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Virgil Vasquez claimed by Red Sox

28.10.2008 2 comments

The Tigers placed Virgil Vasquez on waivers and he was claimed by the Red Sox today. Vasquez had a strong showing in the AFL in 2006 and got a couple shots to start in 2007. However he struggled in 2008 for AAA and even the pitching starved Tigers didn’t call him up. The timing of […]

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Tigers Minor League Warp 5-16-08

16.05.2008 1 comment

Toledo 3 Durham 9It wasn’t a good night for Virgil Vasquez who allowed 6 runs on 3 homers in just 3 innings. Yorman Bazardo came on in relief and allowed 3 runs on 7 hits in 4.1 innings while fanning 5 and walking none. And in an odd night, Hessman, Larish, and Hollimon didn’t homer. […]

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Tigers Minor League Wrap 5-10-08

11.05.2008 9 comments

Charlotte 3 Toledo 5 Mike Hessman and Clete Thomas homered. Brent Clevlen had 3 hits pushing his line to 313/376/563. Casey Fossum got the win allowing 1 run in 6 innings on 3 hits. Blaine Neal allowed 2 homers in one inning of relief. Toledo 1 Charlotte 4 Mike Hessman homered and had one of […]

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Finding a 6th starter

11.04.2008 23 comments

On the second batter of the Friday night’s game Dontrelle Willis slipped and hyper-extended his knee. It’s unclear at this point whether the knee injury will cause Willis to hit the DL, but given his control problems this year it might not be a bad idea regardless. If the Tigers do need a new starter, […]

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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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Tigers Minor League Wrap 4-3-08

03.04.2008 4 comments

At least everyone else in the organization won their opening days. Some great starting pitching efforts including the debut of Rick Porcello. Durham 2 Toledo 3 Dane Sardinha homered and singled. Mike Hessman had a 2 hit day as well. Jeff Larish struggled in his AAA debut going 0 for 4 with 3 strikeouts. Virgil […]

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Talking Tigers prospects with Jonathan Mayo

16.01.2008 8 comments

Mayo was kind enough to answer some questions about the now-depleted Tigers farm system as well as a look forward to the 2008 draft.

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