Mike Hessman, an infielder for Triple-A Toledo in the Detroit Tigers' system, became the career home runs leader for U.S.-based minor leagues Monday, hitting his 433rd in the seventh inning.
With the trade deadline now in the rearview mirror, ZiPS projects how the standings will look at the end of the season.
Silver lining in Tigers' stormy week
With Detroit reportedly selling - no, buying - no, selling - David Price, Yoenis Cespedes and Joakim Soria left town. Tigers fans at least saw newcomer Daniel Norris pitch well Sunday. MLB Power Rankings
Fulmer has a future with Detroit
Former Mets farmhand Michael Fulmer could be joining Detroit's rotation by this time next year. With an upper-90s fastball, Fulmer should have a future as a starter for the Tigers. Top deadline prospects (Insider)
Sunday's Top Five: Norris' stellar debut
Daniel Norris took a three-hitter into the eighth inning of his Tigers debut, earning the win over the Orioles and landing him among Sunday's top performers Sunday's Top Five
Tigers add young lefty at the deadline
Daniel Norris was shipped from Toronto to Detroit as part of the deal that sent David Price to the Blue Jays. The Tigers have wasted no time in inserting their new 22-year-old into the rotation. Top deadline prospects (Insider)
Tigers' deadline reboot was aggressive
Despite standing just 3.5 games back for the second AL wild-card spot Wednesday night, the Tigers were aggressive sellers. Olney: Trade deadline recap (Insider)
Daniel Norris took a three-hitter into the eighth inning in his Detroit debut, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer and the Tigers beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday to earn a split of the f
Debut goes accordingly for Norris
Trade deadline acquisition Daniel Norris made a nice impression in his first Tigers' start, a 6-1 victory over the Orioles. Norris allowed one run in 7.1 innings and J.D. Martinez helped with a 3-run HR. Box score
Tigers pile it on Ubaldo Jimenez
Jimenez's rough afternoon began with a J.D. Martinez 3-run shot in the 1st. Detroit just added 3 more in the 5th to push its lead to 6-1 and cut Jimenez's start short. Follow live
The Detroit recipe: Power + pitching
J.D. Martinez clocked HR No. 29 in the 1st, a 3-run shot, and SP Daniel Norris' first three innings as a Tiger have been all zeros. Detroit leads 3-0. Follow live
Last-minute Dombrowski still a winner
Detroit didn't have the prospects to swap for solid starters, but GM Dave Dombrowski's late moves with Yoenis Cespedes and David Price yielded good returns. GM deadline grades (Insider)
Martinez adds to homer total
J.D. Martinez smashed a 3-run homer in the top of the 1st, giving the Tigers a 3-0 lead in Baltimore. Martinez has 29 HR on the season, trailing only the Angels' duo of Mike Trout (32) and Albert Pujols (30). Follow live
Van man to make Tigers debut
Daniel Norris, the key piece for Detroit in the David Price trade, pitches today (1:35 p.m. ET) vs. the Orioles. The blue chip prospect with a $2 million signing bonus lived out of his VW van this offseason. Free spirit
#Orioles top Tigers 6-2 behind Gausman's 7.0 strong innings and homers from Joseph and Machado. #Birdland
Caleb Joseph homered and drove in three runs, Kevin Gausman allowed four hits over seven innings and the surging Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2 on Saturday night.
Final: Orioles 6, Tigers 2
Manny Machado earned this rest as the Orioles' 3B homered for the 2nd straight game and combined with Caleb Joseph (2-for-3, HR, 3 RBIs) to power Baltimore to its 7th win in 8 games. Box score
Machado homers again, O's extend lead
For the 2nd straight night, Manny Machado went deep against the Tigers -- this one landing in Baltimore's bullpen. It's Machado's 23rd homer of the season and the Orioles lead 6-2 in the 7th. Follow live
Tigers with more options moving forward
Trading away David Price and Yoenis Cespedes will make Detroit a worse in 2015, but the return could make the franchise better in 2016. Trade deadline rankings (Insider)
In today's notes, Buster Olney looks back at the trade flurry of the past week with some thoughts and relevant links on the primary teams involved.
Cespedes: Tigers trading me not 'smart'
New Met Yoenis Cespedes told ESPN Deportes' Marly Rivera he found out about the move via TV and said about the Tigers: "I don’t think it was a good decision to throw in the towel this early. There’s still a lot of baseball to be played." 'I feel no pressure'
Tigers GM: Starting pitching not deep
Dave Dombrowski traded away three of Detroit's top players, and it's because he didn't think the Tigers could win a title: "However you would like to say it, unless you are in a position to win a world championship -- that's where we are at this time. In my heart, I didn't think we were there with the club."
On Base Percentage.3322nd
Earned Run Average4.4526th
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