Team 92: The 1999 Tigers

Posted: 13th November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1999 Record: 69-92 Win Percentage: .429 Win Percentage Change: +.028 Run Differential: -135 Pythagorean Record: 68-93 AL Finish: 11th of 14 Manager: Larry Parrish á Best Transaction: Traded Bryce Florie to the Boston Red Sox for Mike Maroth Florie was a fringe big leaguer at best and was a mop-up guy in the bullpen. Maroth is best known for losing 21 games in 2003, but he threw nearly 900 innings while with the Tigers, and that has to count for something. Someone had to start those games, right? á Worst Transaction: Traded Luis Gonzalez to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Karim Garcia Do I really need to explain this one? Gonzalez hit nearly 60 home runs in 2001, and Garcia struck out at a near-record pace in his brief time with the Tigers. Gonzalez made five All-Star games, while Garc ...

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