Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tweet partings: Tigers bid Will Rhymes farewell

Using Beatnik Ramble Rhymes, it spit out…“in she bid Tigers Zelter mighty to see the likes of thee, and oh!  The smell, the smell, the awful smell!”

But an October editorial comment on Twitter Rhymes authored during the Tigers-Rangers playoff series probably eliminated any chance he would join Ryan Raburn, Ramon Santiago, and Danny Worth in a bid for second-base work in 2012.

During that Oct. 8 game against the Rangers, Rhymes, who was not on the playoff roster, disagreed with manager Jim Leyland’s decision to pinch-run Worth for Santiago.

“I turned the game off when Danny ran for Santi,” Rhymes wrote on his Twitter account.

“They are the same speed, at best. Very confused. I’ll check the box tomorrow.”

Dave Dombrowski, president and general manager for the Tigers, made little of Rhymes’ punditry when asked about Monday’s decision, although he acknowledged: “I don’t think it was something that you’d recommend a player to do. But it didn’t have anything to do with our decision.”

Repoz Posted: December 13, 2011 at 10:18 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: media, tigers

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogWalt Davis on Projections
(4 - 9:29am, Feb 17)
Last: Pops Freshenmeyer

NewsblogCC Sabathia has chance to bolster Hall of Fame case before retiring after 2019 season
(65 - 9:28am, Feb 17)
Last: DanG

NewsblogOT Soccer Thread, v.2019
(180 - 9:20am, Feb 17)
Last: AuntBea calls himself Sky Panther

NewsblogRed Sox' Dustin Pedroia says, in hindsight, he shouldn't have had knee surgery
(14 - 7:47am, Feb 17)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogDid The Cubs Miss Their Chance To Be A Dynasty?
(11 - 7:33am, Feb 17)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogPeter O'Brien to play right field for Marlins
(5 - 3:13am, Feb 17)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogBaseball Savant MLB Draft Application | baseballsavant.com
(5 - 12:35am, Feb 17)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogEnd of free Cubs games on local TV: Team partners with Sinclair to launch regional sports network in 2020
(34 - 12:03am, Feb 17)
Last: Man o' Schwar

NewsblogWhy is David Price wearing No. 10? Red Sox hurler keeps switch a mystery
(6 - 12:02am, Feb 17)
Last: Barry`s_Lazy_Boy

NewsblogChris Berman Will Be One of the Red Sox Announcers This Year
(48 - 12:00am, Feb 17)
Last: Barry`s_Lazy_Boy

NewsblogOT - 2018-19 NBA thread (All-Star Weekend to Twelfth of Never edition)
(28 - 10:04pm, Feb 16)
Last: Tin Angel

NewsblogLuis Severino Agrees to 4-Year Deal as Yankees Try to Lock Up Young Core
(5 - 9:31pm, Feb 16)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

Hall of Merit2020 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(159 - 9:17pm, Feb 16)
Last: Dr. Chaleeko

NewsblogNightengale: Trevor Bauer's radical idea on MLB contracts could benefit everyone
(19 - 6:47pm, Feb 16)
Last: Fancy Crazy Town Banana Pants Handle

NewsblogMad Max: On what the Nationals ace believes is ‘poisoning’ the game – The Athletic
(41 - 4:47pm, Feb 16)
Last: alilisd

Page rendered in 0.2029 seconds
44 querie(s) executed