Ramirez slams White Sox into playoff with Twins
Alexei Ramirez spread his arms wide, raced around the bases like a little kid and jumped into Paul Konerko's embrace at home plate. No wonder they were so happy. The White Sox would play one more day.
Sep 30, 2008 - 6:27:22 AM
Tigers trade catcher Ivan Rodriguez to Yankees
The Detroit Tigers sent veteran catcher Ivan Rodriguez to the New York Yankees for hard-throwing reliever Kyle Farnsworth on Wednesday, a trade that filled glaring holes for both contenders.
Jul 31, 2008 - 4:27:26 AM
Tigers, Granderson agree on 5-year deal
The Detroit Tigers could have kept Curtis Granderson around for a while, retaining his talents with one-year deals until he became eligible for free agency after the 2011 season. The Tigers, though, don't just wait around to make moves these days.
Feb 4, 2008 - 6:01:17 PM
Cabrera, Tigers agree at $11.3M
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers agreed Friday to a one-year contract worth $11.3 million, avoiding salary arbitration before the All-Star third baseman's first season with the team.
Jan 18, 2008 - 2:31:47 PM
Robertson, Tigers agree to $21.25M deal
Nate Robertson pitched for the Detroit Tigers when they lost an AL-record 119 games in 2003. After Robertson helped the Tigers become serious contenders, they decided to keep him around for what appears to be a bright future.
Jan 16, 2008 - 6:06:51 PM
Willis agrees to 3-year deal with Tigers
Dontrelle Willis looked at the Detroit Tigers' snow-covered field and his familiar smile grew even wider. The former Florida Marlins pitcher and California native wasn't about to let the white stuff or frigid temperatures spoil his big day.
Dec 20, 2007 - 8:00:01 PM
Jones agrees to remain Tigers' closer
Todd Jones and the busy Detroit Tigers agreed to a $7 million, one-year contract Monday. Jones had 38 saves for the Tigers last season, a year after saving 37 games to help Detroit make the playoffs for the first time since 1987. He had four more in the postseason as the Tigers reached the World Series. He turns 40 in April.
Nov 12, 2007 - 7:21:02 PM
Tigers acquire OF Jacque Jones from Cubs
The Detroit Tigers addressed another need, acquiring outfielder Jacque Jones Monday from the Chicago Cubs for utility player Omar Infante.
Nov 12, 2007 - 3:37:06 PM
Tigers' Zumaya has shoulder surgery
With the California wildfires closing in on his parents' house, Joel Zumaya went up to the attic and tried to salvage a few things for his father. Moments later, his 2008 season was in jeopardy.
Nov 2, 2007 - 12:22:57 AM
Tigers acquire SS Renteria from Braves
The Detroit Tigers made the first splash in baseball's offseason as they addressed a pressing priority. Again. Detroit filled its No. 1 void Monday, acquiring shortstop Edgar Renteria and cash from the Atlanta Braves for two prospects.
Oct 29, 2007 - 7:27:05 PM