Oct 19, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Tigers center fielder Austin Jackson reacts after being picked off during the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox in game six of the American League Championship Series playoff baseball game at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Tigers Links 11/26/13: Don’t Trade Austin Jackson!


Why Trading Austin Jackson is a Bad Idea — Bless You Boys

Last week, rumors floated around that the Tigers were listening to offers for Austin Jackson. Trading him would be a bad, bad idea.

New Tiger Ian Kinsler will ‘play hard and play to win’ — Detroit News

“That’s really what it’s all about when I play, is making sure my teammates are having fun and focused on winning, and that I’m doing the same.

“I’m an emotional player. I like to scream and yell and jump up and down and show emotion when I play. And I’m gonna try to bring that as best I can every day.”

Rangers introduce No. 84, Prince Fielder — Fox Sports Detroit

With his new team also comes a new jersey number. Fielder will wear No. 84 with the Rangers, not the No. 28 he had worn through his 1,322 career games with Milwaukee (2005-11) and Detroit (2012-13).

“It’s a new start I guess, and 84 is the year I was born. It’s just fresh,” he said. “I think it works.”

That also happens to be the last year the Tigers won the World Series.

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