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Birth Date4-17-1981
Height6' 0"
Weight185 lbs
Age38 years, 6 months, 30 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.22015
-0.32016
-0.32017
2018
0.12019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2004 DET 23 12 31 4 1 0 0 2 15 0 1 0 .138 .194 .172 43 -2.2 0.8 0.4 0.0
2007 DET 26 49 148 42 12 2 4 8 33 0 3 0 .304 .340 .507 78 -3.6 0.7 0.6 0.2
2008 DET 27 92 199 43 10 1 4 16 49 0 3 1 .236 .298 .368 63 -8.6 2.0 -1.6 -0.3
2009 DET 28 113 291 76 11 2 16 26 60 2 5 4 .291 .359 .533 122 8.8 0.2 8.7 2.4
2010 DET 29 113 410 104 25 1 15 27 92 8 2 2 .280 .340 .474 112 6.2 1.7 -1.7 1.6
2011 DET 30 121 418 99 22 2 14 21 114 3 1 1 .256 .297 .432 88 -5.2 -0.1 5.0 1.0
2012 DET 31 66 222 35 14 0 1 13 53 2 1 1 .171 .226 .254 57 -10.9 -0.2 -4.0 -1.1
2013 CLE 32 86 277 66 18 0 16 29 67 4 0 0 .272 .357 .543 135 11.0 0.7 1.7 1.9
2014 CLE 33 74 212 39 7 0 4 13 51 1 0 0 .200 .250 .297 73 -6.2 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
2015 CLE 34 82 201 52 16 1 8 23 44 4 0 0 .301 .393 .543 129 7.6 0.2 -0.1 1.2
2016 COL 35 113 256 49 10 2 9 28 80 2 0 0 .220 .309 .404 75 -7.3 1.4 -2.5 -0.3
2017 WAS 36 25 69 17 1 2 2 4 25 0 0 1 .262 .304 .431 63 -3.0 -0.2 -1.5 -0.3
Career94627346261471393210683261610.253.316.43694-13.26.74.65.8

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2001 ONE A- NYP 44 189 .000 .000 .000 .446 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 WMI A MDW 40 173 .000 .000 .000 .276 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 WMI A MDW 16 65 .000 .000 .000 .425 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 LAK A+ FSL 95 382 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 DET MLB AL 12 31 .260 .330 .420 .286 104 -4.2 0.9 0 43 12 0.4 0.8 -2.2 0.0
2004 LAK A+ FSL 3 12 .000 .000 .000 .500 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 ERI AA EAS 98 422 .000 .000 .000 .369 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 TOL AAA INT 130 524 .269 .333 .423 .291 103 5.2 14.2 -3 101 0 0.7 2.8 1.4 1.5
2006 TOL AAA INT 118 512 .259 .325 .395 .333 95 17.9 14.7 -3.2 127 0 10.0 0.7 15.2 3.7
2007 DET MLB AL 49 148 .274 .334 .435 .373 102 1.1 4.4 -0.6 78 13 0.6 0.7 -3.6 0.2
2007 TOL AAA INT 85 373 .260 .334 .396 .333 93 24.1 11.1 -0.6 149 0 10.7 2.4 21.3 4.3
2008 DET MLB AL 92 199 .267 .334 .420 .302 103 -5.2 5.7 -0.7 63 12 -1.6 2.0 -8.6 -0.3
2008 TOL AAA INT 5 23 .274 .336 .422 .333 86 3.4 0.7 0.1 149 0 -0.2 -0.4 0.9 0.1
2009 DET MLB AL 113 291 .266 .333 .417 .323 104 11.1 8.4 -1.9 122 17 8.7 0.2 8.8 2.4
2009 TOL AAA INT 12 56 .254 .336 .375 .241 111 2.1 1.6 -0.1 149 0 1.5 0.3 2.9 0.6
2010 DET MLB AL 113 410 .257 .325 .406 .333 113 4.9 11.3 -2.3 112 13 -1.7 1.7 6.2 1.6
2010 TOL AAA INT 7 29 .254 .321 .404 .500 100 3.1 0.9 0 191 0 5.7 -0.2 2.9 0.9
2011 DET MLB AL 121 418 .259 .321 .404 .324 106 -1.4 11.3 -1.7 88 9 5.0 -0.1 -5.2 1.0
2012 DET MLB AL 66 222 .260 .322 .420 .224 104 -18.7 6.1 -1.1 57 11 -4.0 -0.2 -10.9 -1.1
2012 TOL AAA INT 15 66 .271 .336 .419 .268 102 -0.8 2.0 -0.3 101 0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2
2013 CLE MLB AL 86 277 .256 .316 .406 .311 100 16.2 7.3 -2.8 135 16 1.7 0.7 11.0 1.9
2014 CLE MLB AL 74 212 .261 .323 .400 .245 102 -12.2 5.5 -2.3 73 12 -0.4 -0.4 -6.2 -0.4
2014 AKR AA EAS 3 12 .267 .332 .399 .625 101 0.5 0.3 -0.2 125 0 -0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0
2014 COH AAA INT 4 18 .260 .322 .385 .067 114 -3.6 0.5 -0.3 31 0 0.0 0.2 -1.6 -0.1
2015 CLE MLB AL 82 201 .256 .318 .405 .361 108 11 5.4 -2.4 129 13 -0.1 0.2 7.6 1.2
2016 COL MLB NL 113 256 .250 .317 .409 .292 111 -4.8 7.2 -1.8 75 12 -2.5 1.4 -7.3 -0.3
2017 WAS MLB NL 25 69 .252 .320 .410 .395 96 -0.9 2.0 -0.4 63 14 -1.5 -0.2 -3.0 -0.3
2017 CHR AAA INT 27 105 .253 .323 .401 .385 99 5.6 3.1 -1.7 123 0 -0.9 -0.5 3.1 0.3
2017 SYR AAA INT 6 26 .278 .343 .429 .333 99 0.3 0.8 -0.3 125 0 -0.1 -0.1 3.4 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2001 ONE A- NYP 189 171 25 62 17 8 8 119 42 17 42 1 3 .363 .420 .696 .333 0 0
2002 WMI A MDW 173 150 27 33 10 1 6 63 28 16 46 0 2 .220 .312 .420 .200 0 0
2003 LAK A+ FSL 382 325 52 72 14 3 12 128 56 45 89 2 1 .222 .334 .394 .172 0 0
2003 WMI A MDW 65 57 14 20 7 0 3 36 12 6 14 1 1 .351 .431 .632 .281 0 0
2004 ERI AA EAS 422 366 66 110 29 4 16 195 63 47 96 3 0 .301 .390 .533 .232 1 1
2004 DET MLB AL 31 29 4 4 1 0 0 5 1 2 15 1 0 .138 .194 .172 .034 0 0
2004 LAK A+ FSL 12 11 1 3 1 0 1 7 3 1 6 0 0 .273 .333 .636 .364 0 0
2005 TOL AAA INT 524 471 62 119 22 4 19 206 64 45 109 8 3 .253 .324 .437 .185 1 1
2006 TOL AAA INT 512 451 68 124 29 4 20 221 79 51 120 16 4 .275 .354 .490 .215 1 1
2007 TOL AAA INT 373 315 60 92 21 3 17 170 64 51 73 12 4 .292 .397 .540 .248 0 0
2007 DET MLB AL 148 138 28 42 12 2 4 70 27 8 33 3 0 .304 .340 .507 .203 1 1
2008 TOL AAA INT 23 19 6 6 2 0 2 14 6 4 5 0 0 .316 .435 .737 .421 0 0
2008 DET MLB AL 199 182 26 43 10 1 4 67 20 16 49 3 1 .236 .298 .368 .132 0 1
2009 DET MLB AL 291 261 44 76 11 2 16 139 45 26 60 5 4 .291 .359 .533 .241 1 1
2009 TOL AAA INT 56 47 11 12 3 0 5 30 9 7 13 2 1 .255 .364 .638 .383 0 0
2010 DET MLB AL 410 371 54 104 25 1 15 176 62 27 92 2 2 .280 .340 .474 .194 3 1
2010 TOL AAA INT 29 27 5 12 6 0 0 18 2 2 3 1 1 .444 .483 .667 .222 0 0
2011 DET MLB AL 418 387 53 99 22 2 14 167 49 21 114 1 1 .256 .297 .432 .176 3 4
2012 TOL AAA INT 66 60 8 15 2 0 4 29 12 5 15 1 0 .250 .318 .483 .233 0 0
2012 DET MLB AL 222 205 14 35 14 0 1 52 12 13 53 1 1 .171 .226 .254 .083 1 1
2013 CLE MLB AL 277 243 40 66 18 0 16 132 55 29 67 0 0 .272 .357 .543 .272 1 0
2014 CLE MLB AL 212 195 18 39 7 0 4 58 22 13 51 0 0 .200 .250 .297 .097 3
2014 COH AAA INT 18 17 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 .059 .111 .059 .000 0
2014 AKR AA EAS 12 11 2 5 0 0 0 5 4 1 3 0 0 .455 .500 .455 .000 0
2015 CLE MLB AL 201 173 22 52 16 1 8 94 29 23 44 0 0 .301 .393 .543 .243 1 0
2016 COL MLB NL 256 223 30 49 10 2 9 90 30 28 80 0 0 .220 .309 .404 .184 3 0
2017 WAS MLB NL 69 65 7 17 1 2 2 28 6 4 25 0 1 .262 .304 .431 .169 0 0
2017 CHR AAA INT 105 83 11 23 2 1 3 36 13 20 29 1 0 .277 .419 .434 .157 1 0
2017 SYR AAA INT 26 23 3 6 2 0 1 11 5 0 9 0 0 .261 .269 .478 .217 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 750 0.5280 0.4507 0.6864 0.6338 0.2458 0.7570 0.4828 0.3136 -0.0077
2009 1141 0.5110 0.4768 0.7702 0.6792 0.2652 0.8460 0.5676 0.2298 -0.0038
2010 1593 0.5009 0.4922 0.7577 0.6855 0.2981 0.8501 0.5443 0.2423 -0.0073
2011 1620 0.5111 0.4833 0.7267 0.6751 0.2828 0.8193 0.4955 0.2733 0.0037
2012 837 0.5197 0.4803 0.7413 0.6782 0.2662 0.8339 0.4860 0.2587 -0.0004
2013 1122 0.5143 0.4385 0.7195 0.6326 0.2330 0.8110 0.4567 0.2805 -0.0067
2014 825 0.4970 0.4582 0.7354 0.6829 0.2361 0.8429 0.4286 0.2646 0.0020
2015 842 0.4952 0.4311 0.7548 0.6619 0.2047 0.8116 0.5747 0.2452 -0.0035
2016 1053 0.4530 0.4568 0.6819 0.6709 0.2795 0.7656 0.5155 0.3181 0.0000
2017 265 0.4943 0.4868 0.6899 0.6336 0.3433 0.7952 0.5000 0.3101 0.0000
Career100480.50280.46720.73140.66760.26440.81790.50870.2686-0.0025

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-09-14 2014-09-29 DTD 15 14 Right Knee Surgery Meniscus 2014-09-19
2014-08-18 2014-09-02 15-DL 15 13 Right Wrist Soreness -
2014-06-29 2014-07-01 DTD 2 2 - Neck Stiffness -
2014-03-08 2014-03-19 Camp 11 0 Left Knee Contusion Running Into Fence - -
2013-08-19 2013-09-03 15-DL 15 13 Right Lower Leg Strain Achilles Tendon - -
2013-08-14 2013-08-18 DTD 4 3 - Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2013-05-30 2013-05-30 DTD 0 0 Right Lower Leg Cramp Calf - -
2012-09-11 2012-10-29 15-DL 48 22 Right Thigh Strain Quadriceps - -
2012-09-01 2012-09-07 DTD 6 5 Right Thigh Soreness Quadriceps - -
2012-08-01 2012-09-01 15-DL 31 27 Right Thumb Sprain - -
2012-05-10 2012-05-10 DTD 0 0 - Low Back Soreness - -
2012-04-28 2012-04-29 DTD 1 1 - Cramp - -
2011-08-28 2011-08-30 DTD 2 2 - Fingers Sprain - -
2011-04-04 2011-04-06 DTD 2 1 - General Medical Illness - -
2010-09-05 2010-09-06 DTD 1 1 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2010-09-01 2010-09-02 DTD 1 1 Left Shoulder Strain -
2010-04-01 2010-04-02 Camp 1 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2006-08-11 2006-08-26 Minors 15 0 Left Trunk Contusion Rib Cage - -
2004-04-08 2004-05-14 Minors 36 0 Right Fingers Dislocation - -
2002-06-18 2002-07-03 Minors 15 0 Right Hip Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2017 WAS $
2016 COL $1,500,000
2015 CLE $2,500,000
2014 CLE $2,250,000
2013 CLE $1,000,000
2012 DET $2,100,000
2011 DET $1,300,000
2010 DET $438,000
2008 DET $396,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
8 yrPrevious$11,484,000
8 yrTotal$11,484,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 56 dCareer Sports & Entertainment1 year (2018)

Details
  • 1 year (2018). Re-signed by Washington as a free agent 11/14/17 (minor-league contract). Released by Washington 3/24/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 2/17/17 (minor-league contract). Salary of $0.9M in majors. Released by Cincinnati 3/27/17 (exercised right to opt out). Signed by Chicago White Sox 4/8/17 (minor-league contract). Acquired by Washington in trade from Chicago White Sox 5/26/17. Contract selected by Washington 6/5/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Signed by Colorado as a free agent 3/4/16 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.5M in majors. Contract selected by Colorado 3/29/16.
  • 2 years/$4.85M (2014-15), plus 2016 club option. Signed extension with Detroit 8/7/13. 14:$2.25M, 15:$2.5M, 16:$3M club option, $0.1M buyout. Cleveland declined 2016 option 11/5/15.
  • 1 year/$1M (2013). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 1/19/13 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1M in majors. May earn additional $0.75M in performance bonuses based on plate appearances. Contract purchased by Cleveland 3/31/13.
  • 2 years/$3.4M (2011-12). Signed extension with Detroit 1/11/11 (avoided arbitration). 11:$1.3M, 12:$2.1M.
  • 1 year/$0.438M (2010). Re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10. Optioned to Triple-A 5/12/10. Recalled 5/22/10.
  • 1 year/$0.41M (2009). Re-signed by Detroit 2/24/09. Optioned to Triple-A 4/1/09.
  • 1 year/$0.396M (2008). Re-signed by Detroit 2/26/08. Optioned to Triple-A 4/5/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased by Detroit 7/6/07.
  • 2006.
  • 1 year (2005). Re-signed by Detroit 1/05. Sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 12/05.
  • 1 year (2004). Contract purchased by Detroit 11/03. Re-signed by Detroit 2/04. Optioned to Double-A 3/04.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2001 (5-147) (South Florida CC).

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 384 45 86 16 2 11 44 43 108 1 0 .257 .346 .415 100 20.7 2.2
80o 364 41 77 14 2 10 40 39 105 1 0 .241 .328 .392 92 14.8 1.6
70o 349 38 71 13 2 9 37 36 102 1 0 .231 .315 .373 86 10.9 1.2
60o 337 35 67 12 2 9 35 34 100 1 0 .225 .309 .369 81 7.8 0.8
50o 325 33 62 11 2 8 33 32 98 1 0 .215 .298 .351 77 5.0 0.5
40o 313 31 57 11 1 7 31 29 96 1 0 .204 .282 .326 72 2.5 0.3
30o 301 29 54 10 1 7 29 27 93 1 0 .201 .277 .323 67 -0.1 0.0
20o 286 26 48 9 1 6 26 25 90 1 0 .187 .262 .300 61 -2.8 -0.3
10o 266 23 42 8 1 5 23 22 86 0 0 .175 .248 .279 53 -6.1 -0.6
Weighted Mean3293464122834329910.219.301.356785.90.6

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2016-05-18 19:00:00 (link to chat)Hi George, Why aren't the Rockies giving Jordan Patterson a shot ? He can play all 3 OF positions so he's got to be better than Raburn.
(Jimmy from Denver)
Ryan Raburn hits lefties. What do CarGo, Blackmon and Parra have in common? They're all left-handed (and so is Patterson). You need to be able to roll a right-handed bat out there against southpaws. (George Bissell)
2016-03-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Looks like the Tribe is going to roll with an initial OF of Cowgill-Davis-Chisenhall. Yeesh. Why weren't they willing to outbid the White Sox for Austin Jackson? Are they that optimistic on Brantley's return? I fear the Tribe are going to waste some really good pitching.....
(Chief Wahoo from Cleveland)
That is horrible. Just horrible. I wrote the Indians comments for the BP Annual this year (the editorial staff greatly improved them), and I was feeling pretty good. This, however? This is not good. Davis should not be a regular center fielder, and I think the team may be better served with Naquin there. They should have gotten Jackson, or traded for Khris Davis, or signed Rymer Liriano, or re-signed Ryan Raburn, or any of a dozen other things. The only saving grace is that I do think they think that Brantley will be back sooner rather than later. (Bryan Grosnick)
2016-03-09 19:00:00 (link to chat)How much will Jose Reyes play this year? And if guys like Cargo, Blackmon, Hundley, LeMaheiu, McGee get dealt ..... Who gains value in Colorado? Not sure they have any other OF ready to step in this year. Dahl 2017.
(Bork from Lala land)
Impossible to guess what a Reyes suspension would look like. But I am thinking he plays 90-100 games and using that as a valuation baseline. If the Rockies clean house, the biggest gainers are Tom Murphy and people they acquired to back up like Ryan Raburn and Daniel Descalso. Trevor Story is the prospect who really jumps up. You're right, Dahl is likely 2017, so it's probably Raburn and Brandon Barnes for now. (Mike Gianella)
2014-07-28 19:00:00 (link to chat)Was there ever a moment when Tigers fans missed Ryan Raburn?
(Zachthewriter from Tiffin)
Probably the second half of last year when Matt Tuiasosopo metaphysically disappeared. He's a role player and became persona non grata when he was the de facto starting second baseman, and that wasn't good for anybody involved. He also always, ALWAYS had a big hit in a given White Sox series. (Matt Sussman)
2012-11-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)Considering the Rays luck with "buy-low" types of guys, plus noted possible interest in Chone Figgins and Ryan Raburn, does either player have anything serviceable left in them to make them another possible future success story for the team? Chone's tenure in Seattle seems to say that he wasn't a great everyday starter, but definitely didn't deserve to get mothballed as he did(considering Seattle's lineup and Safeco's park factors). Also, which team sounds most likely to give Grady Sizemore or Jason Bay long enough looks to see if either can regain past statuses as star-level players?
(jlarsen from chicago)
I don't know--what about Figgins suggests that he has something left? It doesn't seem to me that he was unjustly marginalized in Seattle. I'd rather take a chance on Raburn.

I'd say the Indians would be a favorite for both Sizemore and Bay, though both players are probably "minor-league deal with invite to spring training" types at this point? (Ben Lindbergh)
2012-07-24 13:00:00 (link to chat)Just wondering if there's any hope for Ryan Raburn or Sean Rodriguez now. I thought they were great MI sleepers in April.
(Francisco from Toronto)
Raburn's BABIP is only .225 where's he's been comfortably over .300 in previous seasons. He appears to be walking and striking out at about the same rate as last season, but he wasn't really that valuable last season. I'd want to check out his approach a little bit more closely to see what's changed, but unless his bat speed is totally gone, he'll probably be better in the second half. But he won't be so much better that the Tigers will regret getting Omar Infante.

Sean Rodirguez just isn't that good a hitter. The problem this year is he's walking less than last season (and his BABIP in 2010 hasn't been repeated), but he could still be useful as super-sub reserve in real life. In fantasy, I don't see it. (Dan Turkenkopf)
2012-06-12 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Detroit ultimately win the A.L. Central?
(Yefrem from Saskatchewan)
At this point, I think you have to say no. Even if the first two months don't change your opinion of a team, and even if you don't think five games is too much to make up, five games is a LOT to make up on two different teams. I think Detroit does not ultimately win the A.L. Central, and somehow Ryan Raburn gets blamed. (Sam Miller)
2011-05-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Is Ryan Raburn even worth holding onto in AL leagues at this point?
(paulbellows from Calgary)
You can gauge my fantasy expertise, or lack thereof, by the fact that I traded a $20 Jon Lester for a $5 Ryan Raburn in my 12-team AL-only league this spring. I'm still holding onto him and hoping for the best, but I'm doubtful he's going to see anything close to the 500 ABs I was hoping for in spring. I still believe he has hitting talent. He's not going to hit for a great average, but his power is good enough, and his glove will help keep him in the field. However, Boesch is pushing his playing time, and Detroit is in a position in the division where they may be less likely to be patient with Raburn's early struggles. (Mike Fast)
2011-01-18 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can Ryan Raburn put up a full season? If he hits all year like he did(again)in the second half last year, he'd be quite the bargain.
(singledigit from San Diego)
.274/.333/.466 career hitter in 1079 plate appearances. He's hit RHP better than the league average the last two years and crushes lefties. I like him quite a bit, the Tigers just need to give him the plate appearances. If he was promised 600 plate appearances tomorrow, I would draft him in a heartbeat. (Marc Normandin)
2010-06-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do the Tigers have enough offense to rise back up from their current swoon or will they have to search for a bat (or two) this summer? Is it worth the cost to attempt to track down the Twins given that Twins seem like a superior team right now? Thank you.
(lemppi from Ankeny, IA)
I think Ryan Raburn needs more playing time, but where they need the most help is up the middle. I think they still have a fine shot at catching the Twins, but it would really help if Scott Sizemore could contribute more offensively. He's been brutal. (Tommy Bennett)
2010-02-17 16:00:00 (link to chat)If the Tigers secure Johnny Damon, and perhaps even Felipe Lopez on the cheap, would your opinion on them contending in the AL Central improve "considerably" or just "incrementally"?
(lemppi from Ankeny, IA)
It seems like Scott Sizemore is going to be ready sooner rather than later, so I'm not sure Lopez would help. I think adding Damon might help a little, but Ryan Raburn is a pretty good player in his own right. I'm just not sure where Damon would be that big of an upgrade. I think the Tigers have a pretty good shot already, however. (Tommy Bennett)
2008-01-17 14:00:00 (link to chat)Marcus Thames: could the Tigers potentially move him for bullpen parts (hopefully a reliable set-up man), or should they?
(David from Winston Salem )
If they got something of value, sure, but I say that more in the hope that they'd use Ryan Raburn a whole bunch, and not as some sort of endorsement of their adding Jacque Jones. (Christina Kahrl)


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