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26 Jan 2018 21:36:53

-Brett Phillips

-Shane Greene

Phillips has plummeted on the depth chart with the Brewers additions of Yelich and Cain. To push their squad, they need better starting pitching. While I know Greene is a bullpen arm; he can slot in as a setup guy which allows the Brewers to move Josh Hader back into the rotation, giving them a lefty and an upgrade over their current options. The Tigers can finally get a quality outfielder and continue on with their rebuild.


1.) 31 Jan 2018 18:20:57
This might be a little light still. Greene was one of the better relievers in 2017 especially on a team like the Tigers who had nothing to play for. Considering he is still fairly cheap and controllable through 2020 so the brewers would have to include another prospect or two.



10 Nov 2016 03:55:00
Houston-Detroit Trade

Houston gets:
-1B Miguel Cabrera
-RP Francisco Rodriguez

Detroit gets:
-SS/ 3B Alex Bregman
-RHP Lance McCullers
-OF Derek Fisher

Houston gets a huge middle of the order bat to go with Correa, Altuve, and Gourriel. They can afford to move Bregman due to their considerable depth in the infield but of course Bregman alone can't net one of the best bats in the game. Detroit clears salary, gets an infield mainstay that would allow them to shop more players, a controllable starter, and an outfield prospect that could help out in the near future.


1.) 10 Nov 2016 11:45:31
IMO, Houston would be silly to make such a move. Miggy costs a lot of money, and it would creates holes in the Astros' infield and rotation.

2.) 10 Nov 2016 13:37:12
There's no doubt moving McCullers causes a hole to open but Houston has considerable pitching depth. Moving Bregman for Miggy would move Marwin Gonzalez off of 1B and into the utility infielder he's best suited for.

3.) 10 Nov 2016 14:09:03
Unless the Tigers are going to take on most of or all of Cabrera's huge contract, which I don't think the Astros will, they won't get anything significant in return.

4.) 10 Nov 2016 14:35:13
Huston has to stay young and not spend a lot of money this goes against both of those ideas.

5.) 11 Nov 2016 13:09:23
At some point sull they are going to have to spend some money to lock these young guys up.



09 Mar 2016 02:31:44

CIN Recieves:
-SS Alex Bregman
-1B Tyler White
-OF Kyle Tucker
-RHP Francis Martes
-OF Teoscar Hernandez

HOU Recieves:
-1B Joey Votto

Why for CIN:
Trading their most valuable piece will undoubtedly bring in top prospects to make their farm system much better while making their future a whole lot brighter.

Why for HOU:
Votto obviously becomes an instant starter which allows AJ Reed to develop more. Once Reed is ready, Votto and Reed split time between 1st and DH.


1.) 09 Mar 2016 05:26:55
I can't see anyone touching Votto's contract.

Votto is a great player. That contract, on the other hand, is a grenade waiting to explode.

2.) 09 Mar 2016 08:23:40
This deal would only work if CIN pays for 75%+ of Votto salary.

3.) 09 Mar 2016 11:58:31
Houston has AJ Reed, a young power-hitting 1B, in the wings. It doesn't have any albatross contracts. Thus, Houston doesn't need Votto long-term, and sure doesn't want his contract.

Votto is from Canada. The Jays are the best bet to be a sucker for Votto if the Reds want to deal.



17 Jan 2016 00:25:49
Everyone is saying the Tigers should go for Blackmon or CarGo, personally, i think Dickerson is a better fit.

-OF Corey Dickerson

-LHP Matt Boyd
-RHP Joe Jimenez
-RHP Austin Kubitza

Colorado gets two decent upside starters and a future late innings reliever. Tigers get a solid outfielder who can help for years to come. Tigers would likely need to add a few minor pieces to entice the Rockies.


1.) 17 Jan 2016 04:56:43
False. None of the names from Detroit are Michael Fulmer or Daniel Norris.



08 Dec 2015 22:59:13

LAD Gets:
-SP Jose Fernandez (MIA)
-OF Tyler Collins (DET)

MIA Gets:
-SP Julio Urias (LAD)
-SP Jose De Leon (LAD)
-SP Anibal Sanchez (DET)
-OF Steven Moya (DET)
-SS JaCoby Jones (DET)
-C Austin Barnes (LAD)

DET Gets:
-OF Yasiel Puig

Dodgers get their 2nd ace in Fernandez plus a fourth outfielder while dumping their clubhouse cancer, Marlins get pieces that can help now and later down the road, Tigers get an outfielder that can help produce runs while opening a rotation spot for another free agent, trade target, or young arm.


1.) 09 Dec 2015 01:38:53
Lol try again.

2.) 09 Dec 2015 03:44:08
why is detroit trading to Miami and why only Puig for Collins.

3.) 09 Dec 2015 03:40:12
Detroit loses in this. Miami was asking for Seager, Pederson, Urias, and more. This still probably wouldn't get it done.

4.) 09 Dec 2015 03:42:58
Help from Miami
no. not there
call back later.




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22 Nov 2015 02:22:41
Anyone think there is a possible scenario the Tigers move Anibal Sanchez. Would likely have to eat salary given salary and injury history but i can see Boston, New York (AL), and possibly San Francisco showing interest.


1.) 22 Nov 2015 14:54:29
He needs to rebuild his value. So maybe next summer or next offseason.




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02 Dec 2016 19:00:12
Moya is far from untouchable and you're the only person ever to refer to him as a "young star"




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02 Dec 2016 18:58:19
I don't think the Braves would waste money on Lynn when their arm is loaded with young, talented arms.




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02 Dec 2016 18:56:01
As a Tigers fan, I wouldn't be opposed to this whatsoever. Includes an immediate replacement, allows the Tigers to move Castellanos to 1st once VMarts contract is up, and adds a long term piece to pair with Fulmer, Norris, and Manning in the future.




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23 Nov 2016 01:46:46
I don't see the Tigers dealing Kinsler to the Dodgers without getting a viable replacement for him in the deal.




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21 Nov 2016 08:54:20
Where is Matt Boyd? He had a solid year and is not expected to start in the minors. Also, I'd switch the positioning of Jones and Hernandez.





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