Tigers received young starter Robbie Ray, reliever Ian Krol and infielder Steve Lombardozzi (since traded), none of which figured prominently in the outcome of this season.
Tigers Raid Triple-A Toledo For Relievers After Bullpen-Busting GameThe organization outlined the flurry of moves on its Twitter account and said another move would be announced Tuesday.
Tigers Put McCoy On DL, Activate Krol The Detroit Tigers have put left-hander Patrick McCoy on the 15-day disabled list and activated left-hander Ian Krol from the DL.
Tigers Agree To Terms With Eight PlayersThe Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with the following eight players on contracts for the 2014 season
3 Key Players For The Tigers In '14 Not That Many People Are Talking AboutAndy Dirks - Dirks had an OPS well above .800 in 2012 and well below .800 in 2013.