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Detroit Tigers: Is bullpen set for World Series run

With the trade deadline ending in less than 24 hours, the Detroit Tigers have already made their big move that they hope will potentially help their bullpen. The question is though, is it enough to win the World Series? Late last week, the Tigers traded for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria in order to bring help to a bullpen that is in desperate need of stability. In return, the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ AAA Pitcher Evan Reed Charged

Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday morning that former Detroit Tigers’ relief pitcher Evan Reed will be charged with two counts of 3rd degree criminal sexual assault. Reed is accused of taking advantage of a 45 year old woman, as well as her friend, who were partying with Reed. The accuser claims that Reed took advantage of her after she began to feel foggy...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Pitcher Evan Reed Charged With Rape

My stance on this never changes. If Reed did what he is accused of he needs to be thrown under the jail, if the woman is lying she needs to be arrested. Here are the details via USA Today. A Detroit Tigers pitcher now with the Toledo Mud Hens is charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct involving a 45-year-old woman in March at a Motor City Casino Hotel room. Evan Reed,...
Via BlackSportsOnline
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers pitcher charged with sexual assault

Evan Reed’s ERA and WHIP are now the least of his worries as a lengthy jail sentence is now looming over his head. Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Wednesday that Tigers/Mud Hens pitcher Evan Reed will face two counts of criminal sexual conduct stemming from an incident this past March at the Motor City Casino Hotel. According to reports originating from the Detroit...
Via The Majors Detroit
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Eugenio Suarez, Nick Castellanos, Andy Dirks

The Detroit Tigers have not yet chosen a specific date for outfielder Andy Dirks to begin a Minor League rehab assignment for the second time this season. Dirks has begun baseball activities, but he has not played in the Majors in 2014. In addition, rookie third baseman Nick Castellanos and shortstop Eugenio Suarez both left Tuesday night's game with injuries. Castellanos...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kate Upton begs Justin Verlander for a puppy on Instagram, he responds (pics)

The suddenly semi-long-term romance between Justin Verlander and Kate Upton reached epically adorable proportions on Tuesday evening when the über-supermodel took to Instagram to ask her Detroit Tigers pitcher boyfriend to get her a new puppy. Fresh off the couple’s vacation in Mexico during the All-Star Break, the 22-year-old Upton posted the above photograph of […] The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sanchez continues to struggle late in loss to White Sox

DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez doesn't understand why his performance takes a nose dive in the seventh inning. Tuesday, it wasn't even his fault. Against the White Sox, he took a 2-2 tie into the seventh inning, and gave up three runs while only getting one out. Joakim Soria followed with a meltdown in his home debut, and the Tigers ended up allowing seven runs in the inning en...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jack White was all smiles as he threw out first pitch

Jack White might’ve been portrayed as quite the grump the other day when he attended a Chicago Cubs game and was caught on camera. In fact, pretty much everyone assumed he hated baseball, smiling, living, the whole gamut. Well we’re here to set the record straight and prove that Jack White is a fan and he’s full of smiles, just like a real person. He’s clad in a fine throwback...
Via With Leather
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jack White chills out with Santa Claus at Tigers game (Video)

Rocker Jack White spent some quality time with Santa Claus at Tuesday night's Detroit Tigers game as Comerica Park held their annual "Christmas in July".As part of the festivities, White threw out the ceremonial first pitch with Santa playing catcher.Afterwards, White seemed to be in a playful mood as he took a photo with Santa and the Tigers mascot, Paws:Santa Claus...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tigers notes: Finger contusion sidelines Castellanos

DETROIT -- Good thing Miguel Cabrera got some work in at third base when the Tigers were in Arizona. Third baseman Nick Castellanos was a late lineup scratch with a right index finger contusion, so Cabrera was moved over to third. The Tigers said Castellanos was hit with a grounder during batting practice. Victor Martinez, originally the designated hitter, was moved to first base...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Rumors: Jose Iglesias Trade Possible?

The Detroit Tigers are rumored to be thinking about dealing shortstop Jose Iglesias due to their excitement regarding Eugenio Suarez’s play, according to Nick Carafrdo of the Boston Globe. Out for the rest of the season with bi-lateral stress fractures in his legs, Iglesias was once viewed as the Tigers’ shortstop of the future. A defensive wizard, Iglesias was never a player...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball: Re-evaluating Peavy and Soria

With just a few days remaining until the trade deadline, teams are desperately trying to fill holes in their lineups and pitching rotations to boost their chances of making the postseason. We’ve already seen a decent amount of trades, but the number is sure to increase as we inch closer to the July 31 deadline. The biggest names to be traded recently have to be Jake Peavy and Joakim...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Max Scherzer fans 11 for 12th victory

Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer got his 12th win of the season Thursday night in a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner allowed three runs and six hits over seven innings and struck out 11. “I felt good with everything tonight and had all four pitches going,” Scherzer said, via the Associated Press. “I hadn’t been...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Soria deal mean the Detroit Tigers are done?

We waited, and Dave Dombrowski delivered. We questioned, and Double D answered. We wanted, he got. Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski pulled the trigger on yet another trade deadline deal on Thursday, dealing two pitching prospects for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria. The move comes as a result of a bullpen that has struggled mightily, boasting a scary 4.37 ERA. Throw...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers trade Joakim Soria to Tigers

The Texas Rangers traded closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. The Rangers will get right-handed pitchers Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel from the Tigers. Thompson (No. 3) and Knebel (No. 5) are two of the top five prospects in the Tigers organization. Soria has 17 saves, a 1-3 record with a 2.70 ERA in his second season with Texas.  The Rangers had...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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