The Anibal Sanchez signing set up the Tigers to trade a pitcher for a hitter.
Sanchez, 28, went 9-13 with a 3.86 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 167 strikeouts in 195 2/3 innings last season for the Marlins and Tigers, though he caught fire down the stretch.
Miguel Cabrera has his Triple Crown. MVP award, maybe not.
Now that the Tigers have finished off the AL Central, we can start to focus on the issue that really matters.
The Weekend Buzz while you were paging through the dictionary looking up these words folks are calling each other in the fierce Miguel Cabrera-Mike Trout AL MVP debate.
Jim Leyland is coming up on a half-century in baseball, so it’s fairly significant when the Detroit manager says he’s never seen an outfield play better defense than the Los Angeles Angels.
Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings of five-hit ball, Mike Trout hit a leadoff homer for the second straight day and the Los Angeles Angels completed their second straight series sweep with a 3-2 victory over the slumping Detroit Tigers on Sunday.
Both Detroit and Los Angeles received a bit of a scare in the last few days as Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols were forced out of games with injuries.
A.J. Pierzynski doesn’t see himself as a power hitter. The numbers disagree.