Category Archives: Tigers

Why did Elvis Andrus Clear Waivers?

We are in the portion of the MLB season where nearly every player hits waivers, as teams try to see whom they’ll be able to move before playoff rosters lock on August 31st, as well as explore options at shedding … Continue reading

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The Greatest Contract of All-Time?

For all of our saber-bitching about bad contracts (Barry Zito, Prince Fielder, etc), precious little time is spent on “good” contracts handed out.  Sure, the occasional one year deal to Bartolo Colon or Travis Hafner looks good when they are … Continue reading

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Surprises after 40 Games — AL Version

With approximately 25% of the 2013 season in the books, I was looking over the team stats for both the AL and the NL.    The AL team stats can be found here (offense) and here (pitching).  In the Junior Circuit, … Continue reading

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The Best SS in the American League??

Gone is the Golden Age of Shortstops.  A decade ago, Cal Ripken was exiting the scene, but an exciting crop of future stars had emerged playing the game’s most demanding position – Alex Rodriguez in Seattle, Nomar Garciaparra in Boston … Continue reading

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Just One Thought on Prince Fielder

The big news today (aside from the State of the Union or Mitt Romney’s release of tax returns) was the blockbuster signing of Prince Fielder by the Detroit Tigers for $214M over 9 years.  In terms of contract value, Fielder … Continue reading

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