Tigers Have Early Leader For Managerial Position

As the Tigers find themselves in a full rebuild, numerous candidates are being interviewed for Brad Ausmus’s former position.  Internal candidates include Omar Viquel, Lloyd Mclendon, and Dave Clark to go along with a large list of 40+ external candidates that include Ron Gardenhire, Mike Redmon, and Joe McEwing.  One name however keeps getting mentioned…

Tigers Farm System Showing Major Improvement

As much as I’d like to knock Al Avila for the return on the J.D. Martinez trade, the Justin Verlander trade and Alex Avila/Justin Wilson trade seem to be working out very well for the Tigers, or at least their farm system. Before the year started, the team was ranked in the bottom quarter of…

Tigers Trade Justin Wilson & Alex Avila; Fare A Bit Better

In what was a trade that was a foregone conclusion, the Detroit Tigers have traded closer Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila to the Chicago Cubs for minor league infielder Jeimer Candelario and another minor league infielder Isaac Paredes.  In addition to the two minor leaguers’ the Tigers will also receive cash or a player…

Tigers Fleeced In Trade Of J.D. Martinez

In case you were under a rock yesterday, or at least not on social media, the Tigers finally moved J.D. Martinez in a four player trade to the Arizona Diamondbacks.  With Martinez’s free-agency around the corner and a forecasting of a annual salary approaching or exceeding $20MM a year to sign him, the writing was…