"TigerTalk" features radio broadcasters Dan Dickerson and Pat Caputo talking baseball. "MLB.com Extras" is whereTigers beat reporters and national correspondents join forces to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.
Learn more about Cuban outfielder Roberto Campos, the 16-year-old prospect recently signed by the Tigers, as Dan Hasty talks to director of international operations Tom Moore. Plus, a first-hand account from 2019 2nd rounder Nick Quintana on his Draft day experience, as well as a one-on-one conversation with 2018 3rd round pick Kody Clemens.
Connecticut Tiger outfielder Bryant Packard's machine-like consistency at the plate has RTD podcast host Dan Hasty searching for a proper nickname for this year's 5th round pick. Plus, interviews with 2nd round pick Nick Quintana, who's off to a solid start in West Michigan; and Connecticut Tigers manager Brayan Pena, who likes what he sees in Packard's work ethic.
Catching up with the Tigers AAA Affiliate, the Toledo Mud Hens. Featuring interviews with pitcher Kyle Funkhouser, who's knocking on the door of the big leagues; longtime voice of the Mud Hens, Jim Weber; and MLB.com Tigers beat writer, Jason Beck. Plus, a little bit of way-too-early-but-still-fun hype on 1st round pick Riley Greene's pro debut.
Checking in on the Erie SeaWolves, who feature one of the most talented pitching staffs in all of minor league baseball. Interviews with 2017 first round pick Alex Faedo, manager Mike Rabelo, and broadcaster Greg Gania. Plus updates on Casey Mize's sore shoulder, and where some of the Tigers' 2019 top picks are heading to start their pro careers.
Hitting the road with the West Michigan Whitecaps, featuring interviews with former Tigers great and current Whitecaps manager Lance Parrish, as well as Tigers #7 prospect Parker Meadows. And get a full recap of the Tigers farm system, including a strong pitching performance at Class A Lakeland.
Host Dan Hasty interviews Tigers top Draft pick Riley Greene, regarded as the best pure hitter in high school baseball, then talks to director of amateur scouting Scott Pleis to hear why the Tigers are optimistic about their 2019 Draft class. Plus, updates from throughout the Tigers farm system, including a prospect with back-to-back 2-home run games.
Host Dan Hasty teams up with MLB's Jim Callis to breakdown the possibilities for the Tigers first round pick (5th overall) in the MLB Draft on Monday. Plus, Dan interviews one of the Tigers hottest prospects, Toledo Mud Hens catcher Jake Rogers, and takes you around the farm system for the weekly round up.
Updates from around the Tigers minor league system, as well as an interview with the top-ranked pitching prospect in all of minor league baseball, right-hander Casey Mize. Plus, Tigers V.P. of Player Development David Littlefield provides insight on what goes into making tough decisions, from drafting players to developing them.
Dan Dickerson and Pat Caputo host the latest edition of Tiger Talk where we recap the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigersFest weekend. Catcher Grayson Greiner stops by the program to discuss his offseason, workout routine and excitement for Spring Training.
MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince (@castrovince) and Tigers reporter Jason Beck (@beckjason) highlight pitcher Daniel Norris, who is aiming for a healthy 2019 and earn a spot in the rotation. Plus, they break down what the hiring of Kirk Gibson as special assistant to the GM means to the team.
Pat Caputo hosts the latest edition of Tiger Talk with an eye towards Spring Training and the Tigers Caravan. We recap Miguel Cabrera's appearance on the Caravan and his health status update. Also, hear from GM Al Avila regarding the future of the ballclub and his thoughts on shaping a competitive roster for 2019 and beyond.
MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince (@castrovince) and Tigers reporter Jason Beck (@beckjason) talk about Miguel Cabrera and Michael Fulmer's status for Spring Training and how returning from injuries will impact their season. Plus, they break down what Gordon Beckham and Kaleb Cowart will bring to the team in 2019.
Jack Morris' 24-year wait to get into the Hall of Fame came to an end in 2018. MLB.com's Tim McMaster sat down with Jack, National Baseball Hall of Fame president Jeff Idelson and MLB Network insider Jon Paul Morosi to discuss all of the emotions and events surrounding Morris' induction into Cooperstown.
What should Tigers fans be excited for in 2019? MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince (@Castrovince) and Tigers reporter Jason Beck (@BeckJason) break down the club's top prospects to watch this year. Plus, will Franklin Perez be healthy for Spring Training? They discuss the young pitcher's rehab following an injury-plagued 2018 season.
Could the Tigers use the "opener" in 2019? Will Nick Castellanos be on the Opening Day roster? MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince (@Castrovince) and Tigers reporter Jason Beck (@BeckJason) break down the club's big decisions this offseason. They also discuss the Tigers' deal with Jordy Mercer and the signing of Reed Garrett in the Rule 5 Draft.
Ron Gardenhire speaks to the media at the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas and talks about the team's biggest needs heading into 2019. Plus, he is asked on the idea of going with "the opener" with his pitching staff.
Could the Tigers trade Nicholas Castellanos? What does Tyson Ross add to the pitching staff? MLB.com's Tim McMaster (@MLB_McMaster) and Tigers reporter Jason Beck (@BeckJason) sit down with Hall of Famer Jack Morris at the Winter Meetings to break it all down. They also discuss the chances of the Tigers signing Troy Tulowitzki and when we could see Casey Mize in the big leagues.
Could Tim Beckham be a good fit for the Tigers? MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince (@Castrovince) and Tigers reporter Jason Beck (@BeckJason) break down potential free-agent targets following the non-tender deadline. They also discuss the Tigers' decision to part ways with Alex Wilson and James McCann. Plus, they preview the Winter Meetings and the Rule 5 Draft.
MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince and Tigers reporter Jason Beck break down the club's reported deal with left-hander Matt Moore. They also discuss the Tigers' decisions with James McCann, the Rule 5 Draft and the team's search for a shortstop. Plus, hear about Matthew Boyd's trip to Uganda this offseason.
MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince and Tigers reporter Jason Beck break down expectations for Miguel Cabrera in 2019. They also discuss where the Tigers' farm system ranks throughout the league, Joe Mauer's retirement and who will be the team's closer next season.
MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince and Tigers reporter Jason Beck break down the team's search for a free agent shortstop. They also discuss Nicholas Castellanos' trade market, Miguel Cabrera's defense, the future behind the plate and if DJ LeMahieu could end up back home in Detroit.
How will the Tigers' plan for 2019 with the Hot Stove season getting started? MLB.com's Darwin Zook and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss the possible moves. Plus, they highlight Daniel Norris' decision to partake in the Japan All-Star Series.
MLB.com's Dani Wexelman and Tigers reporter Jason Beck break down Brad Ausmus' new role with the Angels. They also discuss former Tigers playing in this year's World Series and how Grayson Greiner's wrist surgery impacts the team's plans for James McCann.
MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince and Tigers reporter Jason Beck break down Detroit's free agents this offseason. They also discuss the Arizona Fall League, Christin Stewart, Jordan Zimmermann's core muscle surgery and Daniel Norris' Winter Ball stint in the Dominican Republic.
Nicholas Castellanos and Shane Greene get to business at MLB.com in New York City, breaking down Players' Weekend and why they love seeing their fans at the ballpark and spend time reflecting on Victor Martinez's incredible career.
Detroit's head athletic trainer, Doug Teter, talks with Shane Greene and Nicholas Castellanos about his job description, path to the Majors and the value of being a well-rounded athlete. Other topics discussed include All-Star Game voting and analytics.
Will Miguel Cabrera have a bounceback season? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss how Cabrera has looked at the plate this spring and if Mike Fiers will be healthy enough to begin the season for Detroit.
Francisco Liriano has looked good this spring and will likely start the season in the rotation. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss Liriano's performance in camp and if Matthew Boyd can lock up a spot in the starting rotation.
New manager Ron Gardenhire talks to the media about being back in the Majors, Nick Castellanos moving to the outfield and being able to compete this season. Miguel Cabrera addresses his health and playing for a rebuilding team.
Tigers reporter Jason Beck talks with executive vice president of baseball operations and general manager Al Avila about how the team will handle Alex Faedo this spring, prospect Bryan Garcia's injury and how the organization looks at the MLB draft.
How has Chris Bosio impacted the Tigers' young hurlers? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Tigers reporter Jason Beck break down the continuity in the team's rotation despite rebuilding and how the newly-hired pitching coach is already positively affecting the starting pitching.
Will Nick Castellanos be the next Tiger to be traded away? MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Tigers reporter Jason Beck talk about where Castellanos fits into a rebuilding team and discuss if Travis Wood has a chance to make the Tigers' rotation.
This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the Tigers' 1968 World Series championship. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss the talent on that team and what that victory meant to the city of Detroit.
As the Tigers continue their rebuild, they need good young hitting to emerge from their farm system. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck break down what the team expects out of prospects Dawal Lugo and Jake Rogers this upcoming season.
Will Jose Iglesias be in the Tigers' Opening Day lineup? MLB.com's Darwin Zook and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss the market at shortstop for Iglesias and how the lineup is shaping up now that the team has traded a lot of veteran pieces away.
Can Miguel Cabrera return to his All-Star form in 2018? MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss if a healthy Cabrera can produce the way he has his whole career and if Michael Fulmer will be in Detroit next season.
Will Michael Fulmer be in the Detroit starting rotation next season? MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss if the team should make Fulmer available this offseason and break down the candidates to replace Ian Kinsler at second base.
Former Tigers Jack Morris and Alan Trammell are the newest members of the Hall of Fame. MLB.com's Tim McMaster and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss both players getting the news that they had been elected and if current second baseman Ian Kinsler is on the trade block.
Leonys Martin will be patrolling the outfield of Comerica Park in 2018. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss where Martin fits into the team's plans and if Alan Trammell will receive enough votes to get into the Hall of Fame.
Will Shane Green be the closer in Detroit next year? MLB.com's Darwin Zook and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss Green's performance as the stopper in the bullpen and the veterans the team could look to trade away as they continue their rebuild.
Miguel Cabrera is looking to have a bounceback season in 2018 after not being able to produce up to his standards last year. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss how Cabrera has changed his winter workouts to strengthen his core and will hopefully shed the back issues he suffered from in 2017.
The Tigers have hired Chris Bosio as their new pitching coach. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck talk about what Bosio brings to the organization and what the team's approach to free agency will be this offseason.
The strength of the Tigers going into the 2018 season is in their starting rotation. MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss the health of the pitching staff at the outset of the offseason and the need to add more offense to the lineup.
MLB.com's Matt Waymire and Tigers reporter Jason Beck discuss the top moments from the team this season, including Matthew Boyd's run at a no-hitter and the big offensive numbers put up by Justin Upton.
Matthew Boyd carried a no-hit bid through 8 2/3 frames as the offense hit three home runs to top the White Sox in a 12-0 win. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus, Matthew Boyd, Bryan Holaday, Dixon Machado discuss the team's dominant win.
Mikie Mahtook hit a two-run home run, but the Tigers allowed four runs in the seventh-inning in their 7-3 loss to the Rockies. Tigers' starting pitcher Michael Fulmer discusses the team's loss on the road.
Ian Kinsler drove a run in, but that would be all the offense Detroit could generate in their last game of Players' Weekend. They lost to the White Sox 7-1. Brad Ausmus had a press conference after the game.