MLB News: Seven Extension Candidates Before Season Starts

Tigers News

With Spring Training mercifully around the corner, it’s that time of the year when teams start negotiating contract extensions. Clayton Kershaw started off the extension season with a deal that guarantees him $215 million, and the Atlanta Braves recently agreed on a lucrative deal with first baseman Freddie Freeman that will keep him under team control through […]

Tigers Reach Agreement with Joba Chamberlain

The Detroit Tigers reached an agreement with Joba Chamberlain, signing the 28 year-old righthander to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Chamberlain’s contract contains performance bonuses. Chamberlain is coming off the worst year of his major league career. He appeared in 45 games for the New York Yankees, throwing 42 innings with a […]

Is Shin-Soo Choo Worth a $140 Million Deal ?

With the signing of Robinson Cano and Jacoby Ellsbury, Shin-Soo Choo is the best hitter available in the free agent class. The 31 year-old outfielder is looking for a big deal, something in the range of seven years at $20 million per year. There are a bevy of teams that are reported to be interested in Choo, including the Seattle […]

Tigers Max Scherzer “Definitely in Play”

Detroit Tigers ace and Cy Young winner Max Scherzer is available for trade according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports.  The 29 year-old Scherzer will hit free agency next year, and is projected to earn over $13 million in arbitration this season. Scherzer has been dominant the last two years, as he’s posted a 3.29 ERA and a […]

Detroit Tigers Reach Agreement With Rajai Davis

Tigers Rumors

The Detroit Tigers have reached an agreement on a two-year deal with free-agent outfielder  Rajai Davis. While several teams were in the mix for Davis, the Tigers were said to be the favorites along with the Minnesota Twins. He would likely serve as the Tigers’ fourth outfielder. Davis was largely a part time player for the last […]

Detroit Tigers Close Deal On Closer Joe Nathan

Detroit Tigers rumors

The Detroit Tigers reached an agreement on a two-year deal with the top free-agent closer on the market,  Joe Nathan,  according to Ken Rosenthal and Jon Morosi of Fox Sports. Nathan had been seeking a multiyear deal worth at least $10 million per season and turned down a $9 million option with the Texas Rangers […]

Washington Nationals Swindle Detroit Tigers, Grab Doug Fister

Nats News and Rumors

The Washington Nationals acquired right-handed pitcher Doug Fister from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for infielder Steve Lombardozzi, lefty reliever Ian Krol, and pitching prospect Robbie Ray. The deal was originally reported by Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. This looks like a great deal for the Nationals. The 29 year-old Fister has been one of the best pitchers in baseball over the last […]

Rangers, Tigers Agree to Prince Fielder, Ian Kinsler Trade

Detroit Tigers rumors

The Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a deal that would send Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler. Both players would have to pass physicals. Since there is a significant amount of cash in the deal the Commissioner’s Office will have to approve the transaction. Kinsler is due $62 […]