DETROIT (AP) Brandon Inge (white) decided family roots in Michigan, what young children some stability in the school and with friends. When engineers decided to buy their services to the highest bidder in free agency this winter, his wife and children were left in place. He did not want to leave behind to and fortunately for him, wanted to keep the Tigers in 10 Santonio Holmes black jersey
order. Inge signed $ 11500000000 two-year contract Thursday. The agreement includes a $ 6000000000 optiion club in 2013 with a purchase of $ 500,000.
I could not have happier elsewhere, said Inge. That's all I know. His home here. I couldve had more, but you never know. The money is not worth the happiness that I seemed here.Shani Inge the luckiest man in his Comerica Park after her husband at a press conference.
Detroit was happy that the agreement is made, too. Team president and general manager Dave Dombrowski said it was an easy decision to try again to sign Inge, after the organization held a meeting to make plans for the future. Everyone wanted to put in this room Brandon Dombrowski said. It gives us stability base.Inge third place in the American League had the best percentage of commissioning between the third basemen in this year's 97.7. He hit .247 with 13 home runs and 70 RBIs in 144 games last season, a year after an All-Star.
He debuted with the Tigers in 2001 and has a career .237 with 136 home runs hit rate and 564 RBI in 1297 games. Inge broke the franchise record by striking out Lou Whitaker in 1099 this year despite playing in nearly 1,000 fewer games.
Hesa very good defensive player, Dombrowski said. Collaborate With offensive hes got a little pop in his bat. It's not a high hit rate and strikes more than you want. But if you look at 4 Brett Favre Purple jersey
the big picture, player.Inge HESA pretty well gets $ 5,500,000 in each of the next two seasons, the Tigers have only three days after the 2012 World Series to decide on the option. If rejected, the purchase to 15 January 2013 paid.
The Tigers think they give very good players behind the pickup box and left so that they are planning to Alex Avila (notes) and Ryan Raburn (notes) the opportunity to have their best players in these positions. Dombrowski said he was optimistic Jhonny Peralta (notes), the shortstop of the team in 2011. The Tigers have an option of $ 7,000,000 contract Peralta with a purchase of $ 250,000, but may decline to exercise and try to re sign a new agreement.
Detroit Outfielder hopes of a production cycle, you add even a Designated Hitter Bat Adam Dunn (notes) in the off season and strengthen their bullpen closer Jose Valverde (notes).
said Dombrowski said the Tigers were on the back Magglio Ordonez (notes) that opened $ 15,000,000 option declined theyve announced, but he wanted to see how the outfielder, 36, calls the season in the lower right ankle surgery.
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winter, whether the Tigers and Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch also buy only from the Pistons. Dombrowski said Ilitch no budget for the baseball team has been paid the same.
We do not even have these discussions, said Dombrowski.