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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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Farewell Edwin, Curtis, We hardly knew ye – Why the Trade makes sense for Detroit

I haven’t posted in quite a while, but since my last post was an article regarding Edwin Jackson then it may be fitting that my new article also concerns him. I wanted to take a minute to put out my … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers eat up the fastball

The Tigers have hit a combined 27 home runs as a team so far this year with Magglio Ordonez and Miguel Cabrera tied for the team lead with 5 each. The team has found their power only recently with 12 … 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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Tigers love the base on balls, drop two of three to Boston

Tonight’s battle of the bullpens had a very clear winner: Boston. Detroit’s bullpen, beginning with Zach Miner, was absolutely unable to constantly throw strikes which ended with a total of 10 walks allowed on the night and 12 runs. This … Continue reading

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Tigers on National TV & Fundraising Gift

A couple weeks ago during the a Tigers spring training game against the Indians, FSN Detroit held an auction to raise money for the Detroit Tigers Foundation. There were three auction packages that went for thousands of dollars, but for … Continue reading

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Michael Wuertz could help shore up the Tiger bullpen

According to Jon Paul Morosi with the Free Press the Tigers are eying Cub Michael Wuertz. An acquisition of this sort could go a long way in helping secure some solid late inning relief until the duo of Fernando Rodney … Continue reading

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Tigers 2008 Opening Day Doomed?

We’re 11 days away from Opening Day 2008 at Comerica Park and it is snowing like crazy outside. Quite a bit can change in 11 days but right now things are not looking good. According to the current 10-day forecast, … 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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Ex-Tigers make a dent on Marlins top 20 prospect list

If you were curious as to where the prospects the Tigers gave up for D-Train and Miguel Cabrera would place within the Marlins organization, John Sickels released the Marlins top 20 prospect list. He released the Tiger prospect list last … Continue reading

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Tigers trail AL Central in youth talent

Sports Illustrated published Team-by-Team Talent Rankings by Bill James which gives each MLB team a score based on the amount of youth talent on the team. Unfortunately, the Detroit Tigers ranked near the bottom of all MLB teams and solidly … Continue reading

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