2015 Detroit Tigers season
|2015 Detroit Tigers|
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|General manager(s)||Dave Dombrowski|
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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.
- On November 2, the Tigers announced that former General Manager Dave Dombrowski.
- On November 10, the Tigers announced the hiring of David Newhan as assistant hitting coach.
- On October 31, the Tigers picked up the $7 million contract option for relief pitcher Joakim Soria.
- Also on October 31, The Tigers extended qualifying contract offers to starting pitcher Max Scherzer and designated hitter Victor Martinez. They both rejected their qualifying offers on November 10.
- On November 14, the Tigers signed designated hitter Víctor Martínez to a four-year, $68 million contract.
- On November 14, the Tigers signed relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan to a minor league contract.
- On November 17, the Tigers picked up the $5.4 million contract option for catcher Alex Avila.
- On November 20, the Tigers claimed relief pitcher Josh Zeid off waivers from the Houston Astros.
- On November 21, the Tigers signed outfielder Xavier Avery to a minor league contract.
- On October 31, outfielder Andy Dirks was claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays, and relief pitcher Pat McCoy was claimed off waivers by the Baltimore Orioles.
- Also on October 31, utility man Don Kelly and relief pitcher Evan Reed were outrighted to the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens. They both declined their minor league assignments, and elected to become free agents.
- On November 20, center fielder Ezequiel Carrera was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo. He declined his minor league assignment, and elected to become a free agent on November 25. On December 3, Carerra signed a minor-league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.
- On December 3, free agent outfielder Torii Hunter left the Tigers and signed a one-year contract with the Minnesota Twins.
- Also on December 3, free agent relief pitcher Jim Johnson left the Tigers and signed a one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.
- On November 12, the Tigers traded second baseman Devon Travis to the Toronto Blue Jays for outfielder Anthony Gose.
- On December 5, the Tigers traded pitcher Robbie Ray and infielder Domingo Leyba to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a three team trade that brought Shane Greene to the Detroit Tigers, and Didi Gregorius to the New York Yankees.
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- Trammell Returns to Tigers as Special Assistant MLB.com, November 2, 2014
- Newhan hired as Tigers' assistant hitting coach MLB.com, November 10, 2014
- Tigers Pick Up Soria's '15 Option MLB.com. October 31, 2014
- Tigers Extend Qualifying Offers to Scherzer, V-Mart MLB.com, October 31, 2014
- V-Mart, Scherzer turn down qualifying offers MLB.com, November 10, 2014
- Four-year, $68M deal official, V-Mart eyes Series ring MLB.com, November 14, 2014
- Tigers bring back Hanrahan with Minor League deal MLB.com, November 14, 2014
- Tigers pick up 2015 option on Avila MLB.com, November 17, 2014
- Tigers claim Zeid from Astros, designate Carrera MLB.com, November 20, 2014
- Tigers add outfielder Avery on Minors deal MLB.com, November 21, 2014
- Andy Dirks claimed off waivers by Toronto Blue Jays; Baltimore Orioles claim reliever Patrick McCoy MLive.com, October 31, 2014
- Don Kelly, Evan Reed decline minor league assignments, leave Detroit Tigers for free agency MLive.com, November 6, 2014
- Carrera outrighted by Tigers, becomes free agent MLB.com, November 25, 2014
- Blue Jays sign ex-Tigers outfielder Ezequiel Carrera to minor league deal with invite to spring training MLive.com, December 3, 2014
- Torii signs one-year contract to come 'home' to Twins MLB.com, December 3, 2014
- Braves sign reliever Johnson to one-year deal MLB.com, December 3, 2014
- Tigers acquire hopeful starting center fielder Gose for Travis MLB.com, November 10, 2014
- Gregorius goes to Yanks, Ray to Arizona, Greene to Tigers MLB.com, December 5, 2014
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