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Why Steve Phillips' criticism of Ian Kinsler is off base

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler recently suggested that Angel Hernandez may be in the wrong line of work. Former MLB GM Steve Phillips didn’t care for Kinsler’s comments and said so during a long monologue on MLB Network Radio. While he acknowledged that Hernandez is not a good umpire, he was clear that Kinsler and players enjoy a double standard.“An umpire can...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

'Bootsie' Kinsler ready for Players Weekend

Ian Kinsler has gone by the nickname "Kins" ever since he joined the Tigers three seasons ago. Very few people know him by the nickname "Bootsie," but the few that call him that have a story behind it.
22 hours ago

Ump Hernandez shakes Kinsler’s hand on field after criticism

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job. Hernandez was working second base Wednesday night for the finale of Detroit’s series at Texas. When Kinsler took his position for the bottom of the first inning, there appeared to be a few words...
2 days ago

Ian Kinsler blasts Angel Hernandez after ejection: ‘He needs to re-evaluate his career’

Angel Hernandez isn’t exactly the most popular umpire in Major League Baseball, and now we can add Ian Kinsler to his long list of critics.A day after Hernandez ejected him from a 6-2 loss to the Rangers for arguing balls and strikes, the Tigers second baseman put Hernandez on blast and called on him to re-evaluate his career, per The Detroit News’ Chris McCosky. Kinsler is far...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Kinsler says ump Hernandez should get out of game

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler has voiced harsh criticism of Angel Hernandez, saying the veteran umpire should find another job. A day after being ejected from a game for questioning Hernandez’s calls on balls and strikes, Kinsler told reporters covering the Tigers on Tuesday that Hernandez is a bad umpire who is “messing” with games ...
3 days ago

Brewers reportedly have interest in Ian Kinsler

The Milwaukee Brewers are a team to keep an eye on regarding Ian Kinsler.The Detroit Tigers became sellers at the trade deadline, dealing J.D. Martinez to Arizona and then Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Cubs. They would have liked to trade off even more pieces, like Kinsler or Justin Verlander, but nothing materialized. However, don’t close the door on a potential Kinsler...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Fulmer hopes Tigers go ‘all out’ with rebuild

The Detroit Tigers have already traded one of their best players, but they haven’t exactly committed to a full-on rebuild yet. One of their players who has been mentioned in some trade talks hopes the team goes all-in on the rebuild if they commit to doing so.Michael Fulmer, who won Rookie of the Year last season and was an All-Star this year, shared his thoughts on the team...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers, Brewers reportedly talking trade involving both Ian Kinsler, Justin Wilson

The Milwaukee Brewers may have the Detroit Tigers to shout out if they hang on to win the National League Central.According to a report by Jon Morosi of MLB Network on Tuesday, the two teams are having discussions on a trade involving Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler as well as Tigers closer Justin Wilson, though no deal is imminent. Both players are relatively cheap veterans under...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brewers interested in 2B Ian Kinsler

As the Milwaukee Brewers look to hold off the defending champion Chicago Cubs in the NL Central, the team has been busy looking for reinforcements.Milwaukee was just linked to the recently traded Jose Quintana and Oakland Athletics starter Sonny Gray. Such a move might be necessary, especially considering Chicago is the team that landed the aforementioned Quintana.But the Brewers...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Five MLB stars who must step up in second half

The 2017 All-Star Game has come and gone, and the break is almost over. Aaron Judge gave fans a show at the Home Run Derby, and Robison Cano proved that you are never too old to hit a clutch home run. While the game was won thanks to a veteran hitting a clutch home run, the game itself was about the young talent of the day showing off their skills.What happened to the veteran guys...
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July 13, 2017  |  Discuss

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