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Tigers vs. Pirates game postponed

April 20, 2021

Tuesday’s scheduled game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions. The game has been rescheduled as part of a split, seven-inning doubleheader on Wednesday, April 21, with the April 20th makeup beginning at 2:10 p.m. and the originally scheduled game starting at

Detroit Tigers launch 'Thank You Tuesdays' program to celebrate frontline and essential workers

Tigers to host and recognize frontline and essential workers for every Tuesday home game throughout 2021 season at Comerica Park; “Thank You Frontline Heroes” message to be displayed on all three bases
April 19, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers have launched the “Thank You Tuesdays” program to celebrate the dedication and sacrifice of frontline and essential workers throughout Detroit, our region and state. For every Tuesday home game at Comerica Park during the 2021 season, many of these incredible heroes will be invited to

Detroit Tigers set to safely welcome back fans

Comerica Park prepared to host fans at 20 percent capacity, beginning with Opening Day on April 1
March 19, 2021

Single-game tickets to go on-sale Thursday, March 25 on Tigers.com Comprehensive health & safety protocols include required pre-arrival health screenings, mandatory mask wearing, physically distanced seating, contactless experience and CDC-recommended cleaning enhancements DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers are thrilled to welcome back the best fans in baseball to Comerica Park

Statement from the Detroit Tigers

March 15, 2021

“In the coming days, we look forward to announcing more details on increased capacity for Opening Day and beyond at Comerica Park. For the past several months, we have been coordinating with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, public health and medical experts, government officials, Major League Baseball,

Tigers sign outfielder Nomar Mazara to one-year free agent contract

February 12, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that the club has signed outfielder Nomar Mazara to a one-year Major League contract. Mazara, who is 25 years old, spent last season with the White Sox after breaking into the Major Leagues with Texas (2016-19), where he established himself as one of

Tigers announce revised 2021 Spring Training schedule

Five Spring Training games to be televised by FOX Sports Detroit; 17 games will air on radio
February 12, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, announced their revised Grapefruit League schedule for 2021 Spring Training. Detroit’s 2021 Spring Training schedule, which was created with health and safety considerations in mind, features 29 games, including 15 contests at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.

Tigers re-sign infielder Jonathan Schoop to one-year free agent contract

February 5, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that the club has re-signed infielder Jonathan Schoop to a one-year Major League contract. Schoop, 29, returns after a productive 2020 campaign with the Tigers, during which he was one of the club’s best players. Over 44 games he slashed .278/.324/.475, with four

Tigers sign two-time All-Star Wilson Ramos to one-year free agent contract

January 29, 2021

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers today announced that the club has signed catcher Wilson Ramos to a one-year Major League contract. Ramos joins the Tigers after playing the last two seasons with the New York Mets, combining to bat .276/.339/.410 with 25 doubles, 19 home runs and 88 RBI over

Detroit Tigers sign Robbie Grossman to two-year free agent contract

January 5, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that the club has signed outfielder Robbie Grossman to a two-year Major League contract. The Tigers mark Grossman’s fourth team, following three seasons with Houston (2013-15), three with Minnesota (2016-18) and two with Oakland (2019-20). Over 726 games, the switch-hitter has a career

Detroit Tigers sign José Ureña to one-year free agent contract

December 23, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that the club has signed righthanded pitcher José Ureña to a one-year Major League contract. Ureña joins the Tigers after spending the first six Major League seasons of his career with Miami, where he posted a 32-46 record and 4.60 ERA (597.0IP/305ER), walking

Tigers select Akil Baddoo in the 2020 Rule 5 Draft

December 10, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today selected outfielder Akil Baddoo from the Minnesota Twins with the third pick of the Major League phase of the 2020 Rule 5 Draft. The 22-year-old was picked in the Competitive Balance B round of the 2016 MLB Rule 4 Draft, and was ranked as

Tigers announce affiliate invitations to player development system

December 9, 2020

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers today announced the following affiliates have been invited to be part of the club’s player development system moving forward. • Toledo Mud Hens, Triple A • Erie SeaWolves, Double A • West Michigan Whitecaps, Advanced A • Lakeland Flying Tigers, Single A “Player development has

Tigers announce José Cruz Jr. to join Major League coaching staff

December 8, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced that José Cruz Jr. has joined the club’s coaching staff in the role of Major League coach. The 12-year Major League veteran outfielder will focus on hitting instruction. “We identified Jose as someone who would be a great fit for A.J. and his

Entercom extends exclusive broadcast partnership with Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers

97.1 The Ticket to remain flagship station for both teams
December 8, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – December 8, 2020 -- Entercom has announced an exclusive multiyear radio broadcast partnership extension with the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Tigers. As part of the extension, 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT-FM), Detroit’s only local sports talk station, will remain the flagship station of both teams, airing play-by-play

Tigers announce three additions to Major League coaching staff

November 7, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced three additions to the Major League coaching staff:

  • George Lombard as Bench Coach
  • Scott Coolbaugh as Hitting Coach
  • Chip Hale as Third Base Coach “We’re thrilled to add these experienced baseball men who bring a diverse range of expertise to

Tigers announce additions to Major League coaching staff

Chris Fetter named pitching coach after establishing himself as one of the top pitching coaches in collegiate baseball
November 6, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today announced Chris Fetter has been named the club’s Major League Pitching Coach. In addition, Juan Nieves has been promoted to Assistant Pitching Coach, Josh Paul returns as Quality Control Coach, and Ramon Santiago returns as First/Third Base Coach. “As we began filling out the

Tigers name AJ Hinch as 39th manager in franchise history

October 30, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today named A.J. Hinch as the 39th manager in franchise history, agreeing to terms on a multi-year contract. “I’d like to thank Chris Ilitch and Al Avila for giving me a chance and the opportunity to get back in the dugout to lead this historic

Ron Gardenhire announces retirement

September 19, 2020

DETROIT – Ron Gardenhire today announced his retirement, effective immediately, after three seasons as the Tigers manager and a 16-year Major League managerial career. Gardenhire, 62, finishes his managerial career with 1,200 wins, which ranks 46th in MLB history. “First off, I’d like to congratulate Gardy for having one of

Tigers Announce 2021 Spring Training Schedule

85th Season at World Class TigerTown features visits from Astros, Blue Jays, Braves, Red Sox, Yankees
September 16, 2020

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club's Grapefruit League game schedule for 2021 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. Spring of 2021 will mark the Tigers 85th season at TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a Major League team and a current Spring Training host city. The 2021 spring

Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings partner with Michigan Secretary of State to support November voting efforts

Little Caesars Arena to serve as venue for poll worker training; Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings will drive voter awareness and participation
September 2, 2020

DETROIT, Mich. (September 2, 2020) – The Detroit Tigers and Detroit Red Wings announced today a partnership with the Michigan Secretary of State’s office to support the successful facilitation of the November 2020 election and to encourage voter participation in Detroit and throughout the state of Michigan. Little Caesars Arena,

Tigers Acquire Zack Short from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Cameron Maybin

August 31, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today have acquired infielder Zack Short from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for outfielder Cameron Maybin. Short will be assigned to the club’s alternate training site in Toledo. Short, 25, is ranked as the No. 21 prospect in the Cubs organization according to MLB Pipeline.

Detroit Tigers statement on the decision to not play tonight's game

August 27, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers tonight have issued the following statement. “The Detroit Tigers fully respect the decision of our players and coaches to not take the field for tonight’s game. We stand behind them and appreciate the sincerity of the process and their conversations. This decision comes as we

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