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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10:  Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Verlander, Scherzer, Sanchez All In Mix For Opening Day Start

Unlike previous seasons, this year Justin Verlander may have some competition as the Opening Day starter for the Detroit Tigers.

CBS Detroit–02/19/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the game on September 25, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Scherzer On New Contract: ‘If It Happens, It Happens’

Max Scherzer signed a one-year deal to remain with the team in the wake of his Cy Young 2013 season, and he might be staying around longer.

CBS Detroit–01/23/2014

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Boston Red Sox during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Max Scherzer Signs One-Year, $15.525 Million Deal With Tigers

Scherzer will soon be a free agent, so that amount is likely a bargain for Scherzer compared to what Boras will demand for him long-term.

CBS Detroit–01/17/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 26:  Manager John Farrell #53 of the Boston Red Sox argues an obstruction call with Home Plate Umpire Dana DeMuth #32 in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Three of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 26, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Players Hope New Instant Replay Rules Do Not Replace Manager Tirades

MLB, its players and its umpires have agreed on expanded instant replay starting in 2014, and Detroit Tigers ace Max Scherzer is on board.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2014

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)

What Does Kershaw’s Huge Contract Mean For Scherzer, Tigers? [BLOG]

Clayton Kershaw just received the most lucrative contract in MLB history, and Scott Boras is probably rubbing his hands together in glee.

CBS Detroit–01/16/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the dugout in the ninth inning while taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

AP Source: Kershaw, Dodgers Agree To $215M Deal

Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball’s first player with a $30 million average salary.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2014

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)

Report: Tigers Not Optimistic About Signing Scherzer But Not Trading Him

The Tigers hoped to sign an extension with Scherzer before free agency. It now looks like that may not happen.

CBS Detroit–12/11/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 3:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers pitches against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at Comerica Park on August 3, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

GM Rizzo: Nats Talked To Tigers About Scherzer

The talks leading to the deal that sent Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals began last month, when the names of a couple of other Detroit Tigers pitchers — AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello — also were mentioned.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 30:  Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers tags out Desmond Jennings #8 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the top of the first inning of the American League Wild Card tiebreaker game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Fielder Didn’t Answer Dombrowski’s Call, Got Text About Trade

“They were looking for a power-hitting, middle-of-the-lineup-type bat,” Dombrowski said. “So when you looked at it it made sense from both perspectives if a deal could work out.”

CBS Detroit–11/21/2013

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 9: Starting pitcher Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers delivers during the second inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on September 9, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Face It: You Can’t Keep Max Scherzer [BLOG]

Many Tigers fans are stomping their feet and crying, holding their breath until they get their way.

97.1 The Ticket–11/14/2013

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