2007/2008 Tigers Offseason Moves

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  1. TaS

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    Granderson (.302) OF
    Renteria (.332) SS
    Polanco (.341) 2B
    Ordonez (.363) OF
    Sheffield (.265) DH
    Guillen (.296) 1B
    Rodriguez (.281) C
    Raburn (.304) OF
    Inge (.236) 3B

    That potential starting lineup had a batting average of .302!!!, with power too.

    And they are great defensively.


    And all we had to do was trade a minor leaguer and a pitcher who has never had a shutout in his career. 30 total innings pitched and 13 total strikeouts. Also a guy who went down with an injury after his first significant stint.

    This would be like trading Amir Johnson for Dwight Howard.
     
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    Maybe, but it might be more like Amir Johnson and Rodney Stuckey for Tracey McGrady.
     
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    McGrady is a good parallel.

    But Hernandez = Stuckey?


    I hadn't even heard of Hernandez before the trade happened. I'm sure that if this were Tigersforum.com I would have heard of him.
     
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    With Schilling being just a tad bit younger than the Gambler, he could be considered, but then we would have three righties to go with the inconsistant southpaw Nate. Now if Dombrowski could resign Rogers and squeeze in Schilling, then may be Rogers could be that long relief man >>>> you know the one that comes in when Bondy and Nate can't get out of the first inning:)
     
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    I've read a lot of good stuff about Hernandes. Still, Tigs have enough in the outfield that they could let the prospect go. I am more worried about the starting pitching.
     
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    I have mixed emotions about the Tigers bringing in Renteria. On the one hand, they needed a defensive shortstop, so that hey can move Guillen to 1st base.

    OTOH, I'm not sure Renertia is their guy. I mean how many former Florida Marlins from their World Series Team in 1997 should the Tigers bring in? They already over-paid for Sheff, which turned into a disaster, and now they bring in Renteria, who is 32 years old? I don't even know how he fields by now.

    What is Jimmy Leyland running here?...an old folks home for former Florida Marlin World Series Champs?

    Heck, for the money the Tigers are paying Sheffield ($14 million per) and Renteria ($9 million per), they could almost have afforded A-Rod, who would have been a much better fielder than Renteria and a much better hitter than Sheff.

    Jimmy Leyland needs to stop making personnel decisions.
     
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    sure you could've had a-rod for both of those, but then who would the tigers have signed last year? and who would DH? as long as sheffield can stay healthy, having both him and renteria is far better than having a-rod.
     
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    IMO, the Tigers are collecting huge contracts that no one else wants.

    What ever happened to the plan of building from within, with cheap, young arms?

    The Tigers will never out-Yankee the Yankees. The Tigers need to follow Marc Shapiro's blueprint in Cleveland.
     
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    Almost every team has a contract that nobody else wants. Tigers also have lots of youngsters on the team who are coming from the minor league system - Granderson, Robertson, Verlander, Rayburn, Inge, Infante, Santiago, Maybin, Rodney, Zumaya, De La Cruz, and Miller. But the team needs some veteran presence. Most of the guys that were brought in are producing - Polanco, Ordonez, Guillen. Sheffield got injured and Tigers got him for a prospect that missed the entire year with injury. So I would not spell all doom and gloom. I think the team will be alright.
     
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    Just reprted on WDFN that Zumaya hurt himself moving things out of the San Fran Fire zone and had to have shoulder surgery today. Will be out til mid 2008 season.
     
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    Where is San Fran Fire zone?
     
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    The Official Site of Major League Baseball: News: Major League Baseball News

     
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    Guitar hero/ popped finger tendon/ ripped shoulder moving furniture ???

    For a guy who throws 100+ mph fastballs, his body sure is fragile.


    Maybe the Cubs will take him off our hands.
     
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    Exactly. Zumaya sure seems brittle at such a young age.

    Most people that get evacuated on short notice grab important documents, family photos, and clothing...not pianos, refrigerators, etc. What was he moving that could cause shoulder damage? I think there might be more to his injury story than has been told.
     
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    Oh, this is horrible. I guess Todd Jones just became REALLY important.
     
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    You know what else I am wondering: isn't he making enough to have moving company help?
     
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    Britney, Paris and Lindsey can afford a driver too, but they choose to drive anyway and wreak havoc among the LA streets:sssh: the rich just like to save a few dollars by doing it themselves.....
     
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    His brains must rest first when he pulls up a seat.........:stirthepot:
    He shoulda asked BONDERMAN to help with the heavy stuff......
     

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