Tigers add prospect Gerber, sign Carpenter

Grayson Greiner hammers a double to left field, scoring Zack Cox to tie the game at 4 in the 8th inning DETROIT — The Tigers spent much of the offseason so far clearing out space on their 40-man roster. Monday was the day for them to stock it up again, adding prospects to protect from the Rule 5 Draft ahead of an 8 p.m. ET deadline. The club purchased the contracts of catcher Grayson Greiner, shortstop Sergio Alcantara , outfielder Mike Gerber, left-hander Gregory Soto and right-handers Gerson Moreno, Spencer Turnbull and Eduardo Jimenez. The Tigers also signed free-agent […]

Sources: Tigers talk Kinsler with Halos, Mets

Tigers general manager Al Avila joins MLB Tonight to discuss the future and direction of the Detroit Tigers The Angels and Mets are among the teams that have had at least preliminary conversations with the Tigers on a deal for Kinsler, sources told MLB.com Monday. While the Angels and Mets have needs at second base — where Kinsler is a four-time All-Star — at least two other teams have shown interest in him playing third base, according to sources. Ian Kinsler fields a grounder with the bases loaded and fires to the plate to throw out Raul Mondesi in […]

MLB Hot Stove rumors: Mets discuss Ian Kinsler trade with Tigers to fill 2B need

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Omar Vizquel will reportedly be a minor league manager for White Sox in 2018

According to a Sunday report, former Omar Vizquel will be named the manager of the Winston-Salem Dash, a Class-A affiliate of the White Sox. Former White Sox shortstop Omar Vizquel is reportedly about to become current White Sox minor league manager Omar Vizquel. According to a Sunday report, Vizquel will be the manager of the Winston-Salem Dash in 2018. Omar Vizquel será en 2018 el manager de @WSDashBaseball , la sucursal de @whitesox en la Liga de Carolina, un circuito clase A avanzada. Es la primera vez que una organización de @MLB lo contrata para dirigir. #MiLB — Efraín […]

Sheffield among ex-Tigers seeking spot in Hall

Gary Sheffield talks about winning the Willie Horton African American Legacy Award, including what Horton meant to him while in Detroit DETROIT — While Alan Trammell awaits his Hall of Fame fate with the Modern Era Baseball committee next month, former Tigers Gary Sheffield, Johnny Damon and Aubrey Huff are among the eligible players on the traditional Hall of Fame ballot that eligible voters from the Baseball Writers’ Association of America will consider. Omar Vizquel, who served as Tigers first-base coach the past four seasons following a 24-year career as a Major League shortstop, is also on the ballot, […]