[Insider content]: Rob talks about pitchers batting 8th and that it does net a team a few more runs over a season. For those of you who were drawing comparisons to Pudge batting 8th to Larussa’s strategy.
Internet buddy and Padres blogger Geoff Young has released his second Padres annual. Last year’s was awesome – even for non Padres diehards – and with a year of experience this one looks to be better. Also available in PDF
A look at “cheap” homers from last year to see who might get lucky this year, and who was lucky last year. The Tigers had the 2nd lowest “cheap” homer rate in the majors last year. Meaning that with a normal number of cheapies…
StorminNorman$ that was a costly collision w/Gordon (who broke his wrist)...I guess one example where "hustle" didn't pay off
bad news for KC - Moustakas out for the year
Boyd being called up to pitch Saturday for rehabbing Zimmerman. Hope Boyd makes the most of this opportunity, though
StorminNorman$ I wouldn't give any legit prospects for Shields, especially in light of his contract...though I would trade either Pelfrey or
Only Tiger Fan in Mississippi Ok Boys....the adjust your team via trades season has officially begun with James Shields making the dream team: http://www.freep.com/story/sports/mlb/tigers/2016/05/26/detroit-tigers-james-shields/84996934/