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Tigers agree to terms with shortstop Javier Báez on six-year contract

World Series Champion, Two-Time All-Star, Gold Glove and Silver Slugger Winner Joins Tigers
December 1, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers announced that they have agreed to terms with shortstop Javier Báez on a six-year contract. “There’s no secret that improving the middle of our infield was a top priority for us this off-season, and we’re thrilled to announce the addition of one of baseball’s most

Tigers agree to terms with left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez

November 16, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers announced that they have agreed to terms with lefthanded pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez on a five-year contract. “Eduardo was clearly one of our top targets in this year’s free agent pitching class, and we are extremely happy to add someone of his caliber to our rotation,”

Jeimer Candelario named 2021 Tiger of the Year

As Selected by the Detroit Chapter of the BBWAA
November 9, 2021

DETROIT – For the second consecutive year, third baseman Jeimer Candelario has been named the Tiger of the Year by the Detroit chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Candelario received nine votes, while Jonathan Schoop picked up five votes, Robbie Grossman three votes and Casey Mize one vote.

Tigers acquire two-time Gold Glove catcher Tucker Barnhart

November 3, 2021

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Tigers today acquired catcher Tucker Barnhart from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for infielder Nick Quintana. Barnhart, one of 27 catchers in Major League history to win multiple gold glove awards (2017 and 2020), was one of baseball’s most durable and effective backstops in 2021.

Riley Greene, Beau Brieske named 2021 Tigers Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year

October 8, 2021

DETROIT – Outfielder Riley Greene and righthanded pitcher Beau Brieske have been selected the 2021 Tigers Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year. Greene, 21, combined to play in 124 games between Double A Erie and Triple A Toledo in 2021, hitting .301/.387/.534 with 25 doubles, eight triples, 24

Detroit Tigers hire Gabe Ribas as organization's director of pitching

October 5, 2021

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Tigers today announced that Gabe Ribas has been hired as the organization’s Director of Pitching, reporting to Vice President of Player Development, Ryan Garko. Ribas, 41, joins the Tigers after spending the last four seasons as a Pitching Coordinator in the Los Angeles Dodgers system.

Ryan Garko named Tigers vice president of player development

September 23, 2021

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers today named Ryan Garko as the club’s Vice President of Player Development, as announced by Tigers Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager, Al Avila. Garko joins the Tigers organization after spending the previous two seasons on the Major League coaching staff of

Tigers-White Sox game postponed

September 22, 2021

DETROIT -– Wednesday’s series finale between the Tigers and White Sox has been postponed due to inclement weather. The game will be made up on Monday, September 27 at 1:10 p.m. ET. All paid tickets from today’s game are valid for Monday’s rescheduled game or can be exchanged at the

Tuesday's Tigers-White Sox game moved to 1:10 p.m.

September 20, 2021

DETROIT – Due to expected inclement weather on Tuesday night, first pitch for tomorrow’s game against the Chicago White Sox has been moved up to 1:10 p.m. The game will be televised on Bally Sports Detroit and air on 97.1 The Ticket and the Tigers Radio Network. Fans with tickets

Miguel Cabrera Named Tigers' Nominee for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award

September 14, 2021

Major League Baseball today announced that Miguel Cabrera was named the Tigers' 2021 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, baseball's most prestigious individual honor for Major Leaguers.

Tigers and Belfor Property Restoration to recognize local first responder heroes on 20th anniversary of 9/11 at Comerica Park

Hundreds of local First Responders will be honored in pregame ceremony and will attend game vs. Tampa Bay Rays at 6:10 p.m.; Major League Baseball holding league-wide remembrance for those who lost their lives, and to pay tribute to men and women who continue to bravely serve our communities and country
September 10, 2021

DETROIT – When disasters strike, first responders are specially trained to be the first to arrive on the scene, provide aid and protect the well-being of our communities. They run toward an event rather than away, facing unique risks and challenges to ensure the safety of others. To express gratitude

Detroit Tigers announce promotions within Baseball Operations Department

August 31, 2021

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Tigers today announced promotions within the club’s baseball operations department. Sam Menzin has been named Vice President and Assistant General Manager, after serving as the club’s Director of Baseball Operations and Professional Scouting for the past four seasons. Prior to that role, Menzin held the

Tigers statement on passing of Bill Freehan

August 19, 2021

It’s with a heavy heart that all of us with the Detroit Tigers extend our condolences to the friends and family of Bill Freehan. An all-time great Tiger, the Olde English ‘D’ was the only logo he wore over his 15-year Major League career, during which he was named to

Tigers announce 2022 Spring Training schedule

86th Season at TigerTown includes visits from Yankees, Red Sox, Cardinals, Blue Jays, Braves and Nationals
August 18, 2021

DETROIT – In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Detroit Tigers today announced the club’s Grapefruit League game schedule for 2022 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. Spring of 2022 will mark Detroit’s 86th season at TigerTown in Lakeland, extending the longest-standing relationship between a Major League team and a current

Statements from Detroit Tigers and Bally Sports Detroit

August 18, 2021

Statement from Bally Sports Detroit Bally Sports Detroit is extremely disappointed with the remarks analyst Jack Morris made during last night's Tigers game. Jack has been suspended indefinitely from Tigers broadcasts and will be undergoing bias training to educate him on the impact of his comments and how he can

Detroit Tigers agree to two-year contract extension with infielder Jonathan Schoop

August 7, 2021

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Tigers today announced that they’ve signed INF Jonathan Schoop to a two-year contract extension, keeping him with the franchise through the 2023 season. Schoop, just 29 years-old and a former all-star, has signed with the Tigers as a free agent in each of the last

Tigers Announce 2022 Schedule

Season opener March 31 at Seattle; Home opener set for April 8 vs. White Sox; Tigers to host National League West teams in interleague play
August 4, 2021

DETROIT - In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Detroit Tigers today released their 2022 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 Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies and Pittsburgh Pirates.

Tigers Acquire RHP Reese Olson from Milwaukee in Exchange for LHP Daniel Norris

July 30, 2021

DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have acquired RHP Reese Olson from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for LHP Daniel Norris.

Tigers celebrate 18th annual Negro Leagues Weekend presented by Comerica Bank, July 30-August 1

July 29, 2021
  • Festivities begin on Wednesday, July 28 with Bally Sports Detroit’s screening of “The Other Boys of Summer” at Campus Martius Park
  • National Anthem on Friday, July 30 to be performed by Rosilyn Stearnes-Brown and Joyce Stearnes Thompson, daughters of Norman “Turkey” Stearnes
  • First 10,000 fans in attendance

Detroit Tigers agree to terms with top picks

No. 3 overall Jackson Jobe & second rounder Izaac Pacheco
July 23, 2021

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Tigers today agreed to terms with a pair of top picks in the 2021 MLB Draft: RHP Jackson Jobe, the No. 3 overall pick, and second round selection SS Izaac Pacheco. Jobe joins the Tigers organization following four years at Heritage Hall High School in

Tigers agree to terms with No. 32 overall pick RHP Ty Madden

July 19, 2021

DETROIT, MI – The Detroit Tigers today agreed to terms with RHP Ty Madden, the 32nd overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft, which the Tigers were awarded in the Competitive Balance A round. Madden joins the Tigers organization after three seasons at the University of Texas, including a standout

Tigers vs. Twins split doubleheader postponed

July 16, 2021

Today scheduled split doubleheader against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Game one of today’s scheduled split doubleheader will be made up as game one of a split doubleheader tomorrow, Saturday, July 17, with games at 1:10 p.m. and 6:10 p.m.

Detroit Tigers Finalize 21-Person Class on Day Three of 2021 MLB First-Year Player Draft

July 13, 2021

LAKELAND, FL – The Detroit Tigers selected 10 players on day three of the MLB First-Year Player Draft, which included rounds 11 through 20. The club’s 2021 draft class consists of 11 RHP, one LHP, one SS, one 1B, one 3B, two C and four OF. Nineteen of the 21

Detroit Tigers select nine players on day 2 of 2021 MLB First-Year Player Draft

July 12, 2021

LAKELAND, FL – The Detroit Tigers selected nine players on day two of the MLB First-Year Player Draft, which included rounds two through 10. Players selected by Detroit over the draft’s first two days include seven RHP, one LHP, one SS and two OF. Nine of the 11 players drafted

Detroit Tigers select RHP Ty Madden No. 32 pick in the 2021 MLB Draft

July 11, 2021

LAKELAND, FL – The Detroit Tigers have selected RHP Ty Madden with the 32nd overall pick in the 2021 MLB First-Year Player Draft. The selection was the third pick of the Competitive Balance A Round. Madden was ranked as the ninth-best prospect in the draft class by MLB Pipeline, and