Author Archives: Chris Burke

TDSS Roundtable: What’s Next With Victor Martinez Back in the Fold?

The Detroit Tigers made a critical move Wednesday, locking up DH Victor Martinez to a four-year deal, thereby keeping their cleanup hitter in the lineup. Where else should Dave Dombrowski be looking to upgrade as the offseason swings into full … Continue reading

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Victor Martinez Reportedly ‘Close to Re-Signing’ With Detroit Tigers

Victor Martinez will be back as the Detroit Tigers’ DH for 2015 … and much longer. According to FoxSports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Tigers are “close to re-signing Martinez to [a] four-year deal”. Joel Sherman of the New York Post tweeted … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers Free Agency: Joel Hanrahan in Talks to Retun on Minor-League Deal

The Detroit Tigers apparently are not ready to give up on Joel Hanrahan just yet. ESPN’s Buster Olney reported Wednesday that Detroit may be on the verge of bringing the reliever back: There have been talks between the Tigers and … Continue reading

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PHOTO: Andre Drummond’s Name Misspelled on His Jersey vs. Bulls

Insert your own punchline here: Whoever is in charge of stitching the names on the Detroit Pistons’ uniforms swung and missed Monday on Andre Drummond. Pistons misspelled Andre Drummond's name on his jersey tonight (h/t @PhilHecken, @AndrewDBailey). pic.twitter.com/WYt996ljGR — Paul … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Austin Hatch Hits a Free Throw in Michigan’s First Exhibition

The Michigan Wolverines have just one exhibition game under their belts (an 86-43 win over Wayne State), but they’ll have a hard time topping the highlight that outing produced. In the closing seconds, two-time plane crash survivor Austin Hatch stepped … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers Rumors: Could Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier or Carl Crawford Be in Play?

Austin Jackson’s still in Seattle, Andy Dirks was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays and Torii Hunter appears headed out the door. So, unless the Detroit Tigers are banking on Tyler Collins and/or Steven Moya playing huge roles … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers Rumors: Tyler Clippard ‘Would Be Perfect’ Trade Fit for the Bullpen

MLB free agency is underway, but that does not mean that Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski would pass on a trade if one came along. We’ve seen more than enough aggressive moves from Dombrowski now to know that he is … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Daniel Cleary Scores in His First Game of the 2014-15 Season

Mike Babcock moved veteran forward Daniel Cleary into the Detroit Red Wings’ lineup for the first time this season, hoping to get some sort of spark after a disappointing loss in Ottawa. Cleary provided it, even though it required a … Continue reading

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