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Detroit Tigers: Would signing Shane Greene fix their bullpen issues?

This weekend, the Detroit Tigers were swept by the Oakland A’s and in the four-game series, there were a few key takeaways from the series that stood out.  The obvious ones were the offense and two good starts from Matthew Boyd and Jose Urena. The other one was rather cryptic and that was the performance […] Detroit Tigers: Would signing Shane Greene fix their bullpen issues? - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 17, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Historical road woes against the Oakland A’s

If you believe that the Detroit Tigers have not done well against the Oakland A’s in your lifetime in the regular season, could you be suffering from the Mandela Effect? Are you familiar with the Mandela Effect? For some Detroit Tigers fans, the Mandela Effect is a term you may not hear before but what […] Detroit Tigers: Historical road woes against the Oakland A’s - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 17, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Let’s Look At Akil Baddoo’s Strikeouts

Akil Baddoo has rightfully been the talk of the early Detroit Tigers season. His first few games will remain legendary, and him dominating despite never playing above High-A made it all the more compelling. A slump was always going to come for Akil Baddoo, because slumps come for everyone in baseball. Fans would do well […] Detroit Tigers: Let’s Look At Akil Baddoo’s Strikeouts - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 16, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Spencer Turnbull’s Toledo Tuneup Start

The Detroit Tigers will be glad to see Spencer Turnbull when he rejoins the team next week. In a tuneup start against the Cincinnati Reds alternate squad team last night, the right-hander was in mid-season form in the Detroit Tigers 5-2 victory. Turnbull went 4.1 innings, allowing two runs on five hits, a pair of […] Detroit Tigers: Spencer Turnbull’s Toledo Tuneup Start - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 15, 2021

Detroit Tigers OF Akil Baddoo to the Top 100? MLB.com Weighs In

Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis do an admirable job covering the entirety of the minor leagues. I know from first-hand experience it can be tough to cover one team to the fullest extent, let alone 30. Recently, MLB.com published their updated version of the Detroit Tigers top 30, complete with the new international signees and […] Detroit Tigers OF Akil Baddoo to the Top 100? MLB.com Weighs In - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 14, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Houston places five players on IL due to COVID-19

Breaking news: Prior to the start of tonight’s Detroit Tigers vs Houston Astros game, the Astros placed five players on the COVID-19 IL. For the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak happen last season, the Detroit Tigers are witnessing firsthand the huge impact of the virus as Houston placed the following players on the IL: […] Detroit Tigers: Houston places five players on IL due to COVID-19 - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 14, 2021

Detroit Tigers: The Unexpected Return of Michael Fulmer

The Detroit Tigers signed two starting pitchers in the off season, so Michael Fulmer moving to the bullpen felt inevitable. But that didn’t make his transition any less dispiriting. Michael Fulmer was once one of the best young starting pitchers in baseball. But he missed all of 2019 with injuries, and he was undeniably bad […] Detroit Tigers: The Unexpected Return of Michael Fulmer - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 14, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Akil Baddoo should stay in the starting lineup

When the Detroit Tigers drafted Akil Baddoo in the Rule 5 draft, we here at Motor City Bengals said “who?” And I am sure most fans said the same thing.  But in spring training he made his presence known with a slash line of .325/.460/.750 for an OPS of 1.210. But as we know, spring […] Detroit Tigers: Akil Baddoo should stay in the starting lineup - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 12, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Casey Mize gets his first major league win in Houston

In the 9th start of his career, Casey Mize, the number one overall pick by the Detroit Tigers in the 2018 MLB draft, earned win number one in the 6-2 over the Houston Astros to end a four-game losing streak. Mize dominated the Astros hitters for the longest outing of his career with a four-pitch […] Detroit Tigers: Casey Mize gets his first major league win in Houston - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 12, 2021

Video: Akil Baddoo’s Massive 450-foot Home Run

The Detroit Tigers are home to one of the best stories in baseball for the 2021 season. Akil Baddoo’s historic first week has already been covered in detail, but he added another chapter to his book tonight. In the top of the 3rd inning Akil Baddoo took an 87.8 MPH four-seam fastball from Houston Astros […] Video: Akil Baddoo’s Massive 450-foot Home Run - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 12, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Jeimer Candelario providing a bright spot in a dark stretch

The Detroit Tigers weekend series with Cleveland did not much provide a lot of highlights nor wins.  The team’s run differential is -25, which is the second-worst in the league,  and manager A.J. Hinch expressed his frustration with the team in one quote to the media yesterday.  “We just got our ass kicked by the […] Detroit Tigers: Jeimer Candelario providing a bright spot in a dark stretch - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 11, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera to IL, Renato Núñez is next up

In what has been a bad start to the road trip when the Detroit Tigers announced Julio Teheran to the IL, things took a turn for the worst this morning when the team announced Miguel Cabrera will hit the IL due to a left biceps strain. To take his place, the  Detroit Tigers selected the […] Detroit Tigers: Miguel Cabrera to IL, Renato Núñez is next up - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 10, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Julio Teheran down, Alex Lange gets the call up

The Detroit Tigers announced today that Julio Teheran will be on the DL with a right shoulder strain and that reliever Alex Lange will get the call up from the taxi squad and join the team down in Cleveland. For more on Alex Lange, I would highly suggest checking out the write-up Kellen did a […] Detroit Tigers: Julio Teheran down, Alex Lange gets the call up - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 9, 2021

Detroit Tigers: Four Takeaways from the First Week of Action

The Detroit Tigers are through their first homestand. It’s too soon to really know anything about this team, but that doesn’t mean we can’t make a few observations. The Detroit Tigers Have No Margin For Error My brother is a Detroit Tigers fan. He’s not a superfan, but he pays attention, and like everyone else […] Detroit Tigers: Four Takeaways from the First Week of Action - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 6, 2021

Detroit Tigers: The Robbie Grossman difference is paying off early

When the Detroit Tigers signed Robbie Grossman to a two-year deal in the off-season, it was not the player Tigers may have thought to be the first player since Justin Upton to sign for more than one year. But after five games, the difference Grossman has made early on to the Tigers lineup has been […] Detroit Tigers: The Robbie Grossman difference is paying off early - Motor City Bengals - Motor City Bengals - A Detroit Tigers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More