The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms on a new two-year, $18.5 million deal with All-Star outfielder J.D. Martinez on Monday to avoid arbitration, according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News. Martinez was an All-Star for the first time...Show More Summary
A person with knowledge of the deal says J.D. Martinez has agreed to an $18.5 million, two-year contract with the Detroit Tigers, avoiding salary arbitration.
Jordan Zimmermann is a Detroit Tiger now, and Doug Fister is a Houston Astro. That leaves Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez, Tanner Roark and Joe Ross as the 2016 Nationals rotation, one with less room for injuries or underperformance than last year’s depth could endure. Read full article >>
The Angels made a minor trade Wednesday, acquiring corner infielder Jefry Marte, who played 33 games in the big leagues last season, from the Detroit Tigers for infielder Kody Eaves, who has not played higher than the Class-A level in four minor league seasons. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound Marte, who...
Al Avila says it was around Christmas that the Detroit Tigers' offseason changed.
The Detroit Tigers and Justin Upton made their partnership official on Wednesday, as the 28-year-old outfielder officially signed his six-year contract and met with the media for his introductory press conference. First things first,...Show More Summary
The Detroit Tigers continue to build and spend money this offseason by signing free agent Justin Upton to a huge deal.
Mike Illitch, the 86-year-old owner of the Detroit Tigers, wants nothing more than to win a World Series. Time and time again (...)
The Detroit Tigers are going for it.Owner Mike Ilitch reportedly agreed to terms with Justin Upton on Monday night, giving the free-agent outfielder a six-year, $132.75 million contract.Upton, who played with the San Deigo Padres last season, batted.251 with 26 home runs and 81 RBI. Show More Summary
What you need to know, what anyone needs to know, about how the Detroit Tigers operate doesn’t have to do with their change from Dave Dombrowski to Al Avila, his longtime lieutenant, as the head of baseball operations. It doesn’t have to do with whether Brad Ausmus is the manager or not (he is) or whether the farm system is stocked (it’s not).Read full article >>
The Tigers signed Justin Upton to a six year, $132.75 million contract, and he's an immediate, obvious, necessary improvement. The Detroit Tigers have looked stronger. Going into 2013, they were a pennant-winning collection of talent that was only improving. Show More Summary
With Chris Davis re-signing with the Baltimore Orioles and Justin Upton taking his talents to the Detroit Tigers, we can cross two more teams off the list as potential landing spots for the biggest names believed to be available on the trade market. That doesn't mean there are no deals to be made, however. Show More Summary
The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a six-year contract worth $132.75 million with free agent outfielder Justin Upton, MLB.com reported on Monday.
Justin Upton, a free-agent outfielder who is a three-time All-Star, was to join Detroit after agreeing a six-year, $132.75 million deal.
The Detroit Tigers entered the offseason with a handful of expensive long-term contracts already in hand, and they have since added two more amid a flurry of offseason moves that has overhauled their roster. As such, it's a little strange...Show More Summary
The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a $132.75 million, six-year contract with free-agent outfielder Justin Upton, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
The Detroit Tigers and free agent outfielder Justin Upton have reportedly agreed to a six-year deal worth $132.75 million. Justin 6 year deal with #Tigers is for $132.75M. AAV is $22.125 per year. — Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) January 19, 2016 Justin Upton will get staggering $132.75 million with his 6-year deal with Tigers. https://t.co/22rKTJ6l2a via […]
Free-agent outfielder Justin Upton signed with the Detroit Tigers on Monday. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the deal is for six years. Bob Nightengale of USA Today noted Upton will get $132.75 million. Upton has proved over his nine-year career that he is one of the most well-rounded outfielders in the majors. Show More Summary
Free agent outfielder Justin Upton has agreed to terms with the Detroit Tigers on a six-year deal worth $132.75 million, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today. Upton hit.251/.336/.454 with 26 home runs, 26 doubles and 19 stolen bases in 150 games for the San Diego Padres in 2015. Show More Summary
Thanks to the folks over at MLB.com's Cut 4, we know that it's a fact that Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers had better odds of breaking Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak—and that the Mets' Bartolo Colon had better odds of hitting...Show More Summary