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Getting To Know You: Curtis Granderson

Too often, we see baseball players as essentially different from the rest of us. In order to combat that trend, we at ChatterBalks have started Getting To Know You, in which we conduct informal interviews in order to humanize them. This time: Detroit Tigers center fielder Curtis Granderson!

Jim Leyland’s Smokehouse: A True Pain in the Ass

Hello folks. The name is Leyland, Jim Leyland. And I’m here to tell ya’ll about somethin’ that’s choppin’ mah balls. With technology gettin’ so advanced, it seems as though they still can’t solve the problems of homosexuals. Now, it’s not certain who’s a who and what’s a what in the major leagues, but I can […]

Gems From the Web: 4/7

Jim Leyland’s “State of the Tigers” address, complete with old man verbiage like ‘grind-it-out.’ [Detroit News] Scott Boras‘ guess-and-check strategy is in full force. Man, that guy is a true genius. [Saber Scouting] The Diamondbacks lock up OF Chris Young for six years. Those five fans in the pool will be excited! [MLB.com] Nick Swisher […]

Detroit Sizzler Manager Excited About Cabrera Contract

DETROIT, MI – Miguel Cabrera was pretty happy Monday after signing a new 8-year, $152 million deal. But there was one man who might have been happier: Sam Norwood, manager of a Sizzler restaurant in Detroit. “It’s a tough time for the buffet industry,” said Norwood. “Hometown [Buffet]’s shutting down stores, we’re still trying to […]