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Heyman: Tigers to teams: Open to trading either Scherzer or Porcello

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Some rival general managers remain skeptical that the Tigers, a team that’s spent to win in recent years, would actually trade Scherzer. But as we reported last month, Tigers people have been weighing that very possibility.

The issue apparently is that Scherzer, who is represented by Scott Boras, has only a year remaining before he’s a free agent.

bobm Posted: November 11, 2013 at 08:25 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Justin T., Director of Somethin Posted: November 11, 2013 at 08:36 PM (#4598347)
I am confused about which story we are supposed to comment on here.
   2. Robert in Manhattan Beach Posted: November 11, 2013 at 08:43 PM (#4598353)
This would be the time. Tangling with Boras and getting stuck with a killer contract when Max's arm inevitabley explodes is the not the way to go. Great time to get younger and more athletic. Get some outfielders.
   3. Canker Soriano Posted: November 11, 2013 at 08:44 PM (#4598354)
I am confused about which story we are supposed to comment on here.

I assume that, if the Tigers are unable to trade one of the pitchers, he will have his stalk sliced lengthwise while someone rinses the grit out of his folds. They mean business in Detroit.
   4. Steve Balboni's Personal Trainer Posted: November 11, 2013 at 11:21 PM (#4598431)
Isn't one of the problems with trying to trade him is that one should presume that the other teams are also aware that he has one year left on his contract, and that his agent is Scott Boras.
   5. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: November 11, 2013 at 11:57 PM (#4598446)
Isn't one of the problems with trying to trade him is that one should presume that the other teams are also aware that he has one year left on his contract, and that his agent is Scott Boras.


Why yes, the proverbial cat is out of the bag! That sneaky Boras trying to pull a fast one.
   6. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: November 12, 2013 at 01:19 AM (#4598484)
Tigers to teams: Open to trading either Scherzer or Porcello


Angels: Open to trading Trout or Bourgeois
Dodgers: Open to trading Kershaw or Becket
Rays: Open to trading Price or Hellickson
Marlins: Open to trading Fernandez or Eovaldi
   7. villageidiom Posted: November 12, 2013 at 08:30 AM (#4598506)
I am open to trading away my house or a box of Cheerios.
   8. Nasty Nate Posted: November 12, 2013 at 11:20 AM (#4598566)
What's the point of the Fielder contract, etc. if you are not going to be in "win now" mode? Won't they just try to win with Scherzer and just collect the pick afterwards (or trade him in July if the season is a disaster)?
   9. TJ Posted: November 12, 2013 at 01:37 PM (#4598685)
What's the point of the Fielder contract, etc. if you are not going to be in "win now" mode? Won't they just try to win with Scherzer and just collect the pick afterwards (or trade him in July if the season is a disaster)?


Exactly. But an article headlined "Tigers willing to trade Rick Porcello" isn't going to get Heyman any clicks...
   10. Walt Davis Posted: November 12, 2013 at 06:35 PM (#4598909)
Tigers are expected to be willing to consider the possibility of trading Scherzer!

EDIT: Snark aside, it is the perfect time to trade Porcello, shift Smyly (or somebody) to the rotation, save some money to spend on a LF.
   11. Ron J2 Posted: November 12, 2013 at 06:49 PM (#4598919)
As a friend of mine has observed every team is open to trading anybody. Provided the return is a better player, a top prospect and cash.

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