Japanese team interested in Tigers minor league player Brad Eldred

A late scratch on Monday to Toledo Mud Hens’ first baseman Brad Eldred may be due to a call up in the very near future. But that call up wouldn’t be made by the Detroit Tigers… According to the Daily Sports Online (via the Hiroshima Carp of Japan’s Central League are interested in signing the career minor-leaguer Eldred. An interesting move by the Tigers last week when...
Via The Majors Detroit
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Leyland uses charades for pinch runner signal

When Andy Dirks had to leave Tuesday’s game with a bum hamstring, Tigers’ skipper Jim Leyland needed a pinch runner. Since he was out near second base, he couldn’t just tell the 6’6″ 270 pound Brad Eldred to head out to replace Dirks. But, he could have had third base coach Gene Lamont relay the message. Or, he could have just played charades. He went with choice (B), and we...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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