Author: Gage O'Leary
I'm one of the writers for ITD Baseball, I cover the Detroit Tigers and I hope to have a career in sports some day.
Rhys Hoskins Suffers Serious Knee Injury vs. Tigers
The defending National League Champion Philadelphia Phillies may have just lost one of the best hitters in their lineup for the 2023 season. Thursday afternoon, in a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers, 1st baseman Rhys Hoskins went to make a play on a ground ball hit by Detroit outfielder Austin Meadows in the […]Read More
Tigers Sign Team Nicaragua Pitcher after WBC Standout
The World Baseball Classic has dominated the sports world since its return last week. It allows players to represent their country across their chest while playing America’s national pastime in high-stakes matchups on a national stage. The WBC is a special event for multiple reasons. Of course, it’s exciting to see several different countries produce […]Read More
Can This Player Earn a Corner Infield Spot on Opening Day?
The Detroit Tigers are playing the exact opposite brand of baseball they were playing last season. It may just be Spring Training, but the Tigers are flexing their muscle so far this season. Detroit is 6-6 in grapefruit league play after Tuesday’s 16-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s almost weird to say this […]Read More
Akil Baddoo is Setup for a Comeback Season
Akil Baddoo was a breakout star in 2021 as a rookie for the Detroit Tigers. He made sure his presence was felt the very first time he swung a bat at the major league level. An opposite-field Home Run was the first hit of the young outfielder’s career. What made it even more impressive is […]Read More
How Soon Will We See Parker Meadows Join His Older Brother in the Majors?
Towards the end of Spring Training in 2022, with hopes of contending in the AL Central, the Detroit Tigers made a huge splash by trading for outfielder Austin Meadows. Detroit was able to fill a need at the corner outfield position with the late move. In exchange for Meadows, the Tigers sent young 3rd baseman […]Read More
Year two of Spencer Torkelson is vital for the Tigers future
Detroit Tigers 1st baseman Spencer Torkelson may very well be the most important player on the Detroit Tigers roster in 2023. Aside from playoff hopes during the beginning of the ’22 season, Spencer Torkelson may have been the most exciting part of Tigers baseball. I say that because Tork was one of, if not the […]Read More
Position change coming for Jonathan Schoop?
Jonathan Schoop hopes that 2023 can be a fresh start for him. As seen in the early days of spring training, Schoop has put the work in this off-season. He reportedly lost a “ton” of weight after the 2022 season was completed. Cody Stavenhagen, who covers the Detroit Tigers for The Athletic, said that Schoop […]Read More
Top 10 Most Electrifying Players in Baseball
Baseball season is almost here… Finally, the long wait will be over. Soon we’ll see Home Runs, diving catches, stolen bases, and all the great things in baseball for the first time since November. I figured with the new rule that every team must play each other during the season that this article would be […]Read More
Jace Jung Could Help End Lengthy Tigers Rebuild
For several years the only hype around Detroit Tigers baseball has come from our farm system. It’s not from dominating minor league baseball, and it’s because the Major league team could probably lose a series to the Lakeland Flying-Tigers. As bad as we’ve been, the Tigers have had some exciting prospects that we have been […]Read More
The Return of Spencer Turnbull
Undoubtedly, one of the biggest headlines in the past two seasons of Tigers’ baseball has been unfortunate injuries. Most of those unfortunate injuries have massively impacted the Detroit Tigers starting rotation. Heading into spring training, the Detroit Tigers will be without former 1st overall pick Casey Mize and their Ace, Tarik Skubal. Eduardo Rodriguez concerned […]Read More