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Akil Baddoo homers Saturday

Sun, Jul 25th 6:48am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers outfielder Akil Baddoo went 2-for-4 with a homer, a walk, three runs, and two RBI in a 9-8 loss to the Royals on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Baddoo hit a two-run shot off of reliever Greg Holland in the ninth inning to pull the Tigers within one run of tying. He is now hitting .272 with nine homers, 38 runs, 38 RBI, and 14 steals on the year.

Category: Game Recaps


Detroit Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer and a walk in a 9-8 loss to the Royals on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: Candelario lifted a three-run shot off of starter Carlos Hernandez in the third inning. He is now hitting .269 with seven homers, 41 runs, and 31 RBI over 334 at-bats this season.

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Detroit Tigers right-hander Casey Mize allowed four runs over 4 2/3 innings in a 9-8 loss to the Royals on Saturday. Mize struck out six and walked one in the loss.

Fantasy Impact: Mize escaped with a no-decision. He now has a 5-5 record, 3.63 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, and 85 strikeouts over 104 innings of work. Mize will face off against the Orioles next.

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Detroit Tigers right-hander Wily Peralta allowed five runs over 5 2/3 innings in a 5-3 loss to the Royals. He struck out three and walked three in the outing.

Fantasy Impact: Peralta allowed two homers, including a three-run shot to Ryan O'Hearn. The outing marks just the second time in eight outings where Peralta allowed more than one run. Overall, he has a 3-2 record, 2.56 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, and 23 strikeouts in 38 2/3 innings. He will face the Twins next.

Category: Game Recaps


Willi Castro homers Friday

Sat, Jul 24th 7:41am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers second baseman Willi Castro went 2-for-4 with a homer and two runs in a 5-3 loss to the Royals Friday.

Fantasy Impact: Castro ripped a solo shot off of Kris Bubic in the third inning to give Detroit their first run of the game. Castro is hitting .219 with seven homers, 37 runs, 29 RBI, and four steals in 260 at-bats.

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Detroit Tigers outfielder Robbie Grossman went 1-for-2 with a run, an RBI, two walks, and a steal in a 7-5 win over the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: Grossman continues to provide a blend of power and speed for fantasy gamers. Overall, he's hitting .231 with 15 homers, 51 runs, 46 RBI, and 12 steals on the year.

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Detroit Tigers outfielder Victor Reyes went 1-for-1 with a homer, two runs, two RBI, a walk, and a steal in a 7-5 win over the Rangers on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Reyes is on a hot streak, hitting .368 over his past seven games. Overall, the veteran outfielder is hitting just .202 with two homers, 14 runs, six RBI, and three steals over 89 at-bats.

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Zack Short homers Thursday

Thu, Jul 22nd 9:13pm EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers shortstop Zack Short went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in a 7-5 win over the Rangers on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Short has homered in back-to-back games for Detroit. The rookie shortstop is hitting .192 with five homers, 14 runs, 13 RBI, and a steal in 73 at-bats.

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Detroit Tigers catcher Eric Haase went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer in a 7-5 win over the Rangers on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: Haase has homered in each of the past two games. He is enjoying a solid season for the Tigers, hitting .237 with 15 homers, 28 runs, 32 RBI, and a steal in 177 at-bats.

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Detroit Tigers left-hander Gregory Soto threw a scoreless ninth inning to preserve a 7-5 win over the Rangers on Thursday. Soto struck out two and walked one.

Fantasy Impact: Soto has picked up a save in each of the past three games. The veteran reliever now has a 4-1 record, 2.70 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 11 saves, and 48 strikeouts in 40 innings of work. He appears to be tightening the grip on the ninth-inning role after splitting save chances with Jose Cisnero of late.

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Detroit Tigers left-hander Tyler Alexander allowed one run over 3 2/3 innings in a 7-5 win over the Rangers on Thursday. Alexander struck out four and walked one in the win.

Fantasy Impact: Alexander was solid, although he didn't last long enough to qualify for the win. The lefty now has a 1-1 record, 4.24 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, and 41 strikeouts in 46 2/3 innings of work. He will take on the Twins next.

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Miguel Cabrera is absent from Thursday's lineup against the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: Cabrera is just six homers away from 500 for his career, which is a milestone he could reach by the end of 2021. The future Hall-of-Famer is simply receiving a routine day of rest this afternoon.


Isaac Parades (hip) lands on IL

Thu, Jul 22nd 10:38am EDT
By Brendan Tuma

The Tigers placed Isaac Parades (hip) on the 10-day injured list. (Source: Tigers PR on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The move is being made retroactive to July 20th. The 22-year-old is dealing with some hip discomfort so Detroit wants to let him rest a bit.

Category: Injury Updates


Detroit TIgers right-hander Matt Manning allowed two runs (one earned) over six innings in a 4-2 win over the Rangers on Wednesday. Manning struck out four and walked two.

Fantasy Impact: Manning picked up the win, improving his record to 2-3 on the year. The rookie allowed RBI doubles in the second and fourth innings, but that was all the damage he would give up. Manning now has a 5.79 ERA after six MLB starts. He will face the Twins next.

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The Detroit Tigers released outfielder Nomar Mazara on Wednesday. (Source: Detroit Tigers on Twitter )

Fantasy Impact: Mazara was designated for assignment last Friday and will become a free agent instead of joining the minor-league team. He slashed .212/.276/.321 with three homers, 19 RBI, and 12 runs scored over 50 games in 2021. Mazara will look to latch onto another team during the season.

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Detroit Tigers left-hander Tarik Skubal allowed one run over six innings in a 4-1 win over the Rangers on Tuesday. He struck out four and allowed just four hits.

Fantasy Impact: Skubal was excellent in the outing. He picked up the win to improve his record to 6-8 to go along with a 4.18 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, and 109 strikeouts in 94 2/3 innings of work. He's slated to face the Royals next time out.

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Tigers RHP Michael Fulmer (spine) threw another bullpen on Tuesday. (Source: Chris McCosky on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Fulmer was reportedly throwing close to full intensity, which is obviously good news. He could begin a rehab assignment as soon as this weekend.

Category: Injury Updates


Tigers RHP Spencer Turnbull will undergo Tommy John surgery. (Source: Chris McCosky on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Turnbull posted a 2.88 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP through nine starts this year, but he'll be lost for all of 2021 and likely most of 2022.

Category: Injury Updates


Derek Hill steals a base

Sun, Jul 18th 10:38pm EDT
By Matthew Terelle

Detroit Tigers outfielder Derek Hill went 2-for-4 with a run and a steal in a 7-0 win over the Twins on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Hill has been proficient on the basepaths, stealing a base in each of the past two games. The rookie is hitting .286 with six runs, three RBI, and six steals in just 21 at-bats.

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Detroit Tigers first baseman Jonathan Schoop went 2-for-3 with a homer, two runs, and three RBI in a 7-0 win over the Twins on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: Schoop hit a two-run homer off of J.A. Happ in the fifth inning. The veteran infielder is hitting .284 with 17 homers, 48 runs, 56 RBI, and one steal. He's been on a hot streak, hitting .344 with two homers and 15 RBI over his last 15 games.

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