Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images Prospect hype has held the headlines for Tigers fans but questions still surround the future of Matthew Boyd. A plethora of prospect lists was unleashed upon the populace these past few days, beginning with MLB Pipeline’s top 100 list which was released on Saturday, followed by Tuesday’s offering from FanGraphs, detailing … [Read more...] about Links: It’s top prospect lists galore!
Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports The righthander is entering his age-26 season and has yet to reach the big leagues. You know the old mantra. “Prospect development is not linear.” Thank goodness it isn’t, because righthander Kyle Funkhouser struggled immensely in 2019. In 63 1⁄3 innings for Triple-A Toledo, Funkhouser posted an 8.53 ERA and walked a whopping 17 percent of … [Read more...] about 2020 BYB Tigers Prospect #14: RHP Kyle Funkhouser
Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports The second-year guard has been a bright spot in a dark season for Detroit The Detroit Pistons didn’t have their best game Monday night against the Cleveland Cavaliers. In fact, it may have been their worst game of the season. So rough, that Dwane Casey said the late great Kobe Bryant, who the Pistons honored before the game, would be … [Read more...] about Bruce Brown has gotten more efficient with an increased role
The Lakers, Sixers and several other playoff-bound teams have expressed interest in trading for Pistons point guard Derrick Rose, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports reports. The Lakers and Sixers are each looking to upgrade their point guard rotation, Haynes continues. The Clippers have also inquired about Rose but appear to have nominal interest in making a deal for the former Most … [Read more...] about Lakers, Sixers Interested In Derrick Rose
The Pistons have been granted the $9.2MM disabled player exception they requested in the wake of an injury to Blake Griffin, tweets Shams Charania of The Athletic. As we noted two weeks ago, Detroit isn’t expected to use the exception to add a free agent because the team is so close to the tax line. However, it could prove useful on the trade market, allowing the team to move … [Read more...] about Pistons Awarded Disabled Player Exception
Over the course of the 2019/20 NBA season, up until February’s trade deadline, we’re keeping an eye on potential trade candidates from around the NBA, monitoring their value and exploring the likelihood that they’ll be moved. Each of these looks at possible trade candidates focuses on a specific division, as we zero in on three players from that division. With just nine days … [Read more...] about NBA Trade Candidate Watch: Central Division
Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports The Hall of Fame tight end believes T.J. Hockenson can be great. Some may view T.J. Hockenson’s rookie season with the Detroit Lions as a bit of a disappointment. The eighth overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft started the season with a bang, hauling in 131 yards and a score in his NFL debut. However, he had just 236 yards and one score for the … [Read more...] about Tony Gonzalez wants to help tap T.J. Hockenson ‘All-Pro’ potential
Andre Drummond matured and has grown to love the Motor City. Would it be enough to take a discount in free agency to stay with the Detroit Pistons? Andre Drummond has grown to love the city of Detroit, embraced its culture and expressed a desire to stay amidst trade rumors. He emphasized his desire to […] Could Andre Drummond take a hometown discount to stay with Pistons? - … [Read more...] about Could Andre Drummond take a hometown discount to stay with Pistons?