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The Call-Ups

01.09.2008 11 comments

It’s September 1st, so it’s the annual rite of infusing of rosters with up and comers and AAA fill-ins. The Tigers announced their round of call-ups. They include: Dusty Ryan, Mike Hessman, Dontrelle Willis, Chris Lambert, Clay Rapada, and Freddy Dolsi. Dolsi had some nice moments this season, is already on the 40 man roster, […]

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Todd Jones back to the DL

17.08.2008 9 comments

Todd Jones is back on the disabled list. After 1 outing. Makes you wonder why he was brought off the DL in the first place doesn’t it? Of course it did take him a half hour to get out of that inning so that may explain it. Or perhaps Todd is toast and he’ll just […]

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Another good outing for Zumaya


Joel Zumaya pitched a scoreless inning fanning 1 batter. He threw 11 pitches, 8 of which were strikes. He’s set to do back to back outings on Monday and Tuesday and if all goes well he’ll be back for the Padres series. On another note, Francisco Cruceta also pitched a scoreless inning striking outtwo. Nine […]

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Tigers Minor Leauge Wrap 4-19-08

20.04.2008 1 comment

Louisville 5 Toledo 0 Curtis Granderson doubled and singled, and like the night before in Grand Rapids that was it for the highlights. Virgil Vasquez allowed 5 runs on 9 hits and 3 walks with only 1 K in 5.1 innings. Cassey Fossum went 2.2 innings allowing one hit while fanning 3. Jason Beck was […]

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Department of Immigration relents – Cruceta is coming

09.04.2008 3 comments

International man of mystery, Francisco Cruceta, has finally been allowed into the country. His visa problems have kept him out of action and the country for the last two months. Jason Beck reports that Cruceta will head to Lakeland. I’d imagine he spends a week or so in Florida before joining the Mud Hens, and […]

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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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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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Men in uniforms

15.02.2008 4 comments

credit Roger DeWitt The first day of official workouts. Now we’re rolling. Link round up Catching up with Inge – Detroit Tigers Insider – MLive.comA TALE OF TWO CATCHERSJim Leyland addresses Brandon Inge’s future with TigersLeyland isn’t concerned about lineup, is concerned about bullpenThe Official Site of The Detroit Tigers: News: Notes: Porcello gets first […]

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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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Baseball America’s 2008 Tigers Prospect List

18.01.2008 13 comments

There isn’t an official top prospect list, but BA’s is kind of the standard. Today they announced the Tigers 2008 top 10 Rick Porcello, rhp Cale Iorg, ss Scott Sizemore, 2b Michael Hollimon, 2b/ss Yorman Bazardo, rhp Jeff Larish, 1b Matt Joyce, of Danny Worth, ss Francisco Cruceta, rhp Brandon Hamilton, rhp Rick Porcello is […]

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Rogers, Rumors, and the Winter Meetings

03.12.2007 88 comments

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 what happens when you fill your biggest needs within a couple weeks of the end of the season. Still, I don’t think the Tigers are done this offseason. While I […]

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