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Miner leaguer

02.07.2008 11 comments

Zach Miner paid the price for a 4 walk effort on Tuesday night with an assignment to Toledo. Aquilino Lopez who was being stretched out as a starter has been recalled to provide a strike thrower in the pen. Both moves are warranted, but my first thought when hearing of this was Denny Bautista. The […]

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Tigers trade Bautista

26.06.2008 3 comments

I didn’t get a chance to touch on this last night because I had left for the game when the news hit. The Tigers traded Denny Bautista for Pittsburgh minor leaguer Kyle Pearson. With Bautista DFA’d the Tigers had 10 days to find a home for him. In exchange they get AA right hander Pearson. […]

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Denny gets Bautista’d

20.06.2008 9 comments

Denny Bautista is odd man out of the bullpen with the return of Joel Zumaya. I’d offer up my feelings, but instead I’ll point you to Detroit Tigers Thoughts who already has it covered. UPDATE: It appears that the Tigers tried to move Bautista prior to DFA’ing him. Regardless I think it’s a bad move. […]

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Tigers Make Line Change

06.06.2008 7 comments

The Tigers announced a ton of roster moves today: Clete Thomas and Ramon Santiago hit the 15 day DL Mike Hollimon and Brent Clevlen were brought up to take their places. Aquilino Lopez was placed on the bereavement list and Denny Bautista was reinstated from the DL.

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 5-30-08

31.05.2008

Toledo 2 Indianapolis 3Brent Clevlen homered, singled, and walked and has pushed his average to .313. Mike Hollimon was 1 for 4. Matt Joyce went 0 for 4 with 3 K’s. Yorman Bazardo allowed 2 runs on 6 hits in 5 innings, walking none and fanning 3. Denny Bautista allowed an unearned run on 1 […]

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Freddy Dolsi? Really?

03.05.2008 2 comments

The curse of Jason Grilli? A couple days after the Tigers had to clear a spot in the bullpen to make room for Francisco Cruceta the Tigers place Denny Bautista on the DL with the ambiguous shoulder tendinitis. He’s expected to be able to throw again in a week. Just ask Fernando Rodney about those […]

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And then there was one, or maybe two

13.03.2008 19 comments

Todd Jones pitches a 1-2-3 inning against the BravesCredit Roger DeWitt That would be spots available in the seven man bullpen. Jim Leyland ended some of the speculation today by announcing that Todd Jones, Bobby Seay, Tim Byrdak, Jason Grilli, and Zach Miner were locks. The ambiguity now surrounds Fernando Rodney and his health. A […]

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Good news for Tigers pen?

11.03.2008 10 comments

Given the rash of bad news with injuries, shellackings, and visa problems hitting the Tigers bullpen, today was a nice change. Denny Bautista continued to pitch well. He went 2 scoreless innings with 4 K’s and is going to be hard to leave behind when the team heads North. Jordan Tata, who wasn’t a strong […]

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Bullpen woes spawn trade talk

04.03.2008 16 comments

Jon Paul Morosi reports that the Tigers bullpen headaches have the team talking trade. Morosi notes that there have been “general discussions” with the Cubs. Chicago has become a favorite trading partner of Dombrowski with the two clubs completing five trades during DD’s tenure. Morosi notes that the Cubs may be interested in a right […]

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The Full Pen

23.01.2008 20 comments

We’ve taken a look at how the Tigers may, or at least how we think (and by we I mean I and the people who agree with me) they may fill out their bench. The bench is one of the few areas of ambiguity in terms of the roster. The other area is the bullpen. […]

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