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    Gardenhire >>>>>>>>>>>>>>Ausmus

    Simply put, Ausmus was just never a fit in Detroit. Gardenhire's personality is. That's what it comes down to...
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    2018 Spring Training Thread

    I hear ya. We all get our time here and that was his moment and highlight on those fields with his camera. I am definitely a reminscer.
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    2018 Spring Training Thread

    Always think of HueyTaxi's post around this time of year, definitely miss those!
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    If not K-Rod, then who?

    Well, the immediate thought would be Wilson. But he's been lights out in the 8th. What about giving Leon a shot straight into the 9th. Might catch lightening in a bottle, send down Bell and bring him up. Not likely a long term solution, but may work for a bit.
  5. Sure is nice to have baseball back.. another season.... hey all!
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    2016 Trade Deadline Thread

    Very curious what Illitch said in this regard if anything or what his current health is.
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    2016 Trade Deadline Thread

    Remember the good ole' days when Avila advised DD?
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    What to do with Anthony Gose........

    Just read this, "David Littlefield, vice president of player development for the Detroit Tigers, told the Free Press in a phone interview this morning that he had tried calling the Triple-A Toledo outfielder, but had not spoken to him one day after a dugout tiff with manager Lloyd McClendon." http://www.freep.com/story/sports/mlb/tigers/2016/07/10/detroit-tigers-anthony-gose-lloyd-mcclendon/86919086/ No call no show? He's really putting Avila in the worst situation here. Either Avila backs him and allows him back with AAA, he apologizes, or he's released. All scenarios Lloyd doesn't look great here...
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    Cespedes to Mets

    To revisit. Fair to say win win for both teams, but I am loving this trade. It's even a more of a win if Cespedes opts out of his 3 year deal next year. Easily one of the best big picture trades for Tigers in recent years it is appearing. Fulmer's initial reaction. “It kind of was out of nowhere,” Fulmer said. “I didn’t have any idea. I walk inside and all my teammates start clapping, saying there’s the new Tiger. They’re watching MLB Network, my name and face are up there with Cespedes. “That moment was kind of surreal [but] it was nice to be wanted. So, hopefully I can prove to the Tigers that they made a good choice and that I’m here to stay.” Also, the New York perspective http://www.nj.com/mets/index.ssf/2016/06/michael_fulmer_yoenis_cespedes_trade.html
  10. It's really remarkable to watch a fundamentally sound team like the Pirates that play the game so correctly. It reveals the Tigers inconcistencies that much more. A manager may not have a huge effect of the in game play, but he certainly does team game plan and dynamics.
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    The Official HueyTaxi Spring Training Thread

    Our old humble friend Mr. Cespdedes showed up in a nice little bicycle for ST today.
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    The Official HueyTaxi Spring Training Thread

    more from ms. mitchell free press. I missed this thread so much so from from Huey this year, every photo I add I will cite the source and think of good ole' Roger.
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    The Official HueyTaxi Spring Training Thread

    PHOTOS ARE KIMBERLY MITCHELL DETROIT FREE PRESS. NOT MINE. Healthy Verlander, leaner Castellanos giving Tigers a fresh look
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    The Official HueyTaxi Spring Training Thread

    The new lean Nick Castellanos Photo Courtesy (Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell DFP)
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    Roger DeWitt (HueyTaxi)

    Very sad to read this. Amazing how a message board can create such a community feeling. He'll be sorely missed. 2016 Spring Training will not be the same without his insight and brilliant photography. He was always so kind.