Ian Kinsler 'ready to go' with Detroit Tigers after WBC win
Detroit Free Press
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler got a hug from Justin Verlander and congratulations from several other teammates as he returned to Tiger Town today after helping USA win the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday night.
Detroit Tigers: The Two Justins
Detroit has other pieces who will have to play key roles if the Tigers are to return to the postseason in 2017 after a two-year absence, such as slugger Miguel Cabrera, second baseman Ian Kinsler and pitcher Michael Fulmer, the reigning AL Rookie of ...
Detroit Tiger Links: Jose Iglesias is probably not for sale
Bless You Boys (blog)
First of all, I'm not sure I believe this report. The Tigers have to be aware that the Yankees weren't going to do anything drastic with Gregorious due back before June. The return would have been minimal at best. However, if this is valid, it ...
Tigers roster projection: Injury questions, intrigue as Opening Day looms
LAKELAND, Fla. -- How will an injury to J.D. Martinez affect the Detroit Tigers' decisions in the 10 days leading up to Opening Day? That's one of the questions we had to address in our third roster projection. With spring training coming to an end ...
Cubs' Javier Baez: Puerto Rico not trying to show up foes in WBC
“That's what it's all about,” Baez said Saturday in his return to the Chicago Cubs and in response to a question whether Puerto Rico's flair was up for debate. “This is a game, it's not a season. Everybody has their style. We're just going to keep ...
Chicago Cubs: Why the World Baseball Classic is good for baseball
Ever since MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred took over for Bud Selig, he has been trying to find ways to get more viewers, or speed up the game. The Chicago Cubs winning the World Series was good for the game. The World Baseball Classic should also ...
Chicago Cubs: Do they have too many right-handed relievers?
Is the fact that the Chicago Cubs' have so many right-handed pitchers in their bullpen going to be an issue during the 2017 season? Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon announced the order for his starting rotation for the beginning of the 2017 season.
Chicago Cubs News: Lester-Contreras relationship; MLB The Show ...
With David Ross retired, the relationship between Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester and Willson Contreras will be a critical part of the team's success.