10/26/2016 | Watch top prospects, Tebow in AFL on MLB.com
The stars of the Arizona Fall League will align in a clear desert sky on Thursday night, and the diamond figures to be full of future Major Leaguers.
10/26/2016 | Tigers nurturing young analytics department
While the Tigers look to pare down their payroll this offseason, their analytics department is quietly growing -- and growing up.
10/24/2016 | Fulmer named Sporting News' AL Rookie of Year
The ongoing debate over who deserves to be American League Rookie of the Year now has an early barometer. The Sporting News Monday named Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer as its winner, as voted on by a panel of Major League players.
10/21/2016 | Tigers hire McClendon as hitting coach
The Tigers on Friday announced that they had hired Lloyd McClendon as hitting coach and Leon Durham as assistant hitting coach.
10/20/2016 | Avila, Tigers keeping 'window' of contention open
From the February 2004 press conference introducing free-agent signing Ivan Rodriguez, beginning the build-up from the AL Central cellar to the World Series, the Tigers have never put a date on their window of contention.
10/18/2016 | Tigers going in 'younger, leaner' direction
Changes are coming to the Tigers. Taken in itself, that statement Tuesday from general manager Al Avila isn't new. It's the way the Tigers are approaching change that is dramatically different.
10/17/2016 | Tigers facing decision with Maybin
The disappointment of a season's end was still hitting Cameron Maybin two weeks ago when the question of whether the center fielder would like to return to the Tigers came up. He didn't hesitate.
10/15/2016 | Jones sets tone for Rafters with three-run homer
Fresh off of his first taste of the Major Leagues, JaCoby Jones is playing like a big leaguer in this year's Arizona Fall League. He came out of the gate swinging on Saturday afternoon with a first-inning home run to help power Salt River in a 9-4 win over Glendale at Camelback Ranch.
10/14/2016 | Tigers' Greiner mashes in Fall League victory
Grayson Greiner, the Tigers' No. 26 prospect, provided all the offensive firepower the Salt River Rafters needed Friday in a 5-2 victory over the Peoria Javelinas in the Arizona Fall League.
10/13/2016 | Watch Arizona Fall League tilt on MLB.com
Fans can get a glimpse of the future on Thursday, as top prospects from 10 different Major League teams will be on display when the Mesa Solar Sox take on the Salt River Rafters in an Arizona Fall League contest that will be streamed live on MLB.com at 3:35 p.m. ET.
10/12/2016 | J.D. Martinez hitting his stride in Detroit
J.D. Martinez doesn't mind talking about his past. He doesn't mind talking about feeling hurt, and a bit depressed when the worst team in baseball gave up on him.
10/12/2016 | Verlander, Fulmer deliver 1-2 punch in starting rotation
Justin Verlander has been where Michael Fulmer is now.
10/12/2016 | Manning, Burrows headline Tigers instructs
The Tigers instructional league included the organization's top three prospects: Matt Manning, Beau Burrows and Christin Stewart.
10/10/2016 | MLB Pipeline names Stewart, Jimenez Tigers' Prospects of the Year
A couple weeks after the Tigers named Christin Stewart and Joe Jimenez their organizational player and pitcher of the year, MLBPipeline.com honored the slugging outfielder and overpowering closer as their Tigers Prospects of the Year.
10/8/2016 | Ausmus' staff returning except hitting coach Joyner
The Tigers announced on Saturday that bullpen coach Mick Billmeyer, third-base coach Dave Clark, pitching coach Rich Dubee, bench coach Gene Lamont, defensive coordinator Matt Martin and first-base coach Omar Vizquel will return to the Tigers' coaching staff in 2017. Wally Joyner, who served as Detroit's hitting coach from 2014-16, is not returning as the hitting coach in 2017, as he is interested in pursuing other interests in the game of baseball.
10/5/2016 | Tigers end speculation, pick up Ausmus' option
Brad Ausmus will be back for a fourth year as the Tigers' manager. The team picked up the option for the final season on his original contract Wednesday.
10/4/2016 | With solid core, Tigers eye deep run in '17
As the Tigers smarted from their disappointing loss on Sunday, Ian Kinsler's mind was already turning on what could've been done different.
10/3/2016 | Verlander, Miggy powered late-season surge
When Tigers manager Brad Ausmus addressed the clubhouse in the wake of Sunday's 1-0 loss to the Braves, he had every reason to lament a postseason chase fallen short. He opted to focus on the journey they undertook to get there.
10/3/2016 | Miggy excelled in stretch run, excited for future
Miguel Cabrera never played with Jose Fernandez, but the tragic death of the Marlins' pitcher in Cabrera's offseason hometown of Miami hit him hard. It still resonates with him. It also left him with a lesson.
10/3/2016 | Torrid finish earns Miggy AL Player of Week, Month
Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has been named both American League Player of the Week and AL Player of the Month for September/October.
10/2/2016 | Vintage Verlander not quite enough for Tigers
Justin Verlander stepped up again with the Tigers' season on the line. It was a fitting performance for a season that summoned memories of his younger greatness, when he ended postseason series.
10/2/2016 | Tigers' comeback story has unhappy ending
The Tigers spent most of the weekend pondering three- and four-team Wild Card tiebreakers, a makeup game against Cleveland, and a possible week-long stretch of a different road game in every city. Then suddenly, their season was over. The only place they're going is home -- not Detroit, but to their homes.
10/2/2016 | Tigers to address Ausmus' future this week
The setup came during a question about reliever Bruce Rondon, and whether his strong finish in a variety of roles might lead to a set role for him next season. Manager Brad Ausmus didn't miss the punchline. "You might want to ask whoever's managing next year," Ausmus quipped.
10/2/2016 | Miggy, J.D. miss out on golden opportunities
The Tigers had their struggles against Braves starter Aaron Blair, and their own bullpen in the sixth and seventh. And yet, for all the hand-wringing about situations in a 5-3 loss to the Braves that cost them control of their postseason fate, they had the scenario they wanted in the eighth with a 5-2 deficit.
10/2/2016 | Tigers need a victory, help and a map
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus held his postgame media session after Saturday night's 5-3 loss to the Braves like a husband watching a game on television while his wife is trying to talk to him from another room. He was listening, but his attention was diverted.
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