Contracts

  • Dontrelle plus 3

    The Tigers and Dontrelle Willis agreed on a 3 year contract. The Tigers will pay Willis $7 million in 2008, $10 million in 2009, and...

  • Not so tender moment for Durbin, but Byrdak has that loving feeling

    Chad Durbin’s stint as a Detroit Tiger came to an end today when the club made the decision to not tender him a contract. Durbin,...

  • Rogers, Rumors, and the Winter Meetings

    The Winter Meetings kicked off today. My fellow bloggers have already commented on how it will be a fairly quiet meetings for the Tigers. That’s...

  • As the elusive veteran pitcher world turns

    There was quite a bit of drama for a Friday evening as Kenny Rogers fired Scott Boras. Rogers sent an email to all GM’s (wouldn’t...

  • Valuing Kenny Rogers

    At the end of last season Kenny Rogers future involved one of two paths:  retiring or resigning with the Tigers. The quote was “It’s either...

  • Jones’n a day late

    The Tigers make 2 moves, and my internet connection flakes out that night. As such, I’ll just wrap the analysis into one post. Before getting...

  • Tiger sign Todd Jones

    The Tigers inked Todd Jones to a 1 year deal. If you’re keeping score at home, that’s 2 Joneses today. I’ll have more tonight. In...

  • GM Meeting Wrap

    More great stuff from Jon Paul Morosi in the Freep today as he catches up with Dave Dombrowski at the conclusion of the GM meetings....

  • Tigers on pace for club record payroll

    I did some long overdue updates to the payroll information. And already the Tigers have $90 million committed to next season, and that’s with only...

  • Bang for the buck

    Net Win Shares Value is Dave Studeman’s attempt to assess the value of a player and their contract.  He released some of his findings today,...

  • Tigers pick up Pudge’s option

    The Tigers announced that they have picked up Pudge Rodriguez’s $13 million option for the 2008 season. That’s one less question mark out there. I...

  • Pudge speculation and innuendo

    We’ve now heard from all the relevant players involved in the should we exercise Pudge’s option discussion. Mike Ilitch weighed in on Pudge last night:...