Leyland offered up his support to the Inge on the All Star team campaign. If he said it publicly he probably said it to Joe Maddon as well (Maddon only has 8 picks at his discretion and many of those go to insuring every team has a rep).
Lee looks at how lucky the Tigers were to have a winning month despite being outscored. Their last 6 wins have been by 1 or 2 runs, and going farther back, it's 11 of their last 15 wins. It isn't a sustainable pace, but the good news is they picked up wins when not playing particularly well.
Smoking Loon I think the Tigers have to let Victor Martinez go.
Smoking Loon OTFiM: Definitely, share your observations, you and everyone, over the course of this series of articles. And thank you.
Smoking Loon Thanks, guys. As you can tell, it's keeping me busy. Don't be alarmed if replies are taking 2 weeks or
StorminNorman$ having more than one DH on the roster is something DET has been dealing with for the past few years
Coleman The only problem is have with that is not with Victor, it's with Cabrera. They are already saying they might
if my vote counts, I say bring him back for 3 or 4 yrs (4yrs $68M) - for everything he
StorminNorman$ w/9 years ($261M) remaining on Cabrera's contract...the annual injury thing has to be a concern
First Gardenhire, now Maddon (who opted out of his contract w/TAM) available to manage next season
Coleman It turns out Cabrera has a stress fracture. It isn't clear if he will miss any time next season or