Ausmus, Tigers Heading Into 2016 With 'Much, Much Stronger Bullpen'The bullpen’s performance isn’t exactly a favorite topic of manager Brad Ausmus, either. He knows it was shaky at best, brutally bad at times, and inconsistent always.
Royals Finalize $25 Million, 3-Year Deal With Joakim SoriaThe Royals finalized a three-year, $25 million deal with Joakim Soria on Thursday, reuniting the former All-Star reliever with the club where he spent his first five seasons.
Royals Keep Chris Young, Bring Back Joakim SoriaThe Royals liked what they saw of Chris Young so much they decided to keep him. And they liked Joakim Soria so much from his past stint in Kansas City they struck a deal to bring him back.
Avila On Bringing Back Soria: 'We Had Interest In Him From Day One'General manager Al Avila did not want to discuss specifics of what kind of offer was made to Joakim Soria, or why that offer wasn’t beefed up to bring the right-handed reliever back to Detroit.
MLB Future Rankings: Tigers Bottom 5 In MLBBleacher Report published their MLB future rankings of where all 30 teams will stand 3 years from now.
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Detroit Tigers Acquire JaCoby Jones From Pittsburgh Pirates In Exchange For Joakim SoriaThe Detroit Tigers announced today that the club has acquired shortstop JaCoby Jones from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for righthanded pitcher Joakim Soria.
Bad News For Joe Nathan: More Tests After Arm 'Pop'"I thought he was real close," Ausmus said. "I think he thought he was close until that one pitch."
Nathan Hopes To Come Off Disabled List Friday If Rehab Stint Goes Well"One day, it literally feels like you may never pitch again, and then one day you can," Detroit Tigers closer Joe Nathan said Tuesday.
Soria, Chamberlain Expect Smooth Transition Into Closer, Setup RolesBrad Ausmus said Joakim Soria will take over the closer role for Nathan, and Chamberlain and Ian Krol could be used in the setup role.
Tigers Relievers Excited To See What Nesbitt Can Do In DetroitLast season, Nesbitt turned in an 0.79 ERA in 24 appearances for Single-A Lakeland and a 2.23 ERA in 24 appearances for Double-A Erie.
Tigers Place Nathan On 15-Day Disabled List; Soria Will Close In His AbsenceAusmus said Nathan felt okay before he pitched Monday, but when Nathan threw Wednesday, Ausmus could tell the elbow was troubling Nathan.
Tigers Exercise Option On Joakim Soria; Dirks Claimed By Blue JaysThe Detroit Tigers have announced today they have exercised an option on RHP Joakim Soria.
Playoff Pinch Hits: It's Do Or Die For Tigers And Angels On SundayThe Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend ActionAll four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.