Ryan Raburn came to training camp this spring with something to prove. He wanted to show the Indians that a disastrous 2012 season in Detroit was behind him. He wanted a fresh start, a new home.
Justin Masterson was quick to pass along credit for Cleveland’s eighth straight victory to the guy he provided him all the support he needed in a 6-1 decision over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.
It was no secret that fans came to Comerica park over the weekend for two reasons.
Ryan Raburn definitely earned his release last summer from the Tigers, but if history holds, Raburn, now with the Cleveland Indians, will comeback to haunt the Tigers.
Raburn was Detroit’s opening day starter at second base last season but was sent to the minors after hitting just .171 in 66 games for the Tigers.
The Indians have signed utilityman Ryan Raburn and outfielder Ben Francisco to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
Everybody knew that Ryan Raburn would not be on the Tigers roster come 2013 and on Tuesday the team made it official.
The club today has released outfielder Ryan Raburn and outrighted the contract of righthanded pitcher Tyler Stohr to Triple A Toledo.
I guess everything’s fine now.
For a manager who doesn’t like to talk about his lineups a lot, Jim Leyland sure talks about his lineups a lot.