You guys, pitchers and catchers report in ... wait for it ... THREEEEEEEEE days! I don't know about you, but I'm starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.
Leyland to work with MLB on replay system
Beck's Blog, Jason Beck
"Jim Leyland's retirement means we won't have the sight of him challenging a bad a call from the dugout." Or arguing about a call, which is truly disappointing.
Ranking the teams: 6 through 1
SweetSpot Blog, David Schoenfield
How they can get to 90 wins: Maybe the question should be how they can get to 100 wins.
Tigers Pitchers Got Lots of Easy Outs in 2013
Tiger Tales, Lee Panas
I'm sorry, but I couldn't make it past that truly terrifying picture of Max.
Analyst: Detroit Tigers made best managerial hire of off-season with Brad Ausmus
Detroit Free Press, Brian Manzullo
But, like, he hasn't managed any games yet. So ... potentially the best hire?
Showtime for the 2014 Detroit Tigers House of Cards
Motor City Bengals, Josie Parnell
"Say what you will about the Detroit Tigers off-season, but don’t call it boring." Who called it boring? Did someone call it boring? Show yourself, evildoer.
Elsewhere in baseball:
The Escalating Trend of Paying for Prime Years
FanGraphs Baseball, Dave Cameron
There’s no question that teams are throwing more and more money at players who haven’t reached free agency.
Imagining how each of baseball’s general managers might sum up a championship run after the 2014 season.
I concur, Max. I concur.
This is the type of intro we need when we take the field.... pic.twitter.com/VqQazNgxAv— Max Scherzer (@Max_Scherzer) February 9, 2014
Well this is adorable.
Darin Downs (@DDowns99) February 7, 2014
Posting this against my better judgement.
Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) February 8, 2014