Aug 3, 2016; Seattle, WA, USA; Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi (40) warms up during batting practice before a game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Sons of ’84 Top 100 MLB Prospects for 2017

Welcome once again to my favorite blog entry of the year, my Top 100 Major League Baseball Prospect list for 2017. My list consists of the top prospects in baseball right now and doesn’t necessarily focus on player’s impact this season as these players are in various stages of their Minor League and and possibly Major League…

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A Look At The 2017 Detroit Tigers Payroll

Detroit went in to the off-season with the intention of cutting payroll, getting younger, and starting to rebuild a minor league system that consistently ranks in the bottom third of the league.  None of that happened of course and what we have is a team that in teetering on the luxury tax line.  With all…

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The Greatness of Miguel Cabrera; 2017 Edition

What is now the third installment of looking at Miguel Cabrera’s greatness (Pre-2015 season & Pre-2016 Season), it’s become fun to look at what Miggy had accomplished in the previous season and what to look forward to now in 2017. The original reason for the first post was that I wasn’t sure if Miggy was…

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Detroit Tigers Land Two Prospects On ESPN Top 100 List

Keith Law, a senior baseball writer for ESPN, former writer for Baseball Prospectus, and former front office member of the Toronto Blue Jays, along with one of the most respected prospect scouts around, has released his Top 100 prospects list for 2017.  This list is full of names the common fan has not heard of…

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The Greatest Detroit Tiger By Position: Right Field

Moving on to the last position in the outfield, we’ve already anointed Bobby Veach the Greatest Tiger left fielder, and Ty Cobb the greatest Tiger center fielder.  The question now is, will Sam Crawford make an early 1900’s sweep of outfield greats, or will Al Kaline or possibly Harry Heilmann, or another Tiger take home…

Tigers Trade For Center Fielder

In case you missed the news last night, the Tigers most likely just traded for their center fielder.  In a move that isn’t going to get a ton of coverage, Detroit traded a player to be named and cash to Tampa for right handed hitting Mikie (pronounced Mike-ee) Mahtook. The move doesn’t come as a…