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The Value of Good Luck

This season, the American League Central Division looks as competitive as it has ever been in its 21 year existence with four teams holding a completely legitimate chance of winning the division outright. Each of the White Sox, Indians, Tigers and Royals have the talent to compete, but will ultimately separate this group this season could end up being luck, particularly in the injury...
Via Burning River Baseball
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nesbitt makes case to head North with Tigers

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Angel Nesbitt made a strong case to earn the temporary final slot in the Detroit Tigers' rotation. With Justin Verlander sidelined for his opening start and reliever Bruce Rondon sidelined indefinitely, manager Brad Ausmus used seven pitchers in a 3-2 win over a New York Yankees' split squad on Thursday. Nesbitt pitched two scoreless innings in his bid to join...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitchers audition as Tigers beat Yanks' split squad 3-2

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Angel Nesbitt made a strong case to earn the temporary final slot in the Detroit Tigers' rotation. With Justin Verlander sidelined for his opening start and reliever Bruce Rondon sidelined indefinitely, manager Brad Ausmus used seven pitchers in a 3-2 win over a New York Yankees' split squad on Thursday. Nesbitt pitched two scoreless innings in his bid to join...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander, Bruce Rondon to start Tigers season on DL

Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander is heading to the disabled list for the first time in his career, and Bruce Rondon will open the season on the DL for a second consecutive year. Tigers manager Brad Ausmus announced the moves on Thursday. Verlander will be placed on the 15-day DL with a right triceps strain,retroactive to Tuesday. By...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Verlander to begin season on disabled list

For the first time in his career, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander will start the season on the disabled list according to his manager Brad Ausmus. George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press first reported the news, which is Verlander landing on the disabled list with triceps soreness. Right handed pitcher Bruce Rondon will also begin the […]
Via Full Scale Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers roughed up by Yankees, 11-2

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez hit his second spring training home run and Adam Warren allowed one run over five innings, leading the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 11-2 Friday. Rodriguez was in a 1-for-14 slide before his opposite-field homer to right off Bruce Rondon. He went 1 for 3 with a pair of groundouts and is hitting .269. Warren, 3-6 withb a 2.9& ERA...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod hits 2nd homer as Yankees down Tigers 11-2

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez hit his second spring training home run and Adam Warren allowed one run over five innings, leading the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 11-2 Friday. Rodriguez was in a 1-for-14 slide before his opposite-field homer to right off Bruce Rondon. He went 1 for 3 with a pair of groundouts and is hitting .269. Warren, 3-6 withb a 2.9& ERA...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers have new look, still expect to contend

DETROIT (AP) Despite making plenty of changes in the offseason, the Detroit Tigers still expect to be a contending team. Team president and general manager Dave Dombrowski spoke at the team's annual TigerFest event at Comerica Park and addressed those issues. ''Our expectations are to win the division and try to win a world championship,'' Dombrowski said. ''It's just a less-certain...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nathan hoping for better start in second season with Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- It would be an understatement to say Joe Nathan's first season with the Detroit Tigers was a rocky one. Nathan blew seven saves, allowed his most walks in over a decade and tested the patience of fans at Comerica Park throughout 2014. "It was a roller coaster," Nathan said. "I think my downs were early, my ups were later, which, if I was going to choose a way to have...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nathan hoping for better start in second season with Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- It would be an understatement to say Joe Nathan's first season with the Detroit Tigers was a rocky one. Nathan blew seven saves, allowed his most walks in over a decade and tested the patience of fans at Comerica Park throughout 2014. "It was a roller coaster," Nathan said. "I think my downs were early, my ups were later, which, if I was going to choose a way to have...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: Sergio Romo edition

With the free agency period getting closer and closer every day, the Detroit Tigers are likely going to be huge buyers on the market and will have to look for some help for a bullpen that hasn’t been consistent for the past few seasons now. Signing San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Sergio Romo could be a big pickup. In 2014, the Giants were considered by many to have one of...
Via isportsweb.com
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Fix DL Report – Week Twelve

Photo Credit: Scott Michaels Welcome to the twelfth week of the Fix DL Report. Each week I (@Rich_Migs) will cover significant fantasy baseball injuries. As the season continues, the report will address some of the most recent injuries and their fantasy implications. OUT FOR THE SEASON: Patrick Corbin, Brandon Beachy, Kris Medlen, Jarrod Parker, Cory Luebke, Bruce Rondon, Bobby Parnell...
Via The Fantasy Fix
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Featured Post: The Alarming Spike In Tommy John Surgeries

It’s almost become not so much a matter of “if” but “when” for young pitchers needing Tommy John surgery. This season alone, Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy each required a second elbow reconstruction, while Bobby Parnell, Oakland’s Jarrod Parker, Arizona’s Patrick Corbin, Detroit’s Bruce Rondon, Pittsburgh’s Jameson Taillon, Tampa Bay’s Matt Moore and most recently...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The financial cost of Tommy John surgery to young pitchers

Jose Fernandez. Patrick Corbin. Jarrod Parker. A.J. Griffin. Luke Hochevar. Matt Moore. Brandon Beachy. Cory Luebke. Bruce Rondon. Bobby Parnell. Kris Medlen. Ivan Nova. And now Martin Perez. Top and mid-tier pitchers in the early stages of their professional careers who have had Tommy John surgery this season, or in the case of Perez, are […]
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Alarming Spike In UCL Injuries

It’s almost become not so much a matter of “if” but “when” for young pitchers needing Tommy John surgery. This season alone, Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy each required a second elbow reconstruction, while Bobby Parnell, Oakland’s Jarrod Parker, Arizona’s Patrick Corbin, Detroit’s Bruce Rondon, Pittsburgh’s Jameson Taillon, Tampa Bay’s Matt Moore and most recently...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Top 10 Prospects

The Detroit Tigers do not have a strong farm system, but the organization has a lot of prospects who performed well last season. If this continues, the Tigers’ system will be more highly regarded next year. Castellanos has the tools to become an All-Star and is by far the best player in the system. Travis profiles as a good everyday player. Ray, Crawford, and Thompson are all high...
Via Batting Leadoff
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

RCL Update, Week 4: Revenge of The UCL’s

Holy shiitake mushroom Batman... is it safe to come out yet? Bobby Parnell, Jarrod Parker, Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy, Patrick Corbin, Bruce Rondon, Jameson Taillon, Matt Moore, and now Ivan Nova have all fallen slain to some guy named Tommy John. Arrest this guy someone! Isn't this world tragic enough without some mad man weaponizing UCL's? Personally, I think this is all a plot...
Via Razzball
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Optimism

Back, shins, elbow, shoulder, hamstring. Welcome to 2014, Season Of The Body Parts. Wait, that’s the lead-in for a pessimistic article I’m not going to write. I’ve reflected upon the boss man’s instructions to tackle the spring issues one at a time, and it seems to me we’ve covered most of them already. Position by position, there wasn’t a whole lot of debate coming into...
Via Tigers Weblog
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers trade for shortstop, Bruce Rondon out for season

Just one day after the Detroit Tigers confirmed that Jose Iglesias’ injury will keep him out for 4-6 months, Dave Dombrowski made a trade with the Los Angeles Angels for shortstop Andrew Romine. The 28-year old comes off a season in which he hit .258 in a career-high 123 plate appearances in the big leagues. Romine, who was ranked by Baseball America as the best defensive infielder...
Via isportsweb.com
March 21, 2014  |  1 Comment

With Rondon out, Chamberlain will be Tigers' setup man

The loss of Bruce Rondon in the Tigers' bullpen doesn't leave a gaping hole. Joba Chamberlain and others are there to help save the day.
Via FOXSports.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

With Rondon out, Chamberlain will be Tigers' setup man

Bruce Rondon will soon undergo Tommy John surgery and won't come back to the bullpen until next season. It might even be two years before Rondon returns to his full fire-balling form, and that leaves a hole at the back end of the bullpen for the Detroit Tigers. It's not a gaping hole, however. Signing Joba Chamberlain -- a proven, late-inning reliever in his seven seasons with the...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers reliever Bruce Rondon needs Tommy John surgery

Add Tigers reliever Bruce Rondon to the growing pile of pitchers suffering significant arm injuries this spring. MLive.com’s Chris Iott reported via Twitter that the right-hander needs Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2014 season. Rondon complained about pain in his elbow on Monday. Detroit was already reeling from the news that shortstop Jose Iglesias had sustained stress...
Via The Outside Corner
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking: Tigers' Bruce Rondon headed for Tommy John surgery

There is not much word out yet, but two Tigers beat writers have announced that Detroit Tigers reliever Bruce Rondon will need Tommy John surgery. Tom Gage of the Detroit News sent out a very brief tweet just after 12:00 noon on Friday. Michigan Live's (mlive.com) Chris Lott also announced the news.#Tigers Rondon - Tommy John— Tom Gage (@Tom_Gage) March 21, 2014Bruce Rondon...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' Rondon to have Tommy John surgery

Bruce Rondon's bumpy ride to the Detroit Tigers' bullpen hit a major sinkhole on Friday, when the Tigers announced he will undergo Tommy John surgery.
Via FOXSports.com
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers' Rondon to have Tommy John surgery

Bruce Rondon's bumpy ride to the Detroit Tigers' bullpen hit a major sinkhole on Friday, when the Tigers announced he will undergo Tommy John surgery. "It came up suddenly," Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told the media in Florida. "He brought it up Monday." Now the Tigers have to fill a hole on the back end of their bullpen, in addition their problems at shortstop (Jose Iglesias out...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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