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Erie SeaWolves roster is set

By | March 29, 2014 1:53 pm | 0 Comments

 

Erie SeaWolves opening day roster Pitchers (13) Name Throw Age Acquired Tommy Collier R 24 22nd round, 2011 draft Jeff Ferrell R 23 26th round, 2010 draft Wilsen Palacios R 24 Free agent signed July 4, 2006 Kyle Ryan L 22 12th round, 2010 draft Warwick Saupold R 24 Free agent signed Jan. 25, 2012… View Article

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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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Replay: Brandon Douglas crushes Senators catcher Brian Jeroloman

By | March 20, 2014 4:55 am | 0 Comments

 

The new rule designed to prevent collisions at home plate is still being debated around the majors. Here’s the collision from the Erie SeaWolves’ playoff series against the Harrisburg Senators in September. What do you think: Is the rule a good or bad idea? – Rick Green

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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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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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Spring training: Tigers moves

By | March 12, 2014 7:02 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Detroit Tigers made several roster moves as teams start coming together for minor league exhibition games. Former Erie SeaWolves pitcher Luis Marte was given his unconditional release, while several players were sent to minor league camp. Melvin Mercedes and Casey Crosby were optioned to Toledo, while Jose Valdez and Ramon Cabrera were sent 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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Erie SeaWolves spring training schedule

By | March 3, 2014 2:09 pm | 0 Comments

 

The Erie SeaWolves will play 12 spring training games before heading to Erie in April. Here is a look at their schedule beginning March 15. All games are at 1 p.m. with the exception of the March 29 game, which starts at 10 a.m. The SeaWolves’ home games are at the Detroit Tigers spring training… View Article

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