• The young and the retired

    Feeling sick, need sleep, short post… While there has been plenty of talk about prospect rankings, what about the players who broke in last year....

  • The Optimal Tiger Lineup

    On Friday, Lee aggregated various projections for Tiger players to find the average projection. On Saturday, David Pinto web enabled a script written by Ken...

  • Tiger Links

    Some Detroit Tiger related links from the last few days that you might have missed: Baseball Analysts on the Central: Aaron Gleeman and the Cheat...

  • Park Factor Central

    Thumbing through the The Bill James Handbook 2006(aff link), I came across the section on park factors, and compiled the following table for the American...

  • The Big Three

    John Sickels has a “Prospect Smackdown” with the big 3 righthanded prospects for 2006: Chad Billingsley, Matt Cain, and Justin Verlander. Sickels ranks them Verlander...

  • Tigers sign 5 more

    Detroit agreed to terms with five more players today. Franklyn German, Fernando Rodney, Curtis Granderson, Don Kelly, and Kody Kirkland are now all under contract....

  • It’s a sunshine day…spring training round-up

    There is nothing like the spring training for hope to spring eternal. This hope come across stronger than ever the first week of camp when...

  • Handling with care

    In the past I’ve expressed concern about the workloads Jim Leyland may impose on his young starters. That’s why I’m slightly reassured after seeing this...

  • Spring Training Linkfest

    The first day of spring training is complete, and it is so nice to see stories about baseball. It’s February and optimism time for Detroit...

  • Dombrowski gets it

    All the Nook Logan-Curtis Granderson job battle articles have clearly raised my hackles. Missing from the stories are any quotes from the actual decision makers...

  • Four warming words

    Pitchers and catchers report, one of the best combinations of 4 words in the english language. Pitchers and catchers report is probably up there in...

  • Playing with PECOTA part 2

    I’ve already scanned the PECOTA projections for Tiger pitchers and highlighted what I thought was most interesting. Now we’ll do the hitters. Curtis Granderson Lee...