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.
Coleman Wait, what??
Andy Dirks is now a Blue Jay. Didn't see that coming.
KW I would not be surprised if DD made another Prince-like trade to clear up some payroll. Cabrera's probably safe, but
a pretty good overview of DET's finances heading into free agency... I think the following statement sums up DET's budget
Coleman Don't leave out the park they are playing in--they had 350 feet of throws to make. You have to gamble
T Smith Looking at the play again it appears the play at the plate would have been a little closer than I
T Smith There was no way Gordon would have been out at the plate. The ball was on the warning
Jim EggersUSMC Yeah, great Series, enjoyed competing and watching with the missus. The Gimps squeaking by with Godzilla on the mound
KW Yep, that's not just an Ausmus problem, but a baseball problem. Just about every manager manages that way. Bochy is
Coleman My opinion of Ned Yost went up a lot after listening to his postgame interview.
Coleman Bochy is never mentioned in the lists of great managers, which is a crime against baseball. 3 titles in 5