The All-Star Game is nearly here, which means the complaining has begun. Here’s a tip to enjoy the events: rediscover your inner kid.
There is someone who slipped through the cracks of the baseball consciousness in recent years. One of Cabrera’s peers who may — and probably should — go down in history as an even greater player.
The starters will be announced Sunday, with the pitchers, reserves and candidates for the final spot to be presented Monday.
The Detroit Tigers added infield depth on Monday, trading for Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Alexi Casilla.
What are the thinnest positions in fantasy baseball? Catcher? The infield positions of second base, shortstop and third base? All of the above? Yes, depth is better in the outfield and first base positions, so when you think about which players to stash on your bench, think about the ones with multi-position eligibility. They may not be the most productive on a day-to-day basis, but they have the capability to be very valuable to your team’s chances of winning.
Cabrera may have his sights on winning some more hardware, tweeting out that he wants to participate in this year’s Derby in Cincinnati — but only if he make the All-Star team.
Thanks to a chilly, rainy day, the Tigers-White Sox game was postponed more than two hours before game time. The game will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader on Sept. 21.
Don’t dare mess with the aesthetics of a game that Bob Costas is calling
Detroit Tigers slugger J.D. Martinez celebrated in style on Friday night, after he crushed a go-ahead home run in the eight inning of a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.
J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, and Joakim Soria worked out of a jam in the ninth to lift the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Friday night.