That arm could be a huge factor at Comerica Park.
“We were up late but it was worth it.”
We proceeded more with this when we had the opportunity to do something else but we weren’t going to do something else unless we could get a starting pitcher which we said all along” Dombrowski said.
Simon, 33, made the All-Star Game last season and recorded a 3.44 ERA over 32 starts for the Reds.
Porcello nearly received an All-Star bid last season on the heels of back-to-back complete-game shutouts.
It’s only December but at the baseball winter meetings it’s rather difficult not to think about the upcoming baseball season and how things with the Tigers will shake out.
All of the Winter Meetings were abuzz with the annual arrival of super-agent Scott Boras.
Scherzer’s agent Scott Boras said Wednesday that Scherzer declined a seven-year, $160 million contract offer from the Tigers sometime in the spring.
Wednesday morning, the baseball winter meetings in San Diego started with legendary broadcaster and Michigan native Dick Enberg learning he is now a Hall of Famer.
Porcello pitched the best he ever has in 2014, recording an ERA of 3.43 over 204 2/3 innings.