Links of note, or stuff I find interesting, or stuff I think you might find interesting
Tigers to try Larish at third – Jeff Larish heads to the Arizona Fall League to work on fielding the hot corner. Smart move since he's effectively blocked at first base. At the very least maybe he increases his trade value. On another note, how sad is it that AFL assignments are about the only thing we have to look forward to.
Detroit Tigers Thoughts: Skelton Again – Eddie gets biomechanical and shows that James Skelton slight stature may actually increase his durability instead of inhibiting it – as many have worried about.
Detroit Tigers Thoughts: Projected Elias Rankings – Eddie has cracked the Elias Free Agent ranking system. Pudge is looking like he could end up being a B type free agent. If he does that means one less draft pick lost in the trade, thus making the trade look better.
Coleman Wait, what??
Andy Dirks is now a Blue Jay. Didn't see that coming.
KW I would not be surprised if DD made another Prince-like trade to clear up some payroll. Cabrera's probably safe, but
a pretty good overview of DET's finances heading into free agency... I think the following statement sums up DET's budget
Coleman Don't leave out the park they are playing in--they had 350 feet of throws to make. You have to gamble
T Smith Looking at the play again it appears the play at the plate would have been a little closer than I
T Smith There was no way Gordon would have been out at the plate. The ball was on the warning
Jim EggersUSMC Yeah, great Series, enjoyed competing and watching with the missus. The Gimps squeaking by with Godzilla on the mound
KW Yep, that's not just an Ausmus problem, but a baseball problem. Just about every manager manages that way. Bochy is
Coleman My opinion of Ned Yost went up a lot after listening to his postgame interview.
Coleman Bochy is never mentioned in the lists of great managers, which is a crime against baseball. 3 titles in 5