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  1. Free-agent pickings getting slim

    Rob Neyer

    Top 10 free agents still available: 1. Cliff Lee 2. Adrian Beltre 3. Orlando Hudson 4. Carl Pavano 5. Magglio Ordonez 6. Russell Nathan Coltrane Jeanson Martin 7. Manny Ramirez 8. Jim Thome 9. Bill Hall 10. Hideki Matsui Once you get ...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  2. Tigers lose right fielder, gain $15M

    Rob Neyer

    This is really bad news for the Tigers' front office ... Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez will miss 6-8 weeks after breaking his right ankle in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays. ... but it's great news for the Tigers' accountants, because th...

    Blog | July 24, 2010
  3. Revisiting the Tigers' $18 million decision

    Rob Neyer

    As promised, from Jon Heyman's (previously linked) best decisions of the last year: 11. The Tigers' decision to let Magglio Ordonez's contract vest Ordonez's $18 million extension for 2010 was tied to at-bats and games started and it looked like...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  4. Leyland misses big chance

    Rob Neyer

    Mack Avenue Tigers' Kurt with some quick reactions to the dramatic first-game loss: 1. Jim Leyland definitely needed to pinch hit Magglio Ordonez for Brandon Inge or Ramon Santiago in the ninth, and if it didn't work make the needed substiti...

    Blog | September 29, 2009
  5. Detroit's most expensive AB

    Rob Neyer

    Detroit4Lyfe on Tuesday night's most expensive at-bat: On Tuesday night, Magglio Ordonez reached the minimum plate appearances a clause in his current contract required him to reach for his $18 million 2010 contract to vest. --snip-- Magglio...

    Blog | September 16, 2009
  6. Tigers' Ordonez almost set for life

    Rob Neyer

    What if you could make an adjustment, just one small adjustment, and save your company $15 million. Would you try really hard to make that adjustment? And what if you didn't try, at all? Would you expect to keep your job? ...

    Blog | August 13, 2009
  7. Platooning for fun and (non-)profit!

    Rob Neyer

    A man. A plan. A platoon. Tom Gage: The Tigers will platoon Magglio Ordonez in right field from now on. Manager Jim Leyland said before Wednesday night's game against the Kansas City Royals that Clete Thomas -- newly recalled from Toledo -- ...

    Blog | July 09, 2009
  8. Ordonez benched to save money?

    Rob Neyer

    You knew it wasn't going to take long for the agent to get involved. Via MLB Rumors and Ben Nicholson-Smith: Lynn Henning of the Detroit News reports that Scott Boras says there's "no compelling reason" behind the Tigers' decis...

    Blog | June 19, 2009
  9. Tigers' Ordonez benched for cause

    Rob Neyer

    What's the deal with overpaid Tigers, anyway? Just the latest: The Detroit Tigers have benched right fielder Magglio Ordonez, The Detroit News reported. "I'm going to get him away from it," manager Jim Leyland told reporters befo...

    Blog | June 18, 2009
  10. Leyland angry, but off base

    Rob Neyer

    Ah, there's nothing like a good rhubarb. Especially when a cranky, old manager is involved: Miguel Cabrera's three-run homer had just given the Tigers an 8-7 lead before reliever Matt Guerrier struck out Ordonez, who lingered in the batter&#...

    Blog | May 14, 2009
  11. Minor league performance usually speaks volumes

    Rob Neyer

    On Monday, inspired by a reader, I threw out a challenge: Who are some players whose minor league performances gave us no idea of how good they would be in the majors? Commenters suggested Matt Holliday, Larry Walker, Hanley Ramirez, Chase Utley, Geo...

    Blog | April 07, 2009
  12. Best of the '05 free agents

    Rob Neyer

    Carlos Beltran leads a star-studded group of players who right now will be free agents at the end of the season.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2004
  13. Marginal change might be enough

    Rob Neyer

    How much better will the Red Sox be with A-Rod and Magglio Ordonez? Not as much as you might think.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2003