3 hrs ago
Dombrowski Says Castellanos Will Play Third, Cabrera Will Move To First
In the press conference in which the Detroit Tigers officially announced the widely reported signing of closer Joe Nathan , perhaps the most interesting news that emerged had nothing to do with Nathan.
7 hrs ago
Bless You Boys
A recap of the offseason madness
The Tigers' 2013 offseason has been a non-stop roller coaster ride of changes. Here's a quick recap in case you missed something when you blinked.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
A.J. Pierzynski joins champion Red Sox on 1-year deal
The Boston Red Sox made their first splash since winning the World Series by agreeing to a one-year contract with free-agent catcher A.J. Pierznyski, a Red Sox official confirmed to USA TODAY Sports.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Tigers Send Doug Fister To Washington Nationals
The deal was announced Monday night. The Nationals sent infielder Steve Lombardozzi, left-hander Ian Krol and minor league lefty Robbie Ray to Detroit.
Reports have Tigers trading Doug Fister to the Nationals
According to multiple reports - first by Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal - the Tigers on Monday night dealt starting pitcher Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals.
Cincinnati Reds: 3 Realistic Trades for Reds This Offseason
The Reds are taking necessary but underwhelming steps to address an underachieving bench by signing veterans Skip Schumaker and Brayan Pena.
Mets Free Agency: The market for Stephen Drew
Scott Boras would like us to believe that Stephen Drew is a hot commodity, but who is in the running for the top remaining shortstop? Just weeks after MLB Trade Rumors predicted Stephen Drew would land with the New York Mets , it looks like the Mets will be priced out of the market for the best shortstop left on the free agent market.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Call to the Pen
Omar Infante is Probably Gonna Get Paid
After the Cardinals much ballyhooed signing of Jhonny Peralta and the fact that his contract was larger in both average annual value and length than most outlets had predicted, another player may find himself in a similar situation with a lot less negative baggage weighing him down.
Chad FinnSunday Mail: Any chance the Red Sox can keep all four of their top free agents?
A relative asked me that question in the exact words during during a post-feast b.s. session on Thanksgiving.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Dirks keeps No. 12, but will he keep job with Tigers?
Throughout his three seasons with the Tigers, Dirks has worn No. 12. That is the number that Brad Ausmus wore on his second tour as a player with the Tigers.
Biggest Storylines Heading into the MLB Offseason's Second Month
With one month of the MLB offseason in the books and the winter meetings right around the corner, what has already been a busy first few weeks of transactions promises to only get busier in the weeks ahead.
Re-Ranking the Top 10 MLB Offseason Targets Entering December
With the MLB winter meetings rapidly approaching, there's sure to be a flurry of activity on the free-agent market.
Baseball not tough enough on PED cheaters
In this July 10, 2013, file photo, Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta makes a throw to first during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Bringing back veteran SS Stephen Drew makes sense for Sox
Ideally Player X would be a veteran left-handed-hitting shortstop on a short-term contract who could help Bogaerts ease into the position, perhaps even in a platoon, with Bogaerts shifting to third against righties.
Winners and Losers of the First Month of MLB Free Agency
Most of the top-tier free agents remain unsigned roughly a month after the frenzy began, but several deals have been struck.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
All-Star SS Peralta, Cardinals reach 4-year deal
Free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a four-year contract, giving the All-Star a fresh start after his Biogenesis drug suspension last summer.
Grosse Pointe News Online
Teachers grow beards for a cause
Participating in North's No Shave November competition are: Andrew Tucker, Brian White, Barry Mulso, Dan Taylor, Chris Amore, Joe Drouin, Kristin Alles as a beard coach, Tiana Tocco , Ben Henri, Brandon Davenport, Andy Montague, Jill Davenport and Sean McCarroll.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Bleed Cubbie Blue
MLB Bullets Wants A Hall Of Fame Ballot
The Hall of Fame ballots are out and Deadspin's got one. The Cardinals announce they aren't the "morality police."
MLB Rumors: Are the Nationals shopping Ian Desmond?
Come late November - early December, one can find trade rumors everywhere. Some are from trustworthy sources, others are not.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Tigers turning to speed, defense to offset power loss
Prince Fielder is gone, and so are some of those situations where the Tigers were shackled by bigger, slower players better at bashing fences than snaring batted balls or scoring from second base on a single.