Astros Stars Booed In Lakeland Vs TigersAltuve was loudly booed when he was introduced for his spring training debut, cheered when he struck out and called a cheater by several fans. Quite a difference from past years, when the diminutive All-Star second baseman was among the most popular players in the majors.
Whistleblower And Former Tiger Mike Fiers Gets Cheers For Speaking UpOakland Athletics fan K.C. Sandstrom was sitting down the right field line watching his team warm up while armed with a small dry-erase board, a marker and a statement written in all caps.
Cameron Maybin A Tiger AgainThe Tigers and the 32-year-old outfielder agreed Wednesday on a $1.5 million, one-year contract.
A Team-By-Team Look At The American League CentralA team-by-team look at the American League Central entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:
Avila And Tigers Hope The Worst Is Behind ThemDetroit has some highly touted pitching prospects who could certainly help at some point this season, and the Tigers added some power in an effort to improve on last year's anemic offense.
Tigers To Play Twins In Dominican Republic March 7thMajor League Baseball is returning to the Dominican Republic for the first time in 20 years, with the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers playing a spring training game in Santo Domingo on March 7.
Tigers Sign White Sox Ivan Nova To 1-Year DealNova, who turned 33 on Sunday, went 11-12 with a 4.72 ERA last season, making a career-high 34 starts. He is 89-76 with a 4.32 ERA in 10 big league seasons with the White Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Yankees.
Fulmer And Tigers Reach $2.8M Deal For 2020 SeasonThe Tigers avoided arbitration with Michael Fulmer, agreeing Monday to a $2.8 million, one-year deal with the right-hander after he missed last season while recovering from Tommy John surgery.
Baseball Report: Let The October Baseball Begin, MLB Playoff Field Is SetOctober baseball is here with the Wild Card games getting started on Tuesday.
White Sox Hand Tigers 114th Loss Of Dismal Season"A long season, a tough season," manager Ron Gardenhire said. "We knew it coming in, that this was going to be probably, hopefully, the roughest part of the rebuild. Hopefully, we do a little better next year."
Only 22 Wins At Home Ties All Time Record For Lowly Tigers"I obviously wish this had gone better," Zimmermann said. "I had a few injuries and battled through some stuff. There were times I shouldn't have been out there, but that's the mindset I have. I'm going to be out there every time I can."