As was previously mentioned, Tigers Manager Jim Leyland announced his retirement this morning in Detroit. He has been with the Tigers for eight seasons, his longest stint with one team since managing the Pittsburgh Pirates for ten years – 1986 to 1996. While he was the frequent target of fans for his lineup and bullpen […]
Jim Leyland has resigned as manager of the Detroit Tigers today.
The Tigers’ front office or, at the very least, manager Jim Leyland seem married to the idea of a Proven Closer, a reliable “name” guy who has closed in the past. Ideally, they can be trusted to hold down a role they’ve held many times in the past, such as one José Valverde. How many […]
Well, he has done it again. Lynn Henning has Tigers fans in an uproar. This morning he floated the idea that Rick Porcello, he of the swirling trade rumors, could be an option as the Tigers search for a closer in 2013. It is interesting to consider that in a couple of different ways Porcello could solve the […]