When the Detroit Tigers introduced new closer Joe Nathan this week, the news conference quickly became about a lot more than Joe Nathan. Is this team in a better position to contend for a World Series than it was before?
Joe Nathan expects to fit in just fine in Detroit -- and now the Tigers don't have to face the closer who has dominated them more than perhaps any other in baseball.
Multiple reports indicate the Detroit Tigers have come to an agreement on a two-year deal with relief pitcher Joe Nathan.
The Detroit Tigers are confirming that pitcher Doug Fister has been traded to the Washington Nationals.
There won't be much talk about Ian Kinsler filling Prince Fielder's shoes in Detroit. Different players, different positions — and different expectations.
Free agent shortstop Jhonny Peralta and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed on a four-year contract expected to be worth more than $50 million.
The Detroit Tigers agreed Thursday to a non-guaranteed, $1.9 million, one-year contract with left-handed pitcher Phil Coke, a deal that avoided salary arbitration.
Numerous reports indicate the Detroit Tigers have agreed to trade Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers in exchange for Ian Kinsler.
Former All-Stars Omar Vizquel and Wally Joyner will be part of new Detroit manager Brad Ausmus' coaching staff with the Tigers.
Make it back-to-back American League Most Valuable Player awards for Tigers fan favorite Miguel Cabrera. The Baseball Writers' Association of America has officially voted Cabrera as the AL MVP.
The Baseball Writers' Association of America has officially voted Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer as the American League Cy Young Award winner. Scherzer recorded 240 strikeouts in 214 innings for the Tigers last season.
According to a report, the Tigers are open to trading either Max Scherzer or Rick Porcello. CBS Sports baseball writer Jon Heyman says Detroit's front office has told other teams it will listen to offers for the pitchers.
Major League Baseball is set to announce the winners of its major regular season awards this week, and Detroit Tigers Max Scherzer and Miguel Cabrera should expect to hear their names announced.
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Tom Leyden, named Sports Director in 2012, anchors sports for Action News and hosts the Ford Lions Report Live.
Brad Galli is a Detroit native who understands the passion of the local sports fan. He's inspired by ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
David Solano anchors sports for Action News Weekend. He hosts the Sunday Sports Update and reports for the Ford Lions Report Live.