Team 94: The 1995 Tigers

Posted: 11th November 2009 by Blake VandeBunte in MLB
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Year: 1995 Record: 60-84 (late start due to 1994 strike) Win Percentage: .417 Win Percentage Change: -44 Run Differential: -190 Pythagorean Record: 55-89 AL Finish: 12th of 14 Manager: Sparky Anderson Best Transaction: Traded Mike Henneman to the Houston Astros for Phil Nevin.á Henneman was lights-out for the Tigers during the first half of the 1995 season.á He had a 1.53 ERA on Aug. 10 when this deal went down. He was on pace for several career-bests, but was 33 years old, coming off an awful season and playing for a terrible club.á Hence the trade. Nevin would go onto make an All-Star team and drive in 100 runs four different times.á Sure, none of this happened with the Tigers, but still. Worst Transaction: Traded Tony Phillips to the California Angels for Chad Curtis.á I hated thi ...

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