The Detroit Tigers have been considered as trade deadline buyers all season. With Jhonny Peralta's Biogenesis suspension looming, general manager Dave Dombrowski's had an extra item on the shopping list -- a replacement shortstop.
Jhonny Peralta has been a bright spot on the Detroit Tigers this season, but a suspension looms in the Biogenesis scandal. The Tigers may be without him for quite some time, so here are five replacement options at shortstop.
The final spot in the Home Run Derby was going to be awarded to Miguel Cabrera, but that is no longer the case after the slugger chose to bow out with a back injury. Did Cabrera make the best decision to skip the event?
The Detroit Tigers offense has been smoke and mirrors in 2013. One minute, it's the most roaring group in the big leagues, while at times, it's more like a kitten's meow. They're in need of a savior at the plate, but who?
Tampa Bay Rays and the rest of Major League Baseball, you wouldn't like Miguel Cabrera when he's angry. Cabrera was aggravated by the Rays during the second-to-last game between the Detroit Tigers and Rays this season. He wound up making them pay.
The Detroit Tigers have been well acquainted with superstar power in the past. Ace Justin Verlander has always been the 'must-see' talent in Detroit, given his nickname. But there's a new 'must-see' star donning the Old English D in 2013.
The Detroit Tigers have a powerful offense and shutdown starting pitching, but their bullpen continues to hold them back this season. However, even through all their collective struggles, two Tigers relievers have shined through the dark clouds over them.
Detroit Tigers' superstar Miguel Cabrera has been etched in a slump to start June. His numbers this month look below average after a blazing start to the 2013 season. With Cabrera unable to shake his slump, who holds the key to breaking it?
The Detroit Tigers closing situation is a mess. Current closer Jose Valverde has struggled tremendously since being brought back in April, and improvement doesn't appear on the horizon for him. His struggles have called on the Tigers to make a change.
Former Detroit Tigers utility man Ryan Raburn has always been a polarizing figure in the Motor City. Now with the Cleveland Indians, Raburn and indifferent feelings on the outfielder continue to resonate in Tiger fans today.
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta is facing a possible suspension for being linked in the Biogenesis scandal by Major League Baseball and clinic founder Anthony Bosch. The Tigers will miss Peralta if suspended, but the MLB is doing the right thing.
Justin Verlander has been a workhorse throughout his major-league career. After struggling in three May starts, people wondered if this was the new Verlander. Was Verlander really gone, now that he's returned to his old form?
The Detroit Tigers need an upgrade behind the plate, and fast. Current catcher Alex Avila is in the midst of a horrid slump, while Brayan Pena has served as a career backup and doesn't look like the answer. The only hope is to go shopping for an answer.
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers go hand-in-hand. When you think of one, you think of the other. Cabrera has been a fixture of the Tigers organization during his six years with the team, leading them to new heights. But it nearly never happened.
Shortstop Jhonny Peralta was in danger of losing his job with the Detroit Tigers last offseason. The Tigers were looking for upgrades, but they've found one in an improved Peralta, who has become the American League's best shortstop in 2013.
The Detroit Tigers lacked a true right fielder and number two hitter, that was, until the team opted to sign veteran Torii Hunter last offseason. Hunter has proved to be a worthy asset, immediately becoming their best signing in over nine years.
When the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals met for the first time in 2013, there was a relatively quiet storyline that occurred. It marked the first time that baseball's present, Miguel Cabrera, and its future, Bryce Harper, met on the same field.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera is a superstar hitter. He hit for baseball's first Triple Crown in over 45 years in 2012. When it comes to Cabrera, repeating such a historic season in 2013 seems realistic after a much-improved start.
The Detroit Tigers have been known for their dominant starting pitching over the past few seasons. The Tigers and Justin Verlander will have another ace in their starting rotation, as one of their starters is ready, and good enough, to make the jump.