On a night where two Tigers pitchers went to the disabled list, and the team orchestrated a trade in about two hours to acquire a veteran to fill out the rotation, right-hander Alfredo Simon turned in his most brilliant performance of the year.
The Tigers announced Thursday they’ve acquired pitcher and MLB journeyman Randy Wolf, a 38-year-old left-hander, from the Toronto Blue Jays.
“Well, last time I got booed, so why change?” he said with a grin.
The Tigers announced the moves before Wednesday’s game against the Chicago Cubs.
Former Tigers general manager and president Dave Dombrowski was officially introduced in Boston today as the Red Sox’ president of baseball operations. One of his first duties will be to hire a new GM for the Sox, after Ben Cherington declined to stay onboard in that position.
Former Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski was never going to be on the market for too long after getting fired earlier this month. And now he can officially call Boston home.
According to a report from SportsBusiness Daily, Fox and Major League Baseball are close to a deal that would allow Tigers fans to live-stream games on their computer, phone or tablet beginning with the 2016 season.
Daniel Norris gets special attention from at least one prankster on the team.
The squirrel jumped into the Tigers’ dugout and appeared to go in the clubhouse; it then returned to the field after play had resumed and ran toward the outfield.
While he wasn’t able to produce a World Series championship for the city of Detroit – there’s a lot of talk about teams who may be in the market for a new GM.