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Brandon Inge agrees to sign with A's

I don't like this. He seems to play good against us all too often. by nickbahh on Apr 29, 2012 1:46 PM CDT reply actions. pretty sad when you improve your team by signing Brandon Inge. by RangerMad on...

Brandon Inge To Athletics: Oakland Reportedly Agrees With Former Tigers Third …

(AP) — Third baseman Brandon Inge has agreed to sign with the Oakland Athletics, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Sunday. Inge gives Oakland experience at a position that has been mix-and-match so far — and some...

AP source: 3B Brandon Inge is signing wi

The Athletics will sign the recently-released Brandon Inge, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (Twitter link). The 35-year-old Inge picked up just two hits in 20 at-bats with the Tigers this season after batting just "It's one of...

Ivan Rodriguez retiring in Texas on Monday

The big news from yesterday is that after getting no calls over the off season — or at least, none with a tempting enough offer — Ivan Rodriguez has decided to hang up the spikes. He will officially retire...

Ivan Rodriguez retiring in Texas on Monday

AP Ivan Rodriguez plans to announce his retirement Monday, ending a 21-year major league career that included a record 13 Gold Gloves at catcher. A person familiar with the arrangements said Rodriguez intends to make the announcement in Arlington,...

Detroit Tigers 13, Boston 12 (11 innings): Alex Avila's blast caps sweep of …

Photos by JULIAN H. GONZALEZ/Detroit Free Press Prince Fielder, center left, and other Tigers greet Alex Avila at home plate in the 11th. You can't win 'em all. But don't tell the Tigers that. The Tigers kept alive that...

Detroit Tigers 13, Boston 12 (11 innings): Alex Avila's blast caps sweep of …

Before Padilla came out of the bullpen to open the fifth inning of a 7-7 game, the Detroit Tigers had scored 20 runs in the previous 16 innings. But Padilla needed only 51 pitches to set down 12-of-14 batters...

Detroit Tigers 13, Boston 12 (11 innings): Alex Avila's home run sweeps Red Sox

Three of the integral parts of the Tigers' last World Series squad in 2006 — Magglio Ordonez, Carlos Guillen and Joel Zumaya — were all free agents let go by the organization in the offseason. Zumaya and Guillen both...

Red Sox 'pen blows it as Tigers cap sweep with walk-off win in 11th

Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia refused to let his size keep him from reaching some big personal goals. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) By Nick Cafardo Dustin Pedroia always has been motivated by the people who never thought he'd make it...

Detroit Tigers 13, Boston 12 (11 innings): Alex Avila's home run sweeps Red Sox

2-0, 1st place, 1 game up over Chi and KC We're only two games into the season, and the Tigers have already played what could be their most complete game of the season. After Doug Fister left with a...

Detroit Tigers seek replacement for Doug Fister, could consider lefties Andy …

2-0, 1st place, 1 game up over Chi and KC We're only two games into the season, and the Tigers have already played what could be their most complete game of the season. After Doug Fister left with a...

Detroit Tigers seek replacement for Doug Fister, could consider lefties Andy …

It was built for Walter O. Briggs, former owner of the Detroit Tigers. Stained glass: Windows painted with a vase motif are on the main staircase landing. / Photos by JESSICA J. TREVINO/Detroit Free Press A carving of Tiger...

Tigers pitcher Doug Fister leaves game, headed to DL with muscle strain

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit right-hander Doug Fister has left Saturday's game against Boston with a strain in his left side. The Tigers led 2-0 when manager Jim Leyland and trainer Kevin Rand came out to the mound to check...

Detroit Tigers 10, Boston 0: Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder each smack two HRs …

The Red Sox open the 2012 season against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. MLB Team Report – Detroit Tigers – INSIDE PITCH Expectations of Detroit's players are the same as Tigers' fans. "It's the World Series. "That's the goal,"...

Source: Oswalt To Sign With Cardinals

By Richard Durrett Rangers GM Jon Daniels provided insight into how the club looks at free-agent starting pitcher Roy Oswalt, who according to reports has expressed a strong interest in joining the Rangers. Rangers GM Jon Daniels shares his...

The winners and losers in the Prince Fielder deal

The Angels will find it easier to win the AL West without Prince Fielder wearing a Rangers uniform. With Prince Fielder now removed from the pool of available long-term options, we're going to be inundated with an abundance of...

Is Prince Fielder worth $214 million? [Poll]

Wednesday Halolinks: Prince Fielder Gets Away From Texas, Moneyball A Hit? Angels news from around the internet. Wednesday Halolinks: Prince Fielder Gets Away From Texas, Moneyball A Hit? Angels news from around the internet. I had some increased, and...

Is Prince Fielder worth $214 million? [Poll]

Wednesday Halolinks: Prince Fielder Gets Away From Texas, Moneyball A Hit? Angels news from around the internet. The Nationals' roster is still defined by the enormous question of whether or not they will sign Prince Fielder. (And on that...

A life in pinstripes: Yankees C Jorge Posada retires after 17 seasons, 5 …

The New York Yankees had a lot of veterans, but it was Jorge Posada's responsibility to nudge Orlando Hernandez, and the catcher would do this early in a game or before a game by saying something to offend El...

The winners and losers in the Prince Fielder deal

Reports: Prince Fielder doesn't want to play for Seattle, picks Detroit. The Mariners' need for offense also led to speculation that they might give serious pursuit to free-agent first baseman Prince Fielder. But that never materialized and Fielder is...

Garcia: Humbling IFL experience could help TO return to NFL

Could the Steelhawks Face Terrell Owens in IFL? – Video. This morning we found out that (You already have your own opinions of him) former NFL receiver Terrell Owens has signed with the Allen Wranglers of the IFL. Meanwhile,...

Yu Darvish-like signings rare but draw attention

In what should come as a surprise to no one, Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers have agreed to a contract just in time to meet the negotiating deadline. The deal will pay him $10 million a season through...

Yu Darvish Signs With the Rangers

Talks of Fielder having interest in signing with the Rangers could all depend on whether the team signs Yu Darvish today by the 5pm EST deadline. Most everyone thinks Darvish will sign in the 12th hour, right before the...

Torn ACL likely ends Victor Martinez's 2012 season before it even begins

Martinez injured: Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez has injured his left knee and is likely to miss most of the 2012 season. The Tigers said Martinez tore his left ACL last week during offseason conditioning. An MRI exam Monday...

Torn ACL likely ends Victor Martinez's 2012 season before it even begins

17 (UPI) — Detroit Tigers catcher/designated hitter Victor Martinez has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, the team announced Tuesday. The Tigers said Martinez sustained the injury last week while working on off-season In devastating...

Carlos Zambrano might be too much trouble for Miami Marlins

Few fits are as natural as Carlos Zambrano playing in Miami for fellow Venezuelan Ozzie Guillen. The connection was made in early October when the two spoke. This would happen. The day after I put up a quick post...

Miami Nice: Zambrano Joins Guillen

MIAMI — Carlos Zambrano will get a much-needed fresh start with the Miami Marlins. The Chicago Cubs traded their former ace Wednesday for Marlins right-hander Chris Volstad, pending physicals and approval by Major The night before I was supposed...

Reports: Cubs to trade Carlos Zambrano to Marlins

4 (UPI) — The Chicago Cubs have traded volatile right-handed pitcher Carlos Zambrano to Miami for pitcher Chris Volstad, multiple reports indicated Wednesday. Citing team sources, the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times said the Cubs will pay most Theo...

Cardinals agree with Carlos Beltran on two-year deal

Carlos Beltran signed a two-year deal with the Cardinals. Carlos Beltran is a member of the St. Louis Cardinals, and one of us thinks the defending champs are clearly the team to beat in 2012. Can one of us...

Reports: Oakland A's trade Gio Gonzalez to Washington Nationals

The Athletics will trade Gio Gonzalez to the Nationals in a deal that further depletes Oakland's pitching staff and adds to Washington's potentially dominant rotation. The deal sends Gonzalez and minor league right-hander The Red Sox are also reportedly...

House GOP takes a political beating in payroll tax fight

We need to stop forcing Republicans to face the grim choice between blocking a tax cut and fighting against more entitlement and deficit spending.” There. After weeks of bitter partisan wrangling, the Capitol emptied for the holidays with no...

House GOP takes a political beating in payroll tax fight

House Republicans are seeking to step up pressure on Democrats in the payroll tax debate, but GOP leaders are taking some heat themselves, including from some influential voices on the right. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), Majority Leader...

Standoff Over Payroll Tax Cut Leaves Wake of Uncertainty

Last updated at 2:30 p.m. House Republicans moved Tuesday to reject a Senate-passed tax cut extension, hardening a standoff over whether to extend an expiring payroll tax cut and clouding the prospects for a clear By NICK TIMIRAOS Washington's...

Payroll tax deadlock could hobble economy

Right now, the fracas in Congress is largely focused on extending the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits. Both are set to lapse at the end of this year, and the House has just voted down a Senate deal...

A close look at Yu Darvish's résumé

Darvish, we hardly knew Yu. The Yankees, as expected, won't be negotiating with Japanese sensation Yu Darvish. Darvish looks likely to join an organization that works well with pitchers. The right-hander seems to stand an excellent chance of having...

Yu Darvish Negotiation Rights Won By Texas Rangers After Successful $51.7 Million

Your best source for quality Chicago Cubs news, rumors, analysis, stats and scores from the fan perspective. As I write these words, the world, or at least the fraction of the world that lives its life on Twitter, is...

Report: Ryan Braun tested positive for medication, not PEDs

“A significant percentage. Way back in 2004, I said that I felt 50 percent were using steroids and 80 percent were using stimulants. The numbers are obviously less now, but I think it's a significant portion. … I'm including...

Jimmy Rollins agrees to three-year, $33-million deal with Phillies

Was Jimmy Rollins taking pent up frustration about his contract by stalking tiger cubs? Possibly. If anybody deserves to get reverse mystery team'd, it's Ruben Amaro. And unfortunately, he is our general manager. Not that I'm saying is wrong...

Jimmy Rollins agrees to three-year, $33-million deal with Phillies

Jimmy Rollins is back according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com. He says the deal is for three years with a fourth year vesting optionexactly the contract. PHILADELPHIA — Jimmy Rollins is bringing his swagger back to the Phillies. Three...

Source: Cubs bid on Yu Darvish

by Patrick Reddington on Dec 15, 2011 5:51 PM EST If, (and it seems like it's a big IF at this point), the Washington Nationals did indeed submit a substantial bid for 25-year-old Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters' right-hander Yu...