Much like on the field, Miguel Cabrera is off to a strong start at the ballot box in his quest for a third consecutive All-Star Game start. The reigning American League All-Star starter at first base is leading at the position again, outpacing Royals counterpart Eric Hosmer.
Justin Verlander said he felt good after pitching 4 1/3 innings of a simulated game before the Tigers played the Athletics Tuesday night.
Three members of the 500 Home Run Club -- Ken Griffey Jr., Reggie Jackson and Mike Schmidt -- and 20 other former All-Stars will headline the list of team representatives on the floor at MLB Network's Studio 42 when the 2015 MLB Draft gets underway on June 8.
The Tigers had trouble getting any baserunners against Athletics right-hander Jesse Hahn, who threw his first career shutout and complete game in a 4-0 victory, sending the Tigers to their third straight loss and sixth of nine overall.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus was not going to give Dixon Machado a chance to get nervous. He penciled him in as the starting shortstop for Monday's game against the Athletics.
Though the Tigers were on the road, the gates to Comerica Park opened Monday morning for a 9K run organized by Wins for Warriors, a foundation launched by Justin Verlander.
Right-hander Jesse Hahn pitched his first career shutout, allowing just four hits to guide the A's to their third straight win on Monday, a 4-0 shutout of the Tigers in the three-game series opener at the Coliseum.
Right-hander Bruce Rondon pitched a quicker, cleaner inning Sunday night in his second rehab appearance for Triple-A Toledo. The Tigers reliever, working his way back from biceps tendintis, retired the side in order for the Mud Hens in the eighth in just 10 pitches, six of them strikes.
The Tigers' 10-8 loss to the Astros at Comerica Park on Sunday afternoon completed a 3-4 homestand, dropping them into third place in the American League Central.
Anibal Sanchez struck out 11 of 27 Astros batters in Sunday's 10-8 loss, but 10 of the other 16 reached base safely, and seven of them scored.
Kyle Lobstein has been bothered by left shoulder soreness intermittently since the winter, and now it's landed the left-hander on the 15-day disabled list, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski announced Sunday morning.
Preston Tucker's second game-tying homer in four days and Jason Castro's go-ahead two-run single powered six unanswered Astros runs off Anibal Sanchez and the Tigers' bullpen, salvaging a four-game series split for Houston with a 10-8 win in Sunday's finale at Comerica Park.
The Tigers received some good news following Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Astros, when an X-ray and MRI on shortstop Jose Iglesias' left knee revealed no structural damage, manager Brad Ausmus announced Sunday morning.
The Astros escaped a jam in most impressive fashion in their matinee contest Saturday against the Tigers, turning a 5-4-3 triple play to end the fifth inning.
Tigers middle infielders Ian Kinsler and Jose Iglesias have made a habit of combining for spectacular double plays. On Saturday afternoon against the Astros, the duo dazzled again.
Joba Chamberlain had a clean eighth inning in Friday's win and, in the process, perhaps solidified his role as Detroit's setup man. "Joba's the eighth-inning guy," manager Brad Ausmus said afterward.
Lance McCullers earned his first Major League victory in the same city where his father earned his next-to-last Major League win 25 years ago. His six quality innings, helped by a fifth-inning triple play, allowed the Houston Astros to piece together a go-ahead rally in the sixth for a 3-2 win over the Tigers Saturday afternoon at Comerica Park.
J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead three-run homer Friday in Detroit's 6-2 win over the Astros. He's been protecting Miguel Cabrera in the lineup and is batting .375 in the last 13 games.
Alfredo Simon kept Houston guessing, and the right-hander settled down after allowing two unearned runs in the third inning to toss seven frames in the Tigers' 6-2 win.
Six weeks after Justin Verlander threw a simulated game and fell short of his goal, he's scheduled to throw another one. He'll face a group of Tigers hitters Tuesday afternoon in Oakland, where Detroit faces the A's next week, as he tries the next step in his rehab process.
Alex Wilson was recalled from Triple-A Toledo by the Tigers on April 22, and, since surrendering runs in two of his first three appearances, has been a reliable addition to the bullpen.
J.D. Martinez's three-run home run helped power Alfredo Simon through seven strong innings, sending the Tigers to their second straight win over the American League West-leading Astros with a 6-2 victory Friday night at Comerica Park.
Bruce Rondon hit 99 mph on the radar gun at Fifth Third Field on Thursday in the first outing of his rehab assignment for Triple-A Toledo. That in itself was a good sign, though the command has a little ways to catch up.
Forget David Price's first start of the season, an 8 2/3-inning gem, or his complete-game win on May 2. The Tigers left-hander said Thursday afternoon's performance against the Astros was better.
Tigers catcher James McCann has hit two big league home runs, but the first to actually clear the fence came Thursday afternoon in dramatic fashion against the Astros.
Left-hander David Price struck out a season-high 12 Astros over 6 2/3 innings, but the Tigers needed James McCann's 11th-inning home run to pull out a 6-5 victory in the series opener at Comerica Park on Thursday afternoon. Miguel Cabrera recorded his 1,400th RBI.
Miguel Cabrera became the 76th player in Major League history, and the second Venezuelan-born Major Leaguer, to 1,400 career RBIs when he singled home Andrew Romine on Thursday afternoon against the Astros at Comerica Park.
Tigers slugger Yoenis Cespedes is testing the notion that stealing third is more difficult than second.
Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander's Wins for Warriors, a foundation to support war veterans and their families, will take center stage at Comerica Park on Memorial Day.
Nick Castellanos awakened a Tigers offense that had been dormant all series with a bases-clearing triple in the eighth inning, breaking open a pitching duel and helping Detroit avoid a series sweep to the Brewers with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.