Even Tigers owner Mike Ilitch has limits when it comes to financing a championship
The Detroit News, Lynn Henning
And don't worry, guys. If reading Henning isn't enough, there's a video of him at the winter meetings that is sure to fill your offseason voids. You. Are. Welcome.
Reports: Tigers deal with Rafael Soriano 'ain't happening'
Detroit Free Press, Brian Manzullo
If the Detroit Tigers are searching for a closer in the free-agent market, it isn't likely to be Rafael Soriano.
Gene Lamont Has Been Promoted
Walkoff Woodward, Josh Worn
Promoted to the bench. Seems funny. I would have liked to see Delmon Young promoted to the bench for much of last season. But we don't all get our way.
Should Tigers Consider Yunel Escobar?
Motor City Bengals, John Verburg
Elsewhere in baseball:
Red Sox sign Shane Victorino
Baseball Nation, Grant Brisbee
All morning and all afternoon, the Shane Victorino train was barreling down the tracks toward South Station, with the Boston Red Sox looking to sign the outfielder to a three-year deal.
Dale Sveum was accidentally shot by Robin Yount during a recent quail hunt
Big League Stew, David Brown
Oh. Um. What?
Baseball's slow response to steroid era clouds Hall of Fame credentials
The Detroit News, Jerry Green
A Jerry Green column. Christmas has come early, guys.