Phillies Sign Delmon Young

UPDATE: Delmon Young has agreed to sign with the Phillies for one year, $750,000. ORIGINAL: Sources told CSN Philly’s Jim Salisbury that the Phillies are seriously considering signing free agent outfielder Delmon Young. “I think we can [get a corner outfielder before spring training],” general manager Ruben Amaro said. “We hope to do it… We’ve kicked around … Continue reading Phillies Sign Delmon Young

Phillies Sign RHP Zach Miner

According to Fox’s Jon Morosi, the Phillies have signed right-hander Zach Miner to a Minor League contract, including an invitation to Spring Training. Miner, 30, hasn’t played in the Majors since the 2009 season. He had Tommy John surgery in 2010 and has pitched in the Tigers farm system ever since. In 157 Major League … Continue reading Phillies Sign RHP Zach Miner

2012 World Series Preview: Detroit Tigers vs San Francisco Giants

Detroit: 88-74; 1st in AL Central San Francisco: 94-68; 1st in NL West Schedule – 8 PM, EST; FOX Game 1: Oct. 24: Justin Verlander (17-8, 2.64) at Barry Zito (15-8, 4.15) Game 2: Oct. 25: Doug Fister (10-10, 3.45) at Madison Bumgarner (16-11, 3.37) Game 3: Oct. 27: Anibal Sanchez (9-13, 3.86 vs Ryan Vogelsong (14-9, 3.37) … Continue reading 2012 World Series Preview: Detroit Tigers vs San Francisco Giants

2012 ALCS Preview: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers

New York: 95-67; 1st in AL East Detroit: 88-74; 1st in AL Central Schedule Game 1: Oct. 13, 8:00 – (Andy Pettitte vs Doug Fister) Game 2: Oct. 14, 4:00 PM – (TBA vs Anibal Sanchez) Game 3: Oct. 16, 8:00 PM – (C.C. Sabbathia vs Justin Verlander) Game 4: Oct. 17, 8:00 PM – (TBA vs Max … Continue reading 2012 ALCS Preview: New York Yankees vs Detroit Tigers

Season Preview: AL Central

Expectations: Prince Fielder hopes to live up to his father’s legacy in the Motor City, and the Tigers hope to snap a near 30-year title drought. Key Addition: 1B/DH Prince Fielder (signed from Milwaukee) Key Loss: DH Magglie Ordonez (free agent) Projected Record: 97-65 Summary: Expecations are very high in Detroit as the Tigers are … Continue reading Season Preview: AL Central

Split Squad: vs Baltimore; at Detroit

Phillies 3, Tigers 6 — Scott Elarton really wants to make the big league club this season. Elarton pitched four strong innings, allowing a run on two hits but walking four. Location was an issue for Elarton in the 1st inning, walking three batters and allowing a run on a sacrifice fly that followed Brennan … Continue reading Split Squad: vs Baltimore; at Detroit

Spring Training: Phillies 4, Tigers 3

On the day Freddy Galvis was named the starting second baseman on Opening Day, he did not disappoint. The top infield prospect for the Phillies bumped his spring average up to .282 with his two-run, game-tying triple in the 5th inning as well as scoring the go-ahead run in the Phillies 4-3 win on Monday. … Continue reading Spring Training: Phillies 4, Tigers 3