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Grand Rapids Press Feb 2, 2016
Report: Tigers' Miguel Cabrera pulled from home run derby in Dominican Republic

Report: Tigers' Miguel Cabrera pulled from home run derby in Dominican Republic

Detroits starting first baseman was tapped to participate in the inaugural event Wednesday in the Dominican Republic alongside three other Major League Baseball players. Spring training is right around the corner, but Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera hoped to get in a few extra swings beforehand. That was until the Major League Baseball Players Association stepped in Monday and nixed Cabrera, David Ortiz and Robinson Cano from participating in a planned home run derby this week in the Dominican Republic, ESPN reports. The home run derby was scheduled...
Bless You Boys Jan 22, 2016

Miguel Cabrera is also a better dancer than you

Along with the being much better at that baseball thing. Miguel Cabrera is a man of many talents. Please watch him tear it up on the Detroit Caravan (via Fox Sports Detroit). .@MiguelCabrera's got that Friday feeling! #DETCaravan #Tigers pic.twitter.com/u7m7yna05k — FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) January 22, 2016 Loosening those legs up for home run trots.
Bless You Boys Jan 22, 2016

Observations from the Whitecaps Winter Banquet

The Tigers Winter Caravan made a stop in Grand Rapids. Here are some of the sights and sounds from the evening. While the voice of the turtle will not be heard in our land for many weeks, the Detroit Tigers' 2016 season began yesterday. The club summoned their players and coaches from across North America to assemble in Michigan and rub elbows with media, veterans, heads of industry, and you -- the fans. A blanket of snow outside reminded everyone that the Last Place Tigers are dead and the New Tigers are just waiting to spring up. One segment of these New Tigers traveled to Michigan's...
Bless You Boys Jan 22, 2016

Send Bless You Boys your podcast questions!

We have one: when does spring training start again? Last week, we were hurting for podcast questions as we planned to talk about Yoenis Cespedes, the lineup, and moves that other teams around baseball were making. Then, Tigers general manager Al Avila dropped a present into our laps when he and the club agreed to a six-year deal with outfielder Justin Upton. It's like he wants us to be happy. So, once again, we'll ask for your podcast questions. Post them below, on Facebook, or on Twitter, and we'll answer them on next week's show! Until Avila and the Tigers make another big roster move,...
Bless You Boys Jan 22, 2016

Detroit Tigers approval poll: GM Al Avila, January 2016

Now we've got something to work with. When the 2015 season ended, it was more of a relief than a bother. Truly, the season didn't end in October, but rather on July 29 when Dave Dombrowski announced that the Tigers would be selling off their expiring contracts at the trade deadline. Then Dombrowski was unceremoniously let go, and the Tigers pinched their nose and finished off the season as painlessly as possible. Incoming GM Al Avila had his work cut out for him, to be sure. The starting rotation was in shambles, two-thirds of the outfield was missing, the bullpen had been dead so long it...
Bless You Boys Jan 21, 2016

Don Kelly reads #DonnieDeeds tweets

You loved #DonnieDeeds when it was a hashtag game on Twitter. You'll love it even more when Don Kelly himself reads those tweets. What's better than the old #DonnieDeeds hashtag game we used to play on Twitter "back in the day," when Don Kelly was our Resident Utility Player and All Around Nice Guy? Nothing. Except maybe when Don Kelly sees a few of these tweets for the first time and reads them out loud for us. That would be better. Luckily, when we ran into Don Kelly at the 2016 Whitecaps Winter Banquet, he was more than happy to indulge our silly request, and it was everything you'd...
Bless You Boys Jan 21, 2016

Andrew Romine won the Tigers' dance-off by a mile

Dance off at the #Tigers Kids Club rally! #DETCaravan https://t.co/ikQbI3VZtU — Detroit Tigers (@tigers) January 21, 2016 A dance-off broke out at the Henry Ford Museum during the Tigers' caravan stop there on Thursday. And one thing we learned: some Tigers are waaaaay better dancers than others. So we ranked them from worst to best: Anibal Sanchez may have had a spasm in his butt .@AnibalSanchez19 and his dance team at the @tigers Kids Rally at @thehenryford #DETCaravan pic.twitter.com/jF8ZG2UUph — FOX Sports Detroit (@FOXSportsDet) January 21, 2016 James McCann ... tried...
Bless You Boys Jan 21, 2016

Daniel Norris whipped cancer and now he's ready for a big 2016

Daniel Norris battled thyroid cancer as well as fatigue last year. But after successful surgery and a change in his offseason regime he's ready to go. DETROIT -- It was supposed to be a routine checkup. Sent for an MRI on his shoulder last year, what Daniel Norris heard was anything but routine -- and entirely unrelated to pitching. "You need to get this checked out," he was told. The news was less than inspiring. He had thyroid cancer. That the doctors found it was a fluke, the timing couldn't have been better. Norris' family had no history of this issue, nor had he been dealing with any...
Bless You Boys Jan 21, 2016

Miguel Cabrera is finally healthy and enjoying a fun-filled offseason

A happy Miggy is better for everyone. Buenas memories me deja Este estadio no dejes que nadie Te quite tus sueños. Good memories in this stadium Maracay Venezuela A photo posted by Miguel Cabrera (@miggy24) on Nov 24, 2015 at 10:39am PST DETROIT -- In case you haven't noticed by the plethora of photos popping up on his Instagram account this offseason, Miguel Cabrera is enjoying life to its fullest these days. For the first time in a few years, his offseason hasn't been derailed by injuries or surgeries for issues put up with over the course of a season. He's healthy. And...
Bless You Boys Jan 19, 2016

Miguel Cabrera is not concerned about your strikeout stats

Pessimism is so 2015. While the reaction to Tigers' Justin Upton signing has been mostly positive, there have been two main themes of contention. The first, is that the team is exceptionally right handed. And the other, is that there will be some swings and misses. Buster Olney, while making an assumption on the Tigers batting order, highlighted this fact: The four projected hitters in the Detroit lineup behind Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez combined for 591 strikeouts last season. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) January 19, 2016 I mean, lineup conjecture aside, he's not wrong....
Arizona Republic Jan 18, 2016
Justin Upton, Tigers agree to six-year deal

Justin Upton, Tigers agree to six-year deal

Justin Upton joins a lineup with Miguel Cabrera, J.D. Martinez and Victor Martinez.         

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