Ian Kinsler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ian Kinsler Reaches Benchmark For 2018 Vesting Option

    Real GM Baseball "Ian Kinsler reached 600 plate appearances on Tuesday night, which means his option for next season has vested. He will now make $11 million with the Detroit Tigers in 2018 as long as he doesn't finish the year on the disabled list. Kinsler can also boost that by another $1 million if he wins a..." September 27

  • Ian Kinsler wants to be back in 2018, but not sure if Tigers want him

    Michigan Live "Asked to reminisce about Justin Upton, his teammate, friend and clubhouse neighbor who was recently traded away to the Los Angeles Angels, Ian Kinsler quickly changed the conversation from past to present tense. "He's not part of this team, but he didn't die," said Kinsler, before advising the..." September 03

  • Tigers’ Ian Kinsler fined $10K for comments about umpire

    Sportsnet "Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined $10,000 for his recent comments about umpire Angel Hernandez, reports ESPN’s Buster Olney. Kinsler told media on Friday that he was fined, but didn’t disclose details. He did stand behind his comments, though, saying, “I just speak the truth..." August 21

  • Kinsler doesn't care about umpire protest: 'That's their problem'

    CBS Detroit "An incident between Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler and MLB umpire Angel Hernandez has sparked an unified protest among umpires, and manger Brad Ausmus doesn’t like it. Some umpires across the league wore white arm bands on Saturday to indicate they were not happy Kinsler was not..." August 20

  • Why Steve Phillips’ criticism of Ian Kinsler is off base

    Sportsnaut "Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler recently suggested that Angel Hernandez may be in the wrong line of work. Former MLB GM Steve Phillips didn’t care for Kinsler’s comments and said so during a long monologue on MLB Network Radio. While he acknowledged that Hernandez is not a good umpire,..." August 18

  • Kinsler: Umpire 'needs to find another job,' messing with games 'blatantly'

    Detroit Free Press "He had plenty of time to think, a night’s worth of sleep, and when Ian Kinsler sat at his locker inside the visiting clubhouse at Globe Life Park this afternoon, he said exactly what he thought. In short, that Angel Hernandez is a bad umpire. Also, that a career change could serve Hernandez..." August 16

  • Ian Kinsler staying with Tigers after waiver claim period expires

    CBS Sports "Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler seemed like a pretty good August trade candidate. Sure, he's having a down year, but he has the pedigree of a very good player and has lots of postseason experience. He's playing for a non-contender who was a seller in front of the non-waiver trade deadline and..." August 13

  • Tigers' Kinsler claimed off waivers by unknown team

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler, who was placed on revocable waivers earlier this week, has been claimed by another team, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. The report didn’t say which team claimed Kinsler. Being claimed doesn’t mean that Kinsler will be playing elsewhere..." August 12

  • Brewers reportedly have interest in Ian Kinsler

    Larry Brown Sports "The Milwaukee Brewers are a team to keep an eye on regarding Ian Kinsler. The Detroit Tigers became sellers at the trade deadline, dealing J.D. Martinez to Arizona and then Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Cubs. They would have liked to trade off even more pieces, like Kinsler or Justin..." August 09

  • Tigers, Brewers reportedly talking trade involving both Ian Kinsler, Justin Wilson

    Larry Brown Sports "The Milwaukee Brewers may have the Detroit Tigers to shout out if they hang on to win the National League Central. According to a report by Jon Morosi of MLB Network on Tuesday, the two teams are having discussions on a trade involving Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler as well as Tigers closer..." July 26

  • Brewers reportedly looking into adding Tigers' Ian Kinsler

    CBS Sports "The Milwaukee Brewers entered the weekend with a 52-47 record, a game ahead of the Chicago Cubs and two up on the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Brewers have been fading lately, losing six in a row. Yet that isn't stopping Milwaukee's front office from pursuing potential upgrades. Take Buster Olney's..." July 22

  • With 3B market thin, could Ian Kinsler emerge as possible Red Sox target?

    WEEI Boston "It’s no secret that the Red Sox have been looking for third base help. The Pablo Sandoval experiment reached its bitter end this week, Brock Holt is still finding his footing after missing nearly three months, and despite a strong July from Deven Marrero, the team is openly looking for upgrades..." July 21

  • Things go from bad to worse for the Tigers as Ian Kinsler lands on disabled list

    CBS Sports "Friday night, the Detroit Tigers dropped their series opener against the Chicago White Sox (CWS 8, DET 2) at Guaranteed Rate Field, and they lost more than the game. Second baseman Ian Kinsler was removed from the game with a nagging left hamstring issue. On Saturday, the club placed Kinsler on..." May 27

  • Detroit Tigers expect Ian Kinsler's injury to be 'short-term'

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler wouldn’t have played today because of left hamstring tightness. Kinsler left Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians in the seventh inning because of the injury. Manager Brad Ausmus didn’t have to make out a lineup card without Kinsler,..." May 04

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