2015 Detroit Tigers season

2015 Detroit Tigers season

2015 Detroit Tigers
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Mike Ilitch
General manager(s) Dave Dombrowski
Manager(s) Brad Ausmus
Local television Fox Sports Detroit
(Mario Impemba, Rod Allen)
Local radio Detroit Tigers Radio Network
(Dan Dickerson, Jim Price)
Stats ESPN.com
BB-reference
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The 2015 Detroit Tigers season is the team's 115th season, and their 16th season at Comerica Park. The Tigers are defending their American League Central title again this year, with hopes of a fifth consecutive playoff appearance. The regular season will begin at home on April 6 against their AL Central Division rival the Minnesota Twins.

Roster moves

Coaching staff

Signings

  • On October 31, the Tigers picked up the $7 million contract option for relief pitcher Joakim Soria.[3]
  • Also on October 31, The Tigers extended qualifying contract offers to starting pitcher Max Scherzer and designated hitter Victor Martinez.[4] They both rejected their qualifying offers on November 10.[5]
  • On November 14, the Tigers signed designated hitter Víctor Martínez to a four-year, $68 million contract.[6]
  • On November 14, the Tigers signed relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan to a minor league contract.[7]
  • On November 17, the Tigers picked up the $5.4 million contract option for catcher Alex Avila.[8]
  • On November 20, the Tigers claimed relief pitcher Josh Zeid off waivers from the Houston Astros.[9]
  • On November 21, the Tigers signed outfielder Xavier Avery to a minor league contract.[10]

Releases

Trades

Game Log

Regular season

Legend
Tigers win Tigers loss Game postponed

Current roster

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Toledo Mud Hens International League
AA Erie SeaWolves Eastern League
A-Advanced Lakeland Flying Tigers Florida State League
A West Michigan Whitecaps Midwest League
Short-Season A Connecticut Tigers New York–Penn League
Rookie GCL Tigers Gulf Coast League
Rookie VSL Tigers Venezuelan Summer League
Rookie DSL Tigers Dominican Summer League

References

  1. ^ Trammell Returns to Tigers as Special Assistant MLB.com, November 2, 2014
  2. ^ Newhan hired as Tigers' assistant hitting coach MLB.com, November 10, 2014
  3. ^ Tigers Pick Up Soria's '15 Option MLB.com. October 31, 2014
  4. ^ Tigers Extend Qualifying Offers to Scherzer, V-Mart MLB.com, October 31, 2014
  5. ^ V-Mart, Scherzer turn down qualifying offers MLB.com, November 10, 2014
  6. ^ Four-year, $68M deal official, V-Mart eyes Series ring MLB.com, November 14, 2014
  7. ^ Tigers bring back Hanrahan with Minor League deal MLB.com, November 14, 2014
  8. ^ Tigers pick up 2015 option on Avila MLB.com, November 17, 2014
  9. ^ Tigers claim Zeid from Astros, designate Carrera MLB.com, November 20, 2014
  10. ^ Tigers add outfielder Avery on Minors deal MLB.com, November 21, 2014
  11. ^ a b Andy Dirks claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays; Baltimore Orioles claim reliever Patrick McCoy MLive.com, October 31, 2014
  12. ^ Don Kelly, Evan Reed decline minor league assignments, leave Detroit Tigers for free agency MLive.com, November 6, 2014
  13. ^ Carrera outrighted by Tigers, becomes free agent MLB.com, November 25, 2014
  14. ^ Blue Jays sign ex-Tigers outfielder Ezequiel Carrera to minor league deal with invite to spring training MLive.com, December 3, 2014
  15. ^ Torii signs one-year contract to come 'home' to Twins MLB.com, December 3, 2014
  16. ^ Braves sign reliever Johnson to one-year deal MLB.com, December 3, 2014
  17. ^ Tigers acquire hopeful starting center fielder Gose for Travis MLB.com, November 10, 2014
  18. ^ Gregorius goes to Yanks, Ray to Arizona, Greene to Tigers MLB.com, December 5, 2014

External links

  • Detroit Tigers official site