Latest Detroit Tigers News

Sandoval returning to Giants on minor league deal as he attempts to make a comeback

Feb. 19, 2024 16:22 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Pablo Sandoval is returning to the San Francisco Giants for a third stint with the club, this time on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to major league camp. The 37-year-old Sandoval — a fan favorite nicknamed Kung Fu Panda who earned...

COLLEGE BASEBALL '24: Ten teams to watch

Feb. 13, 2024 15:15 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ten teams to watch in college baseball in 2024, listed in alphabetical order with 2023 record: ARKANSAS (43-18) The SEC-favorite Razorbacks enter most years as a national title contender, and this year's roster gives them their best chance at the...

Orioles acquire utilityman Nick Maton from the Tigers for cash

Feb. 07, 2024 20:59 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles acquired utilityman Nick Maton from the Detroit Tigers for cash Wednesday night. Maton hit .173 with eight home runs and 32 RBIs in 93 games for the Tigers last season. He has played in 180 major league games in three seasons with the Tigers...

Reliever José Cisnero and Los Angeles Angels agree to $1.75 million, 1-year deal

Feb. 04, 2024 04:45 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Reliever José Cisnero and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Saturday to a $1.75 million, one-year contract. A right-hander who turns 35 on April 11, Cisnero was 3-4 with two saves and a 5.31 ERA in 63 games last year in his fifth season with Detroit, striking...

Tigers and 22-year-old Colt Keith hope they have a win-win deal for player without MLB experience

Jan. 30, 2024 14:24 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Colt Keith and the Detroit Tigers hope they have struck a win-win deal. Detroit is banking on Keith, who hasn't faced a major league pitch, becoming a star. The 22-year-old infielder is guaranteed more than $28 million even if he's a bust. “There are...

Tigers give a $28.6 million, 6-year deal to 22-year-old infield prospect Colt Keith

Jan. 28, 2024 17:41 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers made an unusual bet on a player with no major league experience, agreeing Sunday to a six-year contract with 22-year-old Colt Keith that guarantees the infield prospect $28,642,500. His deal includes three team options that could make it worth $64...

ESPN's John Schriffen takes over as White Sox's TV play-by-play announcer

Jan. 25, 2024 13:51 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox agreed to a multiyear contract with ESPN's John Schriffen to be their television play-by-play announcer. The 39-year-old Schriffen replaces Jason Benetti, who took a similar job with the Detroit Tigers in November. Schriffen will call games with...

Star-studded breakaway Cuban baseball team celebrates its union, even without a place to play

Jan. 18, 2024 15:07 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A month before their fellow major leaguers will report for spring training, Aroldis Chapman, Yuli Gurriel and several other Cuban big leaguers assembled on an intimate field in Miami this week and slipped on gear with reminders of home. Joined by aspiring baseball prospects and...

Amazon will invest in Diamond Sports as part of a bankruptcy restructuring agreement

Jan. 17, 2024 15:21 PM EST

Amazon will partner with Diamond Sports as part of a restructuring agreement as the largest owner of regional sports networks looks to emerge from bankruptcy. Diamond owns 18 networks under the Bally Sports banner. Those networks have the rights to 37 professional teams — 11...

Shelby Miller and Tigers agree to $3.25M, 1-year contract that could be worth $11M for 2 years

Dec. 22, 2023 17:05 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — In an AL Central that appears to be wide open, the Detroit Tigers added Shelby Miller to their pitching staff following deals with Kenta Maeda, Jack Flaherty and Andrew Chafin. “He has the pure stuff to pitch at the very back end of our bullpen,” Tigers president...