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Ugh…let’s get this over with.
Everyone and their great great great great grandmother who has needed to clip her toenails for the last five years knew that heading into this off season, Dave Dombrowski needed a back up catcher to avoid the total deterioration of Alex Avila like we all experienced in the playoffs. There were numerous possible options available, but Dombrowski decided to go the cheap route, returning Gerald Laird to the town that loves him (sarcastic), signing him to a one year deal worth one mill. Who would have known how thankful we would be to have gone the cheap route? Anyway, Ole reliable…no that’s not right. Ole dependable…no that isn’t it either. Ole you-know-what-your’e-going-to-get is back, and let the celebration begin!
Anyone pick up the cake yet?
REGRESSION: Games Played – Obviously he will play less games than the 89 games he played the last time he was in Detroit, but that is not what I am talking about. For the Cardinals last year, Laird
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Prince Fielder went 2 for 2 and Doug Fister combined with seven pitchers to throw a one-hitter, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 2-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday.
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