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Joe Jimenez (RP, DET) - Week 25 Waiver Wire Pickups

Victor Reyes (OF, DET) - Week 24 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Tigers used the first pick in the 2018 Rule 5 draft to select Diamondbacks outfielder Victor Reyes, which raised some eyebrows. It didn't help that Reyes looked quite bad during the 2018 season, only slashing .222/.239/.288 with one home run and... Read More

3 months ago

Travis Demeritte (2B/SS, DET) - Week 19 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Tigers shipped closer Shane Greene to the Atlanta Braves, getting a pair of quality prospects in return - left-hander Joey Wentz and infielder-turned-outfielder Travis Demeritte. After hitting .286/.387/.558 with 20 home runs, 74 RBI and a 137 wRC+ at Triple-A, the... Read More

4 months ago

Niko Goodrum (1B/2B/SS/3B/OF, DET) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Uber-utility man Niko Goodrum has flashed a nice combination of power and speed this season for the Detroit Tigers. He currently has eight home runs and 11 stolen bases in 83 games, putting him on pace for a 20/20 season if he... Read More

5 months ago

Spencer Turnbull (SP, DET) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: After a short stint on the IL that carried over the All-Star break, Tiger right-hander Spencer Turnbull looked a little rusty in his return to the bump. He tossed three innings against the Royals, giving up five runs (four earned) on four... Read More

5 months ago

Jeimer Candelario (3B, DET) - Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: It's been an admittedly tough season for Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario. Coming off a disappointing second half in 2018, Candelario got off to an ice cold start in 2019, which resulted in him facing two separate stints in Triple-A Toledo. He... Read More

5 months ago


JaCoby Jones (OF, DET) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Tigers knew all along that JaCoby Jones was going to be an elite fielding center fielder with the potential to post 20 home runs and 20 stolen bases - but whose plate discipline would potentially hold him back. That's pretty much... Read More

6 months ago

Niko Goodrum (1B/2B/SS/3B/OF, DET) - Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Uber-utility man Niko Goodrum has flashed a nice combination of power and speed this season for the Detroit Tigers. He currently has six home runs and seven stolen bases in 64 games, putting him on pace for close to a 20/20 season... Read More

6 months ago

Dawel Lugo (2B, DET) - Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Detroit Tigers made a surprise move earlier this week, demoting struggling third baseman Jeimer Candelario to Triple-A Toledo. That allowed them to recall the hot-hitting Dawel Lugo, who manager Ron Gardenhire stated would be the team's primary third baseman going forward.... Read More

7 months ago

Ronny Rodriguez (1B/2B/SS/3B, DET) - Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 30% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: The Tigers have gotten quite a performance out of Ronny Rodriguez, an unheralded utility infielder who didn't do much with the bat last year. 2019 has been a different story however, as the shortstop is slashing a tidy .294/.337/.671 with six home... Read More

7 months ago

Spencer Turnbull (SP, DET) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: As much as I have fiercely supported Spencer Turnbull all season, the caveat had always been that his first few games were against very poor hitting teams, and that we needed to see what he could do against good hitters. He had a... Read More

7 months ago


Spencer Turnbull (SP, DET) - Week 5 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: I wrote last week that Turnbull's performance against the Red Sox was going to go a long way in determining if he is actually worth a longer look in deeper leagues, or if he only a streamer when facing poor offenses. Turnbull... Read More

7 months ago

Spencer Turnbull (SP, DET) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Tigers right-hander Spencer Turnbull is through four starts, and is now being recommended as a deep league add in his third week this season. That's due to this 3.43 ERA (3.16 FIP) as well as his 26.7% K rate and 7.8% walk... Read More

8 months ago

Spencer Turnbull (SP, DET) - Week 2 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: If you read this column last week, you would have seen a suggestion to pick up Tigers right-hander Spencer Turnbull, even after a rocky first start on the season. For those of you who listened, you were rewarded with an outstanding second... Read More

8 months ago

Spencer Turnbull (SP, DET) - Week 1 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: There was a fair amount of helium regarding Spencer Turnbull after it was announced he would get the No. 3 starter job in Detroit following an excellent spring training (1.80 ERA, 15/2 K/BB ratio). While his first start wasn't great (5.0 IP,... Read More

8 months ago

Jeimer Candelario (3B, DET) - Week 1 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Yahoo! leagues ANALYSIS: Candelario, like all of Detroit's offense, is off to a slow start this season. However, as I'm writing this, he's 3-for-4 with a pair of RBI this afternoon. Candelario looks primed for an age-25 breakout, and you'll want to get him before... Read More

8 months ago


Jordan Zimmerman (SP, DET) - Week 17 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 31% of Yahoo leagues ANALYSIS: Here is a familiar face to the fantasy community. Jordan Zimmerman has not been relevant in leagues since he left the Nationals in 2016 to join Detroit. The reason why may be injuries or the change of scenery affecting his mindset. To the... Read More

1 year ago

The Cut List (Week 7): Players To Consider Cutting Bait On

I know it's hard, but it's getting to the point that some of those early season investments are just not generating returns. The name value makes it hard to kick those guys to the curb, but holding onto them in the hopes of a turnaround can hurt your chances at a championship. Here is a... Read More

4 years ago

Nick Castellanos (DET, 3B) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In All Leagues OWNED IN: 44% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Castellanos is absolutely on fire right now. The third baseman for the Tigers is hitting a cool .368 and has driven in 19 runs. His .441 BABIP suggests regression will bring that average down to earth pretty soon. The early power display... Read More

4 years ago

The Cut List (Week 5): Players To Consider Cutting Bait On

The calendar is turning to May and Week 5 is about to start. The hot starters are beginning to cool off, and the sleepers may have hit the snooze button. Injuries, changes in the lineup, etc. - so many things are coming into play. Here is a list of some guys with whom you shouldn't... Read More

4 years ago

Cut List (Week 2): Players to Consider Cutting Bait On…

The first week of the season is always interesting. Fantasy players are overreacting like crazy to everything they see, or don't see, from their picks. Over the years you see some funny "rage drops" for flavor of the week guys you never hear from again. On that note, here are some guys that should be... Read More

4 years ago


Shane Greene (SP, DET) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: Shane Greene was considered an afterthought in a three team trade last season between the Dbacks, Yankees and Tigers. The Yankees got their next everyday SS in Didi Gregorius, the Diamondbacks got the best prospect of the bunch in Robbie Ray and the... Read More

5 years ago

Anthony Gose (OF, DET) - Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Fleaflicker Leagues ANALYSIS: The Detroit Tigers wanted to add a contact hitter with speed as a weapon of choice. They got it in the form of Anthony Gose from the Toronto Blue Jays and he has not disappointed thus far. Giving up highly touted prospect Devon Travis... Read More

5 years ago

Tigers Slugger Miguel Cabrera Is Out Of His Walking Boot

In an update from this week's previous story, Miguel Cabrera is one step closer to getting back on the field, and his next step is going to feel much lighter after shedding his walking boot. Today, he posted a picture on Instagram and Twitter of him without said boot after a visit from Dr. Robert Anderson,... Read More

5 years ago

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Detroit Tigers Hot Stove: MLB News & Fantasy Baseball Analysis

  2014 Tigers Overview Consistently fielding one of the best teams on paper, and in terms of fantasy relevance, the 2014 Detroit Tigers team will be no different. After failing to make the World Series last year, the team did make some major changes. At the very top, long-time manager Jim Leyland stepped down after... Read More

6 years ago

5 Fantasy Baseball Prospects from 2013 Who Will Make an Immediate Impact in 2014

Hardcore MLB fans are always on the lookout for the next Mike Trout, Bryce Harper, or Stephen Strasburg. Whether it is for their own team's benefit late in the season during a fantasy baseball playoff push, or to get a glimpse of what the future may hold for a struggling franchise hoping to be on... Read More

6 years ago


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Top 10 Biggest Stories from the MLB Hot Stove News Season (So Far) - Part 2

Earlier in the week, we released Part 1 of the Top 10 Biggest Offseason Stories (So Far) in the 2013-2014 MLB offseason.  In this piece, RotoBaller Bill Dubiel follows up with the top 5 stories from the 2013-2014 MLB offseason.   5. Beltran Dons the Pinstripes After several spectacular seasons in St. Louis, the Yankees... Read More

6 years ago

MLB News and Analysis: What Team Will Masahiro Tanaka End Up With

  Where Will Tanaka Land?   Arguably the most talked about free agent of the offseason, 25-year-old Masahiro Tanaka has MLB owners drooling. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the specifics of this hype monster, here's a brief recap: Strikingly similar to Hiroki Kuroda, Tanaka features a low 90s fastball, excellent control, and... Read More

6 years ago

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