Even Tigers owner Mike Ilitch has limits when it comes to financing a championship
The Detroit News, Lynn Henning
And don't worry, guys. If reading Henning isn't enough, there's a video of him at the winter meetings that is sure to fill your offseason voids. You. Are. Welcome.
If the Detroit Tigers are searching for a closer in the free-agent market, it isn't likely to be Rafael Soriano.
Gene Lamont Has Been Promoted
Walkoff Woodward, Josh Worn
Promoted to the bench. Seems funny. I would have liked to see Delmon Young promoted to the bench for much of last season. But we don't all get our way.
Elsewhere in baseball:
All morning and all afternoon, the Shane Victorino train was barreling down the tracks toward South Station, with the Boston Red Sox looking to sign the outfielder to a three-year deal.
Dale Sveum was accidentally shot by Robin Yount during a recent quail hunt
Big League Stew, David Brown
Oh. Um. What?
Baseball's slow response to steroid era clouds Hall of Fame credentials
The Detroit News, Jerry Green
A Jerry Green column. Christmas has come early, guys.