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Junkballing: Payroll, Minors, and more

01.04.2008 7 comments

Good thing there’s no game today, because there is a lot to link to! Tigers have second highest payroll The Tigers official Opening Day payroll is $138.7 million which places Detroit in 2nd place – far behind the Yankees. My unofficial total of $134 million, which didn’t include some of the players making near the […]

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Another wild day in Lakeland

26.03.2008 19 comments

News has been flying out of the Tigers camp fast and furious lately. Today the main topics of discussion are Dontrelle Willis, Clete Thomas, and Tim Byrdak. Dontrelle Willis Willis is struggling. He’s having a heck of a time finding the plate. His problem last year was control, and that had to do with missing […]

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Tigers release Tim Byrdak

26.03.2008 38 comments

The Tigers today announced that they have unconditionally released Tim Byrdak. This coming 12 hours after he walked 4 in a game against the Astros. Byrdak came into spring training as a lock for the bullpen, but pitched horribly. I’m surprised by the outright release. I wouldn’t have been surprised to see him turn up […]

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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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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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Not so tender moment for Durbin, but Byrdak has that loving feeling

12.12.2007 16 comments

Chad Durbin’s stint as a Detroit Tiger came to an end today when the club made the decision to not tender him a contract. Durbin, who entered 2007 out of options made the team as a bullpen arm as the team broke spring training. But an injury to Kenny Rogers thrust Durbin into the starting […]

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