Dave Dombrowski

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 10:  Alfredo Simon #31 of the Cincinnati Reds throws a pitch during the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Great American Ball Park on September 10, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Dombrowski On Simon Trade: ‘This Actually Came Together Pretty Quickly’ [VIDEO]

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.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 31: Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers is greeted in the dugout after leaving the game during the seventh inning against the Chicago White Sox on August 31,  2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Reports: Tigers Trade Porcello For Cespedes, Have Another Trade Brewing

Porcello nearly received an All-Star bid last season on the heels of back-to-back complete-game shutouts.

CBS Detroit–12/11/2014

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 28:  General Manager Dave Dombrowski of the Detroit Tigers watches his team take batting practice prior to playing against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 28, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fans Should Not Put Too Much Stock In Dombrowski’s Denial Of Olney Report

For all Dombrowski’s insistence on characterizing Olney’s report as “inaccurate,” he still did not close the door on re-signing Scherzer. He has left that possibility open all offseason even as he has downplayed it.

CBS Detroit–12/10/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Report: Scherzer Seeking $200 Million

Only Clayton Kershaw – significantly younger and significantly more productive – has commanded that kind of deal.

CBS Detroit–12/10/2014

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 30: Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers throws to the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at U.S. Cellular Field on August 30, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Calls Report About Scherzer Inaccurate

“There is not one thing that has changed from the Detroit Tigers perspective,” Dombrowski said.

97.1 The Ticket–12/09/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 21: Jim Leyland speaks during a press conference to announce his retirement as manager of the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on October 21, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jim Leyland: ‘I Don’t Know About That’ When Talking About Trading Porcello Or Price

“I’m kind of surprised being here at the Winter Meetings that you really haven’t heard about Scherzer.”

97.1 The Ticket–12/09/2014

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Former Mets GM Steve Phillips: ‘This Offseason Isn’t Close To Being Done For Tigers’

“I don’t bet against Dave Dombrowski ever, I believe that the Tigers can and will be the team to beat in the central this year but they have a little work to do this offseason.”

97.1 The Ticket–12/09/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 28: J.D.Martinez #28 Victor Martinez #41 and Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate a win over the Minnesota Twins and the Central Division Championship at Comerica Park on September 28, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Twins 3-0. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Bidding For Lester Bodes Well For Scherzer; Yankees Reportedly Interested

The Tigers could have a perfectly solid rotation for 2015, but the future looks a bit more murky.

CBS Detroit–12/09/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 02:  Max Scherzer #37 of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout after being relieved in the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 2, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Says Tigers Still Not Planning To Move Starter, Not Talking With Scherzer

“We’ll listen to anything … but we like having five real good, five solid starting pitchers,” Dombrowski said. “We’re content.”

CBS Detroit–12/05/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 02: The Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera and President/General Manager Dave Dombrowski celebrate the career of Ivan Rodriguez prior to the start of the game against the Colorado Rockies at Comerica Park on August 2, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers Hoping Familiar Names Can Keep Run Going

It’s not often a general manager has to defend bringing back the runner-up in the MVP race, but Detroit’s Dave Dombrowski faced an obvious question after signing Victor Martinez to another four-year deal.

97.1 The Ticket–11/17/2014

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