Monthly Archives: January 2008

Tigers release Tony Giarratano

According to the Detroit News, the Tigers released shortstop Tony Giarratano today. This isn’t a surprise and is bordering on non-news except for the fact that Giarratano soaked up a 40-man roster spot during this year’s Rule-5 Draft. The Tigers … Continue reading

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It’s settled. Inge to the backstop, for now

Brandon Inge has broken his silence and seems to still be coming to terms with the situation he is now in. For now, Brandon will report to the Tigers Spring Training with the catchers, though Dombrowski is still seeking a … Continue reading

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Tigers look to lock up everyone this offseason

In news that isn’t much of a shocker when you take into account how Dave Dombrowski does business, the Free Press is reporting that the Tigers and Curtis Granderson are in the process of negotiating a long term contract. The … Continue reading

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Tigers Spring Training Games

Just like Matt Wallace from Take 75 North, My wife and I will be making the trip down to Lakeland, FL to catch some Spring Training games. We’ll be attending two games over the weekend of March 8th & 9th: … Continue reading

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Tigers sneak in Robertson extension

As I sit here and watch the news wire on news of a Miguel Cabrera extension I notice that the Tigers went ahead an extended Nate Robertson today. The deal is a 3-year, $21M dollar extension that puts him in … Continue reading

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Chris Shelton DFA’d by Rangers

Ex-Tiger Chris Shelton was designated for assignment by the Texas Rangers today: The Texas Rangers added right-hander Kazuo Fukumori to their 40-man roster Monday after finalizing his $3 million, two-year contract agreed to last month. To make room on the … Continue reading

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How will Brandon Inge fare as a catcher?

After yesterday’s Tigersfest it is looking more and more like Brandon Inge will be with the ballclub for the 2008 season. This isn’t surprising at this point since his high salary and low OPS last year has made a trade … Continue reading

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