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Revisiting The David Price To Detroit Trade

On July 31, 2014, the Detroit Tigers acquired left hander David Price in a three-team trade involving the Tampa Bay Rays and Seattle Mariners. The Rays received left hander Drew Smyly and infield prospect Willy Adames from Detroit, as well as infielder Nick Franklin from Seattle. Seattle acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Tigers. Detroit […]

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Five MLB Franchises In Need Of A Rebuild

The MLB season has returned to fans after an interesting offseason, and while some teams are currently in a comfortable position, others are in a situation where a potential rebuild could be on the verge. In this piece, I’ll display five teams that need to enter a rebuild. This will not include franchises that are […]

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2018 AL Central Preview

With the 2018 MLB season less than a month away, it’s time to take a look and preview the season ahead. We’re going division by division to try and project every teams’ strengths, weaknesses, and questions heading into the season. Continuing on with the AL Central. Cleveland Indians 2017 Record: 102-60, Lost to Yankees in […]

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One Year Later: Remembering Mr. I

Sports owners usually aren’t fan favorites. Most fans perceive them to be “business first”, not caring enough about the product on the field/court/ice. However, for the city of Detroit, they knew of an owner who was much different. He was an owner who poured his heart into the city, and gave back to it as […]

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Four Second Basemen Tigers Can Acquire To Compete With Dixon Machado

The Detroit Tigers recently traded their starting second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Los Angeles Angels, and now are in the market for a veteran to compete with their other Major League second baseman, Dixon Machado. While the Tigers are rebuilding, it wouldn’t hurt to acquire a veteran or two to help mentor the younger […]

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The State of Pro Sports in Detroit

Follow The Athletes Hub on Twitter @HubOfAthletes and Tristin McKinstry @SickeningSum86 The State of the Union address is an address made by the President of the United States to Congress and the entire nation via broadcast television. The address takes place inside the US Capital in Washington DC. Attendees include Congress and all members of […]

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How Fulmer to Yankees Could Be Win-Win For Yanks, Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are in the midst of a massive rebuild, and as I mentioned in my Winter Meetings Predictions, they still contain a few trade chips. Right-handed pitcher Michael Fulmer doesn’t seem like an ideal trade chip for a rebuilding franchise, but he is one of the few, if not the only player the Tigers […]

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Winter Meetings Predictions

After Saturday morning’s blockbuster trade that sent National League MVP Giancarlo Stanton from the Miami Marlins to the New York Yankees, as well as Japanese phenom Shohei Ohtani signing with the Los Angeles Angels, the expectation for the upcoming Winter Meetings is that they will be busy to say the least. The Winter Meetings have […]

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Rafael Palmeiro Seriously Considering Comeback

At first glance, this seems like a crazy idea. Former Major League first baseman Rafael Palmeiro is 53-years old, hasn’t played in the majors since 2005, and hasn’t played a game of professional baseball since 2015. However, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic is reporting that a potential comeback is a legitimate possibility. We kid you […]

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Stanton Trade Rumors Continue to Loom

After recently being instated as the National League MVP of the 2017-18 MLB season, the Miami Marlins are reportedly continuing to seek out trade options for outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. The motivation behind the ideology of trading Stanton comes from his overwhelming salary, rather than the numbers he has put up for the franchise in years […]

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