Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 6/13/12
The Tigers had the opportunity to sign Vladimir Guerrero before the Toronto Blue Jays stepped up and offer him a minor league deal on May 10.  Just a month later, Guerrero is a free agent after the Jays granted Guerrero’s request for his release.  Now, the Tigers are said to have “lukewarm” interest according to FOX’s John Paul Morosi. The 37-year old registered 35 plate appearances with Toronto’s Triple-A team in Las Vegas.  He was very unspectacular, not hitting a home run and tallying an unimpressive .739 on-base plus slugging percentage.  Vlad is a .319 career hitter with 449 career home runs, but his body and swing have seen far better days. Signing Guerrero wouldn’t make a whole lot of sense to me.  The Tigers already have enough designated hitter-types who pretend like they can play the outfield in Delmon Young and Brennan Boesch.  With a bevy of hacks in the corner outfield spots, Vlad would merely be another not-so-good option off the bench without any versatility. Three y...
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