Monthly Archives: September 2007

Carlos Guillen’s move to first base is good for Detroit

Jim Leyland has made all the speculation a bit more official today by stating that the team intends to spot Carlos Guillen at first base full-time next year. 2008 will be the first year of Guillen’s 4-year contract extension that … Continue reading

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Tiger Trades: Where are they now?

With the season wrapping up I thought it would be interesting to look back at some of the moves that the team made earlier this season and how they fared. With a minor league system filled with talent, Detroit did … Continue reading

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Jair Jurrjens is a key piece of the Tigers future

I had the opportunity to watch Jair Jurrjens pitch a bullpen session today which, besides being fun, was rather impressive. I was surprised when Jurrjens got the call to make a start straight from Double-A Erie though at the same … Continue reading

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Batting Title race provides something to root for

With Cleveland clinching the division title today and the NY Yankees wittling their magic number for claiming the wild card slot to 2 games, Detroit Tiger fans have a few reasons to continue to watch. First, and foremost, is the … Continue reading

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Tigers continue to have Johan Santana’s number

Unlike any mediocre Chicago White Sox pitcher this year, Detroit batters continue to rise to the occasion when Johan Santana takes the mound. Whether the regular Tiger starter lineup is placed out there or whether it is the Toledo Mud … Continue reading

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Gary Sheffield set to return; too little too late?

With Kenny Rogers set to take the mound tomorrow against the White Sox, who have just embarrassed Detroit this year, and Gary Sheffield set to return to the lineup on Thursday, do the Tigers have enough time to turn it … Continue reading

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Late runs hard to come by for the Detroit Tigers

2006 was an amazing year for the Tigers and not just because of the eventual outcome. The regular season was filled with late inning heroics, come from behind victories and the Tigers bullpen racking up holds and saves in 1 … Continue reading

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