Contracts

  • About that Verlander contract

    In a world without substantial baseball news, the fact that Justin Verlander hasn’t inked a deal yet is garnering some attention. When the two sides...

  • The Newest Tiger is Brandon Lyon

    The Tigers will formally announce the signing of Brandon Lyon on Saturday. Terms are not immediately available but it is likely a one or two...

  • Tigers get 4 under contract

    The Tigers inked 4 of the 5 arbitration eligible players today. Gerald Laird ($2.8), Edwin Jackson ($2.2), Bobby Seay ($1.1) and Joel Zumaya ($733,000) are...

  • Tigers sign Thames and Rodney

    The Tigers signed Marcus Thames and Fernando Rodney to one year deals. Both were arbitration eligible. Terms weren’t disclosed, but I’ll guess that Thames gets...

  • Prices are dropping, but will it matter?

    Buster Olney weighs in on how the economy is impacting team spending: Throughout baseball, budgets are being downsized from week to week to reflect the...

  • THE CONTRACT is official

    It’s kind of anti-climactic at this point, but the Miguel Cabrera deal has officially been announced. The deal is for 7 years and $141 million...

  • Junkballing: Almost too much to link to

    A flurry of link worthy items, plus just being behind in general leads to the mother of all link round-ups: Injuries – left handed pitcher...

  • Reports: Tigers sign Cabrera to $153 million contract

    credit Roger DeWitt ESPN.com is reporting that Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers have agreed to an 8 year contract totaling $153.3 million. The deal is...

  • Granderson gets multi-year deal

    Buster Olney is reporting that Curtis Granderson has signed a multiyear contract. Terms weren’t not available. More to come later. (h/t Motown Sports) UPDATE: It’s...

  • Tigers sign Miguel Cabrera to one year deal

    The AP is reporting that the Tigers inked Miguel Cabrera to a 1 year $11.3 million deal. The team is of course trying to sign...

  • Marcus Thames signs one year deal

    The Tigers avoid arbitration with another player and agree to terms with Marcus Thames on a one year deal. I’ll post details when I have...

  • Robertson extended for 3 years

    The Tigers have signed Nate Robertson to a 3 year deal for $21.25 million. The Freep has the break down on the dollars. Robertson will...