Using retrosheet play-by-play to judge historical defense. From 56-86 Whitaker was the best defensive 2nd baseman using this method – and that was only a fraction of his career. Plus Al Kaline was tops in right field.
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Dan Fox looks at those individuals who are a good candidate for a shiift (like for Big Papi, Hafner, Thome, etc). Curtis shows up on the list, but his speed and bunting threat would probably be a deterrent.
StorminNorman$ word on the street is that Tiger fans should get used to mediocrity, unless some of the young players and
Tony de Florida I've been too busy to add my wisdom (please control your laughter) but have been trying to read the blog
StorminNorman$ i could see DD bringing him to BOS to replace Big Sloppy, but i doubt BOS would give up much
Only Tiger Fan in Mississippi V-Mart trade talk:
As we know, while the guy can certainly hit a baseball, he isn't the fastest thing around
if this proves to be true - that would signal the excessive spending in the FA market has commenced... $27.5M
Interesting article about WAR, using ex-Tiger Robbie Ray as an example. It bugs me sometimes that we fans will throw