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Tigers announce 2020 Opening Day roster

July 23, 2020

The Tigers Opening Day roster consists of 16 pitchers, two catchers, seven infielders, four outfielders and one utility player. Detroit opens the 2020 season on Friday evening at 6:10 ET at Cincinnati. The game will be televised on FOX Sports Detroit and MLB Network, and air on 97.1 The Ticket

Tigers agree to terms with four undrafted free agents

July 10, 2020

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with four undrafted free agents. The players signed include:

  • Nick Davila, RHP, University of South Florida
  • Wilmer Flores, RHP, Arizona Western College
  • Chris Mauloni, RHP, Jacksonville University
  • Gabriel Sequeira, RHP, Texas Wesleyan University

Detroit Tigers Announce 2021 Schedule

Tigers to host Cleveland on Opening Day April 1; Interleague games against NL Central Opponents for Second Straight Year
July 9, 2020

In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Detroit Tigers today released their 2021 schedule, featuring 81 games at Comerica Park. The Tigers will face American League Central Division rivals, as well as interleague home contests against the Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates. A charter member

Tigers announce revised 2020 schedule

July 6, 2020

Season Opener set for July 24 at Cincinnati; Home Opener July 27 vs. Kansas City The Detroit Tigers today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, announced their revised 60-game schedule for the 2020 regular season. The Tigers enter the franchise’s 120th season and the 2020 campaign features 40 games against

Enhancing the fan experience: PointsBet becomes official gaming partner for Detroit Tigers

Exclusive partnership with global sportsbook -- the first for a Major League Baseball team -- primed to bring new energy and excitement at Tigers games
July 2, 2020

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have entered into a dynamic new, multi-year partnership with PointsBet, a premier global sportsbook operator, to enhance fan engagement and game-day excitement by providing access to unique experiences, content, promotions and more, in and around Comerica Park. Following Michigan’s legalization of sports betting in 2019,

Tigers agree to terms with four undrafted free agents 

July 1, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms with four undrafted free agents. Those players are as follows:

  • Trevin Esquerra, 1B, Loyola Marymount University
  • Carson King, RHP, College of Central Florida
  • Austin Langworthy, OF, University of Florida
  • DJ Poteet, OF, Wake

Tigers Agree to Terms with First Overall Pick Spencer Torkelson

June 30, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that the club has agreed to terms with third baseman Spencer Torkelson from Arizona State University, the first overall selection in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. In addition, the Tigers announced that Torkelson has been added to the club’s player

Tigers announce player pool for summer camp 2020

June 28, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced their player pool for Summer Camp 2020, which will be held at Comerica Park. Players are scheduled to report beginning on Wednesday, July 1, while the first pitchers & catchers workout is scheduled for Friday, July 3. The Tigers player pool for Summer

Tigers agree to terms with Daniel Cabrera

June 24, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that they have agreed to terms with competitive balance round B pick Daniel Cabrera, a left fielder from Louisiana State University. With the signing of Cabrera, the Tigers have now agreed to terms with five of their six selections from the 2020 MLB

Tigers agree to terms with Gage Workman

June 19, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that they have agreed to terms with fourth round pick Gage Workman, a third baseman from Arizona State University. With the signing of Workman, the Tigers have now agreed to terms with four of their six selections from the 2020 MLB Draft. Workman,

Tigers agree to terms with Dillon Dingler

June 18, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that they have agreed to terms with second round pick Dillon Dingler, a catcher from Ohio State University. With the signing of Dingler, the Tigers have now agreed to terms with three of their six selections from the 2020 MLB Draft. Dingler, 21,

Tigers agree to terms with Trei Cruz, Colt Keith

June 17, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that they have agreed to terms with third round pick Trei Cruz, a shortstop from Rice University, and fifth round pick Colt Keith, a third baseman from Biloxi High School (MS). Cruz, 21, appeared in 131 games over his three seasons at Rice

Tigers Complete 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 11, 2020

The Detroit Tigers completed the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night. The club made six selections over the two-day draft, including selecting Arizona State 3B Spencer Torkelson with the first overall pick. All six selections made by the Tigers were position players, while five of the

Tigers select third baseman Spencer Torkelson first overall in the 2020 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 10, 2020

The Detroit Tigers selected third baseman Spencer Torkelson from Arizona State University with the first overall pick in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Torkelson, 20, established himself as one of the top hitters in NCAA history over his two-plus seasons as a Sun Devil, batting a combined

Miguel & Rosangel Cabrera donate $250,000 benefitting children and families in Detroit community

Cabrera family partnering with the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities
May 21, 2020

DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera and his wife, Rosangel, have partnered with the Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, to donate $250,000 to several organizations in Detroit that serve families and children. “During these very tough times for all, my wife, Rosangel and I wanted to help the Detroit

Tigers Statements on the Passing of Al Kaline

April 6, 2020

Club Statement from the Detroit Tigers It’s with a heavy heart that the Detroit Tigers confirm Al Kaline has passed away at the age of 85. One of the most distinguished and decorated players in the history of baseball, “Mr. Tiger” was one of the greatest to ever wear the

Tigers agree to terms with outfielder Cameron Maybin

February 12, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with outfielder Cameron Maybin on a one-year Major League contract. “Cameron is a dynamic outfielder that we can rely on for solid play in both the field and at the plate,” said Al Avila, Detroit Tigers Executive Vice President of Baseball

Tigers & broadcast partners to showcase nearly two dozen Grapefruit League games

Fans can catch 20 games on WXYT Radio and 10 on FOX Sports Detroit
January 30, 2020

DETROIT – Fans will have the opportunity to enjoy nearly two dozen Detroit Tigers games during 2020 Spring Training, with contests being broadcast by our partners at WXYT Radio and FOX Sports Detroit. Radio coverage will be available for 20 of the club’s Grapefruit League games, while 10 will be

Club statement on the passing of Jay Allen

January 24, 2020

“The Detroit Tigers are deeply saddened to learn that the club’s public address announcer, Jay Allen, passed away this morning. Everyone admired Jay’s faith, determination and positive mindset during his fight with cancer. His vocal passion for the Tigers and sports across the state of Michigan endeared him to millions

Spring Fever: New ‘Signature Saturdays’ Series Begins With Major Fan Access Event In The District Detroit

Free Autograph Signings for the Community, Featuring Over 20 Tigers Players and Coaches, on January 25; Annual Kids Rally Open to Public at Lake Shore High School on January 23
January 21, 2020

DETROIT – Tigers fans of all ages will be treated to a new Comerica Park tradition during the 2020 season: Signature Saturdays. The series launches with a free autograph signing event in The District Detroit on Saturday, January 25. The gathering will bring over 20 current Tigers players and coaches

Tigers acquire Jhon Nunez from Boston in exchange for Matt Hall

January 17, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today acquired catcher Jhon Nunez from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for lefthanded pitcher Matt Hall. Nunez will be a non-roster invitee to the Tigers Major League Spring Training camp. Nunez, 25, spent the 2019 season with Double A Portland, where he was named

Tigers invite 25 players to Major League camp

January 16, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced the following 25 players have been invited to Major League camp this spring in Lakeland, FL. With today’s additions, there will be 65 players in Major League Spring Training for the Tigers. Righthanded pitchers (12): Tim Adleman, Dario Agrazal, Sandy Baez, Nolan Blackwood,

Tigers agree to terms with righthanded pitcher Iván Nova

January 13, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with righthanded pitcher Iván Nova on a one-year Major League contract. “Heading into the offseason we knew that adding veteran depth to our starting rotation was important, and Iván fits that need while also providing strong leadership in the clubhouse,” said

Tigers acquire Eric Haase from Cleveland in exchange for cash considerations

January 8, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today acquired catcher Eric Haase from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for cash considerations. Haase, 27, spent most of 2019 with Triple A Columbus, appearing in 102 games and hitting .226/.315/.517 with 12 doubles, three triples, 28 home runs and 60 RBI. He ranked tied

Tigers Agree To Terms With Infielders Jonathan Schoop And C.J. Cron

December 21, 2019

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with infielders Jonathan Schoop and C.J. Cron on one-year Major League contracts. “Adding Jonathan and C.J. is a step towards accomplishing our offseason goal of making the ballclub better heading into the 2020 season,” said Detroit Tigers Executive Vice President of