Building A Hall of Fame Case For Lou Whitaker (Part 2)

As did with building the case for Alan Trammell, next I’ll compare the best, worst, and average for key stat categories and where Lou Whitaker fits in amongst second basemen in the Hall (20 currently).  Additionally, I’ll add in Ryne Sandberg based on Baseball-Reference.com and the three most similar batters to Lou in his career,…

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Tigers Have Early Leader For Managerial Position

As the Tigers find themselves in a full rebuild, numerous candidates are being interviewed for Brad Ausmus’s former position.  Internal candidates include Omar Viquel, Lloyd Mclendon, and Dave Clark to go along with a large list of 40+ external candidates that include Ron Gardenhire, Mike Redmon, and Joe McEwing.  One name however keeps getting mentioned…

Tigers Farm System Showing Major Improvement

As much as I’d like to knock Al Avila for the return on the J.D. Martinez trade, the Justin Verlander trade and Alex Avila/Justin Wilson trade seem to be working out very well for the Tigers, or at least their farm system. Before the year started, the team was ranked in the bottom quarter of…