Detroit Tigers

Rumor Central: Nats, Rays interested in Justin Wilson?

The Washington Nationals and Tampa Bay Rays are reportedly interested in Detroit Tigers closer Justin Wilson.According to MLB Network's Jon Morosi, the Nats have a continuing interest in Wilson and would like to add a reliever, possibly a starter, as well. Morosi notes that the N...

MLB trade rumors: Tigers, Rays talk Justin Wilson

According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa Bay Rays are interested in adding Justin Wilson, who pitches for the Detroit Tigers. Wilson has moved from setup to the closer position this season and has performed admirably. He would be a great addition to the Rays, w...

Report: Rays Zeroing In On Justin Wilson, Talks Gaining Traction

The Tampa Bay Rays are eyeing Justin Wilson as the solution to their bullpen problems. Per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, “there is some traction in talks” between the Rays and the Tigers regarding a potential Wilson trade. The Rays, 49-44, are first in the A.L. wild c...

Mikie Mahtook continues bid for starting CF job with two hits, highlight-reel catch vs Royals

DETROIT - Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez hit a ball 427 feet off of Justin Verlander on Tuesday at Comerica Park - for an out. With two outs and no runners on in the fifth inning, Mikie Mahtook sprinted 123 feet, according to MLB's Statcast, to track down Perez's fly b...

Justin Verlander overcomes tough first vs. KC

DETROIT -- Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander doesn't necessarily believe in the BABIP (batting average on balls put in play) gods, the deification of the law of averages on fluke hits. All he ...

Miguel Cabrera's homer powers Tigers past KC

Five consecutive hits to start the game put the Royals in position to take control early, but Verlander (5-4) limited the damage and retired 17 of his next 20 batters. J.D. Martinez chipped into ...

Nationals Get Creative in Search for Bullpen Help

WASHINGTON — After being linked to the free agent reliever for days, the Washington Nationals made it official on a minor league deal with former top closer Francisco Rodriguez on Tuesday: Th...

Washington Nationals make big move to address struggling bullpen [Washington Post]

Though the Washington Nationals have been one of the best teams in the National League this season, they haven't been without their struggles. In fact, the Nats have one of the league's worst bu...

Baker wants Rodriguez – so long as he’s the old ‘K-Rod’

WASHINGTON — Dusty Baker would love for his Washington Nationals to add reliever Francisco Rodriguez — so long as K-Rod can replicate the form that made him a six-time All-Star. Amid reports...

MLB Rumors: Nationals bullpen desperation leading them to take a chance on K-Rod?

Are the Washington Nationals desperate enough to give the embattled Francisco Rodriguez a shot? It sounds like it. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported the Nationals' interest in K-Rod on Monday...

Report: Rodriguez 'Likely' To Sign With Nationals

Released on Friday by the Tigers, Francisco Rodriguez has already caught the eye of another team. The Nationals are expected to sign Rodriguez “as early as Monday,” according to Jon Heyman o...