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MLB Trade Rumors:
The Tigers have inquired on free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated (via Twitter). The Cubs offered arbitration to Ramirez, a Type B free agent, on Wednesday.
While it's hard to pin down where Ramirez will land, we do know that he won't be back with the Cubs. Ramirez's agent, Paul Kinzer, confirmed to reporters this month that his client plans to move on this offseason.
Earlier this week, Tim Dierkes wrote that the Tigers, Twins, and Brewers could be fits for Ramirez, if they have the money. Tim could see the veteran getting as much as three years and as much as $42MM when all is said and done.
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There is a new sheriff in town and it has been a long time coming. The Cubs have gone out and gotten themselves a brain trust. They went from having one of the worst GMs in baseball (Jim Hendry) to Theo Espstein and Jed Hoyer. They will need every last brain cell and IQ point to move the team into the first division.
Hendry saddled the team with a ton of bad contracts...
Jason Beck has confirmed an earlier report that the Tigers have inquired about former Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez, but he says there have been no negotiations as of yet. I thought at the beginning of the off-season that the Tigers might have interest in Ramirez for for some good and not so good reasons.
Dave Dombrowski has said that he wouldn't be uncomfortable with...
The Tigers have inquired about third baseman Aramis Ramirez, according to Jon Heyman of SI.com.
Chicago Cubs righthander Carlos Zambrano has been shut down from pitching for another week.
Zambrano was told to continue to rest as he recovers from being struck in the face by a line drive in a Venezuelan Winter League game on Nov. 18.
He required 18 stitches to close a cut and suffered mild tissue damage from the mishap. Zambrano is scheduled to make his next start on Dev. 6...
A-Ram is good, but old and expensive also
The Detroit Tigers and GM Dave Dombrowski are reported to be looking at free agent third baseman Aramis Ramirez, right as all the hot stove trade talk happens every year. When I hear rumors this time of the baseball off season, I rarely pay attention until they sign their dotted name, but this one raises a question…how are they going to...
The November 29th, 2011 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim including Angels talk Guthrie trade with Baltimore, have "serious" interest in Aramis Ramirez, show interest in Iannetta and much ...
With the annual Baseball Winter Meetings coming soon, let’s take a look at some of the Detroit Tigers’ free agent options; this edition is for the top three position players.
1. Kelly Johnson :
Johnson is coming off of a down year, hitting for only a .222/.304/.414 triple slash line in over 600 plate appearances. He has, however, hit 20+ homers in back-to-back years...
Teams have a clear belief that the Cubs are open for business on starter Matt Garza, tweets ESPN's Buster Olney. Some teams expect Garza to be dealt this winter. Earlier this month, USA Today's Bob Nightengale wrote that the Cubs are willing to listen on everyone.
Garza, 28, moved to the National League this year and posted career-bests with a 3.32 ERA and 197 strikeouts...
Phil Rogers: With baseball's winter meetings a week away and free-agent prices still high, teams are working to fill their needs through trades. According to sources, closers Carlos Marmol of the Cubs and Sergio Santos of the White Sox are in demand.