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Max Scherzer may be one of the players the Tigers will have to make a hard decision on.
According to Forbes.com the Detroit Tigers took about a $400,000 loss in 2013, hardly a drop in the bucket when you consider the massive scale that they operate on. In 2013, the Tigers made $89 million dollars on ticket sales, $81.5 million dollars in TV revenue, and an other $69 million on everything else. They spent about $150 million dollars on players and coaches, and another $88 million on everything else (other employees, executives, and operational overhead). Again this goes without mentioning that a four hundred thousand dollar loss is hardly a drop in the bucket when dealing on the scale of about a two hundred and fifty million dollar annual revenue business.
Here’s the kicker. Each team will get another 25 million dollars from new national TV contracts that begin in 2014 per Crain’s Detroit. All other things equal, that means the Tigers can expect to have 25 million more to spend. Reven...
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This is a move that makes sense for each club. Both teams traded from a position of strength. With speedster Elvis Adrus and budding star Jurickson Profar set to take care of the middle infield for the Rangers, Kinsler was disposable. Prince Fielder will find a comfy home patrolling first base in Arlington and belting in the middle of that powerful lineup. Similarly, Miguel Cabrera...
The Detroit Tigers have traded Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers for Ian Kinsler as first reported by CBS Sports. So what does this mean? There are many consequences to this trade for the Detroit Tigers.
Prince Fielder’s presence at first base greatly limited the Tigers’ defense and his departure opens up this defense. Kinsler will play 2nd base and replace Omar...
The best part about this time of the year is the completely wacky trade rumors that come across the wire. This one isn't a rumor, though: Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is confirming that the Tigers and Rangers have agreed to a deal that would send Ian Kinsler to Detroit and Prince Fielder to Texas. On paper, it makes sense to some degree for both sides. Detroit's second baseman...
The Rangers have agreed to trade second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Detroit Tigers for first baseman Prince Fielder, major league sources confirm. The deal is pending physicals and the approval of the commissioner.
The Rangers will also receive $30 million cash. Fielder is owed $168 million over the next seven years, Kinsler $62 million over the next four. That brings a net savings...
The Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a deal that would send Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler. Both players would have to pass physicals.
Since there is a significant amount of cash in the deal the Commissioner’s Office will have to approve the transaction. Kinsler is due $62 million over the next four years while Fielder is due $168...
Talk about starting the offseason with the bang.
On Wednesday night the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers agreed to a blockbuster deal that will sent first baseman Prince Fielder to Texas in exchange for second baseman Ian Kinsler. Fielder has a limited no-trade clause that includes the Rangers but it is believed he is willing to accept the deal.
There could be other players involved...
Last year I had this idea that if you added together the value given the pitches a pitcher throws you could rate the pitchers nearly as accurately as other measurements such as WAR, ERA+ and FIP. The results do not match up perfectly, but they are close in most cases. After all, if you throw consistently nasty stuff over the course of a season, the results you obtain with those pitches...
The Detroit Tigers and Texas agreed to a blockbuster trade Wednesday night that would send slugger Prince Fielder to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made.
Fielder signed a $214 million, nine-year contract with the Tigers before the 2012 season...
A report Wednesday says that the Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers have agreed on a blockbuster trade.
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com is reporting the deal, saying first baseman Prince Fielder would be sent to the Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, pending a physical.
Heyman’s report says there ‘could be another player involved in the trade” as well, but the report said...
It’s still early… Nobody is doing anything… Yes, whatever… In a stunning blockbuster trade, the Detroit Tigers have traded first baseman Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers in exchange for second baseman Ian Kinsler.
Tigers are sending about $30 million to Texas according to Jon Morosi. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman first reported the trade, and it’s pending the waiving of...
via Detroit News
According to John Heyman of CBS Sports, Prince Fielder is soon to no longer be a Tiger. In an “agreed to” trade with the Texas Rangers, second baseman Ian Kinsler will be coming to Detroit.
Fielder has a limited no-trade clause that includes the Rangers. But it is believed he is willing to accept the deal.
The Rangers were in play for Fielder when he was...
The AL Central Champion Detroit Tigers made waves in the baseball world tonight by sending Prince Fielder and $30 million to the Texas Rangers in exchange for All-Star second baseman Ian Kinsler. Heyman had it first, but the details trickled in from everywhere after that.
Fielder for Kinsler trade has been agreed to. http://t.co/9D3YUw36G5
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) November...
The Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers have agreed to a blockbuster trade involving Prince Fielder and Ian Kinsler, per a report. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman says the deal has been agreed to pending physicals and approval from Fielder, who has a limited no-trade clause. Fielder had a down season with the Detroit Tigers last year, […]
This is by far the biggest move of the offseason. The Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers have agreed to a trade that will send Ian Kinsler to the Tigers and Prince Fielder to the Rangers, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
I just recently wrote that the two sides were discussing a deal, but now the deal has been agreed to. The trade is pending physicals.
This is certainly a surprising...
The Detorit Tigers have, apparently, gotten fed up of waiting on Prince Fielder to produce...He has been traded to the Texas Rangers for Ian Kinsler... No word on if any other players have been put in the deal or if it's just straight up with cash thrown in...Kinsler is under contract through the 2017 season. Fielder's contract still has $168 million remaining and runs through...