Monthly Archives: January 2007

2007 Cleveland Indians (A Look Forward)

Continuing on D-Town Baseballs look at AL Central teams off season moves today we will look at what has been happening in Cleveland, Ohio. Cleveland could very well be the team to put up the biggest fight against the Tigers … Continue reading

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Spring Training TV; Mark your Calendars

Jason Beck has updated his blog pointing out the TV schedule has been posted for Tigers Spring Training. This is for a total of 6 spring training games between ESPN and FSN Detroit. Unfortunately a few of them are day … Continue reading

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Detroit Tiger Commercials

Now that the Tigers are becoming a team that’s getting noticed and some of the players becoming stars in their own right I thought I’d take a minute to throw out some idea’s for commercials. Many sports stars make as … Continue reading

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AL Central Links

Lots of interesting happenings went on over the week around the AL Central (except Chicago..) Detroit Tigers Dayn Perry over at foxsports.com rates the GM’s around the league. AL Central teams placed 3 in the top 10 with the Twins … Continue reading

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Tigers Starting Rotation Thoughts

I was thinking about the starting rotation for the Tigers and how lucky they really were in ’06 to have a pretty stable rotation. I know they lost Maroth but Zach Miner stepped in and held his own until the … Continue reading

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Baseball Prospectus Takes A Look At Tiger Prospects

As part of the Baseball Prospectus look at the prospects around all of MLB in their ‘Future Shock’ column they’ve published a look at the Tiger prospects. (A subscription is required and if you don’t have one it is worth … Continue reading

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Tiger, AL Central Links

Some Tiger links from this week so far: Gary Sheffield should be a first ballot HOFer says Dave Studeman at the Hardball Times. The article has him at 28th on the list of all time players in Win Shares Above … Continue reading

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Leyland takes responsibility for Neifi Perez

On 1130 WDFN’s ‘The Stony and Wojo Show’ they interviewed Jim Leyland today. When asked about Neifi Perez he had some interesting answers. Below is a rough non-”word for word” transcript from my co-worker Jamie: Question: “One of the things … Continue reading

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Leyland a driver for Sheffield’s decision to come to Detroit

I just finished reading an article from the AP on Sheffield and comments he made today about Jim Leyland. It seems that Sheffield is excited to be with the Tigers and this article really got me looking forward to 2007. … Continue reading

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Links at home and around the AL Central

A Tigers related links first: The Hardball Times sit down with Ernie Harwell about his Audiobook among other topics. Below are some links from other teams around the AL Central. Not everyone agrees how to rank Cleveland’s ‘non-prospects’, but they … Continue reading

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Tigers sign Fernando Rodney to 1-year deal worth $1.05M

The Free Press is reporting that Tiger relief pitcher Fernando Rodney was signed to a 1-year deal worth $1.05 M. Rodney was eligable for arbitration this year and the Tigers are apparently looking to sign him for a longer period … Continue reading

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