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Tigers | Alex Avila starting at 1B

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:06:32 -0700

Detroit Tigers C Alex Avila is starting at first base and hitting seventh against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi Tuesday, July 28. That allows C James McCann to start behind the plate. McCann is hitting sixth in the batting order.

Fantasy Tip: Avila ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) and McCann ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) don't really move the FantasyScore needle very much. Avila is hitting only .188 (21-for-112) with three home runs on the year. McCann has swung the bat a bit better (.289-4-24) and is probably the more intriguing value play at catcher at a slightly more expensive price.

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Tigers | Detroit interested in Mike Leake?

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:56:19 -0700

Cincinnati Reds SP Mike Leake could draw interest from the Detroit Tigers if they determine this week that they have a realistic shot at the American League Wild Card race.

Fantasy Tip: A trade of Leake ($5,500, 11.0% of cap) to the American League Central is unlikely to change his fantasy value all that much. If you're in an AL-only league and in need of upgrades, you should definitely be looking to save your FAAB money for players that cross over in trades later this week.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Bob Nightengale


Tigers | Buck Farmer starting Friday

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:43:45 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP Buck Farmer will be the starting pitcher against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 31.

Fantasy Tip: Farmer ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) has made a few appearances for the Tigers this season and has struggled in each appearance. Owners on FantasyScore should avoid Farmer until he is able to record a few solid outings.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Anthony Fenech


Tigers | Shane Greene loses rotation spot

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:30:38 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP Shane Greene will be moved to the bullpen, according to manager Brad Ausmus.

Fantasy Tip: Greene ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) has allowed 17 earned runs in 13 2/3 innings this month with more walks (seven) than strikeouts (four) during that span. Greene does not much fantasy value as a relief pitcher, so he could be dropped in leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Anthony Fenech


Tigers | Andrew Romine in the lineup

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:35:03 -0700

Detroit Tigers SS Andrew Romine will start in first base against Tampa Bay Rays SP Nathan Karns Monday, July 27, and is batting eighth in the lineup.

Fantasy Tip: Romine ($2,600, 5.2% of cap) is hitting .273 with three RBI in limited playing time this month but is not a great option for owners on FantasyScore.

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Tigers | David Price may become available

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:59:16 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP David Price could become available in a trade if the team struggles in their series against the Tampa Bay Rays this week, according to sources. The team is currently looking to acquire players at this point.

Fantasy Tip: Price ($9,100, 18.2% of cap) likely would become a popular trade target for contending teams if he becomes available before the trade market. He has gone 9-3 with a 2.31 ERA and 134 strikeouts in 20 starts. Price should be a solid starting option against most teams.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi


Tigers | Alfredo Simon to work on bike

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:33:54 -0700

Detroit Tigers SP Alfredo Simon (groin), who left his start Saturday, July 25, with a slight groin injury, will work on a bike instead of jogging as he prepares for his next start.

Fantasy Tip: Simon ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) allowed at least four earned runs in all but his latest start over the weekend in the month of July. That means he's a bad option on FantasyScore his next time out, especially coming off an injury.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera to take BP

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 09:27:25 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (calf) ran on an anti-gravity treadmill before the game Sunday, July 26, and he will take batting practice with the team before their series against the Tampa Bay Rays starts Monday, July 27, according to manager Brad Ausmus.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) could be back in the middle of August if everything goes according to plan. As one of the best hitter's in the game, he can still make a pretty big impact for the remaining month and a half of the season as long as he doesn't have any recurrence of calf problems.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera due back soon

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 05:43:57 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (calf) could be back around Aug. 15, from his calf injury.

Fantasy Tip: This would put Miggy on the front end of his timetable to return and could keep the team from becoming sellers at the trade deadline. Keep Cabrera stashed on the DL.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Buster Olney


Tigers | Nick Castellanos drives in three

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 18:39:17 -0700

Detroit Tigers 3B Nick Castellanos went 2-for-4 with a home run, three RBI and a run scored in a 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox Saturday, July 25.

Fantasy Tip: Castellanos ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) has had three multi-hit games in his last five, logging three homers and eight RBI during the stretch. He could make a solid low-priced play at FantasyScore again Sunday against Boston starter Eduardo Rodriguez, who brings a 4.64 ERA into the game.

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Tigers | Alex Avila playing first base

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:23:01 -0700

Detroit Tigers C/1B Alex Avila will start at first base and bat seventh against Boston Red Sox SP Steven Wright Saturday, July 25, with C James McCann starting behind the plate and batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: This will be Avila's ($3,300, 6.6% of cap) seventh appearance and fifth start at first base this season. He is only batting .196 in 46 at-bats this month and is only hitting .161 away from Comerica Park, so he should be avoided in FantasyScore. McCann ($3,900, 7.8% of cap) is batting .417 with a home run and seven RBIs through 36 at-bats this month and is worth consideration for FantasyScore lineups.

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Tigers | Rajai Davis playing center field

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 11:19:10 -0700

Detroit Tigers OF Rajai Davis will bat leadoff and play center field against Boston Red Sox SP Steven Wright Saturday, July 25. OF Anthony Gose is receiving the day off.

Fantasy Tip: Davis ($3,500, 7.0% of cap) is hitless in his last 12 at-bats and is 5-for-33 (.152) during the month of July. He should be avoided in FantasyScore today.

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Tigers | Miguel Cabrera takes batting practice

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 07:47:29 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (calf) was able to participate in some batting practice Friday, July 24, and also took some throws at first base.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) is still probably still a few weeks away from returning and may need to go on a rehab assignment. Cabrera is one of the best players in the league and probably will be a starting option most nights on FantasyScore when he returns to the lineup.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Chris McCosky


Tigers | Miguel Cabrera not cleared yet

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:53:57 -0700

Detroit Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera (calf) said he is making progress in his recovery from a calf injury but has not been cleared for baseball activities at this point.

Fantasy Tip: Cabrera ($6,300, 12.6% of cap) probably is still several weeks away from returning, so owners should continue to monitor his progress. Marc Krauss ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) and Jefry Marte ($2,900, 5.8% of cap) will continue to share time at first base but are not strong options on FantasyScore.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Detroit News - Chris McCosky


Tigers | Ian Kinsler on a tear

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:42:34 -0700

Detroit Tigers 2B Ian Kinsler notched his fourth straight multi-hit game Thursday, July 23, finishing 2-for-6 a double and a run scored in a 3-2 loss to Seattle Mariners.

Fantasy Tip: Kinsler ($4,400, 8.8% of cap) has two homers, four doubles, four RBI and seven runs scored over the last four games, and he has looked sharp since the All-Star break. His price tag won't break the bank at FantasyScore, so feel free to stick with his hot bat until he cools off.

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Detroit Tigers Player News

Aguasvivas Juaner 1B
Ahearne Pat P
Airoso Kurt OF
Alburquerque Al RP
Alvarado Carlos P
Alvino Billy C
Amezquita Octavio SS
Andujar Billis P
Ardoin Kevin P
Augenstein Bryan RP
Averill Erik P
Avery James P
Avila Alex C
Baez William P
Baldwin Ancil P
Bale John P
Barnes Justin C
Baxter Jake P
Beattie Eric P
Belfiore Mike RP
Benitez Gabe P
Bernard Wynton OF
Berry Vincent OF
Borchering Bobby 3B
Bouchie Andy C
Bourquin Ronnie 3B
Bowen Joe C
Brackman Mark P
Brown Curtis OF
Bumstead Nathan P
Burrows Beau P
Cabrera Miguel 1B
Cain Nolan P
Carmosino Dominic P
Casilla Alexi 2B
Cassavechia Nick P
Castellanos Nick 3B
Cervenak Mike 3B
Cespedes Yoenis OF
Christman Tim P
Clelland Edward P
Collet Cody C
Collier Tommy P
Collins Tyler OF
Colvin Brooks SS
Conn Tyler P
Cordova Jorge P
Cosme Caonabo INF
Crabtree Tim P
Crichton Erik P
Cruz Jordan OF
Cruz Nelson R. RP
Davis Brad C
Davis Rajai OF
De La Vara Gilbert P
DeLucia Dan P
Diaz Alvaro OF
Dlugach Brent SS
Douglas Brandon INF
Drucker Scot P
Dubee Michael P
Duffey Jack P
Durham Lance 1B
Dyer Shane SP
Eichhorn Kevin P
Encarnacion Jose P
Escobar Elys C
Farmer Buck SP
Faulk Kenny P
Feeney Trevor P
Feliz Neftali RP
Fields Daniel SS
Finefrock Sean P
Finigan P.J. P
Ford Jacob 3B
Foster Jordan OF
Fraser Loren P
Gagnier Drew P
Garcia Ramon P
Gaynor Wade 3B
Gentzler Daniel P
Gerbe Jeff P
Gibson Tyler OF
Gilman Steven P
Gonzalez Alberto INF
Gonzalez Eduardo P
Gonzalez Enrique P
Gorzelanny Tom RP
Gose Anthony OF
Graham Andrew C
Graham Jason P
Green Austin P
Green Dean 1B
Greene Shane SP
Greiner Grayson P
Grosse Mike 2B
Gulliver James SS
Guzman Agustin 2B
Hahn Jeffrey P
Hanzawa Troy SS
Hardy Blaine P
Harrigan Brandon C
Haske Mark SS
Henkel Rob P
Henriquez Oscar P
Hensen Brian P
Hernandez Hector OF
Hernandez Michael OF
Hess Andrew P
Hess Kevan P
Hessman Mike INF
Hill Derek OF
Hill Shawn SP
Hodge Kevin P
Holaday Bryan C
Homer Christopher P
Huddleston Robert C
Iglesias Jose SS
Inglin Jeff OF
Jacobsen Tyler P
Jaime Carmelo 2B
James Mike RP
Johnson Gabe C
Johnson Mark J. P
Jones Brandon OF
Kalita Tim P
Karnuth Jason P
Kellogg Micah P
Kenkel Rob P
Ketchner Ryan P
Kibler Jonathan P
Kinsler Ian 2B
Kirkland Kody 3B
Kite Josh P
Konecny Daniel P
Kopp David P
Krauss Marc 1B
Krizan Jason OF
Krol Ian RP
Krol Noah P
LaLuna Michael P
Lamont Wade 1B
Larez Victor P
Laster Jeremy OF
Lee Joshua 1B
Lemon Marcus 2B
Lennerton Jordan 1B
Leyland Patrick C
Lindsey John 1B
Lobstein Kyle SP
Longley Drew C
Lontayo Alex P
Lorg Cale SS
Machado Dixon SS
Mahoney Collin P
Mantiply Joe P
Manus Michael P
Manzueta Jheyson P
Marte Jefry 3B
Martinez Francisco OF
Martinez Hector X. SS
Martinez J.D. OF
Martinez Victor 1B
McBride Macay P
McCann James C
McGorty John 1B
McIntyre Nicolas 2B
McRae Aaron C
Meador James OF
Mears Chris SP
Melian Jackson OF
Meran Jorge C
Mercedes Melvin RP
Mesa Eliezer OF
Middleton Cory 3B
Miller Cole C
Monasterios Carlos P
Moody Nolan P
Morrison Mike P
Moya Steven OF
Murrian John C
Nardozzi Paul P
Nathan Joe RP
Nesbitt Angel P
Newton Jordan C
Nickerson Jonah SP
Nicolas Cesar 1B
Norfleet Matthew P
Nowlin Billy C
O'Brien Matthew P
Ostlund Ian P
Ott Louis SS
Palacios Wilsen P
Palma Ricardo P
Paulino Brenny RP
Pearson Kyle P
Peeples Jamaal OF
Pereira Anthony SS
Perez Ezequiel P
Perez Marcelo P
Peter Kyle OF
Peterson Adam P
Peterson Brian C
Piantek Kurtis 1B
Piccola Zach P
Pina Manny C
Pounds Bryan 3B
Price David SP
Rainwater Josh P
Ramirez Hector X. SS
Ramirez Wilken 3B
Regas Kris P
Roberson Ryan 1B
Roberts Lionel 1B
Robertson Timothy P
Robinson Trayvon OF
Robowski Ryan P
Rochelle Kristopher C
Rodland Eric 2B
Rogers Brian RP
Rogers Joe P
Romine Andrew SS
Rondon Bruce RP
Ronz Kenon P
Rood Shawn SS
Ross Greg P
Royals Thomas P
Rush Eddie OF
Russo Kevin OF
Ryan Kyle SP
Samuels Zach P
Sanches Humberto P
Sanchez Anibal SP
Sanchez Eduardo RP
Sanchez Felix P
Santo Brian P
Satterwhite Cody RP
Schmack Brian RP
Schotts Austin SS
Simon Alfredo SP
Sleeth Kyle P
Smith Les OF
Sommer Luke OF
Sorensen Mark P
Soria Joakim RP
Speier Gabe P
Spring Daniel P
Startup Will RP
Steik Ricky P
Stein Keith OF
Stewart Christin OF
Stewart Jake OF
Stohr Tyler P
Stokes David P
Tata Jordan P
Taylor Londell OF
Thomas Devin X. C
Thornton Thomas P
Timm Brandon OF
Todd Jade P
Tomey Anthony RP
Torrealba Steve C
Torres Christopher C
Trzesniak Nick C
Tulk Robert OF
Turley Josh P
Tyner Jason OF
Valdez Ignacio OF
Valdez Jose RP
Vasquez Matt P
Vasquez Sendy P
VerHagen Drew P
Verlander Justin SP
Waddell Jason P
Wathan Derek INF
Weber Thad SP
Weber Tyler C
Wells Casper OF
Westlake Aaron 1B
White Christopher OF
Wilson Alex RP
Wilson Josh 2B
Wood Austin P
Wyatt Brent SS
Young Stephen 2B
Zeid Josh RP
Zell Danny P
Zumaya Richard P

Ausmus Brad MAN
Avila Al TO
Belliard Rafael TO
Billmeyer Mick TO
Brookens Tom TO
Clark Dave TO
Dombrowski Dave GM
Durham Leon TO
Fields Bruce TO
Jones Jeff PC
Joyner Wally TO
Lamont Gene TO
Leyland Jim TO
Maroth Mike TO
Martin Matt TO
Newhan David TO
Trammell Alan TO
Vizquel Omar TO

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