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Arby’s: Tigers lost the beef on this one

Arby’s: Tigers lost the beef on this one

Thanksgiving Eve (November 24th) at midnight was the deadline for all clubs to announce their arbitration offers to qualifying members of the team. 29 teams faxed their orders in to the league office on time, at least 29 we were told of. No one knows of the Tigers status with players such as Magglio Ordonez […]

MLB’s New CBA to Begin HGH Testing

The New York Times published an article in their Bats Blog today that, according to their sources, with the new collective bargaining agreement set to be finalized early next week, HGH will be randomly tested beginning in February when players begin to report for Spring Training.  Suspensions would begin at 50 games which is the […]

Tigers Average Salary Compensation

Some Saturday’s are nonstop for me, others are completely boring. Today was one of those boring days and thanks to Baseball Prospectus’ Compensation Page I took some time looking over last year’s payroll of all 30 teams, then at the average dollar they spent on each player. The Tigers finished 4th overall in the league […]

Your complimentary Tigers roster update

Since the Tigers didn’t sign another Gerald Laird today, they decided that on the brink of a new CBA announcement coming early next week, they would announce some roster moves. Cale Iorg was outrighted to Triple-A Toledo. This means that Iorg has cleared waivers from the 40 man roster, which is incredibly disappointing since this […]

Links: On baseball and thinking

Rob Neyer of SBNation sent this link out earlier tonight, claiming it would be the most important thing you would ever read. Don’t know about that, but it sure is a damn good article by the author of Moneyball, Michael Lewis. Read it, I just bought the book by Daniel Kahneman, I might review it […]

Justin Verlander will not win a Gold Glove

Justin Verlander will not win a Gold Glove

….since he commited 5 freaking errors this year. But, he did win the A.L. Cy Young Award today which is awesome, albeit expected. In fact, the only question left is the controversy (if you want to call it that) of whether or not he is worthy of the MVP Award as well, an achievement a […]

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