Found February 24, 2012 on Lions Blog:
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Notebook: Phil Coke, full workouts and young talent

Lakeland, Fla. -- Tigers manager Jim Leyland had a spring in his step Friday morning during the first full-squad workout in Lakeland. After speaking with his outfielders and infielders separately, Leyland put his players right to work. Miguel Cabrera spent his non-batting practice time at third base and Brandon Inge spent his at second base. For Leyland, it was just what he wanted...

Detroit Tigers: Andy Dirks or Clete Thomas in left?

On the day of the Prince Fielder press conference, Detroit Tigers’ Manager Jim Leyland hinted at a left field position battle between Andy Dirks, Clete Thomas, and Don Kelly, with the winner batting 8th in the lineup. The difference for Dirks and Thomas as compared to Kelly is this: Kelly is on the team either way, the other 2 likely will have to win the gig to land on the roster...

Smyly in mix for Tigers rotation

LAKELAND, Fla. -- One day you're growing up in Arkansas and the next you're at spring training, working out with the American League MVP and Cy Young winner. It didn't happen quite that fast for lefty Drew Smyly. It just seems like it. Smyly, 22, was the Tigers' second-round pick in the June 2010 draft. His ascension in the system has been rapid, considering he...

Justin Verlander has his own 'Fastball Flakes'

  When you win the A.L. Cy Young and have your name thrown into the discussion for A.L. MVP, this is the stuff that happens. Fear not, Tigers fans. This isn’t some sort of lame money-making scheme. According to the Detroit Free Press, sales from Justin Verlander’s “Fastball Flakes” cereal benefit VA Hospitals in Detroit and Ann Arbor. The cereal is being sold through...

A Justin Verlander High School Bobblehead?

It's that time of year, folks.  The time where baseball teams are releasing their promotional schedules.By now, we've all seen that creepy, stuffed Don Zimmer bear that the Tampa Bay Rays are giving way, right?Well, not to be outdone, the Richmond Flying Squirrels are doing a Justin Verlander bobblehead...and it will feature the reigning American League MVP and Cy Young...

Inge embraces 'second' chance with Tigers

Brandon Inge wants to play for the Tigers. He isn't going to play at third base, so he had to try to play somewhere. Second base was the open spot. If he's going to play, this is his shot.

Miguel Cabrera's transition to third base begins, and coaches will take it slow

Nothing fancy. Go slowly. Six weeks to prepare. Make the routine plays. Tigers infield coach Rafael Belliard will follow those themes as he instructs Miguel Cabrera at third base during spring training.

Video: Blonde bombshell Kate Upton preaches proper finger mechanics to Justin Verlander for MLB 2K12.

Blonde bombshell Kate Upton teaches finger mechanics to  AL Cy Young award winner MVP Justin Verlander who graces the cover of 2K Sports MLB  2K12.  His mission to gain entry to the “Perfect Club” where anyone can win a million dollars. Click the link to see how it went down.   

Tigers in position to rule AL Central for years

The American League Central Division title won in 2011 might have been just the beginning for the Detroit Tigers.

Your Mike: Vote for the winner of our Tigers spring training cartoon caption contest!

We picked the finalists, you pick the winner! Vote for the best caption in our Detroit Tigers spring training cartoon caption contest!

Jamie Samuelsen's blog: Draymond Green undoubtedly Big Ten player of the year

Green should win unanimously. I'm talking "Justin Verlander winning the Cy Young" unanimously.
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