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  1. Detroit Tigers Links: Still contenders, Anibal Sanchez, Josh ZeidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Motor City Bengals

    Aug 13, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher A. Sanchez sits in dugout against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Much of the offseason has been spent pontificating on whether the Detroit Tigers have what it takes to continue to be a strong World Series contender.

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  2. Astros Disappointing Players, Falling Short of ExpectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Aug 5, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros first baseman Brett Wallace hits a double during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The Houston Astros have had their share of disappointing players in recent years.

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  3. 2010 TCB Top 30 Astros Prospects ReviewRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Crawfish Boxes

    We will be releasing our recently recorded Astros Top 30 Prospect List in hour increments starting Tuesday and running through Wednesday, to your favorite podcast directory.* If you can't wait until then you can go to our showreel on Mixlr and listen to the live recording there. In the meantime lets take a look back at our list from four years ago.

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  4. Tigers avoid arbitration with Al Alburquerque; Detroit keeps streak of avoiding...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | MLive.com

    For the 14th consecutive year, the Tigers will avoid having to face an arbitration ruling after the club and reliever Al Alburquerque reportedly reached an agreement on a one-year contract late Saturday. The deal was first reported by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman , who reported the two sides settled at $1.725 million, plus another $12,500 if Alburquerque makes 75 appearances.

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  5. The Possible Jon Singleton Contingency PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Aug 2, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros first baseman Jon Singleton hits an inside the park home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the game at Minute Maid Park. The Astros defeated the Blue Jays 8-2.

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  6. Is The Detroit Tiger Outfield New And Improved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Motor City Bengals

    Jul 2, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Oakland Athletics left fielder Yoenis Cespedes at bat against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports When the Detroit Tigers opened their season last year, the starting outfielders were Rajai Davis , Austin Jackson , and Torii Hunter .

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  7. 5 Detroit Tigers that MUST succeed in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Motor City Bengals

    Aug 19, 2014; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder J.D. Martinez reacts at home plate after he hit the go ahead home run during the eighth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Injuries hit them hard, particularly in Spring Training with starters Jose Iglesias and Andy Dirks , as well as projected setup man Bruce Rondon all going out for the season.

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  8. J.D. Martinez will get a well-deserved raise in salary this seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Bless You Boys

    J.D. Martinez had a breakout season in 2014, and stands to receive a nice salary raise for his efforts. The Houston Astros put J.D. Martinez on waivers just prior to the start of the 2014 season, and he was claimed by the Detroit Tigers .

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  9. Detroit Tigers Links: Spring TV, Daily Max Scherzer rumor and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Motor City Bengals

    The Detroit Tigers and Fox Sports Detroit announced that they would be televising five Grapefruit League contests this season, up from the standard number of the last few years of four. Four of those games will be in the Tigers' Winter/Spring home of Lakeland and one of them will be against the team that ousted Detroit from the postseason in unceremonious fashion, the Baltimore Orioles.

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  10. Who is your candidate for breakout player of the year in 2015? - aka the JD AwardRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | Bless You Boys

    Happy New Year BYB! As we begin to "break in" the New Year, I started thinking about players who had "breakout" seasons in the past for the Detroit Tigers . And in 2014...Ahhhh JD.

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  11. Rule 5: Ariel Ovando to become a Cubs pitcherRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    The Astros signed Ariel Ovando to a $2.6 million dollar deal in 2010. Now he's being converted to a pitcher by the Chicago Cubs.

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  12. Could The Mariners Work A Trade For JD Martinez Of The Tigers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | SoDo Mojo

    Sep 14, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder J.D. Martinez hits a home run in the fourth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports Sometimes trade speculation gets out of hand.

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  13. White Sox add talent, look to keep Twins in A.L. Central basementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Star Tribune

    In this April 3, 2014, file photo, New York Yankees closer David Robertson delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Houston. Robertson is leaving the New York Yankees after one season as closer, agreeing to a $46 million, four-year contract with the Chicago White Sox.

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  14. Detroit Tigers: Winter meetings shopping listRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | ClickOnDetroit

    With more snow and freezing temperatures closing in on southeastern Michigan, most metro Detroiters would love nothing more than to escape the tundra for a week and travel to beautiful southern California to relax and defrost. But for one experienced tradesman, this week's trip to San Diego is strictly about business.

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  15. Looking ahead to the 2014 Rule 5 DraftRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Good Phight

    The Rule 5 Draft is just over a week away and it might be worth looking at who is available and who could be lost. First, we'll start by looking at who could be drafted away from the Phillies.

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  16. Houston Astros Prospect Report: Jason Martin's Quietly-Dominant Season in GreenevilleRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    Center fielder Jason Martin was the second-youngest player on the 2014 Greeneville Astros squad, behind only shortstop Kristian Trompiz . Yet, his 125 wRC+ easily led the team among players who had 150 or more plate appearances.

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  17. Tigers claim relief pitcher Josh Zeid from AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | ClickOnDetroit

    The Detroit Tigers claimed Josh Zeid, a right-handed relief pitcher, off waivers from the Houston Astros on Thursday. To make room for the 27-year-old, Detroit designated speedy outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.

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  18. What should we expect from J.D. Martinez in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Bless You Boys

    When a relatively obscure player bursts upon the scene in boffo fashion it's natural and fair to ask a simple question: can he do it again? In a season full of stories both good and ill, perhaps no story was better in Detroit than the rise of J.D. Martinez from waiver wire refugee to legitimate power threat batting in the middle of the second-best offense in the American League. It was nearly a heaven-sent match.

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  19. Is It Time To Be Aggressive With Top Prospects?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Mar 5, 2014; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa dives for a ground ball during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Astros fans can all agree that Jeff Luhnow has taken a slow and steady approach to the rebuild, as evident by the three straight losing season that the team endured from 2011-2013, but 2014 finally gave us a glimpse to the light at the end of the tunnel.

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  20. GIBBY Awards shine light on 10 who broke out at the plateRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Major League Baseball

    Another wave of great hitters burst onto the Major League scene in 2014. Whether it was young players making their mark for the first time or others who simply had not hit their stride in previous years, a number of players had breakout seasons at the plate.

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