Dombrowski shot down reports of getting guys like Shin-Soo Choo and Carlos Beltran and made it very clear that the Tigers will not be players in the free agent market for the rest of the offseason.
I wonder if Luke knows yet? He should order the most expensive thing on the menu when he find out.
In the press conference in which the Detroit Tigers officially announced the signing of closer Joe Nathan, perhaps the most interesting news that emerged had nothing to do with Nathan.
Tony Clark said he’s “blown away” that he is the first former major leaguer to become head of the baseball players’ union.
The talks leading to the deal that sent Doug Fister to the Washington Nationals began last month, when the names of a couple of other Detroit Tigers pitchers — AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer and Rick Porcello — also were mentioned.
Despite being in his late 30s, Nathan still has superior stuff.
General manager Dave Dombrowski knows many people will not like this trade.
Detroit fans seem to be getting what they want this offseason.
The Nationals sent infielder Steve Lombardozzi, left-hander Ian Krol and minor league lefty Robbie Ray to Detroit.
The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with infielder/outfielder Don Kelly, thus avoiding arbitration.