Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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Brandon Inge's 12-year tenure as a member of the Detroit Tigers is over the team released him on Thursday. Brad Eldred was called up from Triple-A Toledo to take Inge's place on the roster. "Brandon Inge has done a tremendous job for this organization for a long time," team president/general manager Dave Dombrowski said. "I realize he had been, for some people, a very controversial player. But from our perspective, I personally want to thank him for everything he has done for us. He's been a true soldier throughout the years." Inge has served as a lightning rod for the Tigers over the past couple of seasons, ever since his production began a decline that started when he played a half-season with knee tendinitis that required offseason surgery. He had struggled to hit .200 the past two seasons and was hitting .100 with a game-winning home run as one of the two hits he had this year. "It's one of those things that you can kind of ...
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