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7/6/2015 | Iglesias, J.D. Martinez, Price join Miggy as All-Stars

Jose Iglesias, J.D. Martinez and David Price on Monday joined Miguel Cabrera as the Tigers' contingent headed to next week's All-Star Game in Cincinnati. All three were selected by the player vote. Cabrera, who will not play due to injury, was voted by the fans to be the starting first baseman.


7/6/2015 | Cespedes comes out swinging in Final Vote

Yoenis Cespedes slugged his way to two Home Run Derby titles in his career. He's going to need some help from fans in the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote if he's going to take his swings at a third next week.


7/6/2015 | Final Vote underway for last AL, NL spots

Balloting is under way through 4 p.m. ET on Friday in the Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote , a four-day blitz in which unique campaign alliances will form, digital balloting records will probably fall and fans will decide the 34th and final roster spots for the 86th Midsummer Classic on July 14 at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.


7/6/2015 | Moya cracks two solo dingers for Mud Hens

This weekend could have been Steven Moya's chance to get back to the bigs. Instead, he's been showing off his power with Triple-A Toledo.


7/6/2015 | Youth served on All-Star Game rosters

The All-Star Game pitchers and reserves for the American and National Leagues are being announced live on the Esurance All-Star Selection Show on ESPN, followed by the nominees for the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Final Vote in both leagues.


7/6/2015 | Tigers claim first baseman Krauss from Rays

The Tigers, looking to fill a hole at first base with Miguel Cabrera out for the next six weeks, began their search Monday afternoon by claiming Marc Krauss off waivers from the Rays.


7/6/2015 | J.D. Martinez nets AL Player of Week honors

Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez has been named the American League Player of the Week after leading the Majors in slugging and total bases last week.


7/6/2015 | Marlins hurlers headline Prospect Team of the Week

This week's Prospect Team of the Week shows there might be more on the way. Lefty Adam Conley made his big league debut in early June and if his two starts for the week of June 29-July 5 is any indication, he's ready for another crack at it. He's joined on the PTOW staff by righty Austin Brice, who's one step behind Conley in Double-A, giving the Marlins a pitching sweep.


7/5/2015 | Quality offspeed offerings inspire Verlander

For four innings in Sunday afternoon's 10-5 loss to the Blue Jays, the Tigers caught a glimpse of what Justin Verlander can be. His fastball comfortably reached the mid-90s, and his offspeed pitches -- the slider and curveball -- kept the Blue Jays off balance.


7/5/2015 | Miggy voted All-Star starter at first base

Miguel Cabrera won't be able to take the field with the American League All-Stars next Tuesday night in Cincinnati. Still, he'll be credited with his third consecutive starting nod and the fourth of his career, along with his 10th All-Star selection in 12 years.


7/5/2015 | Ausmus refraining from assigning bullpen roles

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has spent the better part of his season-and-a-half tenure preferring set bullpen roles, but for now, only closer Joakim Soria has an ongoing role for Detroit.


7/5/2015 | Marte ready, willing for transition to first base

Though Alex Avila was in the lineup at first base again for the Tigers on Sunday, manager Brad Ausmus maintained that the team's usual starting catcher won't assume the corner-infield role on a daily basis. Callup Jefry Marte said he is ready to switch from third to first.


7/5/2015 | Iwakuma to return from DL to face struggling Simon

Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma will make his return from the disabled list on Monday night as the Mariners host the Tigers in the first meeting of a three-game series at Safeco Field.


7/5/2015 | Big inning spurs Blue Jays over Tigers in finale

Home runs by Jose Bautista and Justin Smoak capped Toronto's scorching six-run fifth, as the Blue Jays tagged Detroit starter Justin Verlander in a 10-5 victory on Sunday at Comerica Park.


7/4/2015 | Tigers pick up slack with Miggy out of lineup

In the Tigers' first game without Miguel Cabrera in the regular lineup, vets such as J.D. Martinez, Ian Kinsler and Yoenis Cespedes came through for a flurry of runs in an 8-3 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday.


7/4/2015 | Avila makes terrific grab in 1st start at first

Alex Avila didn't expect much from himself at first base in the Tigers' 8-3 win over the Blue Jays. It only took until the fourth inning on Saturday to prove himself wrong, as he made a spectacular catch on Russell Martin's popup.


7/4/2015 | Tigers examine choices at first with Miggy out

Miguel Cabrera's Grade 3 calf strain, which will sideline him for the next six weeks, leaves the Tigers with major holes to fill, both at the plate and at first base.


7/4/2015 | Verlander faces Estrada, Blue Jays to close set

Life without Miguel Cabrera continues as Justin Verlander and Tigers face the Blue Jays for Sunday afternoon's series finale.


7/4/2015 | Tigers start early, ride big inning past Blue Jays

Hours after the Tigers put Miguel Cabrera on the 15-day disabled list, their offense put up a four-run first inning off knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, putting Detroit in command from the outset for an 8-3 win over the Blue Jays on Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park. David Price struck out seven over seven innings.


7/3/2015 | Sanchez at best with batterymate Avila back

Tigers catcher Alex Avila realized around the fifth inning of Friday's 8-6 win over the Blue Jays that Anibal Sanchez was having a special night, and Sanchez was just five outs away from his second career no-hitter.


7/3/2015 | Miggy suffers left calf strain vs. Blue Jays

The Tigers stopped their midseason stumble for at least a night with Friday's 8-6 win over the Blue Jays. But they now might have to limp to the All-Star break without Miguel Cabrera. They expect to know more on Saturday, when they get the MRI results back on the left calf strain Cabrera suffered trying to get a running start off first base.


7/3/2015 | Tigers turn to ace Price vs. Dickey, Blue Jays

Tigers ace David Price faces R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays in an Independence Day matinee on Saturday in the second contest of a three-game series at Comerica Park.


7/3/2015 | Sanchez flirts with no-no, Tigers hold on vs. Jays

Anibal Sanchez carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning, and a five-run fourth gave the Tigers a necessary cushion as they held on for an 8-6 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Comerica Park.


7/3/2015 | Avila returns to Tigers from disabled list

The Tigers activated catcher Alex Avila from the 15-day disabled list before Friday's 8-6 win over Toronto.


7/3/2015 | Tigers DFA Joba, Gorzelanny in 'pen makeover

The Tigers had a bullpen shakeup on Friday, designating veteran setup men Joba Chamberlain and Tom Gorzelanny while promoting converted starters Jeff Ferrell and Drew VerHagen.




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