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Omir Santos, Brad Thomas Removed from 40-Man Roster

The Tigers have removed catcher Omir Santos and Brad Thomas from their 40-man roster and optioned both to triple-A Toledo.  This is a procedural move that will result in both players becoming free agents.  If he never plays another major league game, Santos can say that he played in a playoff game.  After being added to the post-season roster as the Tigers backup catcher, Santos played in one
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October 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Brad Thomas: Michael Cuddyer ‘saved our lives’ on 9/11

Detroit Tigers reliever Brad Thomas is currently sitting out the rest of the 2011 season on the 60-day disabled list. Whatever playoff run the Tigers make, he won't be a part of it. As disappointing as that might be for Thomas, he knows life could've worked out far worse for him. 9/11 is a reminder of that. 10 years ago, Thomas was pitching for the Minnesota Twins' Class AA affiliate...
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September 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Tigers still deliberating over Thomas' health

Brad Thomas is back from his rehab stint for the time being, but he isn't back from the disabled list. For that matter, the Tigers aren't sure if he's actually healthy after two weeks of pitching at Triple-A Toledo.
June 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Cold temps a battle for reliever Thomas

Those aren't Opening Day jitters for Tigers reliever Brad Thomas. He's just that cold. Thomas likes to brag that he never has a winter. The Australian left-hander enjoys summers pitching in the United States, then returns home in time for the warm season there.
March 31, 2011  |  Discuss

Thomas impacted by Far East earthquake

Before Brad Thomas signed with the Tigers prior to last season, he pitched in the Far East, including a stint with the Nippon Ham Fighters in the Japanese Pacific League, based in Sapporo in the northern part of Japan.
March 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Thomas ready to play through pain

Tigers middle reliever Brad Thomas said he'd be ready to go Monday in the series opener against the Rays if called upon by manager Jim Leyland.
August 09, 2010  |  Discuss

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