Nelson Cruz a huge signing for Orioles

The Baltimore Orioles agreed to a one-year, $8 million contract with outfielder Nelson Cruz earlier today, and it is a move that made them much stronger. First, the contract that they were able to sign him to is extremely team friendly, mainly because of the off the diamond issues that Cruz had last season in Texas. Despite the concerns about his substance abuse issues, those are...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Roundtable: Should Tigers Pursue Nelson Cruz?

Ready to talk Tigers? Want to hear the opinion of the TigsTown staff? Welcome to the TigsTown Roundtable! This week's question: Does it make any sense for the Tigers to pursue Nelson Cruz?
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The Case of the Proven Closer and the Moneyball A’s

Most rumors, of course, are nonsense, or at least things that won’t come true. We all know this to be the case, but a lot of the time, it’s difficult to tell from the outside what’s part of the signal and what’s part of the noise. Then there are the rumors that are just immediately, obviously ridiculous. This is the way I choose to feel about the chatter that the A’s have...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Darvish smells Nelson Cruz's broken bat

Okay, there are a ton of questions related to this GIF, but we’ll try to break it down. We’re not sure if it passes the sniff test. Nelson Cruz broke his bat in the sixth inning of Saturday night’s Rangers-Mariners game, according to The top half of the bat wound up back in the Rangers’ dugout, the bat was passed to Yu Darvish, and for some reason, he...
April 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Murphy appreciates Ranger fans unlike Josh Hamilton

Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy responded to former Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton's comments on Monday, but isn't quite sure what it means to be a "good baseball town." Hamilton, who signed
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February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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