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Detroit Tigers Tyler Collins facing big league hardships

The middle finger heard round the world happened on Monday night when Detroit Tigers center fielder, Tyler Collins, missed a routine fly ball. After he missed the fly ball, left fielder Justin Upton had to recover the ball, only to drop it on the ground once again. Collins then proceeded to pick it up and throw the ball away at third. After the play, home crowd fans booed Collins...
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Detroit Tigers drop Tyler Collins to minors after flipping off fans

The Detroit Tigers could have issued a suspension to Tyler Collins after the outfielder made the unwise decision to flip off the home fans in Comerica Park Monday night. Instead, they sent him to the minor leagues, which may actually be worse. Tyler Collins flipping the bird to the fans booing him. — Curtis (@Curtos07) April 26, 2016 Collins was...
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J-Ups: Tigers left fielder bobbles ball, robs HR

While Justin Upton tries to spark his home run power at the plate, the Tigers left fielder made a juggling catch at the fence to take away a home run from Oakland's Chris Coghlan Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
2 days ago

Detroit Tigers CF Tyler Collins flips the bird at home fans

You just can’t get away with anything nowadays with plenty of TV cameras and social media ready to catch those antics. Detroit Tigers center fielder Tyler Collins has learned that if he didn’t know it already. Collins flipped off the Detroit crowd Monday evening after he lost track of a pop fly in the lights, letting the ball drop in for a hit. Left fielder Justin Upton...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

This Happens To Justin Upton Every Year

When the Tigers inked outfielder Justin Upton in January, there was not much to dislike about the signing.  First of all, few were expecting another big move by the Tigers who had already reached the luxury tax threshold for payrolls.  He was just 28 years old and was coming off a three-year stretch with a 126 OPS+, along with a career 120 OPS+. He did sign for a lot of money...
Via Tiger Tales
5 days ago

Upton's April struggles continue in loss to Tribe

Justin Upton came to Detroit with the reputation of being a streaky hitter. The Tigers signed him knowing they'd have to ride out cold snaps to get to the hitting tears. As the weather in the Midwest warms up, Upton is still trying to do the same.
5 days ago

Tigers preaching patience with Upton's bat

Justin Upton came to Detroit with the reputation of being a streaky hitter. The Tigers signed him knowing they'd have to ride out cold snaps to get to the hitting tears. As the weather in the Midwest warms up, Upton is still trying to do the same.
5 days ago

Alex Gordon gets tip of cap from Royals for great play

Alex Gordon made a truly spectacular catch to rob Justin Upton of extra bases on Thursday, and he received a tip of the cap from his entire team as a sign of recognition for the incredible play. Upton led off the top of the fourth for the Detroit Tigers with a drive to left center that looked like a double in the making. But Gordon made his way from left field to the gap and made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Upton hits 1st HRs in Tigers uniform in 6-5 win

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) Detroit outfielder Justin Upton hit his first two home runs in a Tigers uniform in a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. Upton, who signed a six-year, $132 million free-agent contract with Detroit in January, entered the day hitting .189 (7-for-37) with one extra base hit, a double, in 15 games this spring. But he launched a two-out, solo home...
Via Associated Press
March 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Padres' Justin Upton slams helmet, hits teammate

By Robert Judin. The San Diego Padres have not had a season to reflect the offseason they had before the 2015 season. After acquiring Matt Kemp, Will Myers, and Justin Upton to piece together a big-name outfield, the Padres’ 56-62 record is good enough to slot them into fourth place in the National League West. The Padres’ also picked up Upton’s older brother, Melvin Upton...
Via Gamedayr
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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