Dave Dombrowski

Jose Iglesias #1 of the Detroit Tigers slides back safe to first base following a pop fly ball in the third inning against the Boston Red Sox during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Are The Tigers Getting Better This Off-Season?

Attempting to write a blog about the Tigers off-season is, to quote Cosell, an exercise in futility.

97.1 The Ticket–12/13/2013

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 30: Joba Chamberlain #62 of the New York Yankees pitches against the New York Mets during their game on May 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Refutes Idea That Tigers Are Cutting Payroll

“I’m not really sure where that comes from other than people continuing to talk about it,” Dombrowski said, “but the reality is it’s not true.”

CBS Detroit–12/13/2013

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 20: Rajai Davis #11 of the Toronto Blue Jays watches his two run double in the second inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 20, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

OF Rajai Davis And Tigers Agree To 2-Year Deal

Outfielder Rajai Davis and the Detroit Tigers agreed to terms on a two-year contract worth $10 million.

97.1 The Ticket–12/12/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 15: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers walks to the dugout during Game Three of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tigers Busy, But Will They Be Better?

When the Detroit Tigers introduced new closer Joe Nathan this week, the news conference quickly became about a lot more than Joe Nathan.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2013

(credit: George Fox/CBS Detroit)

Does Dombrowski Believe The Happy Story He’s Selling? [BLOG]

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.

97.1 The Ticket–12/05/2013

Doug Fister. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Valenti and Foster: Don’t Freak Out Over Doug Fister Trade Just Yet…

“We have to wait and see at the end of the offseason. This is a sign of the times; everybody’s got a budget.”

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 2: Doug Fister #58 of the Detroit Tigers looks on from the dugout during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 2, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski Explains Why He Dealt Doug Fister

General manager Dave Dombrowski knows many people will not like this trade.

CBS Detroit–12/03/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 18: Robinson Cano #24 of the New York Yankees hits an RBI single in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 18, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Could The Tigers Sign Robinson Cano? Maybe – But Probably Not

Might Dombrowski have another massive blockbuster up his sleeve? With him, it seems it is always possible.

CBS Detroit–11/22/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 22: Carlos Beltran #3 of the St. Louis Cardinals looks on during batting practice during 2013 World Series Media Day at Fenway Park on October 22, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox host the Cardinals in Game 1 on October 23, 2013.

Mike Valenti: The Tigers Need To Forget Choo, Target Beltran and Nathan

“Rumors are going around that (the Tigers) may drop $100 million on Choo,” Valenti said on his radio program Thursday.

97.1 The Ticket–11/21/2013

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 30:  Ian Kinsler #5 of the Texas Rangers tags out Desmond Jennings #8 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the top of the first inning of the American League Wild Card tiebreaker game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Fielder Didn’t Answer Dombrowski’s Call, Got Text About Trade

“They were looking for a power-hitting, middle-of-the-lineup-type bat,” Dombrowski said. “So when you looked at it it made sense from both perspectives if a deal could work out.”

CBS Detroit–11/21/2013

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