An excellent piece by Beck around the Tigers impact on the region. I'm not big on the "the region really needs this, take pity on us" angle to sports that popped up around the Final 4 and Stanley Cup playoffs. This article didn't go all the way down that path thankfully. But I did love reading about the awareness on the part of the players and the role they play this summer. I think the Tigers do have quite a few "good guys." This comes from the way they conduct themselves at the park and around fans and a few brief personal encounters I've had. It could be crap, but I believe it. If the Tigers can do anything down the stretch the potential for the mutual lovefest that we experienced on a Saturday night against the Yankees in 2006 could come tumbling back – and boy would it be welcomed.
I wonderfully in depth look at the ramifications of offering or not offering Placido Polanco arbitration. I think if he's a type b you offer him, type a and it gets really fuzzy. I still think many of the Tigers decisions will come down to how deep they play into October (and the $$ that comes with that).
StorminNorman$ word on the street is that Tiger fans should get used to mediocrity, unless some of the young players and
Tony de Florida I've been too busy to add my wisdom (please control your laughter) but have been trying to read the blog
StorminNorman$ i could see DD bringing him to BOS to replace Big Sloppy, but i doubt BOS would give up much
Only Tiger Fan in Mississippi V-Mart trade talk:
As we know, while the guy can certainly hit a baseball, he isn't the fastest thing around
if this proves to be true - that would signal the excessive spending in the FA market has commenced... $27.5M
Interesting article about WAR, using ex-Tiger Robbie Ray as an example. It bugs me sometimes that we fans will throw