Former Tigers Catcher Alex Avila Signs With White SoxAvila (the son of Tigers general manager and vice president of baseball operations, Al) has spent his entire major league career in Detroit.
Lloyd McClendon Named Toledo Mud Hens ManagerMcClendon, who was on Jim Leyland’s staff from 2006-13, now joins the Toledo Mud Hens – the Tigers’ Triple-A affiliate – as their manager, the team announced Monday.
Tigers Get Closer Francisco Rodriguez In Trade With BrewersThe club has acquired righthanded pitcher Francisco Rodriguez and a player to be named later from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for infielder Javier Betancourt and a player to be named later.
Tigers GM Al Avila Says Club Is Going After Two Starting Pitchers"We’ll make decisions in spring training, but at the same time here in the offseason, we've got to target the best available relievers."
Former Tiger Kirk Gibson Reportedly Will Interview With DodgersAccording to ESPN, former Tiger Kirk Gibson is set to interview for the Dodgers’ open managerial position.
Two Former Detroit Athletes Make ESPN's List Of Worst 'Dead Money' DealsESPN put together a list of the 20 worst “dead money” deals in sports.
Tigers Announce Rich Dubee As New Pitching CoachHe served as the Phillies’ major league pitching coach for nine seasons, leading a staff that included Cliff Lee, Roy Halladay and Cole Hamels.
Tigers Announce Pitching Coach Jeff Jones' RetirementJones was named to the position in July of 2011, and saw both Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer win the American League Cy Young Award in 2011 and 2013, respectively, under his watch.
Al Avila Wraps Up Tigers Season: Ausmus Can 'Get Through Almost Anything'“I always said your true self comes out when things don’t go well,” Avila said.
Report: Couple Robbed By Mask-Wearing Thieves Near Federal Building After Detroit Tigers GameThe couple was walking back to their car after the game when the terrifying incident unfolded.
Anibal Sanchez Suffers Setback In Monday's SessionTigers' right-handed pitcher Anibal Sanchez, after being on the disabled list for the past month, suffered a setback this week with his rotator cuff, according to MLB.com.
Indians Get Back To .500 With 7-2 Win Over TigersRookie Cody Anderson out-pitched Justin Verlander for the second time in a week, and the Cleveland Indians won the first game of a doubleheader Sunday.