Detroit Tigers youngsters make Starbucks run with Miguel Cabrera in Seattle before Game 162

SEATTLE — Detroit Tigers players were buzzing in the clubhouse before Wednesday’s regular season finale against the Seattle Mariners. Left-handed pitchers Eduardo Rodriguez and Andrew Chafin, two veterans on the roster, organized an activity for the rookies and second-year players. They were tasked with walking half a mile from T-Mobile […]

Could Tigers’ Jonathan Schoop miss Gold Glove because of offense? ‘It’s a good challenge’

Jonathan Schoop doesn’t understand how the OAA metric is calculated. But he is proud of his outs above average. “He looks up that stuff all the time,” Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said Thursday. Several factors, collected from Statcast technology, are taken into account for infielders, including distance traveled to […]

Detroit Tigers’ Joe Jiménez had ‘best year of my career’ but wants to succeed as team

Detroit Tigers right-hander reliever Joe Jiménez won’t pitch again this season. On Friday, the 27-year-old realized he couldn’t compete through the pain any longer. The Tigers placed Jiménez on the 15-day injured list Saturday with a right lumbar spine strain, ending his career-best campaign. “I was doing everything that I […]

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