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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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Tigers announce bevy of roster moves

06.11.2009 27 comments

The Tigers made a number of moves to clear up roster space including removing Marcus Thames, Matt Treanor, and Mike Hollimon.

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Thames to start Sunday

06.06.2009 7 comments

In his postgame press conference Jim Leyland announced that Marcus Thames will start on Sunday. With his activation from the DL, Jeff Larish will be optioned to Toledo. I’m a little surprised to see Larish sent out over Raburn. The Tigers are flush with outfielders and with Cabrera’s hamstring hurting they are thin at first […]

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Thames and Bonderman set to rejoin team

03.06.2009 16 comments

It sounds like the plan is to activate Marcus Thames this weekend. Thames has started to hit well in Toledo, meaning he may be ready to do some big league thumping. The Tigers need some extra thump in the lineup. With Carlos Guillen and Magglio Ordonez combining to provide little power, the Tigers need someone […]

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 6/3/09


Toledo 5 Durham 2 Marcus Thames is wrapping up his rehab assignment in fine fashion with a homer and a single. Brent Clevlen doubled and tripled. Dusty Ryan and Wil Rhymes both homered as well. Ruddy Lugo allowed 2 runs on 7 hits and 2 walk with 4 K’s in 6 innings. Clay Rapada got […]

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 6/1/09

01.06.2009 4 comments

Charlotte 13 Toledo 3 The Tigers need a 6th starter next Monday. Eddie Bonine may have been a candidate, but he didn’t last through 2 innings before allowing 9 hits and 7 runs. Marcus Thames went 4 for 5 as the DH tonight. Dusty Ryan went 2 for 3 with a walk and a double. […]

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 5/31/09

01.06.2009 8 comments

Charlotte 0 Toledo 6 We covered the pitching for this game already. Marcus Thames homered, singled and walked. Mike Hessman homered. Don Kelly walked twice and doubled. Akron 2 Erie 7 Scott Sizemore and And Dirks each had 3 hits. Ryan Strieby tripled and singled. Luis Marte allowed just 2 hits and 1 run, though […]

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 5/27/09

27.05.2009 1 comment

Norfolk 6 Toledo 8 Don Kelly and Brent Clevlen each had 3 hits. Marcus Thames went 1 for 5 with 2 K’s. Chris Lambert went 4 innings allowing 2 runs on 7 hits. Clay Rapada struck out 3 in 3 innings with 1 hit allowed. Freddy Dolis gave up 4 runs in 1+ innings. The […]

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Staging Bonderman, Thames Rehab, Guillen’s MRI

25.05.2009 33 comments

Once again it is time to wrap-up some injury news. Jeremy Bonderman Bonderman is set to make another rehab start for the Mud Hens on Tuesday night. It seems clear that while he has some things working, he is still building up arm strength. He was quite good for 5 innings before faltering his last […]

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Let’s talk rehab

21.05.2009 8 comments

There was quite a bit of Tigers injury related news today with fresh info from Jeremy Bonderman, Nate Robertson, and Marcus Thames. And on a related roster note, Magglio Ordonez will be back for Friday’s game (the surgery went well) and Wilkin Ramirez can tell his Mud Hens teammates what it was like to drive one deep into big league bushes.

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Thames injury deemed major

22.04.2009 4 comments

From the “What’s a guy gotta do to keep a starting job” department, Marcus Thames has been sidelined with a fairly “major” injury. That rib problem that landed him on the DL yesterday is a grade three intercostal muscle and cartilage strain with bleeding involve. For the first time in his career, it looked like […]

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Some more Sheffield stuff

31.03.2009 20 comments

I was going to just ammend the original post, but enough time has passed, and I ‘ve read plenty, and I have a number of thoughts about this, so we’ll start a new post. Risk/Reward When the Tigers acquired Josh Anderson on Monday I thought it was a very strong possibility that Marcus Thames career […]

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