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The Detroit Tigers selected left-hander Joe Rogers in the fifth round of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Recently, Rogers was kind enough to check in with us to discuss draft day and his experience with the Connecticut Tigers in short-season ball.
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Your newest member of the Detroit Tigers is Torii Hunter! Or at least that’s my best guess at this point. Some people who are ‘in the know’ have indicated that Hunter is most likely going to land with the Tigers or the Texas Rangers.
Hunter is 37 (turns 38 in July) and will likely get a 2-year contract, wherever he lands, for approximately $10M/year. Hunter says, “It’s...
This week, free agent starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez's contract demands became known: six years, $90 million or seven years, $100 million, according to Jon Heyman of CBS. While that may seem like a lot of money for Anibal Sanchez, all things considered, it might not be all that out of bounds. Since 2010, Sanchez has accumulated 12.0 fWAR, 16th among all starting pitchers in...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Daily Notes.
1. Two Comments on the Venezuelan Winter League
2. SCOUT Leaderboards: Venezuelan Winter League
3. Video: Bruce Rondon Attempts a Little Murder
Two Comments on the Venezuelan Winter League
Comment No. 1: Regarding Possible Detroit Closer, Bruce Rondon
There have been indications so far this offseason...
DETROIT -- Justin Verlander deserves to win his second consecutive American League Cy Young Award.
He's unlikely to get it, though, when the results of voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America are announced Wednesday night. Tampa Bays David Price is the favorite, and Jered Weaver of the Angels also could finish ahead of Verlander among those three finalists.
Detroit Tigers prospect James McCann discusses his experience at the Arizona Fall League and more in this one-on-one interview.
There were 28 other teams that wished they were the Detroit Tigers on October 24, the day of Game One of the World Series. 90% of the ESPN.com “experts” predicted that the Tigers would be hoisting the Commissioner’s Trophy (given to the World Series champs). 99.9% of Detroiters expected it too.
We know now that it didn’t. We also know that the Tigers are not going to...
The Detroit Tigers have made no secret that they're interested in free-agent outfielder Torii Hunter. Continue reading →
When I hear the name Anibal Sanchez one thing comes to mind… I would attempt to finish that sentence but I can’t. Now keep in mind Sanchez was an integral pickup for the Detroit Tigers in their run to the World Series, but when I hear sources; Sportsnet, FOX Sports reporting that Sanchez is eyeing $90M over 6-years, I shake my head. To get a grip on what he is asking...
The Detroit Tigers are very close to winning a World Series, and they have proven that they will do whatever it takes to get the job done over the next couple of years. Torii Hunter is a free agent who wants to win a World Series within the next couple of years, as his illustrious career is drawing to a close. Is it just me, or is this a logical fit for the Tigers to sign Hunter...
The Tigers were only four wins away from a World Series title in 2012, but they’re already looking to improve for 2013.
According to ESPN’s Jim Bowden, the Tigers are front-runners in the Torii Hunter sweepstakes. Other teams rumored to be interested in the 37-year-old outfielder are the Red Sox, Rangers and Braves — although all reports are indicating that he’s likely going...
The Detroit Tigers reportedly have a free-agent target in town today.
Jon Paul Morosi of Foxsports.com reported via Twitter that Torii Hunter is meeting with Tigers officials.
Hunter, 37, hit .313 with 16 home runs and 92 RBIs last season for the Los Angeles Angels. He's also a nine-time Gold Glove winner.
Dave Dombrowski and the Tigers’ front office usually like to attack their offseason early. Aside from the Prince Fielder signing last year, Dombrowski usually goes after his targets in November and early December. And it appears that is the case again this year. That target is free agent outfielder Torii Hunter.
Hunter was in Detroit Tuesday to meet with the Tigers’ brass...
Tuesday morning news broke that free agent outfielder Torii Hunter, a 37-year-old, nine-time gold glove winner was in town meeting with the Detroit Tigers on a possible deal that would bring him to the Motor City.
Sources: Free agent outfielder Torii Hunter is meeting with #Tigers officials in Detroit today. @mlbonfox
— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) November 13, 2012
Hunter who is coming...
Free agent outfielder Torii Hunter was in Detroit Tuesday to meet with Tigers officials, major-league sources told FOXSports.com. The team -- like Hunter -- is desperately trying to win the World Series
The Tigers won the American League this year with a convincing sweep of the New York Yankees but lost to the San Francisco Giants in similar fashion, showing a glaring vulnerability...