Alexandra Simon

Spring Training: Astros (SS) @ Tigers

We haven’t had one of these in a while! Astros Grossman (7) Gonzalez (4) Springer (9) Gattis (DH) Valbuena (5) Correa (6) Singleton (3) Marisnick (8) Stassi (2) Straily (1) Tigers Kinsler (4) Iglesias (6) J. Martinez (9) Cespedes (DH) Collins (7) Davis (8) McCann (2) Lennerton (3) Romine (5) Greene (1)

The voice of the turtle!

Tigers Clobber O’s in Spring Opener

For lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land. — Song of Solomon, 2:11-12 The Tigers opened their Grapefruit League season with a 15-2 thrashing of […]

(That number won't be available for you in Detroit! Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images North America)

Tigers Add Lefty Reliever; 2015 Bullpen Beginning to Take Shape

The 2015 roster continues to take shape as the Tigers added a veteran left-handed reliever to the mix today, on a one-year deal. Tom Gorzelanny, a fixture in the Milwaukee Brewers’ bullpen, signed a one-year deal with the Tigers, and joins a cast of new faces (along with some familiar ones). Gorzelanny, a converted starting […]

You can expect to see this for four more years. (Photo by moi)

Tigers Lock Down VMart (And Little Victor) For Four More Years

Roughly one day after stating re-signing Victor Martinez was the Tigers’ top offseason priority, Dave Dombrowski did just that, inking the 35-year-old DH to a four year, $68 million contract. Martinez will be 39 at the end of the deal (he won’t turn 40 until December 2018). With an AAV of $17 million per year, […]

Bullpen Implosion Leaves Us With More Questions Than Answers

I’m not going to talk about the game. You’ve already seen it. And if you haven’t, you will. I have some questions heading into the offday: • Where the hell has Al Alburquerque gone? He’s been one of the team’s most reliable relievers when used—and yet Ausmus has hardly used him. “Everyday” Al has thrown […]

Game 2: Tigers (0-1) @ Orioles (1-0)

Here’s hoping today’s game goes better than yesterday’s! Tigers Justin Verlander (R) 1. Ian Kinsler (R) 2B 2. Torii Hunter (R) RF 3. Miguel Cabrera (R) 1B 4. Victor Martinez (S) DH 5. J.D. Martinez (R) LF 6. Nick Castellanos (R) 3B 7. Alex Avila (L) C 8. Andrew Romine (S) SS 9. Rajai Davis […]

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