Year in and year out the Major League baseball “trade deadline” promises a flurry of high-level activity, and delivers just a fraction thereof. For the second time in two seasons rumors involving the Rockies Troy Tulowitzki simmer behind the scenes, but will almost certainly produce nothing as Tulo makes his annual trip to the DL. 513 more words
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With the MLB Trade Deadline looming, there have been several rumors that have linked Phillies players to a number of destinations. Rumors are not guarantees of a deal to come and there have been some recent moves around baseball that may impede or speed up a Phillies trade. 360 more words
In the ever revolving door of the closer, no player is safe even if he is productive. Case in point: Joakim Soria, who had to fight in the pre-season to win the closer’s job in Texas replacing Joe Nathan, now he has been traded to the Tigers to set up for, you guessed it, Joe Nathan. 1,089 more words
On Sunday, Detroit Tigers owner Mike Ilitch celebrated his 85th birthday at Comerica Park.
Late Wednesday, Tigers president, CEO and general manager David Dombrowski made a move to try and give his boss a gift he’s been eyeing for years – a World Series title. 768 more words
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski says it was a necessity to bolster the team’s bullpen.
The Tigers acquired right-hander Joakim Soria, giving them an option to pitch in the seventh, eighth or ninth inning as soon as Thursday night on the road against the Los Angeles Angels. 84 more words