Even the best clubs -- yes, even the world champs -- have an Achilles' heel. Here are MLB's most glaring weaknesses, and what's being done, if anything, to address them.
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Matt Shepard is taking over as play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Tigers on their Fox Sports Detroit television broadcasts.
The Tigers have avoided arbitration with reliever Shane Greene, agreeing to a $4 million, one-year contract with the right-hander.
Bryce Harper and Manny Machado aren't the only big names still searching for the right fit. We examine who is available and their most likely landing spots.
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani became an MLB sensation this season. But a century from now, will his debut be the most profound and lasting legacy of 2018?
William Weinbaum ESPN
As winter begins 12/21, Baseball-Reference.com shows only A.L. pitcher George Winter (Bos 1901-08 & Det ‘08) had that last name. 3 MLBers were named "Winters": Clarence (Bosox 1924), Jesse (Giants 1919-20 & Phils ‘21-23) & Matt (KC 1989).
Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire says he is planning to play Miguel Cabrera only a game or two per week as spring training begins, with the slugger returning from season-ending biceps surgery.
Shortstop Jody Mercer, who has spent his entire seven-season major league career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, has agreed to a one-year, $5.25 million deal with the Detroit Tigers, according to multiple reports.
The Detroit Tigers have come to agreement with right-handed starting pitcher Tyson Ross on a one-year deal worth $5.75 million.
Dan Mullen ESPN.com
Raise your hand if you had the Tigers as the first team to add a pitcher at the winter meetings. Anyone? Detroit is making a mild bet on Tyson Ross picking up where he left off after a strong finish to 2018 with St. Louis.
The Detroit Tigers and left-hander Matt Moore have agreed to a one-year contract.
While this winter's crop searches for new homes, we look ahead to the big decisions that loom for some of the game's top stars -- Nolan Arenado, Chris Sale, Paul Goldschmidt and Gerrit Cole among them.
The Tigers have agreed to a one-year contract with veteran left-hander Matt Moore, according to multiple reports.
Your favorite team probably isn't going to get Bryce Harper or Manny Machado. But another move -- maybe for a top pitcher -- could make all the difference this winter.
Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer was struck by a ball traveling 115.6 mph on Sept. 3. Here's what that play and others tell us about human perception.
A fired Comerica Park stadium worker who pleaded guilty to spitting on a pizza has been sentenced to 18 months of probation and must take an anger management class.
Want to make a hot-stove splash? Start with these bold trades and free-agent additions.
With Cleveland entertaining offers for its ace, the White Sox and Twins have enough payroll flexibility to be big-time players in free agency.
Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.
Before the season, we said winning the World Series isn't everything. Some teams proved that. Others, well, not so much.