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JOAKIM SORIA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Detroit Tigers rumors: is the bullpen complete?

The Detroit Tigers are knee deep in another fairly eventful offseason. GM Dave Dombrowski has sent away a potential rising star in Rick Porcello for a guarantee of no more than one year of outfielder Yoenis Cespedes’ services. Star DH Victor Martinez was re-signed in an absolutely crucial move. Anthony Gose was traded for to bring a true defensive presence to Comerica Park’s...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Evaluating the deadline moves

The Detroit Tigers made two moves at the trade deadline that made them potential locks for a return to the World Series. They added some help to a bullpen that is one of the worst in the American League and brought in a former Cy Young award winner to make the starting rotation scarier when it comes to the playoffs. Let’s evaluate each move the Tigers made. Relief pitcher Joakim...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Is bullpen set for World Series run

With the trade deadline ending in less than 24 hours, the Detroit Tigers have already made their big move that they hope will potentially help their bullpen. The question is though, is it enough to win the World Series? Late last week, the Tigers traded for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria in order to bring help to a bullpen that is in desperate need of stability. In return, the...
Via isportsweb.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Soria deal mean the Detroit Tigers are done?

We waited, and Dave Dombrowski delivered. We questioned, and Double D answered. We wanted, he got. Detroit Tigers General Manager Dave Dombrowski pulled the trigger on yet another trade deadline deal on Thursday, dealing two pitching prospects for Texas Rangers closer Joakim Soria. The move comes as a result of a bullpen that has struggled mightily, boasting a scary 4.37 ERA. Throw...
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers pay big price for Joakim Soria, and may not be done yet

The Detroit Tigers were going to add a reliever to their bullpen. There wasn’t a question of whether or not they’d do, but rather who general manager Dave Dombrowski would pick up before the July 31 trade deadline. Dombrowski got his man on Wednesday, acquiring Joakim Soria from the Rangers. The price was a steep one, as the Tigers gave up two of their top prospects — Double...
Via Bloguin Best
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Soria trade nets Rangers two solid pitching prospects

Joakim Soria became a luxury item for a team with 40 wins and going nowhere in 2014. That, plus a solid season, made him both expendable to the Texas Rangers and attractive to suitors. The Rangers dealt Soria to Detroit for right-handed pitching prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Soria found out about the trade during the lengthy rain delay during the Texas game against New...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Acquire Joakim Soria From Rangers For Pitching Prospects

The Detroit Tigers have acquired some much needed depth to their bullpen in the Texas Rangers’ closer Joakim Soria. Soria, a former Kansas City Royal, has 17 saves on the season for the Rangers. Texas in return is getting two of Detroit’s top prospects in Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Per a source, #Tigers set […] The post Tigers Acquire Joakim Soria From Rangers For Pitching...
Via Diehardsport
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Trade Closer Joakim Soria to the Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have acquired former All-Star closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. This is a move that Detroit needed to make if it was going to be considered serious contenders in the American League down the stretch. Detroit’s bullpen currently ranks 26th in the Majors with a 4.37 ERA.  Tigers agree to trade for Rangers...
Via Sportsnaut
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Joakim Soria traded to Tigers

The Detroit Tigers have reached an agreement with the Texas Rangers that will send Joakim Soria to the Tigers in exchange for prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. Kyle Bogenschutz was first to report the news on Twitter. The trade is pending physicals of all players involved. Thompson and Knebel were rated among Detroit’s ten best prospects coming into the year per Baseball...
Via Baseball News Source
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Rumors: Texas wants a lot for Joakim Soria

The expectation is that the Texas Rangers will trade closer Joakim Soria some time this month. Major League sources told T.R. Sullivan and Grace Raynor of MLB.com that the Rangers are willing to deal Soria, but they won't just give him away for nothing, as you'd expect.Word is that the Rangers are looking for a "substantial package" in return, per Sullivan and Raynor. They are looking...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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