• Mags and Riches

    It looks like the Tigers best chances to land a big free agent bat are: 1. Offer Beltran the 10 year, $200 million that Boras...

  • Carlos Guillen – Breakthrough Season or Peak Season?

    As I often do when I’m trying to avoid doing real work, I’ll head over to Baseball Reference and start poking around on stat pages....

  • Merry Christmas

    I don’t have a whole lot to say on a case by case basis with the recent transactions (and non-transactions). Those being the Inge and...

  • The Tender deadline, Derek Lowe, and Just a Little more Beltre

    Today is the deadline for teams to tender contracts to players with less than six years of of service. Players that are arbitration eligible, who...

  • Free agent frustrations

    As I mentioned in my last post, Adrian Beltre is the first guy that I’ve been disappointed in missing. Adding Glaus, Pavano, and Finley would...

  • Crap

    Mariner’s sign Beltre, 5 years at $65 million. This is the first time I’ve really been disappointed by missing out on a free agent this...

  • Contractually Speaking

    A recent article by John Lowe indicated that the Tigers payroll will be in the $60-65 million range next year. It also quoted Dave Dombrowski...

  • The not so hot stove

    The Tigers have really tried to be active this offseason. They’ve made competitive offers, if the reports have been true, to a number of guys....

  • Waiting…

    Yeah, I’ve pretty much just been surfing baseball web sites today hoping to see that the Tigers have snagged someone. So far, nothing. In the...

  • The free agent pool is getting shallower

    Several of the players the Tigers have expressed interest in have signed, or are on the cusp of signing with other teams. Jeff Kent signed...

  • The Tigers changing FA landscape

    With yesterday’s deadline to offer free agents arbitration, the free agent landscape takes an interesting turn. Two of the Tigers’ potential targets, Troy Glaus and...

  • Pavano, a closer look

    With Carl Pavano’s recent free agent tour stop in Detroit and the rumors and denials of a contract worth $40 million and 4 years I...