Category Archives: Tigers Farm System

Spring Training, Jacob Turner and More

I spent part of last week down in Lakeland, Florida watching some Tigers Spring Training games. I was able to attend two games, the first against the Atlanta Braves on Monday, March 8th and the second against the New York … Continue reading

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Granderson Triples in First Rehab Start

Curtis Granderson made his first rehab start tonight with Detroit’s Class-A team the West Michigan Whitecaps. Curtis had two hits, one a triple in four plate appearances. Here’s a summary of his at-bats: Bottom 1st: Curtis Granderson singles on a … Continue reading

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Breaking down Clete Thomas with pitch f/x

Clete Thomas caught most of Detroit off guard as he was initially selected to break camp with the Big League squad. If you were like me then you didn’t know much, if anything, about him. I was not a fan … Continue reading

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A deeper look at Armando Galarraga

With Dontrelle Willis missing at least a couple starts while being on the 15-day disabled list, the Tigers have announced that they will call up Armando Galarraga to take his place in the rotation. As for Dontrelle Willis, hopefully the … Continue reading

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Tigers get good news on Francisco Cruceta

Jason Beck is reporting that Francisco Cruceta has been cleared to travel to the US after missing out on all of Spring Training due to issues gathering a visa. Now he’s off to Lakeland to get warmed up and hopefully … Continue reading

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Tigers 2004 Draft Picks: Where are they now?

I did not feel like writing about another miserable game today, so instead I took a look back at some past prospects to see where they are now. Below are the top 3 picks for Detroit in the 2004 draft. … Continue reading

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D-Train, Clete Thomas and other Tiger news

D-Train is a Wreck Dontrelle Willis has failed to make a good first impressions this spring ending with an abysmal 8.64 ERA. His ERA isn’t the only stat that is wild for him this spring, he’s been completely unable to … Continue reading

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Jones falters but Tigers win with walkoff

Went to my first game at Joker Marchant Stadium here in Lakeland Florida today. The stadium itself was quite an upgrade from Knology Park yesterday but with that improvement, there were some drawbacks. It is quite a bit harder to … Continue reading

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Pictures from Tigers vs Blue Jays 3/8/08

Below is a collection of my favorite pictures from yesterdays game. Check back tommorow as I will be putting up some pictures from todays match up with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 1. Knology Park in Dunedin, FL.

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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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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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