Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 11/21/13
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The Detroit Tigers completed the Ian Kinsler-Prince Fielder swap for a number of reasons.  The obvious one is that they believe it makes them a better team, but there is also the financial advantage to making the deal.  The team freed up some money with the trade, and it may be just enough to lock up their ace pitcher Max Scherzer long-term.  Tigers’ General Manager, Dave Dombrowski, responds to a question from Zach Links of MLBTradeRumors.com about the possibility of an extension for the right-hander. “It makes it perhaps more possible.  As we’ve talked about in the past, we have a lot of stars on our club, They’re well paid stars and under any circumstances, even with an owner like Mike Ilitch, you can only be in a position where you have so many of those types of players.  Does it make it probable?  I can”t say that.  But it makes it more possible going forward.“ Scherzer, 29, is coming off a career year that saw him take home the Cy Young award.  The Tigers’ ace had a 2.90 ERA...
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