Each year, a new group of rookies sets out to make a mark in the Major Leagues, and in 2018, many of these young players have made history with their performances. With the aid of all 30 MLB.com beat writers, here's a look at each team's best rookie this season.
While Detroit took an 8-2 loss to Minnesota at Comerica Park to finish off a series sweep, they learned a little more about Turnbull, good and bad. Turnbull finished with six runs allowed on six hits over four innings, walking one and striking out two.
The Tigers open their final home series of the season tonight with a 7:10 ET game against the Royals at Comerica Park. Matthew Boyd (9-12, 4.08 ERA) will try to become the first Tigers pitcher to double-digit wins this season when he makes the start opposite Jorge Lopez (2-3, 4.64). Boyd is 6-3 with a […]
The Tigers will honor Martinez on Saturday in a ceremony prior to their 6:10 p.m. ET game against the Royals, celebrating the switch-hitter's seven-year Detroit tenure. Given the recent trend of Martinez being rested on day games after night games, Saturday could well be his final start at Comerica Park.
Daniel Norris' pitching line in Tuesday's 5-3 Tigers loss to the Twins at Comerica Park will look like most of his other starts over the past couple years, with some encouraging stats, but not enough outs and not the desired result. But for five innings, Detroit's young left-hander shut down the Twins' lineup on two […]
Tigers pitcher Matthew Boyd and his wife, Ashley, weren't looking to open their own nonprofit when the call came in. Though they were active in charitable causes, they had just become parents. Then came the call earlier this year from Ashley's old boss at Remember Nhu, a nonprofit which aims to prevent child trafficking and […]
Michael Fulmer could spend a second consecutive offseason recuperating from surgery. The Tigers right-hander will visit renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday for a second opinion on the damaged meniscus in his right knee.
Ron Gardenhire and Paul Molitor talked about the pros and cons of the bullpen start long before batting practice Monday afternoon. Hours later, the combination of Twins "opener" Gabriel Moya and Kohl Stewart held Detroit to very little production, sending the Tigers to a 6-1 loss Monday night at Comerica Park.
At the end of each season, Major League clubs hold instructional league play, commonly known as instructs, an extended mini-camp that allows Minor Leaguers -- particularly those just starting their pro careers at the lower levels of their team's system -- to get some work in before calling it a year.