Mariners sign ex-Tiger to minor-league deal
Former Tigers reliever Nick Ramirez has signed with Seattle on a minor-league deal. He reported to the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers on Monday. Ramirez made his Major League debut with Detroit in 2019 where he worked 46 games and had a 4.07 ERA with 74 strikeouts in 79 2/3 innings pitched. In the COVID-shortened 2020 season he pitched five games, striking out 11 in 10 2/3 innings. After spending the 2021 season in San Diego he was granted free agency in October.mlive.com
Tigers cut 4 players to begin offseason roster moves
The Detroit Tigers cut four players this week to begin their annual post-season roster adjustments. The rest were outrighted to Triple-A Toledo and can become minor-league free agents after the World Series. The Tigers may ultimately re-sign one or more of the released players on minor-league deals. TIGERS' CURRENT 40-MAN ROSTER (37)ADD PLAYERS RETURNING FROM 45-DAY INJURED LIST (5): Right-handed pitcher Ivan Nova; first baseman C.J. PROJECTED TIGERS' 40-MAN ROSTER (37)Left-handed pitchers (5): Tyler Alexander, Matthew Boyd, Daniel Norris, Tarik Skubal, Gregory Soto.mlive.com
Casey Mize struggles as Indians cruise to 10-3 win over Tigers: Game recap, box score
DETROIT -- By the time the Detroit Tigers finally got to Cleveland Indians ace Shane Bieber, they were already down by 10 runs. Tigers rookie starter Casey Mize walked three batters in a miserable fourth inning in which his command abandoned him. Bottom 4th: Shane Bieber walked Willi Castro before methodically striking out Miguel Cabrera, Jeimer Candelario and Niko Goodrum. Top 3rd: Casey Mize has retired seven in a row after retiring the Indians in order again in the third. Bottom 1st: Shane Bieber struck out Victor Reyes and Willi Castro on swings that could best be described as waves.mlive.com
Detroit Tigers send 19 players to Toledo -- 37 left competing for 30 roster spots
DETROIT The Detroit Tigers sent 19 players to their alternate training site in Toledo on Monday, leaving 37 players to battle for 30 Opening Day roster spots. READ: How will the Tigers fill their final rotation spots after the Jordan Zimmermann injury? Haase and Rogers were fighting for what figured to be two or three catcher spots on the roster. That means seven of these 13 players will also be sent to Toledo or the taxi squad, while six make the roster. Lets assume its 11, leaving four bullpen spots and two reserve spots open.
7 Detroit Tigers who could benefit from expanded Opening Day rosters
DETROIT As part of the amended 60-game MLB season, each team will be allowed to include four additional players on its Opening Day roster. Heres a look at some of the Detroit Tigers players who could benefit from expanded rosters. Finally, Castro was among the teams hottest hitters in spring training, which was important after an uninspiring cup of tea at the big league level in 2019. RP Shao-Ching ChiangShao-Ching Chiang was an interesting addition to the Tigers first spring training roster. Travis Demeritte #50 of the Detroit Tigers at bat against the Oakland Athletics at Ring Central Coliseum on September 06, 2019 in Oakland, California.
Here are the 58 players included on the Detroit Tigers spring training roster
DETROIT The Detroit Tigers have released their initial Club Player Pool, including 58 players who can participate in spring training. Schwindel was one of the nice success stories of spring training in March. Willi Castro could benefit from the extra roster spots, but Lugo feels like someone who could still end up on the outside looking in. ProspectsThese are the players Tigers fans are most anxious to see, and for good reason. Dingler made the cut just weeks after being the teams second-round draft pick, but hell likely just get some work in Toledo.
Tigers lose 8-1, fall 40 games below .500 mark
The Tigers lost their fifth in a row and fell 40 games below .500 - at 30-70, they've been held to one or fewer runs 22 times this season. Nola added an RBI double in the four-run seventh inning and Court matched him with a two-run, ground-rule double to make it 8-1. The Mariners moved reliever Connor Sadzeck (right elbow inflammation) to the 60-day injured list to make room on the roster. He is not throwing and will not return to right field until inflammation in his right elbow subsides. Mariners: Seattle will use an opener and then turn to LHP Tommy Milone (1-5, 4.45 ERA).