Monthly Archives: July 2007

Trade deadline passes without a move in Detroit

Another year’s trade deadline passed today at 4PM EST today. These are quite a bit more fun when the team is in contention for the division and that was the case for Detroit this year. Dave Dombrowski was out looking … Continue reading

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Wil Ledezma DFA’d by Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves designated Wilfredo Ledezma for assignment today making room for their acquisition of closer Octavio Dotel or other more solid bullpen help. I wasn’t the biggest fan of this trade early on but it appears now that the … Continue reading

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Fernando Rodney has second solid outing in Toledo

Fernando Rodney pitched the eighth inning during the Toledo Mud Hens win over the Richmond Braves; his second rehab outing since going on the DL on June 24th. With little available on the trade market, the Tigers are depending highly … Continue reading

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Tigers shortstop future far from certain

With the Tiger bullpen troubles of late there has been one trade rumor that has been less talked about and that is the need to bring in an additional shortstop. This was the focus of an article in the Detroit … Continue reading

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Virgil Vasquez to start in doubleheader

The Tigers will call up Virgil Vasquez to start game two of Tuesdays doubleheader against the White Sox. While Virgil wasn’t the first choice of Jim Leyland as Danny Knobler states below, I like how this turned out. Jim Leyland … Continue reading

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Tiger bullpen improvement eases trade needs

The Tigers are sitting in a good position with the trade deadline looming at the end of the month. Only a month ago I would have been eager to see Detroit GM Dave Dombrowski make a bold move to plug … Continue reading

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Sean Casey has earned Tiger everyday 1B role

Sean Casey has been a major point of discussion ever since arriving in Detroit just before the trade deadline last year (2006). Much of the initial negative reactions were due to his replacing a fan favorite in Chris Shelton but … Continue reading

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Tigers face tough second half schedule

With a little less than half the games remaining in the season, below is a look at the toughness of the schedule for each team in the AL Central. The second-half contains mostly games amongst division teams so it can … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers 2007 Draft Update

It has been about a month since the 2007 MLB Draft and a little over a month until the deadline for signing a drafted player (August 15th). MLB made a big deal out of the Draft process this year going … Continue reading

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Detroit All-Stars and Curtis Granderson

With at least 5 players heading off to the 2007 All-Star Game in San Francisco next week I have very little to complain about. Gone are the days where Detroit sends the lone representative that was not selected by either … Continue reading

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