Kind of a cool story about Inge getting bottles of champagne for rookies when they hit their first homer. It’s a tradition that Lance Parrish started when he was a coach. It would be cool to see that continue over the years. Oh yeah, and Brennan Boesch’s little league coach was Kurt Russell.
Granderson will likely need a couple weeks of rest. It means he’ll miss the series in Detroit and most likely he won’t make the trip. If he isn’t close to returning and participating in baseball activities, he’ll probably stay back in NY for rest and treatment.
Mike Rogers beat me to this. It is a look at who Jim Leyland calls on in the most crucial situations. For the most part I think Leyland has done a pretty good job with the pen this year, and this study bears that out. Of course the pen performing well helps make the manager look smart as well.
Coleman Check out this one: http://www.mlive.com/tigers/index.ssf/2015/02/report_relief_pitcher_joba_cha.html#incart_more_sports
He shaved the beard! And looks like he dropped a few pounds too.
low price, potential high yield... or maybe not. Whatever the case, Joba certainly said all the right things.
Jim EggersUSMC I concur K in D, am hoping for a good but not great season from JV. Seemed to me he
StorminNorman$ Great info/research Kevin! One point to clarify and factor into the analysis: JV did make $20M last year, but
Coleman Verlander had core muscle surgery last January. Could it be, at his age, and with the type of pitcher he
Jim EggersUSMC I am sorry to hear that, was looking forward to your blunt and accurate reports... as far as next year
jud Sorry to have to make this announcement but my streak of 26 consecutive spring training trips ends. As much as
Cool piece...great spot (HI) - my wife & kiddos are headed back to the big island in a couple weeks...
Jim EggersUSMC If you would like to see what I was up to on my recent visit to Kauai, check out the
Jim EggersUSMC I am glad you understood what I wrote, must have been channeling Sarah Palin......