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Rick Porcello Trade Talks

04.03.2013 53 comments

According to ESPN (my Scorecenter App alert, to be precise) – the Rangers have inquired about Rick Porcello. This makes sense to me for a number of reasons. 1) The Rangers just lost Martin Perez for several months with a fractured forearm. Perez was slated to be their #5. This is a team who has […]

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2012 Winter Meetings

03.12.2012 161 comments

Open thread for the Winter Meeting activities…don’t have much time this morning, but I’m sure our community will keep us up to date…check back often. – Apparently Asdrubal Cabrera has a block on the Tigers, along with the Yankees, Red Sox, Nationals, Giants and Mets. Interesting company. – I don’t think the Indians want Peralta, […]

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The Michael Young Trade That’s Not Going to Happen (to any team)

12.02.2011 7 comments

For a guy who has widely been regarded as the “face of the franchise” for so long, the Rangers sure have put Michael Young through a lot. First, in 2004, coming off of a superb defensive year at 2B, the Rangers asked Young to move to SS in order to make room for Alfonso Soriano, […]

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What does Damon do about Damon?

24.08.2010 8 comments

Should Damon stay or should he go?

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Wrapping up the week

13.12.2009 27 comments

It’s Sunday evening and this concludes my foray into full time blogging. I took this week off to delve into the winter meetings and cover them to the best of my ability. It proved to be an especially eventful week for Tigers fans and this blog. With that we’ll do one last set of hot stove rumors and news nuggets and a couple other thoughts as well.

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Winter Meetings Day 4

10.12.2009 7 comments

The last day of a very active winter meetings for Tigers fans is upon us. A look at what took place yesterday and what may take place today follows.

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Carlos Guillen Rumors

09.12.2009 13 comments

The latest buzz is that the Tigers are are trying to move Carlos Guillen, and there may be some sort of partnership with the Dodgers to acquire Juan Pierre. But it appears that both teams are in need of 3rd team to fill in the blanks.

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Winter Meetings Day 3

09.12.2009 11 comments

As Tigers fans let us just hope that today is relatively boring. The Tigers will remain active and the roster will continue to change but hopefully we’re done with franchise-type players leaving. In the meantime here’s a recap of what happened yesterday – including some late notes – as well as a look at what may happen today.

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Day 2 Granderson and Jackson buzz

08.12.2009 25 comments

While it seems that the blockbuster Yankees-Diamondbacks-Tigers trade may be a long shot at this point, the Tigers will likely still continue to be active on this front. I’d still say that a Curtis Granderson trade is a long shot, but an Edwin Jackson deal seems likely. We’ll keep track of the buzz here.

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Winter Meetings Day 2

08.12.2009 1 comment

The first day of the Winter Meetings has come to an end and the sun is coming up on a snowy second day. For Tigers fans there was no shortage of news and drama. The recap follows.

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The blockbuster that stalled

07.12.2009 16 comments

Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi report that the framework for a blockbuster deal (h/t) between the Tigers, the Diamondbacks, and the Yankees was in place before at least one of the teams pulled out. The Tigers would have sent Edwin Jackson to Arizona, Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, and they would have received Max Scherzer with other young players floating to each team involved.

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Granderson and Jackson nuggets

07.12.2009 23 comments

There is no real news on the Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson trade fronts, but here is a roundup of some news and related tweets from this morning.

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