2007/2008 Tigers Offseason Moves

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  1. TheeTFD

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    Didn't Pudge come from Florida? Has he caught DonW.?
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    I believe he did catch him when they won the world series.
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    We need Pudge because of his ability to draw walks.

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    He's also needed for his HR power and base stealing abilities.
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    Regardless of his inability to draw walks, he is still a good defensive catcher with a strong arm. And he can still hit .270 or above most likely. And he's a team leader who has been through the battles, i.e., actually won a World Series. He brings a lot of intangibles.

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    Rodriquez also handles pitching staffs very well, and call a great game behind the plate. He's especially good with young pitchers.
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    Pudge is also bi-lingual which I am sure comes in handy in the locker room.


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    The Tigers just signed Nate Robertson to a 3 year, $21 million contract. That effectively solidifies a rotation of Verlander, Bonderman, Willis, Rogers and Robertson.

    Tigers sign Robertson for three years
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    Four out of the five (the exception being Kenny) are now signed through at least 2010.
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    Is that a good thing? I guess we'll have to wait and see. (Becomes my favorite saying as of late)
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    Wow, $7 million per for throwing way too many pitches, getting in too many jams and having a career record of 42-55 and an ERA of 4.60.

    Where did I sign up?
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    Well, you have to remember that Robertson is a lefty, and lefties are historically over-paid. The other consideration is that Robertson had a much better year two years ago. Who knows?

    I think this officially makes Chad Durbin trade bait.
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    Isn't Durbin gone already? I thought he's a free agent anyway.
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    He signed a one year deal with the Phillies.
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    So, you're saying there is still a chance that he'll be playing for us next year?
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    No way Roboman will be able to claim lack of run support this year if he has another losing season.

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    Nate Robertson will have aroung 17-18 wins this season. This will be several more wins than Jeremy Bonderman.
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    For a guy who hit over .300 with runners in scoring position, we got a good deal.
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    I smell a bet here, Nemo.

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