Center field and catcher are problems that might not go away. Torres can’t hit. Neither has Gene Kingsale been an answer. Ditto for Inge and his catching partner, Matt Walbeck.
The Tigers could, conceivably, get away with Torres-Kingsale if the other people begin to click. But fail to field a catcher with some crunch, and big innings are tough to come by, as might have been deduced by watching the Tigers.
jud I know it was only an exhibition game ...but...I don't know if I can take that much hysterical laughter from
On the other hand, Verlander is "confident" and "ready to go," so there's that.
Smoking Loon Good article, Kevin.
Did anyone else have the thought last year that perhaps the biggest problem with Verlander was... predictability? He
Kevin in Dallas Neither does this story.
Kevin in Dallas This picture does not instill a whole bunch of confidence.
Coleman Check out this one: http://www.mlive.com/tigers/index.ssf/2015/02/report_relief_pitcher_joba_cha.html#incart_more_sports
He shaved the beard! And looks like he dropped a few pounds too.
low price, potential high yield... or maybe not. Whatever the case, Joba certainly said all the right things.