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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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As the elusive veteran pitcher world turns

16.11.2007 14 comments

There was quite a bit of drama for a Friday evening as Kenny Rogers fired Scott Boras. Rogers sent an email to all GM’s (wouldn’t that be a neat distribution list to have?) saying that he was now representing himself. This seems like great news for the Tigers who were hoping to resign Rogers. Kenny […]

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Valuing Kenny Rogers

14.11.2007 55 comments

At the end of last season Kenny Rogers future involved one of two paths:  retiring or resigning with the Tigers. The quote was “It’s either here (Detroit) or nowhere.”  But last week despite Rogers’ decision to play again, Scott Boras said they were going to explore options.  Now it appears that the sides are having […]

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More Boras posturing

08.11.2007 18 comments

Jon Paul Morosi has been all over the place this fall. The Free Press had him in Arizona for the AFL and he is now covering the General Manager meetings in Orlando. He has the scoop that Kenny Rogers has decided to come back, but Scott Boras says that Rogers is testing the market. This […]

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Breaking down the Dombrowski pow-wow

01.10.2007 43 comments

Dave Dombrowski held court today in what was deemed an informal availability session and broached a number of topics.  Jason Beck was first to the web with the bullet points.  Definitely click through to Beck’s reporting, but I’ll weigh in on the bullets as well. Pudge Rodriguez No decision yet on Pudge and Dombrowski indicated […]

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Game 160: Tigers at White Sox

28.09.2007 21 comments

PREGAME: Tonight it will be Javier Vasquez taking on Kenny Rogers. Vasquez has been on a mission as of late with 33 K’s, and only 3 walk in his last 21 1/3 innings pitched. Rogers has been solid since returning from the disabled list compiling a 2.96 ERA in 4 September starts. He’s fanned 18 […]

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A different look at Andrew Miller

30.06.2007 14 comments

On Sunday, June 24th Andrew Miller took center stage on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball and promptly pitched 6 shut out innings. Miller only allowed 4 hits and 2 walks and was never really threatened. Was this a dominant performance by a young stud pitcher, or just another day at the office for the slumping Braves? […]

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