With video: Tigers wake up to ‘Good Morning America’

The rapid-fire drill is a sight to behold. New manager Ron Gardenhire picked it up years ago from old boss Tom Kelly.


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Welcome, JD: Red Sox not worried about making room in lineup

FILE – In this Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder J.D. Martinez smiles as he talks with another player during practice at Chase Field for a National League wild-card playoff baseball game in Phoenix. A person familiar with the negotiations says slugger Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $110 million, five-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, because the agreement was subject to a successful physical and had not been announced. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File) More FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — […]

Tigers pitchers welcome Gardenhire with prank

Tigers aim to grow young staff LAKELAND, Fla. — Ron Gardenhire addressed Tigers pitchers and catchers prior to his first Spring Training workout as Detroit manager and warned them that he might take a while to learn their names. "So, if I call you buddy," Jordan Zimmermann recalled Gardenhire saying, "when you go running off, I’ll look at the back of your jersey and know who you are." • Tigers’ Spring Training information That got Zimmermann’s mind working. More importantly, it got his subtle sense of humor going. For the Tigers’ first full-squad workout, he figured, he should wear […]

Report: J.D. Martinez Signs Five-Year Deal With Red Sox Worth $110 Million

Free agent outfielder J.D. Martinez has reportedly reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox on a deal worth $110 million over five years, according to to Pedro Gomez of ESPN and Jon Morosi of MLB Network. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports was the first to report that Martinez and the Red Sox were nearing a deal on Monday. Alex Speir of The Boston Globe reports that the two sides are working around an agreement on a five-year deal. The deal includes an opt-out clause after two years, according to Morosi and Gomez. Martinez, 29, was one of the […]