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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

Tigers host Blue Jays and Phillies in five-game homestand

Pink out the Park Night, Go To Bat Against Breast Cancer Special $15 Lower Level Ticket Offer, Pink Visor Giveaway, also featuring Friday Night Fireworks
July 18, 2019

DETROIT – The Tigers return to Detroit for five games at Comerica Park, starting with the Toronto Blue Jays (July 19-21), followed by interleague play against the Philadelphia Phillies (July 23-24). LINEUP OF VALUE DEALS: Home Run Happy Hour – Discounted Menu Items are available for fans the first hour

Tigers Announce Go to Bat Against Breast Cancer Special $15 Ticket Sale 

Sale includes lower bowl tickets for $15, with a portion of the purchase donated to the Karmanos Cancer Institute benefiting breast cancer research
July 12, 2019

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers today announced a special Go to Bat Against Breast Cancer ticket sale, during which a portion of every $15 ticket sold at Tigers.com/pink for the Friday, July 19 game vs. Toronto will be donated to the Karmanos Cancer Institute to support breast cancer research. The

Tigers announce multi-year contract extension for EVP of Baseball Operations and GM, Al Avila

July 5, 2019

DETROIT – Detroit Tigers Chairman and CEO, Christopher Ilitch, today announced a multi-year contract extension for Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Al Avila. “It’s clear to anyone that follows Tigers baseball that our organization is undergoing a significant transformation,” Ilitch said. “I’ve been impressed with Al’s

Tigers to open July with three-game series against Red Sox at Comerica Park

Fun-filled Fourth of July weekend highlighted by $17.76 No-Fees Flash Sale, also featuring Friday Night Fireworks, Patriotic Cap, Miguel Cabrera Bobblehead Picture Frame, and Kids Day
July 2, 2019

DETROIT – The Tigers wrap up the first half of the season with a three-game weekend series at Comerica Park against the Boston Red Sox beginning Friday, July 5 at 7:10 p.m. The Fourth of July Flash Sale featuring great lower level seats is available now, with tickets starting at

Join us to celebrate 35th anniversary of the Tigers' 1984 World Championship team

’84 Weekend includes Fan Q&A with Trammell and Whitaker; mini bat and Sparky Anderson Bobblehead Giveaways, On-field ceremony
June 21, 2019

DETROIT – The Tigers return to Detroit for six games at Comerica Park starting with the Texas Rangers (June 25-27), followed by interleague play against the Washington Nationals (June 28-30). Great seats! Be sure to get your Tigers tickets now for a summer of Major League Baseball, entertainment and celebration

Detroit Tigers Foundation presents the 38th Annual MHSBCA High School All-Star Game at Comerica Park

Game features Michigan’s best high school baseball players, the Annual MHSBCA Hall of Fame Induction and recognition of the 2019 Assistant Coaches of the Year
June 17, 2019

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers Foundation, an affiliate of Ilitch Charities, in conjunction with the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association (MHSBCA) will host the 38th annual East vs. West High School All-Star Game on Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 p.m. at Comerica Park. Tickets will be available for purchase

¡Fiesta Tigres! and Father's Day celebrations on deck for weekend series against Cleveland at Comerica Park

Ticket & Meal Deals, Friday Night Fireworks, Pure Michigan Koozie, Fiesta Tigres Cooler and Father’s Day Toiletry Bag, highlight promotional lineup
June 13, 2019

DETROIT -- The Tigers welcome their Central Division rivals, the Cleveland Indians, for a three-game weekend series beginning Friday, June 14 at 7:10 p.m. Home Run Happy Hour – Discounted Menu Items - available for fans the first hour gates are open. The Homerun Happy Hour is available exclusively on

Enjoy the Summer of a Lifetime at the 2019 Detroit Tigers Fantasy Batting Practice, Field of Dreams Camp

A perfect Father’s Day gift; Camp will feature four former Tigers with special guest Willie Horton
June 12, 2019

DETROIT – Have you ever dreamt of stepping onto a big league field and taking batting practice like Tigers players? Have you ever dreamt of putting on a Tigers uniform and playing at Comerica Park? If so, now is the time to live your dream or give someone the gift

Tigers select 30 players on Day Three of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 5, 2019

The Detroit Tigers today selected 30 players on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Over all 40 rounds of this year's draft, the Tigers picked 23 position players (one C, 14 INF and eight OF) and 17 pitchers (11 RH, six LH).

Tigers agree to terms with fifth overall pick Riley Greene

June 5, 2019

LAKELAND -- The Detroit Tigers announced today that the club has agreed to terms with outfielder Riley Greene from Hagerty High School (FL), the fifth overall selection in the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Greene is an 18-year-old native of Oviedo, Florida, and measures in at 6-3, 200-pounds.

Tigers select eight players on day two of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 4, 2019

The Detroit Tigers today selected eight players on the second day of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. From rounds three through 10, the Tigers picked six position players (one C, four INF and one OF) and two pitchers (both RH).

Tigers select two players on first day of 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 4, 2019

LAKELAND – The Detroit Tigers selected outfielder Riley Greene from Hagerty High School (FL) and third baseman Nick Quintana from the University of Arizona in the first and second round, respectively, of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Greene is an 18-year-old native of Oviedo, Florida, and measures in at

Tigers select outfielder Riley Greene fifth overall in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft

June 3, 2019

The Detroit Tigers have selected outfielder Riley Greene from Hagerty High School (FL) with the fifth overall pick in the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft.

Register now for the inaugural season of the Detroit Tigers Summer Baseball Camps, Presented by Nike

Week-long baseball camps for children ages 6-14 that include a full Tigers uniform, 30 hours of pro-grade instruction and a VIP experience at Comerica Park; 12 locations throughout Southeastern Michigan
May 15, 2019

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will host their inaugural season of week-long youth summer baseball camps, presented by Nike, in 12 locations throughout Southeastern Michigan beginning June 24-28 through August 26-30. Camps are open to boys and girls ages 6-to-14 and operate with the use of a progressive system of

Canfield Street at John C. Lodge to be named Willie Horton Drive

Tigers great Willie Horton recognized for his achievements and dedication to his hometown, the City of Detroit
May 14, 2019

DETROIT -- The Detroit City Council today approved the intersection of Canfield Street and the John C. Lodge Service Drive to be assigned the secondary name of Willie Horton Drive. Secondary street signs will be placed above the original street name to signify the dedication. Willie Horton lived at three