Jon Morosi Foresees Myriad Issues For Tigers As Season ApproachesAmid all the local prognostications surrounding the Tigers this time of year, it can be helpful to consider a national perspective.
Reports: J.D. Martinez Out At Least 3-4 Weeks With Sprained LigamentMartinez sustained the injury last week when he dived for a ball against the New York Yankees on March 17.
Tigers Cautious -- But Optimistic -- About Injuries To Martinez, CabreraThe Tigers' belief they can contend this season hinges on their ability to stay healthy -- which make recent injuries to Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez a bit worrisome.
J.D. Martinez: "I'd Love To Stay Here My Whole Career"J.D. Martinez understands baseball's a business.
Why The Tigers' Offseason Makeover Never Came To BeAvila entered the offseason with a stated intention to cut payroll and an open-for-business stance on the trade market.
Why J.D. Martinez To The Giants Is Highly Unlikelyf the many teams J.D. Martinez has been linked to in trade rumors, the San Francisco Giants have popped up the most.
Report: Tigers Struggling To Find Takers For J.D., KinslerMartinez and Kinsler were viewed as valuable trade chips entering this offseason given their steady production and affordable contracts.
Could Tigers Actually Become Buyers?Per MLB's new collective bargaining agreement, the Tigers would be hit with a 30 percent luxury tax (on the overage) if their payroll exceeds $195 million next season.
Report: Kinsler, J.D. Could Be First Tigers To GoWhen baseball's Winter Meetings begin next week in Maryland, several Tigers will be worth keeping an eye on.
Cespedes' New Contract Could Spell The End For J.D. Martinez In DetroitMartinez will become an unrestricted free agent at the end of next season.
Report: Mets Eyeing J.D. Martinez As Backup Plan To CespedesAs long as J.D. Martinez remains with the Tigers, the slugging right fielder will be surrounded by trade rumors.
Report: Tigers, Giants Talking J.D. Martinez TradeThe Giants' top three prospects, per MLB.com, are shortstop Christian Arroyo, right-handed pitcher Tyler Beede and first baseman Chris Shaw.