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Kurt Mensching

Kurt is Senior Editorial Director of NFL and MLB at FanSided. In the past he has written about MLB and the Detroit Tigers for SB Nation, The Athletic, and the Detroit News. He first began writing about the team in 2006.

Jun 4, 2024; Arlington, Texas, USA; Detroit Tigers pitcher Jack Flaherty (9) throws during the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports

Tigers rumors: Detroit willing to listen to offers for Jack Flaherty

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Detroit Tigers chairman and CEO Chris Ilitch and president of baseball operations Scott Harris watch practice during spring training at TigerTown in Lakeland, Fla. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024.

Frustrating Tigers have no plans to spend but at least they're honest about it

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May 13, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA;  Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Manning (25) pitches in the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Tigers make surprise pitching change ahead of Friday's game vs. Blue Jays

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Tigers pitcher Mason Englert delivers a pitch against the Yankees during the fourth inning of Grapefruit League season opener at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Florida, on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024.

Tigers option supposed key reliever after disastrous month of May

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May 21, 2024; Kansas City, Missouri, USA;  Detroit Tigers second baseman Colt Keith (33) fields a ground ball in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Tigers destroying all their pre-season fan goodwill after embarrassing loss to Royals

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Detroit Tigers v Kansas City Royals

Detroit Tigers news: Reese Olson will throw bullpen session, no decision on Kenta Maeda

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Detroit Tigers v Arizona Diamondbacks

Bleacher Report got Tigers fans wrong: we're not depressed, just pissed off

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Detroit Tigers v Kansas City Royals

Tigers lose SP Reese Olson, give up a run in dumb third inning (updated)

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Apr 16, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Joe Jimenez (77) delivers a pitch

Former Tigers reliever’s meltdown for Braves has Detroit fans thankful he’s gone

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May 6, 2024; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Detroit Tigers shortstop Javier Baez (28) singles in the fifth

Javier Baez just had his best series of the year for the Tigers

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May 17, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Detroit Tigers pitcher Tarik Skubal (29) throws against the

Trading Tarik Skubal would be a loser-mentality move for the Detroit Tigers

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Miami Marlins v Detroit Tigers

3 Detroit Tigers who have been especially snakebitten to start the season

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Apr 17, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA; Detroit Tigers pitcher Shelby Miller (7) throws during the

Detroit Tigers roster news: Shelby Miller injury update, Ryan Vilade optioned

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May 12, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA;  Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) pitches

Justin Verlander teases Tigers fans about eventual return, but does it make sense?

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Apr 4, 2024; New York City, New York, USA; Detroit Tigers pitcher Matt Manning (25) delivers a pitch

Detroit Tigers news: Matt Manning on his way back to MLB with Kenta Maeda hitting IL

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Apr 19, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Detroit Tigers center fielder Parker Meadows (22) hits a

Tigers call on hot-hitting Mud Hens OF to jump-start ice-cold lineup

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