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Joba must have the most-creative tattoo

By | March 1, 2014 12:40 pm | 0 Comments

 

You can knock Tigers pitcher Joba Chamberlain all you want.You have to hand it to him with his tattoo. He turned his scar from Tommy John surgery into a smiley face.     That’s pretty creative. Hopefully he can find ways to get batters out for Detroit this season. That would be one more reason… View Article

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Tigers get good news with Verlander

By | February 15, 2014 7:13 pm | 0 Comments

 

About a month ago, former Erie SeaWolves pitcher Justin Verlander had surgery for a core-muscle injury. Not many people heard of an abdomen injury described that way. No matter. Verlander was in Lakeland, Fla., on Saturday with a throwing session, making 41 pitches. He reported no issues and said he should be ready for the… View Article

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Finally, spring is here

By | February 8, 2014 12:01 am | 0 Comments

 

What a beautiful thing to see … spring training photos.   The Diamondbacks have started working out in Arizona. That means spring is nearly here. The Pirates’ first full-squad workout is Feb. 12. The Indians’ pitchers and catchers report Feb. 11. The Tigers’ pitchers and catchers report Feb. 13.   – Rick Green

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Former SeaWolves invited to Tigers camp

By | January 9, 2014 1:01 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Detroit Tigers invited 16 players to its major league camp for the upcoming spring training, including several Erie SeaWolves. Detroit holds its spring training in Lakeland (Fla.) and pitchers and catchers report on Feb. 14. The full team reports on Feb. 18. Among the 16 invitees are pitchers Drew VerHagen and Blaine Hardy along… View Article

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Fire damages Tigers affiliate’s stadium

By | January 3, 2014 3:05 pm | 0 Comments

 

A fire broke out on the suite level at Fifth Third ballpark in Michigan around 11 a.m. local time. The ballpark is located in Grand Rapids and is home to the Detroit Tigers’ Low-A Western Michigan Whitecaps. The fire was eventually put out but not before damaging more than half of the suites and the… View Article

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Rangers land Choo for $130 million

By | December 21, 2013 6:31 pm | 0 Comments

 

You have to admit, the Texas Rangers like making a splash. The Rangers bolstered their offense Saturday by agreeing to a seven-year deal worth $130 million with former Indians outfielder Shin-Soo Choo. The deal is pending a physical. Choo hit 20 home runs and stole 21 bases for the Cincinnati Reds last season. The Reds… View Article

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Tigers trade away Fister, get SeaWolves nemesis

By | December 3, 2013 12:53 am | 0 Comments

 

The Detroit Tigers continue to make moves this offseason and the latest could affect the Erie SeaWolves. The Tigers sent starting pitcher Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals for infielder Steve Lombardozzi, lefty reliever Ian Krol and lefty starter Robbie Ray. Fister was 14-9 with a 3.67 ERA this past season with 159 strikeouts to… View Article

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Former SeaWolves added to 40-man in Detroit

By | November 20, 2013 8:18 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Detroit Tigers added seven players to their 40-man roster today to protect them from the Rule 5 draft. The seven include former Erie SeaWolves Jordan Lennerton, Kyle Lobstein, Daniel Fields and Eugenio Suarez. Steven Moya, who could be in Erie next year, was added as well as Justin Miller. The Tigers’ 40-man roster is… View Article

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Is Brookens to blame for baserunning blunder? (video)

By | October 18, 2013 12:20 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Detroit Tigers had a chance to set the tone in Game 5 of the ALCS Thursday night. They did, but Miguel Cabrera being easily tagged out at the plate set the wrong tone. Instead of having the bases loaded against the Red Sox, the Tigers ended the inning and any momentum. Did Cabrera make… View Article

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Video: Prince Fielder helps himself to a fan’s snack

By | September 19, 2013 5:40 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Tigers’ Prince Fielder must have exerted a lot of energy to try to track down the foul ball. He didn’t make the play, but he helped himself to a nacho from a fan. Your browser does not support iframes. – Rick Green

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