Don't know if it's an economy thing or a performance thing, but there are a number of tickets available for Opening Day on Stub Hub for less then $100. You can sit in upper deck infield box for $70, which is pretty good compared to recent years. (fyi, this is an affiliate link at Stub Hub)
The Tigers made some minor league cuts yesterday. Most surprising was Darwin De Leon who used to be known as Edward Reynoso. Regardless he was a Venezuelan Dominican lefty who could really pitch. Something besides performance likely led to this decision.
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
Kevin in Dallas I don't disagree, but to add some perspective, there are 30 other teams saying something similar right now.
Kevin in Dallas Great series. I was on pins and needles that last inning. Maybe next year.