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MLB owners impose lockout- now what happens?

Here’s where the owners and players stand as CBA talks drag on

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Monday Tigers links: Golden Days committee elects four to the Hall of Fame.

The Golden Days committee selects players from the 1950-1969 era.

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Podcast: Javy brings the magic, MLB brings the pain

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Get your Motor City Mago shirt now from BreakingT

Just in time for the holidays!

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For better and for worse, Javier Báez is a Tiger

The next shortstop of the Detroit Tigers is one of the most electric, frustrating, and exceptionally talented players in all of baseball.

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Tigers sign Javier Báez to 6-year contract, per report

Javy Báez is both fun and frustrating, but he would provide a big upgrade for the Tigers at the shortstop position.

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MLB players’ association clarifies CBA objectives and implications of a lockout

Players and owners agree to advance the tender deadline to November 30

The 2022 Hall of Fame ballot adds 13 new contenders

Including one likely to stir up some voter controversy.

Tigers can afford to sign Carlos Correa

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40-man moves: Niko Goodrum elects free agency

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Links: No Verlander reunion this year

Sorry, friends, Santa Paws didn’t come through this time.

AJ Hinch and Carlos Correa had breakfast together in Houston

Yes the internet went nuts with speculation.

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Short list of prospects need protection this season

Tigers make a statement with Eduardo Rodriguez

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2021 free agent targets: SS Trevor Story

We’ve liked this idea all year, but the former Rockies shortstop is going to convince teams that his throwing arm is healthy.

Report: Tigers close to signing LHP Eduardo Rodriguez

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MLB owners propose WAR on arbitration system

Proposal would scrap arbitration in favor of a formula based on Fangraphs’ WAR

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2022 MLB free agent targets: RHP Jon Gray

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Justin Verlander’s showcase for teams went very well

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The Tigers should sign minor league outfielder Nick Plummer

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Foreign substance enforcement didn’t bother the Tigers much in 2021

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14 free agent players receive “Qualifying offers”

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