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Chris Shelton era ends

05.12.2007 16 comments

Chris Shelton is now a Texas Ranger. The Tigers continued their active winter by dealing Shelton, who was DFA’d last week, for centerfielder Freddy Guzman. Guzman is a burner who led the PCL with 56 stolen bases last year. He’s about to turn 27 and he’s only amassed 37 big league games in his career, […]

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Tigers sign Kenny Rogers and Francisco Cruceta

30.11.2007 70 comments

The Tigers shored up their starting rotation and bullpen by signing Kenny Rogers and Fancisco Cruceta. Both pitchers were signed to one year deals. I don’t have terms yet of either deal. Rogers we know about, but Cruceta appears to be signed largely on his performance in the Dominican Republic. It sounds similar to last […]

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First base irony

02.10.2007 15 comments

At the start of the 2006 season the Tigers had a log jam at first base with Dmitri Young, Carlos Pena, and Chris Shelton set to man that position and DH. Pena was jettisoned in the spring, while Dmitri Young battled legal and substance abuse problems spending a chunk of the season on the DL […]

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