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Rondon likely to miss 2014 season

By | March 21, 2014 12:54 pm | 0 Comments

 

Former Erie SeaWolves closer and heir apparent closer in Detroit Bruce Rondon is out for the season. Detroit Tigers president, CEO and general manager Dave Dombrowski announced today that Rondon will require Tommy John surgery. The recovery time from Tommy John surgery is often at least six months, meaning Rondon will likely be out until… View Article

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Collins takes Dice-K deep

By | March 18, 2014 3:05 pm | 0 Comments

 

Former Erie SeaWolves power hitter Tyler Collins, who is ranked as the No. 17 prospect in the Detroit Tigers organization, crushed a home run off Daisuke Matsuzaka during a spring training game. It was Collins’ third home run of the spring. Below is a video of the homer: Your browser does not support iframes. –Tom… View Article

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Verlander looks like he’s ready for the season to start

By | March 16, 2014 11:44 pm | 0 Comments

 

Two starts. Two strong outings. The Detroit Tigers should be happy with Justin Verlander in his return from surgery. Here’s a look at Sunday’s start:     – Rick Green

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Tigers searching for SS replacement

By | March 16, 2014 1:40 pm | 0 Comments

 

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias has been out for two weeks with a shin injury and it was confirmed late Saturday night that it could be even longer. The Tigers confirmed Iglesias, who came over from the Boston Red Sox in a trade last season, will start the 2014 regular season on the disabled list…. View Article

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Hitter with light-tower power expect to start season with SeaWolves

By | March 15, 2014 6:11 pm | 0 Comments

 

Power-hitting prospect Steven Moya is expected to start the season with the Erie SeaWolves after the Detroit Tigers optioned him to Double-A camp in Lakeland, Fla. Moya likely was the biggest surprise of spring. The Detroit Free Press quotes Tigers manager Brad Ausmus describing Moya as the classic left-handed hitter. The paper also described it… View Article

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Miggy ready for season (video)

By | March 11, 2014 12:21 pm | 0 Comments

 

Miguel Cabrera is ready for the season to start. He hit two blasts yesterday. Your browser does not support iframes. – Rick Green

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Leyland doesn’t see a return to Pirates

By | March 7, 2014 11:45 pm | 0 Comments

 

Now that Jim Leyland has stepped down as manager of the Detroit Tigers, is there any chance he’ll be back working for the Pittsburgh Pirates in some capacity? If you’re a Pirates fan hoping for a happy reunion, you’ll be disappointed. Here’s what Leyland told the Tribune-Review: I really don’t want to come back to… View Article

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Must see: Torii Hunter kissing an alligator

By | March 4, 2014 5:36 pm | 0 Comments

 

On a dare from former Erie SeaWolves starter Justin Verlander, Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter kissed an alligator at spring training at Lakeland, Fla. Not sure I’d be up for that, even with the gator’s mouth tied shut. – Rick Green

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Tigers’ Kinsler blasts Rangers

By | March 4, 2014 12:34 pm | 0 Comments

 

Usually, when an athlete is asked about his former team, you get a pretty standard, nondescript answer. With Ian Kinsler, however, he took a different approach. In an interview with ESPN The Magazine, the new member of the Detroit Tigers unloaded on the Texas Rangers. I hope they go 0-162. I got friends, and I… View Article

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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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