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Detroit Tigers Acquire Shortstop Alex Gonzalez for Lombardozzi – Updated

Alex Gonzalez was acquired by the Detroit Tigers Monday, who traded for a shortstop in two consecutive workdays with the team continuing to try to fill the hole created by Jose Iglesias. Orioles have traded Alex Gonzalez to the Detroit … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers Acquire Andrew Romine From Angels, Fill Shortstop Void

The Detroit Tigers acquired Andrew Romine from the Los Angeles Angels for left-handed pitcher Jose Alvarez on Friday, filling the hole left by Jose Iglesias. Romine is a career .250 batter with a .958 fielding percentage and a .1 career-WAR. … Continue reading

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The Detroit Sports Show: Dave Birkett of the Freep Talks Detroit Lions Draft

Dave Birkett joins Max DeMara and Andrew Tomlinson this week to talk about the Detroit Lions’ free agency thus far and what they may do in the draft. In addition to the Lions discussion the boys turn to the issues … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers’ Jose Iglesias Confirms Diagnosis of Stress Fractures in Both Legs

Detroit Tigers’ Jose Iglesias confirmed to Jason Beck of MLB.com that he has been diagnosed with stress fractures in both legs. Iglesias confirmed he has been diagnosed with stress fractures in both legs. — Jason Beck (@beckjason) March 17, 2014 … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers’ Acquisition Of Nick Franklin Would Likely Mean Loss of Rick Porcello

Rumors are a swirl that the Detroit Tigers are going to make a push for Nick Franklin of the Seattle Mariners and the key to that deal may be young pitcher Rick Porcello. Porcello is in the midst of a … Continue reading

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ESPN’s Jim Bowden Predicts Max Scherzer Will Sign 6-Year, $168 Million Extension in Spring

Justin Verlander received a seven-year, $180 million contract extension last spring. Could history repeat in 2014 with Max Scherzer cashing in? That’s one of 10 bold predictions offered by ESPN’s Jim Bowden as spring training opens. Bowden, formerly a GM … Continue reading

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Detroit Tigers Rumors: Is Nelson Cruz the ‘Missing Link’?

Dave Dombrowski said several weeks ago that the Detroit Tigers likely were done making big moves this offseason. Would he reconsider if Nelson Cruz’s price tag dropped from its current spot — he’s reportedly asking for four years and $75 … Continue reading

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