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Tigers I have known

01.06.2009 41 comments

A quick look at some former Tigers and their performances in their new homes: Gary Sheffield Sheffield is in the midst of that bounce back season that many were hoping for, and few were expecting. He has a 292/433/521 line and is walking in one out of every 5 plate appearances. And Mets fans are […]

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Detroit Tigers Weblog Live 12.12.08

12.12.2008 31 comments

Wrapping up the winter meetings… In this episode I talk of disappointment with the Matt Joyce trade and why I don’t think Edwin Jackson is the guy to get. I also talk about how James Skelton shouldn’t have been left exposed in the Rule 5 draft. I speculate about whether or not the failed auto […]

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Tigers set to send talented outfielder to Tampa for guy who throws hard

10.12.2008 111 comments

I‘m having a hard time even writing about the rumored deal that will send Matt Joyce to Tampa for Edwin Jackson. Joyce might flame out, but Jackson has yet to even burn. Jackson has a fastball that averages in excess of 93 MPH. That’s fast, but he doesn’t seem to fool a lot of people […]

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Winter Meeting Eve Rumor Roundup

07.12.2008 33 comments

UPDATED 12.08.08 5:08 a.m. Tomorrow is the start of the Winter Meetings in Las Vegas and things are going to get crazy-stupid when it comes to rumors and people who saw people talking to people. It was at the winter meetings last year (a year ago last Thursday to be exact) when the Tigers traded […]

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Grandy’s a stud, is Matt Joyce?

22.08.2008 8 comments

Baseball Prospectus just released what they call “The Ultimate Fantasy Draft.” Essentially they throw contract status out the window and rank the 50 players that teams should build around. Curtis Granderson earned a ranking of 16, right between Ryan Braun and Tim Lincecum (and two spots behind Miguel Cabrera). Nate Silver had this to say […]

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Tigers housing rally kitten

08.07.2008 14 comments

Maybe Matt Joyce found a good luck charm in the Tigers batting cage in the form of a kitten. Tigers outfielder Matt Joyce, hearing the tiny black cat whimper, climbed up on a stool and, with batting gloves on to protect his hands, pulled the animal down, before carrying it up the stairs into the […]

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Contagious oblique spasms land Ordonez on DL

29.06.2008 32 comments

Magglio Ordonez hits the disabled list with oblique issues. He joins Gary Sheffield and Brandon Inge to become the 3rd Tiger forced out of action by oblique issues. Whether this is a random clustering of bad luck, or an issue with the training regimen remains to be seen. Given that the Javair Gillete has been […]

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 5-31-08

31.05.2008 1 comment

Toledo 3 Indianapolis 4Matt Joyce homered and drove in 2. Brent Clevlen doubled, singled, and walked twice and is now sporting a 320/405/572 line. Chris Lambert allowed 3 runs on 5 hits, a walk, and 5 K’s in 6 innings. Altoona 3 Erie 8Max St. Pierre homered twice. Justin Justice, Ryan Roberson, Wil Rhymes, and […]

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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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Joyce down, Clete up

29.05.2008 20 comments

The Tigers have optioned Matt Joyce back to Toledo and have called up Clete Thomas. I suppose this is because they have the left handed option with Jeff Larish on the roster now to provide some power. And as Jason Beck noted, they want Joyce to play everyday and with Thames getting left field duties, […]

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 4-8-2008

09.04.2008 3 comments

Charlotte 9 Toledo 7 Ryan Raburn homered and knocked in 3 while Mike Hessman doubled and tripled. Brent Clevlen went 3 for 4 and continues a promising start to his season. Matt Joyce hit his second homer of the year to go along with a walk. Virgil Vasquez was knocked around for 7 hits but […]

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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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