Team 88: The 2005 Detroit Tigers

Posted: 20th November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 2005 Record: 71-91 Win %: .438 Win % Change: -6 Run Differential: -64 Pythagorean Record: 75-87 AL Finish: 11th of 14 Manager: Alan Trammell Best Transaction: Signing Magglio Ordonez as a free agent.á The Tigers made their second major free-agent splash in two seasons with the signing of Magglio.á IÆm ignoring his semi-bad contract here and focusing solely on the Tigers signing a guy that would be a major presence in the middle of the Tigers lineup for the bulk of his contract.á Magglio didnÆt give a lot to the 2005 club as he was injured for most of it, but this move has been positive over the long haul.á Oh and by the way, the club also made that famous Ugueth Urbina-for-Placido Polanco deal.á Hard to argue with either of these moves. Worst Transaction: Traded three prospec ...

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