Valverde. Peralta. Young. Three Players I hope are not on next year's roster.
OT: Tigers Impending Beatdown at Hands of A's
I think it is a given that Young is gone. I certainly hope we can find a SS and I'm cool with old ball kisser as a closer if we can't find anyone else. Ofcourse Valverde was 56 for 56 (roughly) last year in save opportunities.
achievements in the history of baseball
Wouldn't surprise me to see DD sign all three of them. We sure as hell don't have anyone in the Minors.
Peralta, yeah I'd like an upgrade.. but the SS free agent market is crap this year. Unless they can trade for a cornerstone guy (Elvis Andrus available?), they should exercsie Peralta's 6million team option
We do lose a decent, but extremely inconsistent bat in Young, but the similarity in all of these guys is if we do get rid of all of them, we gain SO MUCH cap space. We are basically paying these guy boatloads of money to underachieve and we saw how much it burned us last night.
Too late to hit the sauce?
If we lose this game, Leyland better let Verlander go all 9 tomorrow.
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we get to see the true limit of Verlander's pitch count
I want to say this is unbelievable, but its not. Its Valverde.
Right now, somewhere, Todd Jones is laughing his ass off.
Those are my exact thoughts every time I see Captain Petrol break out of his spaceman stare, waddle to the mound, and blow a save.
If his new super agent doesn't price his starter-confidence-killing ass out of here next year, I will be unable to watch a single game after the 8th inning.
Apparently an IBB to set up an inning-ending double play never crossed anyone's mind.
The way the tater tot was throwing it probably will still end up down the middle of the plate.
So happy I fought off sleep all ths time for this shit. Now I'm not tired. PERFECT.
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Glad I stayed up for this.
Not really... But gotta love the sarcasm
If I broke the thread, I'm sorry.
Even if Verlander destroys them tomorrow, this blows up the rotation for any future series. Awful.
Valverde is an old Spanish phrase that translates to English as " choking douchebag". Speaking of which was it just me or were the announcers pulling for Oakland?
How the FCC just allowed TBS to air Jose Valverde undoing his pants, squatting down, and laying a giant brown turd on my tv just now is simply remarkable.
Fuck you Valverde! FUCK YOU!!
I am so fucking glad I turned this game off after the second hit in the ninth. I might have "accidentally" made a monitor go through a window.
When your grandson asks you what you did in the Great War, you won't have to say "Well, I shoveled shit in Louisiana." Fuckin Valverde!
I don't know about you guys, but I blame valverde for this loss.
3 weeks ago half of you thought the Tigers would miss the playoffs. Just one Verlander start away from the ALCS. Just hope Valverde isn't called on in the 9th.
I'm not calling for anyone's head (yet) but MAN! For the hitters we have, we SUCK! It's a bad ball park for hitters, but so few balls have even been put in play. That ending is just what Valverde does, he is either going to have a good night, or a bad night - I wish Leyland would just pull him when everyone can see the writing on the wall. The irony is that when Dotel was in a jam the commentators mentioned how loyal Leyland is to his guys and how he will trust them to get out of a jam - I guess he's loyal to a fault. Realistically, I do like Leyland, but the hitting coach has got to go. If we were hitting like we could be, we'd be up enough runs so we'd have a "Valverde Buffer". I'm going to fill out a trademark application for that right now.
It's all or nothing tonight. With a loss and no red wings (as of yet), the lions looking how they do and the pistons rebuilding - it could be a year of misery in a city that knows it all too well.
In Italy. I woke up at 5am to catch the latter half of the game.
...at 7:12am, I stopped watching. Valverde, I'll send you the bill for lost sleep.
Stop posting they keep loosing
Very, very loose. Must have had a real good warm-up session with a lot of stretching.
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Yeah man fire Jim! Hopefully it works out as well as when we canned Flip!!!
Why Valverde is still on our roster I can't figure out. He's terrible when we need him the most. I'm not staying up again tonight because I know what's going to happen.