The K-Rod Situation Brings To Light That Al Avila Must Go

I wasn’t truly a fan of it in the first place, but when Al Avila was named General Manager replacing David Dombrowski on August 4th, 2015, I figured he was worth a shot given who he had learned from.   That said with the most recent dumpster fire that is known as the Tiger’s bullpen, it’s…

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Detroit Tigers Sign James Loney To Minor League Contract

Minor League contracts don’t tend to get a lot of attention, however I think this signing is pretty interesting.  The Tigers today, signed first baseman James Loney to a Minor League contract.   Loney will head to extended spring training before being assigned to what is assumed Triple-A Toledo. Loney was released by the Texas…

Bruce Rondon Down, Joe Jimenez Gets The Call

Well, if you watched yesterday’s dumpster fire of a game, you might have seen this coming…Bruce Rondon has been optioned to Triple-A Toledo after giving up 4 runs in the eight inning without getting an out. This all started for Rondon in spring training after showing a noticeable drop in velocity and incurring a 7.36…

The Bond of Baseball

My annual post in taking a moment to remember the game is much bigger then what we watch during the season. Opening Day, a day for happiness, a day that signifies that summer is on its way, a day that everyone is in first place, a day that every team still has a chance, a…