This is The Stew's running list of trades and signings that happen during baseball's winter meetings. We'll keep updating this post as the news happens. For more chatter and rumors, be sure to check out our winter meetings tracker. WEDNESDAY Mets sign B…
Share TweetOutfielder Rajai Davis and the Detroit Tigers agreed to terms on a two-year contract worth $10 million.
GM: Cabrera on target for spring trainingUpdated Dec 10 (yesterday) Share TweetTwo-time reigning AL MVP Miguel Cabrera, who had surgery in mid-November to repair core muscles damaged by a groin tear, is "doing great" and will be 100 percent by spring training, Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski told reporters Monday.Source: ESPN.com
Dombrowski: Tigers likely out on big-ticket free agentsUpdated Dec 4 Share TweetTigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski spent the last few weeks listing closer as his top priority and avoiding talk about other needs until the club filled the role. Now that the Tigers have their closer in Joe Nathan, Dombrowski did not soun…
Benoit not likely to return to Tigers as setup manUpdated Dec 4 Share TweetJoaquin Benoit was a mainstay in the eighth inning for the Tigers for 2 1/2 years before stepping into the closer role with stellar results last summer. Now that the Tigers have signed Joe Nathan as their closer, don't expect Benoit to return as a setup…
Miggy moving back to first; Castellanos to man thirdUpdated Dec 4 Share TweetWho's on first? Miguel Cabrera. Finally. It's official. The long-expected shift in the Tigers' infield was set on Wednesday. Cabrera, who moved to third base two years ago when Prince Fielder signed, will move back to first base next season. Nick Castel…Share TweetAs Dave Dombrowski talked about the benefit of payroll flexibility while introducing new closer Joe Nathan on Wednesday at Comerica Park, he alluded that the flexibility will go in part for their internal concerns.
The Walk-Off: Miguel Cabrera’s move to first is official, Brandon Phillips trade now unlikelyUpdated Dec 4 Share TweetThe Walk-Off is your end-of-the-day collection of news and gossip from the world of baseball, plus the best of the blogosphere and other assorted goodness. IT'S OFFICIAL: As expected, the Detroit Tigers are moving Miguel Cabrera back to first base. Rook…Share TweetFrom Jacoby Ellsbury heading to the Yankees with a $153 million free-agent deal to the Astros' heist of Dexter Fowler in a trade with the Rockies to the Tigers luring top closer Joe Nathan, Tuesday's action around Major League Baseball brought the Hot S…
Jack Morris deserves spot in Hall of Fame that would end Dark AgesUpdated Dec 3 Share TweetNo starting pitcher who debuted from 1971-83 has made the Hall of Fame, a record drought. The election of Jack Morris can change that.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetDoug Fister helped give the Tigers' rotation a strong top four last season, and now it appears he will do the same for the Nationals in 2014. The Nationals acquired the veteran right-hander from the Tigers on Monday night in exchange for left-handers Ia…
Tigers retain Kelly with $1M deal before deadlineUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetOn the last day for Major League teams to cut ties with arbitration-eligible players by not offering a contract, the Tigers avoided that fate with Don Kelly by signing the super utility man to a one-year, $1 million contract for next season.
Ian Kinsler wearing Alan Trammell’s No. 3 and Jose Iglesias wearing Lou Whitaker’s No. 1 is bad numerology for Detroit TigersUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetNow THIS is an outrage. Ian Kinsler is a sound ballplayer, but even if he were Hall of Fame caliber, the idea of him wearing No. 3 for the Detroit Tigers should be out of the question. And yet, that's going to be his number. The same one Alan Trammell w…
Are Mega-Deals Mega-Mistakes?Dec 4SC Centerpiece: Tim Kurkjian, Wallace Matthews and Colin Cowherd debate if long-term deals are a mistake.
SweetSpot TV: Rapid RecapNov 26Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield break down the latest trade news with another edition of rapid fire
Prince Fielder To RangersNov 20Jayson Stark discusses the Tigers agreeing on a trade sending 1B Prince Fielder to the Rangers for 2B Ian Kinsler.
Why Tigers Traded FielderNov 20Tim Kurkjian breaks down the Tigers agreeing to trade 1B Prince Fielder to the Rangers for 2B Ian Kinsler.
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Clayton's mailbag -- Debate on low hits resumesDec 10Clayton's mailbag: Rob Gronkowski's injury revived the debate on low hits, but don't expect any changes.
Don Banks: Daniel Snyder has no one to blame but himself for mess in Washi…Dec 10No matter how it ends, or when it ends -- this latest publicly displayed spasm of organizational dysfunction in Washington -- the Redskins and owner Daniel Snyder know their way home from here. They've been here so many times before, at the end of so ma…