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Detroit Tiger Victor Martinez Needs 2nd Knee Surgery
When Tiger designated hitter Victor Martinez injured his knee a little over two weeks ago, there was some speculation that he might be able to play baseball again by the end of the 2012 season. That isn't going to happen. After getting a second opinion from knee specialist Dr Richard Steadman, Mar…
It’s Official Prince Fielder is a Detroit Tiger
As reported a couple of days ago, the Tigers had reached a 9-year deal with slugging first baseman Prince Fielder for $214 million. It was made official today as the son of former Tiger Cecil Fielder appeared in Detroit and tried on the Olde English "D" of the Tigers at a press co…
Detroit Tigers Beef Up Lineup, Sign Prince Fielder
His daddy Cecil Fielder used to hit balls over the left field roof at Tiger Stadium. Young Prince Fielder used to reach the seats as a kid taking BP at the old ballpark.
Now he gets his chance to reach the rightfield seats in Comerica Park and drive in a ton of runs batting behind American League ba…
Detroit Tigers Lose Martinez to Knee Injury
Yesterday the Tigers announced that they had signed pitchers Rick Porcello and Phil Coke to 1-year deals, avoiding arbitration. Today, it's some bad news as Tiger designated hitter Victor Martinez may be lost for the entire 2012 season due to a knee injury sustained during an off-season workout. T…
Detroit Tigers Sign Porcello + Coke to 1-Year Deals
With a month to go before pitchers and catchers report to Spring Training, the Tigers agreed to terms with two of their arbitration-eligible pitchers. Detroit agreed to 1-year deals with starting pitcher Rick Porcello and reliever Phil Coke. Porcello, who was 14-9 last season agreed to a 1-year, $…
Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Takes Plea Deal in DUI Case
Detroit Tiger first baseman Miguel Cabrera has pleaded no contest to a drunken driving charge in Florida. The incident occurred last February near Ft. Pierce, Florida when the Tiger slugger was arrested after refusing a field sobriety test. Cabrera accepted a deal that spares him jail time. Charg…
Detroit Tigers Trade Perry To Nationals
The Detroit Tigers continue to make minor tweaks to their pitching staff, particularly the bullpen. Today they traded reliever Ryan Perry to the Washington Nationals for reliever Collin Balester. Both pitchers are big righthanders who live by the strikeout and die by the base on balls. Perhaps a …
Detroit Tigers Add Relief Help With Dotel
The Detroit Tigers have been pretty quiet at baseball's Winter Meetings. The team is bringing back most of the major contributors from 2011's squad, which lost to Texas in the American League Championship Series. The big headlines were made by Anaheim when they signed slugger Albert Pujols for $25…

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