While we were busy debating Magglio Ordonez, Phil Coke and other stuff that I can't even figure out, the news was still happening. None of it was major, but it's worth noting none-the-less.
Tigers Sell Alfredo Figaro's Contract To Orix Buffaloes - MLB Trade Rumors
Baseball America ranked him 15th among Tigers prospects heading into the season
Cliff Lee and Gerald Laird - Viva El Birdos
The Cardinals signed Gerald Laird for about $1 million
The Second Annual Christmas in Detroit Meet-Up - Bless You Boys
UPDATE: We're on for Wednesday, Dec 22 at 12 Noon at Mexican Village, Detroit. Link is in the comments of Dee's post.
Tigers hire Cron, Huppert - Tigers.com
A couple new managers in the system.
Tigerfest is coming up - Tigers.com
Check out the site for more information.
BLS: The city where Gehrig's and Favre's streaks ended
Ian notes a few famous ironmen saw their streaks end in Motown.
Tiger Tales: A Detroit Tigers Blog: What is wOBA?
Lee describes a stat I'd like to use more often but don't want to confuse readers with.
ETA: The front office twitter reminded us it's Jim Leyland's 66th birthday today. Happy birthday, skip!