Spring Training

  • PECOTA 2012

    PECOTA is the player performance projection system developed by Nate Silver and subsequently purchased by Baseball Prospectus.  I don’t have any documented support for this,...

  • The Prince Fielder Era Begins

    Ahhhhh, pitchers and catchers… You ready for your Prince Fielder bp photo/video overload?  ESPN covers it here.  Even the local guys in Lakeland had to...

  • Slimmed Down Miggy and Other News

    Alex Avila is reporting that Miggy is “20-25″ lbs lighter.  Can you tell (images)? Tom Gage breaks down the 40 man here.  They are at...

  • Tigers Spring Training TV Schedule

    I see ya teleprompter.  ESPN is gonna pick up 3 games. TV Dates: March 14 — ESPN March 19 — ESPN March 20 — ESPN...

  • Cabrera, the day after.

    (image courtesy of DetroitNews.com) I’m sure that most of you have read the Freep and News by now, they are both loaded with Cabrera stories....

  • Uh-Oh…Cabrera arrested again for a DUI

    (photo from Detroit Free Press online) - Here’s the story in the Freep.  And ESPN.com.  As you would imagine, it’s pretty much everywhere.  This story...

  • Pitchers and Catchers

    Happy Pitchers and Catchers everyone. A few things that I’m looking for in spring training: 1) 2B, whose job it is anyway?  By all accounts,...

  • It’s Kelly right?

    Yesterday Jim Leyland dropped some hints as to what his preferred 25 man roster would be when the team breaks camp this week. Actually he’s...

  • Putting eggs in the Willis basket

    The battle for the back end of the Tigers starting rotation has been the story of the spring for Detroit fans. The Tigers are counting...

  • Maybe that helped us

    Thanks to Jason Beck for tweeting the line of the day. Dave Dombrowski was talking about Johnny Damon and the White Sox interest and offered...

  • Because the centerfielder has to leadoff

    With spring training underway there has been a flood of news bubbling up from Lakeland (and of course there are those pesky Johnny Damon rumors)....

  • Could Brandon Inge be poised for a breakout?

    The often offensively challenged Brandon Inge started out the season homering in 3 straight games. While he has dropped off the 162 homer season pace...