Robbie Ray excited for new opportunity with Diamondbacks
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When Detroit right-hander Anibal Sanchez went on the disabled list last May, left-hander Robbie Ray was summoned to the majors. It was not exactly the Tigers' plan
league talent. David Murphy, Brandon Moss, Dustin Pedroia, Hanley Ramirez, Jon Lester, Jonathan Papelbon and Anibal Sanchez all played for the Sea Dogs that year. In total, 18 players on that team saw time in the major leagues. When I asked
Lobstein in the mix for Tigers' bullpen role
exactly having a standout season with the Toledo (AAA) Mud Hens last year when the Tigers called him up because of Anibal Sanchez 's injury. He was 9-11 with a 4.07 ERA and 1.48 WHIP with the Mud Hens. So naturally, in Lobstein's first
Healthy VerHagen hopes to make Tigers' roster in any role
at Vanderbilt at the same time. However, the Tigers say they are set at starter with Price, Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez , Shane Greene and Alfredo Simon. But perhaps VerHagen could end up in the Tigers' bullpen. "They haven't told
Anibal Sanchez finally gets Tigers' run support to win
DETROIT -- Anibal Sanchez 's mound mastery hasn't gained much national notice because the Detroit Tigers had developed a nasty habit of not supporting
Tigers have new look, still expect to contend
shortstop Jose Iglesias and reliever Bruce Rondon can come back from missing time with injuries, if Justin Verlander and Anibal Sanchez can bounce back and what to expect from new pitchers Alfredo Simon and Shane Greene, plus new outfielders Yoenis
James Shields to the Tigers would make a lot of sense
immediately, then certainly by this time next year. At present, the Tigers' 2015 rotation consists of David Price, Anibal Sanchez , Justin Verlander, Alfredo Simon and Shane Greene. Team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski could leave
Nathan struggles in Tigers' 5-3 loss to Toronto.
Brad Ausmus comments on Joe Nathan's outing and whether or not he thought about sending Anibal Sanchez back to the mound.
Ausmus lauds Sanchez despite defeat
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is proud of Anibal Sanchez's outing against Chicago despite Detroit falling 3-1.
Tigers deal Porcello, who should land big bucks by next offseason
for free agency after this year (Simon and David Price) and two under long-term contracts (Justin Verlander and Anibal Sanchez ). Unless Porcello signs an extension with the Red Sox, he should be one of the most coveted free-agent pitchers