Found April 23, 2014 on Baseball Hot Corner:
PLAYERS: Ian Kinsler
TEAMS: Detroit Tigers
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“The Ian Kinsler Trade” sounds a lot better than “The Prince Fielder Trade” if things work out best for the Detroit Tigers over the long haul. Ian Kinsler has moved to Detroit in 2014 and is off to an excellent start in the Motor City. With a well-timed hot start, Kinsler is quickly becoming a fan favorite. He has taken up residence in either of the top two spots of the Tigers batting order and in his first 78 plate appearances has posted a very tasty slash-line of: .319/.359/.486. There have been no major base-running gaffes that have plagued Kinsler at times in his career and his defense has looked generally above average, if not a little stylish, in the early going of the season. Kinsler’s offense has been sorely needed. The Tigers aren’t exactly knocking the cover off the ball in the early going. Miguel Cabrera’s slow start has some fans worried (though the styling’s of Charlie Leesman and the White Sox bullpen may have fixed that on Tuesday night with a Cabrera-barrage that co...
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