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MLB draft tracker

   June 6, 2014 10:03 am

Here’s a look at each player taken by the Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates through the first two rounds of the MLB draft: Round 1 21. Cleveland Indians – Bradley Zimmer, OF, 21, University of San Francisco Your browser does not support iframes. 23. Detroit Tigers – Derek Hill, OF, 18, Elk Grove…

Pirates, Indians, Tigers look to future in MLB draft

   June 1, 2014 11:04 pm

It’s been a long time since the Pirates have picked late in the MLB draft. After two decades of futility, the Pirates will pick No. 24 in Thursday’s draft. The Indians will pick 21st overall and the Tigers 23rd. Baseball America’s mock draft has the Pirates selecting high school outfielder Monte Harrison. Here’s what mlb.com…

Tigers’ Don Kelly steals a home run (video)

   May 10, 2014 5:40 pm

 

 

Rondon likely to miss 2014 season

   March 21, 2014 12:54 pm

Former Erie SeaWolves closer and heir apparent closer in Detroit Bruce Rondon is out for the season. Detroit Tigers president, CEO and general manager Dave Dombrowski announced today that Rondon will require Tommy John surgery. The recovery time from Tommy John surgery is often at least six months, meaning Rondon will likely be out until…

Collins takes Dice-K deep

   March 18, 2014 3:05 pm

Former Erie SeaWolves power hitter Tyler Collins, who is ranked as the No. 17 prospect in the Detroit Tigers organization, crushed a home run off Daisuke Matsuzaka during a spring training game. It was Collins’ third home run of the spring. Below is a video of the homer: Your browser does not support iframes. –Tom…

Verlander looks like he’s ready for the season to start

   March 16, 2014 11:44 pm

Two starts. Two strong outings. The Detroit Tigers should be happy with Justin Verlander in his return from surgery. Here’s a look at Sunday’s start:     – Rick Green

Tigers searching for SS replacement

   March 16, 2014 1:40 pm

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias has been out for two weeks with a shin injury and it was confirmed late Saturday night that it could be even longer. The Tigers confirmed Iglesias, who came over from the Boston Red Sox in a trade last season, will start the 2014 regular season on the disabled list….

Hitter with light-tower power expect to start season with SeaWolves

   March 15, 2014 6:11 pm

Power-hitting prospect Steven Moya is expected to start the season with the Erie SeaWolves after the Detroit Tigers optioned him to Double-A camp in Lakeland, Fla. Moya likely was the biggest surprise of spring. The Detroit Free Press quotes Tigers manager Brad Ausmus describing Moya as the classic left-handed hitter. The paper also described it…

Miggy ready for season (video)

   March 11, 2014 12:21 pm

Miguel Cabrera is ready for the season to start. He hit two blasts yesterday. Your browser does not support iframes. – Rick Green