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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

Tigers Agree to Terms with Catcher Austin Romine

December 13, 2019

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers have agreed to terms with catcher Austin Romine on a one-year Major League contract. “Signing an experienced catcher was high on our list of offseason priorities, and we believe Austin will have an impact both on the field and in the clubhouse,” said Detroit Tigers

Tigers select Rony Garcia from New York Yankees in Major League phase of Rule 5 Draft 

December 12, 2019

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today selected righthanded pitcher Rony Garcia from the New York Yankees with the No. 1 pick of the Major League phase of the Rule 5 Draft. Garcia, 21, split the 2019 season between Single A Tampa and Double A Trenton, posting a 4.01 ERA (130.1IP/58ER)

Tigers acquire Dario Agrazal from Pittsburgh in exchange for cash considerations

November 25, 2019

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today acquired righthanded pitcher Dario Agrazal from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for cash considerations. Agrazal, 24, saw time at three levels of the Pirates organization in 2019, including his first Major League action. In 15 appearances, including 14 starts, with Pittsburgh, Agrazal had a

New hires and promotions in Tigers Baseball Operations strengthen pursuit of long-term, sustainable success

Organization continues push to maximize player performance through advancements in sports science and analytical data, complementing investments in scouting and player development
November 12, 2019

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have announced a series of new hires and promotions in its Baseball Operations Department. “These personnel moves are a big step towards our goal of bringing Tigers fans and the city of Detroit the championship-caliber ballclub they deserve,” said Al Avila, Tigers Executive Vice President

Tigers vs. Yankees game on Sept. 11, 2019, postponed

Game to be rescheduled as part of a straight doubleheader on Thursday, September 12, beginning at 1:10 p.m.
September 11, 2019

DETROIT – Tonight’s scheduled game against the New York Yankees at Comerica Park has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game has been rescheduled as part of a straight doubleheader on Thursday, September 12, with the first game beginning at 1:10 p.m. and the second game starting approximately 30

Tigers claim Troy Stokes Jr. off waivers from Milwaukee

September 3, 2019

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today claimed the contract of outfielder Troy Stokes Jr. from the Milwaukee Brewers. Stokes Jr., who finished the 2019 season with Triple A San Antonio, has been recalled not to report. Stokes Jr., 23, is currently ranked as the No. 18 prospect in the Brewers

Statements regarding the passing of Chace Numata

September 2, 2019

Statement from the Numata Family “It is with deep sorrow that the Numata Ohana announces that Chace Kekoa Kenji Numata, our beloved son, brother, and a friend to all, has passed away on September 2nd, 2019. Chace was a 27 year old, switch-hitting catcher from Pearl City, Hawaii that was

Tigers announce 2020 Spring Training schedule

84th Season at World Class TigerTown features visits from Astros, Braves, Mets, Red Sox, Yankees
August 19, 2019

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club’s Grapefruit League game schedule for 2020 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. Spring of 2020 will mark the Tigers 84th season at TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a Major League team and a current Spring Training host city. The 2020 spring

Detroit Tigers Announce 2020 Schedule

Tigers home opener set for March 30 vs. Kansas City; Interleague games at Comerica Park feature Giants, Padres, Rockies and Pirates
August 12, 2019

In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Detroit Tigers today released their 2020 schedule, featuring 81 games at Comerica Park. The Tigers will face American League Central Division rivals, as well as interleague home contests against the San Francisco Giants, San Diego Padres, Colorado Rockies and Pittsburgh Pirates. A charter

Tigers celebrate 100th anniversary of the Detroit Stars with Negro Leagues Weekend, presented by Comerica Bank, August 9-11

August 7, 2019

Club Honors Craig Monroe with the 2019 Willie Horton African American Legacy Award 25th Annual Negro Leagues Tribute Game Saturday, August 10 at 6:10 p.m. First 10,000 Fans on Saturday, August 10 Receive a Detroit Stars Replica Jersey DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers are proud to host the 17th annual

Tigers Claim David Mckay Off Waivers From Seattle

August 6, 2019

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today claimed the contract of right-handed pitcher David McKay from the Seattle Mariners. McKay, 24, is currently ranked as the 28th-best prospect in the Mariners organization by MLB Pipeline. McKay, who stands at 6-3, 205 pounds, has spent most of the 2019 season with Triple

Tigers acquire Paul Richan and Alex Lange from Chicago (NL) in exchange for Nicholas Castellanos and cash considerations

July 31, 2019

The Detroit Tigers announced today that they have acquired RHP's Paul Richan and Alex Lange from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for OF Nicholas Castellanos and cash considerations.

Tigers acquire Joey Wentz and Travis Demeritte from Atlanta in exchange for Shane Greene

July 31, 2019

The Detroit Tigers today announced that they have acquired LHP Joey Wentz and OF Travis Demeritte from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for RHP Shane Greene.

Miguel Cabrera hosts 11th annual 'Keeping Kids in the Game' on Monday, July 22, at Comerica Park

July 20, 2019

DETROIT – Detroit Tigers MVP slugger Miguel Cabrera will host the 11th annual “Keeping Kids in the Game” event, presented by Delta Air Lines on Monday, July 22 at Comerica Park. Proceeds from the event support children's health and youth baseball programs facilitated by the Children's Foundation, the University of