Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski expressed that Andrew Miller did not go to the Orioles because of a lack of effort on the part of the Tigers.
In return for Fister, the Tigers received young starter Robbie Ray, reliever Ian Krol and infielder Steve Lombardozzi (since traded), none of which figured prominently in the outcome of this season.
5. In reference to Andrew Miller – “We really did make a good run at him,” Dombrowski said Tuesday. “It was a situation where they thought they were going to call us back, and they […]
This is one trade that Tigers fans will not soon let the organization forget.
Sunday the Tigers scored five runs early but failed to score again throughout the remainder of what turned into a 19-inning game.
So as mad as I still remain about the Fister trade, I thought it would be good therapy to take a look at all the players that DD dealt away and how most of them have failed to succeed.
Way to go Dave, not only did you pull of the move of the year, in my opinion, but you got to rub it into Beane’s face.
“I get that the guy we’re getting is very talented as well,” Scherzer said, “but right now it stinks.”
“Everybody had a great team … and they got better,” Verlander said, “so if you want that last push, you’ve got to do something drastic.”
In one way, the deadline deal that made David Price a Detroit Tiger surprised general manager Dave Dombrowski as much as anybody else.