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"TigerTalk" features radio broadcasters Dan Dickerson and Pat Caputo talking baseball. " Extras" is whereTigers beat reporters and national correspondents join forces to take an inside look ahead at the story lines and developing news that impact the team's outlook.
321 Episodes
1/3/20: Tiger Talk

1/3/20: Tiger Talk


Tiger Talk is back for 2020! Hosts Pat Caputo and Dan Dickerson bring us all the latest surrounding the Detroit Tigers as Spring Training inches closer. We delve into some aspects of the rebuild and touch on the highly touted prospects in the organization. Also, newly acquired first baseman C.J. Cron joins the show to discuss his expectations for the season and his reasons for joining the team!
In the final episode of the season, it's time to hand out the first ever "Roadies" Awards, honoring the players in the Tigers' farm system in a way they've never been honored before. Plus, a season recap with Tigers assistant general manager David Chadd, who offers his thoughts and analysis on Casey Mize, Riley Greene, Tarik Skubal and other impact players throughout the system.
It's time to check in with the red hot Lakeland Flying Tigers, starting with right-handed starter Paul Richan, who was acquired in the deal that sent Nicholas Castellanos to the Chicago Cubs. Then we hear from Lakeland manager Andrew Graham, who has guided his squad into a battle for a postseason berth in the High Single-A Florida State League. Plus updates from around the Tigers' farm system, including Riley Greene, Nick Quintana and Bryant Packard.
Host Dan Hasty catches up with a pair of 2019 draftees who are blowin' through the Tigers' farm system. First rounder Riley Greene and fifth rounder Bryant Packard are the guests, and each discusses his early success, as well as the challenges along the way to West Michigan. Plus, a chance to win free tickets to Red Wings Night at Comerica Park on August 30.
Host Dan Hasty checks in with the top 2 levels of the Tigers farm system. First, Toledo hitting coach Mike Hessman provides an insider's guide to the Mud Hens hitters who are knocking on the Major League door. Then, Erie broadcaster Greg Gania gives a full update on a Seawolves team that features a who's who of Tiger prospects, including a breakdown of Casey Mize's Saturday night start.
Former Tigers All-Star Brandon Inge tells the story of his "Forrest Gump"-like rise through the minor leagues and eventual 13-year big league career. Then host Dan Hasty gets to know pitcher Joey Wentz, who joins the dominating Erie Seawolves rotation as the top prospect acquired in the Tigers deadline deals.
Host Dan Hasty welcomes pitcher Tarik Skubal, one of 2019's breakout performers in the Tigers' Minor League system. Plus, Detroit Free Press writer Anthony Fenech joins the show to discuss the trades that sent Shane Greene and Nicholas Castellanos to new MLB homes and brought more depth to the Tigers' farm system.
First, Dan talks to Andre Lipcius, a 2019 3rd-round pick who knows all about power - as he set the single-season University of Tennessee record for home runs while also majoring in nuclear engineering. Then, Emily Waldon from The Athletic joins Dan in the studio to discuss her latest Tigers Top 30 prospect rankings, including an update on her No. 1, Casey Mize, as he returns from a brief stay on the Injured List.
The Tigers No. 2 overall prospect, Matt Manning, has one of the best right arms in the minor leagues, but his most impressive talent may just be his savant-like knowledge of 'The Office'. Manning answers every question - including TV trivia - thrown his way, before Dan Hasty takes his turn in the hot seat with a round of queries from the mailbag. Plus, updates on Riley Greene, Kody Clemens and Derek Hill.
Learn more about Cuban outfielder Roberto Campos, the 16-year-old prospect recently signed by the Tigers, as Dan Hasty talks to director of international operations Tom Moore. Plus, a first-hand account from 2019 2nd rounder Nick Quintana on his Draft day experience, as well as a one-on-one conversation with 2018 3rd round pick Kody Clemens.
Connecticut Tiger outfielder Bryant Packard's machine-like consistency at the plate has RTD podcast host Dan Hasty searching for a proper nickname for this year's 5th round pick. Plus, interviews with 2nd round pick Nick Quintana, who's off to a solid start in West Michigan; and Connecticut Tigers manager Brayan Pena, who likes what he sees in Packard's work ethic.
Catching up with the Tigers AAA Affiliate, the Toledo Mud Hens. Featuring interviews with pitcher Kyle Funkhouser, who's knocking on the door of the big leagues; longtime voice of the Mud Hens, Jim Weber; and Tigers beat writer, Jason Beck. Plus, a little bit of way-too-early-but-still-fun hype on 1st round pick Riley Greene's pro debut.
Checking in on the Erie SeaWolves, who feature one of the most talented pitching staffs in all of minor league baseball. Interviews with 2017 first round pick Alex Faedo, manager Mike Rabelo, and broadcaster Greg Gania. Plus updates on Casey Mize's sore shoulder, and where some of the Tigers' 2019 top picks are heading to start their pro careers.
Hitting the road with the West Michigan Whitecaps, featuring interviews with former Tigers great and current Whitecaps manager Lance Parrish, as well as Tigers #7 prospect Parker Meadows. And get a full recap of the Tigers farm system, including a strong pitching performance at Class A Lakeland.
Host Dan Hasty interviews Tigers top Draft pick Riley Greene, regarded as the best pure hitter in high school baseball, then talks to director of amateur scouting Scott Pleis to hear why the Tigers are optimistic about their 2019 Draft class. Plus, updates from throughout the Tigers farm system, including a prospect with back-to-back 2-home run games.
Host Dan Hasty teams up with MLB's Jim Callis to breakdown the possibilities for the Tigers first round pick (5th overall) in the MLB Draft on Monday. Plus, Dan interviews one of the Tigers hottest prospects, Toledo Mud Hens catcher Jake Rogers, and takes you around the farm system for the weekly round up.
Updates from around the Tigers minor league system, as well as an interview with the top-ranked pitching prospect in all of minor league baseball, right-hander Casey Mize. Plus, Tigers V.P. of Player Development David Littlefield provides insight on what goes into making tough decisions, from drafting players to developing them.
2/6/19: Tiger Talk

2/6/19: Tiger Talk


Dan Dickerson and Pat Caputo host the latest edition of Tiger Talk, recapping some of the MLB rule changes. Niko Goodrum joins the show.
1/30/19: Tiger Talk

1/30/19: Tiger Talk


Dan Dickerson and Pat Caputo host the latest edition of Tiger Talk where we recap the Tigers Winter Caravan and TigersFest weekend. Catcher Grayson Greiner stops by the program to discuss his offseason, workout routine and excitement for Spring Training.'s Anthony Castrovince (@castrovince) and Tigers reporter Jason Beck (@beckjason) highlight pitcher Daniel Norris, who is aiming for a healthy 2019 and earn a spot in the rotation. Plus, they break down what the hiring of Kirk Gibson as special assistant to the GM means to the team.
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