2007/2008 Tigers Offseason Moves

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    More ground-outs than any other 2 Cubs combined is a bad stat though, especially when there will likley be guys on base when he's up.

    It is also concerning that his power really fell off the cliff after the steroids testing was announced. .499 slugging to .400 in one year and serious drop in HR's.

    He did his .332 after the all-star break last year, so that would have really helped us. And from what I can tell, he is a great fielder with an average arm.

    And like you said, he IS a lefty.
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    In these deals you can't be 100% sure of what you're getting as it is. As I've said we'll see it all play out and be able to make a judgement once the season gets under way.
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    It better be.
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    According to reports $8 million base (don't know if it is guaranteed) plus $2 million incentive.

    :hoops:
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    He should be paid $500K for each win.
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    That is probably why he dumped his agent.

    :hoops:
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    That's exactly what it looked like. In the beginning Rogers said that he's only planning on playing with Tigers. Then Boras showed up and everything went down the hill. Then Rogers fired Boras and everything is peachy again.
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    I wish more players had the guts to do what rogers did. At some point it has to stop being about the money and being about where you feel like being, even if it cost you a few dollars. It isn't like he's going to be hurting for money.
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    RED RANGER: Tigers trade Shelton to Texas for OF Freddy Guzman

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    I kind of liked Shelton, but having a greyhound OF for a pinch runner is not a total waste. Not that we are going to need to squeeze out an extra run next year.
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    This Guzman guy is AAA fodder. He only plays in Comerica if one of our regular outfielders goes on the DL and even then he might be behind Clevlen on the call up list.

    The Tigers have done a good job of stocking Toledo with decent players over the last several years and it has shown in the Mud Hens won and loss column. This year will probably be no different. Guzman will love driving Interstate 90 this year.

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    Tigers have the sickest line-up in the majors. Boston and Detroit for the pennent.
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    The current rumor is that we were looking into packaging Pudge and Willis together to get something in return from the Mets.

    Florida wouldn't trade with them, but they wanted Willis.
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    It was financial, but Ilich gave Dombrowski OK to up the payroll so that they could keep Willis.
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    Moving Pudge and Willis would be a mistake.
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    I agree. Pudge has one more average to good season left, and I'm willing to take the chance that Willis can regain his good stuff in a different venue.
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    It was interesting when the rumored trade of Dontrelle and Pudge to the Mets became known to the players. Dontrelle told Pudge about it and he responded, "What you talking about Willis"!!!:pound:

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