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  1. Houston Astros Prospect Report: Jason Martin's Quietly-Dominant Season in GreenevilleRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    Center fielder Jason Martin was the second-youngest player on the 2014 Greeneville Astros squad, behind only shortstop Kristian Trompiz . Yet, his 125 wRC+ easily led the team among players who had 150 or more plate appearances.

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  2. Tigers claim relief pitcher Josh Zeid from AstrosRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | ClickOnDetroit

    The Detroit Tigers claimed Josh Zeid, a right-handed relief pitcher, off waivers from the Houston Astros on Thursday. To make room for the 27-year-old, Detroit designated speedy outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment.

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  3. What should we expect from J.D. Martinez in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Bless You Boys

    When a relatively obscure player bursts upon the scene in boffo fashion it's natural and fair to ask a simple question: can he do it again? In a season full of stories both good and ill, perhaps no story was better in Detroit than the rise of J.D. Martinez from waiver wire refugee to legitimate power threat batting in the middle of the second-best offense in the American League. It was nearly a heaven-sent match.

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  4. Is It Time To Be Aggressive With Top Prospects?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Climbing Tal's Hill

    Mar 5, 2014; Kissimmee, FL, USA; Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa dives for a ground ball during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Osceola County Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Astros fans can all agree that Jeff Luhnow has taken a slow and steady approach to the rebuild, as evident by the three straight losing season that the team endured from 2011-2013, but 2014 finally gave us a glimpse to the light at the end of the tunnel.

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  5. GIBBY Awards shine light on 10 who broke out at the plateRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Major League Baseball

    Another wave of great hitters burst onto the Major League scene in 2014. Whether it was young players making their mark for the first time or others who simply had not hit their stride in previous years, a number of players had breakout seasons at the plate.

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  6. Altuve a finalist for Players Choice American League outstanding player awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Houston Chronicle

    Jose Altuve is one of three finalists for the Players Choice American League outstanding player award, along with Mike Trout of the Angels and Victor Martinez of the Tigers. Players Choice awards are voted on by fellow major leaguers.

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  7. Coles leaves Tigers to be Crew's head hitting coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Detroit Tigers

    The Tigers made no changes on manager Brad Ausmus' coaching staff after the season, but they're going to need a new assistant hitting coach. Darnell Coles, who made a good impression in that position, was hired by the Brewers on Thursday to be their head hitting coach.

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  8. Brewers name Darnell Coles as hitting coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Brew Crew Ball

    Coles returns to the Brewers after previously spending four seasons as a minor league coach and manager. The organization still needs a first base coach.

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  9. Who was the Tigers' biggest surprise?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Bless You Boys

    Rajai Davis congratulates Miguel Cabrera after he scored a run during the eleventh inning against the Rays on August 19 - Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Earlier this week we considered who disappointed us most this season. You have spoken, and Joe Nathan wins the prize.

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  10. Detroit Tigers 2014 Grades: J.D. MartinezRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | Motor City Bengals

    Earlier today we gave Victor Martinez his season grade , so it's natural we next give a grade to the man who followed him in the lineup so often, hit back-to-back homers on multiple occasions, and became part of the duo better known as the Super Martinez Brothers. J.D. Martinez had a season he probably never dreamed of when he reported to the Houston Astros' Spring Training facility in Kissimmee, Florida.

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  11. Tigers report card: J.D. Martinez was a gift from the baseball godsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Bless You Boys

    In an outfield that desperately needed production, J.D. Martinez came out of nowhere to deliver one of the best offensive seasons in all of Major League Baseball. J.D. Martinez .

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  12. Mailbag: Nick Castellanos is still the Tigers' third basemanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Bless You Boys

    We here at Bless You Boys are lucky to have a knowledgable and passionate fanbase, both for us and the team we cover on a daily basis. With social media taking over the blogging world, we get more questions about the Tigers than ever before.

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  13. Looking back: Most memorable moments of Tigers' 2014...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2014 | ClickOnDetroit

    When the 2014 Major League Baseball season began, fans in Detroit had one goal in mind: The Tigers had to win the World Series. This season was a disappointment for the Tigers by many accounts.

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  14. Tigers 2014 season in review: March and AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Bless You Boys

    The Tigers roared out to a 4-0 start with two walkoff wins and 23 runs in those first four games, leading many to believe that going 162-0 was a distinct possibility. Rookie manager Brad Ausmus won his first couple of replay challenges , Ian Kinsler was tearing the cover off the ball, and Joe Nathan was blowing saves.

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  15. 5 Biggest Surprises of Week 1 of the 2014 MLB PostseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | BleacherReport

    We've seen teams mount unimaginable comebacks late in games, whether it be the Kansas City Royals rallying to defeat the Oakland A's in the AL Wild Card Game or the Baltimore Orioles getting to the Detroit Tigers bullpen for four runs in the bottom of the eighth inning in American League Division Series Game 2. We've also seen some historical collapses, most notably Clayton Kershaw yielding seven earned runs to the St. Louis Cardinals during the seventh inning of National League Division Series Game 2. It certainly wasn't what anyone was expecting for the soon-to-be three-time NL Cy Young Award winner. In general, the first week of the postseason has been full of surprises.

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  16. Hitting gurus: J.D.'s transformation a team effortRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Detroit Tigers

    You take previously untapped potential, sprinkle it with the wisdom of a secret sage and refine it with the recommendations of some seasoned tutors, and you have the story of J.D. Martinez 's season. Every team in baseball in this run-sapped environment is going to be looking for the next Martinez this winter.

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  17. A sleeper who woke up: J.D. Martinez, OF, Detroit TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Minor League Ball

    Detroit Tigers outfielder J.D. Martinez was one of the best hitters in the American League in 2014: among players with 400 or more plate appearances, Martinez ranked sixth with a 153 wRC+. His .315/.355/.553 line combined with Victor Martinez and Miguel Cabrera to give the Tigers lineup three of the top eight most productive bats in the junior circuit.

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  18. MLB Playoffs 2014: Former Astros dot the roster of postseason contendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    Having trouble deciding who to cheer for this postseason? This list of former Astros playing in October might help you out. One of the greatest myths in all of sports fandom is that you should cheer for every single ex-player who's ever passed through your team or program.

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  19. MLB Playoff Preview: Who should Astros fans root for?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Crawfish Boxes

    The team hasn't sniffed the postseason in years. Who can Astros fans root for in baseball's second season? We only have a few more weeks left to watch this terrific game.

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  20. Lets be proud of the TigersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Bless You Boys

    When the season began there was talk of how the Tigers should have clinched their division by September, how they should be able to blow every other team in the Central away by 15 games, how it should be a cakewalk for them all the way to the World Series. Nobody predicted that their 4th straight division championship would come down to the last day of the season, and nobody certainly would have expected the division clinching win to be delivered by David Price .

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