1. Victor Martinez: How Does V-Mart Compare?

    This is old news by now, but the Tigers made the first REALLY big splash of the free agent season by picking up Victor Martinez ...

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  2. Putting Joaquin Benoit in Perspective

    As most Tigers fans know, the club made one of the first splashes of the free agent season by signing Joaquin Benoit to a three-year deal worth at least $16.5 million. Not bad if you’re Benoit...

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  3. Cameron Maybin and Andrew Miller on the Move

    Is the window starting to close for Tigers former top prospect Cameron Maybin? Nearly three years ago, Maybin was the top player sent by the Tigers to the Florida Marlins in the deal that brought Miguel Cabrera to Detroit...

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  4. How Good Is Carl Crawford?

    Does Carl Crawford have a future in Detroit? I love baseball’s offseason. There is always plenty of speculation and there is never a shortage of rumors...

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  5. Detroit Tigers: What To Do With Magglio Ordóñez

    Should the Tigers keep Magglio for one more year? As most Tigers fans know, Detroit is finally free of Magglio Ordóñez's massive contract...

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  6. Don Kelly: A Detroit Tiger Disaster

    Living way out here in Connecticut, I know that my finger is not on the pulse of what Tiger fans are thinking as much as it was when I lived in Michigan...

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  7. Detroit Tigers: Down on the Farm, 2010 Top Position Player Prospects

    The Down on the Farm series began last week, as I examined the Tigers' top pitching prospects entering the 2010 season. Today, we briefly examine some position players to keep an eye on this season...

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  8. Opening Week Thoughts

    I’m back. It feels good. As you have probably gathered, I have been a bit too busy to keep up with the site. However, I’m going to try and do my best from this point on out...

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  9. Detroit Tigers Down on the Farm: 2010 Top Pitching Prospects

    Down on the Farm: 2010 Top Pitching Prospects With the Minor League Season about to begin, the Down on the Farm series is set to resume. As a first assignment, I thought I would quickly highlight pitching prospects to keep an eye on this season...

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  10. The 2010 Detroit Tigers Opening Day 25-Man Roster

    The end of March is rapidly approaching. We are now less than a week away from opening day. With that in mind, I decided to announce my 25-man roster based upon what I have witnessed so far this spring...

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  11. MLB Spring Training Camp Musings

    There really wasn’t much that caught my eye on the offensive side today. Many things to talk about though, from today's pitching performances to my usual daily dose of useless random observations...

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  12. Detroit-Houston: Tigers Defeat Astros 17-7

    Today Detroit defeated Houston 17 to 7. No, folks, it’s not preseason football that I am referring to. That was, in fact, todays spring training final score. Besides, we all know that the Lions' defense can’t hold an opposing team to just seven points...

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  13. Blue Jays 9, Tigers 7

    It was cold and windy again but once again a fun time was had by all. Rather than spoon feed the box scores to you, I thought I would share some useless random observations of mine from today's game...

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  14. Detroit Tigers 13, Fla. Southern 1 To Open Spring Training

    The wait is over! The gates of Joker Marchant Stadium unlocked, and spring training is now officially underway. The annual exhibition against Florida Southern is always a fun game...

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  15. Scott Sizemore Predictions

    Rookie Scott Sizemore clearly has the inside track on the starting 2B job vacated by Placido Poloanco’s return to Philadelphia.  Sizmore has never had an at-bat in the big leagues but has been a very good hitter in the minor leagues...

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  16. Casey Crosby: How Good is He?

    Casey Crosby had a lot of hype around him when he was drafted by the Detroit Tigers back in the 5th round of the 2007 draft. The Tigers then overpaid to keep Crosby out of college and in the Tigers organization...

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  17. Former New York Yankee OF Johnny Damon Signs with the Detroit Tigers

      After a few months of speculation the Detroit Tigers and Johnny Damon finally reached an agreement that brings the outfielder to Detroit.  Damon and the Tigers agreed to a one-year deal worth $8M...

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  18. Will Joel Zumaya Rebound for Tigers in 2010?

    I’ve learned to expect nothing from Joel Zumaya. (I also feel as though I've written this same thing each of the last two years.)  If the Tigers are able to get anything out of Zumaya in 2010, we should all just consider it a bonus...

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  19. The Deal With Johnny Damon

    Rumors are beginning to heat up around the Tigers and free agent outfielder Johnny Damon. Damon is an All-Star and is coming off a decent season with the Yankees in 2009. However, he’s also a disaster in the field and is 36 years old...

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  20. Detroit Tigers All-Bum Squad, the Most Ineffective Tigers of the Past 20 Years

    I got this idea for a post a couple of days ago when I saw that former Tiger Jacque Jones was looking for work with a big league team.  Now that Jones has signed with the Minnesota Twins, I have to plow ahead...

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  21. Yankees Sign Marcus Thames, ISO Power

    From Buster Olney’s blog regarding Thames going to the Bronx: Marcus Thames signed a minor league deal with the Yankees...

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  22. MLB: Marcus Thames (Back) To the New York Yankees

    Marcus Thames is gone. It was one hell of a ride. Word has it that the former Tigers' slugger has signed a one-year deal with the Yankees, and will likely form a leftfield platoon with Randy Winn...

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  23. Justin Verlander Locked Up with Detroit Tigers

    Justin Verlander will be a Tiger for the next five years...or will he? Verlander signed a five-year deal worth $80M last week. This was a big step forward for the club after shipping Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson out of town...

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  24. Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers: You Gotta Lock That Down

    I’m a huge fan of the television show Arrested Development . An episode of the show features this kind of nerdy looking pastor married to a fairly attractive woman...

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  25. Expect Big Things From Robbie Weinhardt

    2010 will be a big year for Robbie Weinhardt. The young reliever has quietly dominated his way through the Detroit Tigers farm system. The soon-to-be 25-year-old, right handed, 6-foot-2 reliever, is ready to become a house hold name...

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