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Wilson Betemit

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Orioles’ Manny Machado Has Tools To Be Eventual MVP

Those are minor quibbles with Manny Machado’s game. For a 20-year-old, he is extremely impressive.

03/04/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 22: Wilson Betemit #20 of the Detroit Tigers makes a play at third to get Delmon Young #21 of the Minnesota Twins out at first in the second inning on July 22, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Orioles Sign Former Tiger Betemit To Two-Year Contract

Infielder Wilson Betemit and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a two-year, $3.25 million contract.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2012

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Late Acquisitions Help Propel Tigers To ALCS

Two decisions Dave Dombrowski made in July and August paid off in October.

97.1 The Ticket–10/07/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 21: Wilson Betemit #20 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single against the Minnesota Twins in the fifth inning on July 21, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Roster Report 9-28-11

Wilson Betemit (bruised left knee) was hurt Sept. 16, and he didn’t play Sept. 17-26. He returned to the lineup Sept. 27.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2011

MINNEAPOLIS MN- AUGUST 27:   Ryan Raburn #25 right fielder for the Detroit Tigers bunts against the Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano advancing Wilson Betemit #20 to secondin the seventh inning on August 27, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Craig Lassig/Getty Images)

Detroit Tigers Roster Report 9-22-11

Wilson Betemit (bruised left knee) was hurt Sept. 16, and he didn’t play Sept. 17-21. He is day-to-day.

97.1 The Ticket–09/22/2011

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Tigers Sneak Past Royals 5-4

Wilson Betemit capped Detroit’s three-run eighth inning with a tiebreaking RBI double against his former team, leading the Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - JULY 21: Wilson Betemit #20 of the Detroit Tigers hits a single against the Minnesota Twins in the fifth inning on July 21, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Player Rankings: The Best Utilitymen

There are no true utilitymen on big-league pitching staffs anymore, not since half the teams ditched their token swingman in favor of a third lefty-on-lefty specialist.

97.1 The Ticket–08/11/2011

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 12: Wilson Betemit #24 of the Kansas City Royals fails to field a ball hit into play by Luke Hughes #38 of the Minnesota Twins during the third inning of their game on April 12, 2011 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Betemit Joins Tigers After Trade

Wilson Betemit has joined the Detroit Tigers, eager to play for a first-place team after an intradivision trade brought him over from Kansas City.

97.1 The Ticket–07/22/2011

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Detroit Tigers Inside Pitch 7-21-11

“It’s a tough move. Brandon’s done a lot for this franchise. He knows he’s scuffling at this point. He wants to go down and show that he can help the ball club.”

97.1 The Ticket–07/21/2011

DENVER, CO - JULY 1:  Wilson Betemit #24 of the Kansas City Royals looks toward the scoreboard after striking out during a pitch-hit at-bat during the eighth inning  at Coors Field on July 1, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Tigers Get Betemit From Royals

With Brandon Inge struggling at third base, the Tigers have acquired Wilson Betemit from the Royals in a deal for two minor leaguers, the teams announced Wednesday.

97.1 The Ticket–07/20/2011