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Could Kyle Lohse be a backup option for the Detroit Tigers if Anibal Sanchez signs elsewhere? ESPN floated that idea in its Rumor Central on Friday. Continue reading →
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As the winter meetings concluded, many Detroit Tigers fans were left to wonder why team officials even showed up. The reality is that Detroit’s roster is pretty well set in stone at this point. Yes, a change at shortstop could happen, and another right-handed bat might be added to the outfield mix, but by and large, the Tigers have all hands on deck.
The Tigers did make a few moves...
The major holding pattern over the MLB Hot Stove has been eased tonight as it looks like the Dodgers have signed Greinke to a 6 year, 145 million deal. At this moment (8:54, ET), the deal is not close to official and still technically in the rumor stage, but MLBTR is reporting that the Rangers have been told they are out out of the race, and all of the baseball reporters are talking...
Jim Leyland is a pretty popular guy. And it’s not just because he led the Tigers to the American League pennant last season.
Turns out, the Tigers manager was voted as most popular as a senior superlative back in high school. On the heels of his high school’s 50-year reunion, Leyland told reporters at the winter meetings about the distinction.
“I was kind of wondering, when...
The Detroit Tigers pulled off trades with the Red Sox for infielder Jeff Kobernus and with the Mets for lefty reliever Kyle Lobstein. Continue reading →
Is Bruce Rondon the Detroit Tigers' closer heading into 2013? Jim Leyland is ready to see what his young fireballer can do. Continue reading →
DETROIT -- So just what did the Tigers do at baseballs winter meetings, which concluded Thursday in Nashville?
General manager Dave Dombrowski, for the third straight year, did nothing of major significance.
Perhaps the groundwork was laid for a trade or free-agent signing later this winter. But the signing of free-agent shortstop Stephen Drew and the trading of shortstop Jhonny...
The Detroit Tigers, at least as far as Jim Leyland and GM Dave Dombrowski have let on, have not chased Rafael Soriano much yet, if at all. Continue reading →
The Red Sox’ offense is starting to take form after the additions of Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino. Now Boston will try and bolster the front end of their pitching rotation.
The Red Sox’ lack of pitching was at the epicenter of their 90-loss 2012 campaign and it will be key in bringing about a successful 2013 season. While Boston will not get Zack Greinke, since he signed...
With Zack Greinke finally off the market, teams will now key in on free agent pitchers Kyle Lohse, Ryan Dempster, Edwin Jackson and Anibal Sanchez.
The best of these pitchers is undoubtedly Kyle Lohse who is coming off another solid season and is now drawing interest from the Texas Rangers, Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Angels, but that list could grow now to include the Toronto Blue...
Each year, officials from the 30 Major League teams come together for the Winter Meetings to make deals via trades or free agent signings. Of course trades and free agent signings happen all year, but some important deals happen during the Winter Meetings. Some teams make a big splash, some teams just show up.
The Royals didn’t made a splash as of Wednesday night. They have...