Austin Jackson wants you to know there are 14 days until Pitchers and Catchers report.
With Addition of Nathan, Tigers Taking No Chances With Ninth Inning
Where Have You Gone, Johnny Grubb?, Greg Eno
Nathan might be a "real" closer, but I don't think he fixes the bullpen. If the setup guys still can't get it done, it won't matter if Nathan can.
Jack Morris: The results are in
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
Bill James has published the final article of his 10-part series on Big Game pitchers and takes a look at everybody's favorite Hall of Fame candidate,
Victor Martinez seems unsure of his future with the Detroit Tigers after the 2014 season, saying he wants to stay but he also realizes where he stands on the teams pecking order.
Detroit Tigers' farm system ranked third-worst in MLB
Detroit Free Press, James Jahnke
I'd personally rather have a great team and a lousy farm system than the other way around.
Elsewhere in baseball:
To me, the Royals made one of the worst realistic trades you can make. Today they’re sitting in a half-decent position, for both the present and for the future.
Fat Elvis has left the building.
So if cars get better gas mileage but the price of gas keeps going up. Are we really getting anywhere? Just a thought— Darin Downs (@DDowns99) January 29, 2014
Offense taken! "@Verly32: Turning 22 on Friday! That sounds old. (No offense to anyone older)"— Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) January 28, 2014
Can't stop singing #DarkHorse in the car. I swear I sound like Katy Perry... "Are you ready for, ready for A perfect storm, perfect storm"— Max Scherzer (@Max_Scherzer) January 28, 2014