[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…
though they're asking for too many years, i'd still try to sign Soria or O'Day... even with KRod, DET's bullpen
Kaline fan I'd say Big Al & Tigers doing pretty good so far. Just the fact that they dumped "Gas Can" Krol
Tony de Florida I agree, and there may be some upside. It would appear our coaching staff needs to work on cutting down
jud Krol and Spier are basically worth a box of rocks trade value wise , so getting Mabin is ok with
TIGERS RULE ...... 7.5M for a platoon player? Are the Lions running the show here?