Analysis

Here's our take on the day's news

How will the Tigers replace Austin Jackson?

10

The internal options are passable, but a serious step down from Austin Jackson in center field.

Trade is not without cost: Questions arise

44

The Tigers now boast a dynamic starting rotation, but have raised questions about their bullpen and the outfield as a result of the blockbuster trade.

Tigers' rotation is the best in baseball

7

What would you have said last winter about swapping Fister and Smyly for David Price?

Should Tigers be concerned about Joakim Soria?

4

Joakim Soria's recent struggles did not begin with the Tigers. Should we be concerned?

Overanalyzing Joakim Soria's appearance

10

Soria came into a 3-2 game with two men on and one out, and exited a 9-2 game with two men on and two outs. Let's break down his appearance with PitchF/X data and take a look at what went wrong.

Rob and Jon discuss a potential Kinsler trade

39

Would it be a good idea? That's up for debate.

MMM: Angels were demons; cupcakes coming to town

8

The Tigers return home, and their 26-25 record at Comerica Park needs to improve mightily against the White Sox and the Rockies this week.

Joakim Soria trade: Tigers did the right thing

36

Dealing prospects for established big leaguers should always be a no-brainer.

Tigers should bring in Mike Dunn

14

Joakim Soria helps solidify the bullpen, but there is one more move that needs to be made.

Sean and Kurt talk Soria and the trade deadline

42

Sean and Kurt email about baseball. They text about baseball. Now they'll talk about baseball — for your benefit! OK, still emailing, but close enough.

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