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Daily Linking – 10/22/08

22.10.2008 53 comments

Links of note, or stuff I find interesting, or stuff I think you might find interesting Detroit Tigers Thoughts: Transactions Update – Eddie rounds up all of the minor league transactions so far. Best Second Basemen of 2008 – Beyond the Box Score – And Polanco ranked 5th among second basemen, bolstered by some strong defense. […]

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Daily Linking – 23:07

27.09.2008

Links of note, or stuff I find interesting, or stuff I think you might find interesting MVN Outsider | MVN – daily sports talk » Blog Archive » Being the GM: 2009 Detroit Tigers – The folks at MVN take a look at potential offseason moves for the Tigers. Ilitch assesses Tigers’ season | tigers.com: […]

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Daily Linking – 9/19/08

19.09.2008 2 comments

Links of note, or stuff I find interesting, or stuff I think you might find interesting Offseason Outlook: Detroit Tigers: MLB Rumors – MLBTradeRumors.com – Tim Dierkes continues his series by looking at the Tigers From a Uni Watch interview of NY Times’ Yankees beat writer Tyler Kepner: UW: Who is the most… – Bless […]

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Daily Linking – September 9th

09.09.2008 7 comments

Links of note, or stuff I find interesting, or stuff I think you might find interesting Grander than Sizemore? | FanGraphs Baseball – Grandy making a case (or someone else) that Curtis is at least as good as Grady. Two Tigers minor leaguers among players suspended – Two guys from the VSL get nabbed bringing […]

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Daily Linking – 9/2/2008

02.09.2008 30 comments

Links of note, or stuff I find interesting, or stuff I think you might find interesting Miner shuts down Royals, Tigers snap skid – Detroit Tigers Baseball: News, Blogs, Photos, Audio, Schedule & Stats – MLive.com – Leyland says: "He was really good," Detroit manager Jim Leyland said. "He's a four-pitch pitcher now. Zach was […]

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Daily Linking – 8/26

26.08.2008 3 comments

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 […]

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Luck and Fieldability

23.01.2006 1 comment

David Pinto from Baseball Musings has begun to release the 2005 Probabilistic Model of Range (PMR) data. Today he posted a table of which pitchers had more outs than expected on balls in play (or the lucky/unlucky) as well as rankings of the expected percentage of outs on balls in play (how easy was it […]

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The Platoon Ratio

18.01.2006 10 comments

When talking about players strengths and weaknesses, ultimately the discussion will veer towards: “What they really need is a platoon because player X can’t hit Y-handers to save his life.” Okay, so maybe not every baseball discussion goes this way, but I’m sure you’ve all heard it, and perhaps even said it before. That’s why […]

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Tigers sign Bonderman, Spurling, and Pena

17.01.2006 5 comments

Detroit signed Jeremy Bonderman, Chris Spurling and Carlos Pena to one year deals, thus avoiding arbitration. Craig Monroe remains the lone arbitration eligible player not under contract. The only mild suprise is that Bonderman re-upped for a single year instead of working out a long term contract. I don’t have terms of the contracts, and […]

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Detroit’s Prospects

12.01.2006 5 comments

Bryan Smith at Baseball Analysts has been posting his top 75 prospects list this week. Today Bryan posted 10-25 and two Detroit Tiger prospects made the list. Joel Zumaya came in at 23 and Justin Verlander at 13. On Zumaya: Skillset/Future: In the 2004 Futures Game, Jose Capellan made noise with that fantastic fastball, but […]

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Tigers sign Maroth and Inge

11.01.2006 3 comments

The Detroit Tigers have signed Mike Maroth and Brandon Inge. Maroth got a two year deal, and Inge re-upped for one season. I don’t have the terms of either deal, but if various reports are accurate Maroth will get $5.25 million total with $2.3 million in the first year, and $2.95 million in 2007. Assuming […]

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Detroit Non Roster Invites

10.01.2006 10 comments

Below is the listing of the Detroit Tigers Non Roster Invitees, including the recently signed Matt Mantei Pitchers Tim Crabtree Chad Durbin Lee Gardner Kevin Hodge Colby Lewis Matt Mantei Hector Mercado Bobby Seay Catchers Brian Peterson Mike Rabelo Chris Robinson Danilo Sanchez Max St. Pierre Infielders Mike Hessman Kevin Hooper Josh Phelps Ramon Santiago […]

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