ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney discusses the Dodgers' plans for the trade deadline, the futures of David Price and Cole Hamels and the Blue Jays' acquisition of Troy Tulowitzki.
The trade deadline is nearing, and speculation is heating up that Detroit has decided not to be a seller, among other things. Find out what our writers are hearing today.
Tigers' David Price 'not getting traded'
ESPN's Jayson Stark said: "They're still only 4.5 back of the Twins in the wild card. They've got Miguel Cabrera coming back in a few weeks. They've decided they're built to win now. They're going to go for it." (via Mike & Mike)
Price raising his value
It's as if David Price knew the trade deadline was coming. The Tigers pitcher has lowered his ERA each month this season, making his case to either stick around in Detroit, or demand a high asking price.
ESPN MLB Insider Jayson Stark shares his thoughts on the Blue Jays' acquisition of Troy Tulowitzki, including why more should come from Toronto. Plus, Stark covers why David Price will not be traded and why the Phillies still have yet to find an offer for Cole Hamels that they like.
Curt Casali homered twice, Nathan Karns took a shutout into the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Monday night.
Curt Casali fuels Rays in win
The catcher recorded his first multi-HR game of his career in the 5-2 win over the Tigers, finishing 3-for-4 with three RBIs. Nathan Karns got the win at the Trop. Box score
Tigers get one back on Rays
Yoenis Cespedes hit his 16th HR of the season in 7th to put Detroit on the board but couldn't scratch out any more runs. Tampa Bay leads 3-1 in the 7th. Follow live
What will Tigers do as deadline looms?
An up and down week gets Detroit closer to the point it is forced to answer this question as an organization: Is it time to be a buyer or a seller at the trade deadline? MLB Power Rankings
Tony Blengino looks at what has changed in terms of trade process and general thinking in recent years, noting that teams no longer have to consider themselves either buyers or sellers.
The trade deadline is nearing, and speculation is heating up that the Orioles are seeking a left fielder with power, among other things. Find out what our writers are hearing today.
Buster Olney lays out the questions the Detroit Tigers must answer this week, has more details on the Johnny Cueto trade, talks Zack Greinke and more.
Tigers pitcher David Price chats with Buster Olney about the pressures of being the target of trade rumors, how he plays through it and more.
Trade deadline objectives for all teams
Jim Bowden on what Detroit should do: “Perhaps [the Tigers’] best long-term solution would be to trade both David Price and Yoenis Cespedes now, but the fact that they're only four games out of a wild-card spot makes it tough for me to believe they'll sell." All 30 (Insider)
David Price on the move?
Price's agent, Bo McKinnis, told MLB Network Radio there's "no doubt" the Tigers would like to keep their ace pitcher and he believes the team will "make an effort" to bring him back in the offseason. But for now? "It's kind of hard to say I'm optimistic about us staying," said McKinnis.
ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney covers the latest on the trade deadline, including the Royals' acquisition of Johnny Cueto, the status of David Price and the most likely destination for Cole Hamels.
David Ortiz homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night.
Red Sox rout Tigers behind Papi's 7 RBIs
David Ortiz hit a pair of 3-run HRs and set a career-high with 7 RBIs in Boston's 11-1 win over Detroit. Ortiz is now at 485 career HRs. Box score
Big Papi goes deep again
David Ortiz launched another 3-run HR -- this time a shot over the Green Monster that landed just feet away from the Sunday Night Baseball crew -- to give the Red Sox an 11-1 lead over the Tigers in the 7th. Ortiz now has a career-best 7 RBIs. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
Red Sox extend lead on Tigers
David Ortiz added an RBI single as part of a 3-run 6th, as Boston now has an 8-1 lead over Detroit. Ortiz is 3-for-4 with a HR and 4 RBIs. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN
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