David Dombrowski (born July 27, 1956) is the current president, CEO, and general manager of the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball.
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Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski was fired without warning
New president of baseball ops Dave Dombrowski is well-suited for his latest challenge
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Verducci sits down w/ Dave Dombrowski to discuss his role as Pres of Baseball Ops for the on 6pE http:…
Dave Dombrowski looks like he wants George Will to write the preface to Dave's memoirs:
Dave Dombrowski: Red Sox no closer to hiring new GM
Over 37 years, Dombrowski would overcome historic miscalculations to establish himself as preeminent team builder
and they have Dave Dombrowski to build. What talent? Fat Panda? Hanley? I do like Bogaerts for sure though.
From last Sun., what's it like to trade w/new prez Dave Dombrowski? We ask his peers:
Over 37 years, Dave Dombrowski would become the man in the middle, which is all he ever wanted
ICYMI: 71 pages that helped define Dave Dombrowski
You heard it here first. Dave Dombrowski is a god
Dave Dombrowski to . via Meanwhile OF-Baserunning coord. George Lombard left for Braves
A gift from the Gods? More like a gift from Sandy Alderson and Dave Dombrowski.
“It’s like he was born for this.’’ Inside Dave Dombrowski's baseball ascent http
In-depth piece from Bob Hohler on the path Dave Dombrowski took to the
Great look by at Dave Dombrowski's long and carefully orchestrated rise in baseball
Keeping notes as he paid his dues, Dave Dombrowski rose to the top via
Dave Dombrowski 'impressed' with John Farrell, still focused on manager's health
Dave Dombrowski has a very Mr. Rogers-type quality. Let's see him in a cardigan...
Red Sox hire Dave Dombrowski as president; Ben Cherington out as GM. Hollande. 572
As his cold, Dr. Claw-like clutch wraps around the back of Torey Lovullo's neck, Dave Dombrowski whispers: "Play Jackie Bradley in center."
Love how Dave Dombrowski "built the foundation" for the '94 Expos. DAN DUQUETTE assembled that squad through a variety of incredible trades.
And on the day Dave Dombrowski arrives, the admit blowing $9.5 million on FA Justin Masterson, and release him.
If there's ever a movie about Dave Dombrowski's life, Chris Parnell has to play him
Baseball Tonight crew discusses the impact new president of baseball ops Dave Dombrowski will have on the Red Sox.
Would be great if Dave Dombrowski made a splash in Boston by trading for Carlos Pena and paying for the soda in the Oakland clubhouse.
.name Dave Dombrowski pres. of baseball operations; GM Ben Cherington to step down.
Red Sox President in waiting Sam Kennedy announced to the team,post game,of the decision to hire Dave Dombrowski.
Red Sox Hire Dombrowski as President; GM Cherington Is Out: Red Sox bring in Dave Dombrowski as president; Ben...
Breaking: GM Ben Cherington is leaving the Sox. Dave Dombrowski will become the new president of baseball operations.
Dave Dombrowski just traded for Joe Nathan, Joba Chamberlain, Phil Coke and Joaquin Benoit to "fix" the BP. Welcome to your future,
The mystery is over: Dave Dombrowski is hired as president of baseball operations for Boston
Frank Wren is the leading contender to be GM under Dave Dombrowski with the now that Ben Cherington is leaving.
Red Sox announce Dave Dombrowski joining immediately as president of baseball operations.
BREAKING: Red Sox announce that Dave Dombrowski is new president of baseball operations and Ben Cherington will step down…
announce they have hired Dave Dombrowski as president of baseball operations. Effective immediately
announce that Dave Dombrowski is their new president of baseball operations.
ICYMI - Jon Morosi of Fox Sports thinks it's likely that Dave Dombrowski will become the new President.
He is the same guy who cited Dave Dombrowski as the favorite to replace Bud Selig. He’s an embarrassment.
Breaking: Dave Dombrowski released from contract. Al Avila announced as new general manager and executive VP of baseball operations.
Dave Dombrowski already is drawing plenty of interest. The Leading potential clubs:
.promote assistant GM Al Avila to Executive VP of Baseball Operations and GM. Dave Dombrowski released from his contract.
Man, that Dave Dombrowski was classy as Fred Blassie. Didn't badmouth his former employer at all. Knows how to play the networking game. Jus
FG on JABO: Looking at Dave Dombrowski's ability to construct a bullpen.
Dombrowski had only one weakness in Detroit: The Tigers had a strong run of success during Dave Dombrowski's t...
I just can't see Dave Dombrowski landing with amid the Mike Scioscia-Arte Moreno dynamic. He has too many options.
Lol at how my mental health days always lead me to the mall Dave Dombrowski
Arian Foster out w/ severe groin injury Dave Dombrowski released from Detroit Tigers Yahoo & I are having a mutual field day
Respected GM Dave Dombrowski is available; are Angels interested? - Los Angeles Times: Los Angele...
If you think Dave Dombrowski had a better tenure in Detroit than Joe Dumars you really should smoke some more crack.
A look at the top in so far today: RB Arian Foster, Dave Dombrowski, Floyd
Somehow, Dave Dombrowski is unemployed, but Jack Zduriencik isn't.
So, in the last year or so, Detroit has lost Ndamukong Suh, Max Scherzer, Greg Monroe, Dave Dombrowski. Datsyuk maybe next.
Just saw the Arian Foster and Dave Dombrowski headlines and I'm double shocked. DD loss a huge blow to the Tigers, Foster to my hopes
Dave Dombrowski out as Tigers GM via Big news in Tiger Town
Joe Dumars won a ring as an executive in Detroit. Dave Dombrowski did not.
Joe Dumars got killed in this town (rightfully so) and he won a championship. So no, I don't feel bad at all for Dave Dombrowski. Bye.
We live in a world where Jack Zduriencik is allowed to keep his job as a major league GM while Dave Dombrowski is not.
Dave Dombrowski now an appealing free agent. presidency one possible job for him.
John Keating preps for pregame (12:30 on FSD) while, to his right, Jim Leyland and Dave Dombrowski watch BP. http…
Dave Dombrowski is trying to pull a Billy Bean
If Dave Dombrowski 'knew it in his heart' that the Tiger's needed to sell then how can't he see the needed managerial change?
Two-day reboot reshapes Tigers' farm system via
Dave Dombrowski: "Our starting pitching will be addressed in the wintertime":
Just for all you know Ausmus doesn't finalize any trades or make any choices. Dave Dombrowski is the one who pulls the strings
Dave Dombrowski Says Trades Made 'Stronger Going into Next Yr' — 'You do what's best for your organization':
Fenech: Tigers GM pacing 'reboot' by restocking pitching
"GM: We're Stronger Going into Next Year" via in other words waving the white flag for this year
Tigers Dave Dombrowski does well getting Norris and Fulmer for next year?
Fenech: Tigers GM pacing 'reboot' by restocking pitching via
.GM reaffirms his value, should return in 2016
Trade deadline evening when Dave Dombrowski is my wise, old, Grandpa passing on baseball wisdom to his sad, disappointed grand…
Sharp: reaffirms his value, should return in '16
Sharp: Tigers GM reaffirms his value, should return in '16; And Tigers will be worst in 2016 and beyond.. via
Two-day reboot reshapes Tigers' farm system: Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski and ownership agreed on Wedne...
Tigers' Dombrowski reaffirms his value over last 3 days, should return next year
Did Dave Dombrowski just trade David Price to a team he might be the president of next season?
Games like that one are why Dave Dombrowski traded away the Tigers' good players. 15 hits. 7 runs. Lost.
"I assure you that our goal going into next year will be to try to win a world championship," Dave Dombrowski said.
JMO... but, Rick Hahn sends his regards but I think Dave Dombrowski did the right thing. We`ll see. I wish the Sox still had DD.
Randy Smith or Dave Dombrowski? I guess Dumbo since Cabrera is in the D. Otherwise...?
After covering him tonight, anyone else think GM Dave Dombrowski be one of Dorothy's love interests on
Has Dave Dombrowski been drafting pitching for thirteen years?
Analysis: Despite rumors, it seems likely that Yoenis Cespedes is gone for good: General manager Dave Dombrowski…
Why has Dave Dombrowski never been able to get this team a decent bullpen?
Good job Dombrowski! This Tiger pen might be the worst in team history. Every off season it needs to be fixed but only gets worse.Fire Dave!
Just so everyone knows I have officially jumped on the San Francisco Giants bandwagon until Dave Dombrowski is fired
MLB: Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski believes trades make team stronger going into next season
How many of you are pleased with Dave Dombrowski's recent moves with the Detroit Tigers? Are two no name players a fair trade for Cespedas?
I am trying to! Another great Dombrowski payroll adjustment. How'd that work out Dave?!
Tyler Collins is coming up because he's playing well and the Tigers want Steven Moya to continue playing everyday, Dave Dombrowski said.
Dave Dombrowski on trades: 'This makes us a much stronger organization going into next year'
This Cespedes thing with the and could be a DREAM scenario for Dave Dombrowski. Difference for division…
Unless LA Dodgers make final minute of the final hour call to Dave Dombrowski, Price is headed to Toronto for 3 of team's top 10 prospects.
I have a trade for u. Tigers send aver lander and get back Peterson and Kershaw. Fair deal?. Sincerely, Dave Dombrowski
Tigers are reportedly looking at Aroldis Chapman and Jeff Samardzija? Ok I see you Dave Dombrowski
Dave Dombrowski strokes the collar of his striped polo and laughs evilly. Johnny Cueto cowers in fear. Bryan Price breaks down in tears.
Always remember: Dave Dombrowski traded Edwin Jackson (and Granderson) for Scherzer, Austin Jackson, and Phil Coke. Our GM is good.
Remember when Dave Dombrowski turned a good half-year of Edwin Jackson into five years of Max Scherzer? Good times.
Just saw GM Dave Dombrowski strolling along Michigan Avenue, by himself, soaking in a beautiful Chicago day. It's good to be boss.
Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski said that Brother Rice outfielder Nick Plummer is going to be a No. 1 draft choice in 2015…
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How off-season moves by Dave Dombrowski have spurred hot start by Detroit Tigers My column
ICYM - On how moves by GM Dave Dombrowski has spurred Detroit Tigers hot start
Joe Nathan hit the 15-day disabled list with a right elbow flexor strain, Dave Dombrowski said.
Tigers Dombrowski on Valverde: Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski talks about bringing back closer Jose
not fully sure, but I know they want holland fired along with Dave Dombrowski maybe mad he didn't get E Kane?
Dang! What the heck was Dave Dombrowski thinking when we traded Andrew Miller! We need him! Who did. Oh
Dave Dombrowski said there've been lots of discussions. Nothing imminent. I get the sense another OF is closer to…
Pat Riley. John Hart. Dave Dombrowski. 3 guys who take up the entire overrated Mount Rushmore.
My takes aren't typically this hot, but if Dave Dombrowski was willing to give Hanrahan and Johnson a try, how about Johnny Venters?
Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Friday that the club will not re-sign Torii Hunter.
Dave Dombrowski on OF situation following trade for Anthony Gose: "We feel comfortable right now where we are."
Dave Dombrowski on Anthony Gose: 'We believe he has the chance to be an everyday center fielder'
Dave Dombrowski said they think Anthony Gose will have a chance to be the Tigers' everyday CF: "That's why we brought him on board."
Dave Dombrowski: "Anthony is a true center fielder than can provide us with above average defense in center field with a go…
Dave Dombrowski confirms the deal on Detroit's end: Devon Travis for Anthony Gose.
GM Dave Dombrowski, as expected, said he'd "love" to re-sign Victor Martinez. But, again, no decisions have been made.
Poor Mike Rizzo. Couldn’t get Dave Dombrowski to give him 4 Doug Fisters in that prison *** rape of a trade.
Dave Dombrowski to blame for Detroit Tigers' epic fail | Rob Parker - Home
Looks like Al Kaline, Willie Horton, Dave Dombrowski, Joba Chamberlain, Phil Coke are part of ceremony honoring Derek Jeter.
Brad Ausmus and Dave Dombrowski are crazy if they are going to stick with Joe Nathan come October. They are compromising Tigers' season.
Have to tip the cap to Dave Dombrowski. If he doesn't trade for David Price it's very sketchy right now for the Tigers postseason odds.
IMO, Dave Dombrowski's best trade as Tigers GM. And that's saying something, too.
/whisper shouts Dave Dombrowski follows you FIVE times?
Nobody on the internet knows you are Dave Dombrowski, nobody
Miss Texas already received a call from Dave Dombrowski to replace Joe Nathan as closer.
Can dave dombrowski and the organization please hire some new scouts to find real talent.
Dave dombrowski panicked and traded avisail Garcia away to white sox. What a joke lol. I hope he becomes a star.
Dave Dombrowski is gonna put the cleats on and hit 5th next game, in his pinpoint oxford.
Now wait a minute ... is that a lefty on the mound for the tonight? But Dave Dombrowski told me the rar…
Random thought: how good would Dave Dombrowski be at fantasy football?
Dave Dombrowski I'm happy you're staying! Please help the find a way to keep
Free honey mustard and an exchange of salutations with Tigers President, CEO and GM: Dave Dombrowski (at
OT: Manfred is new MLB Commish: Rumors the Dave Dombrowski received some love duri…
Dave Dombrowski got as close to the commissioners’ job as Pete Rose. Chalk another one up for Lynn Henning.
The Tigers get to keep Dave Dombrowski! “Manfred is new commissioner.
Not Dave Dombrowski as the next Mlb commish but Rob Manfred as the 10th commish in mlb history.
Dear Dave Dombrowski please find a way to keep Max ! Dear Max please don't go ! tigers tigers
I'm telling you, Dave Dombrowski is going to swoop in and steal the commissioner job. Why do you think this is taking so long?
Dave Dombrowski is at the owners' meetings in Baltimore. Won't be involved -- in person -- today during any discussions with Joe Nathan.
Tulowitzki to have season-ending hip surgery via here's one guy Super Dave Dombrowski won't go after.
Will you please contact Dave Dombrowski & ask him why is flipping of Tigers fans?
Victor Martinez is money. You can always count on him to get big hits. He is one of Dave Dombrowski's best signings. He is *** good.
Buck Farmer struck out 22 hitters in a high school game. Dave Dombrowski sure loves his power pitchers, doesn't he?
Share a Coke with David! Drinking a bottle of Coke while doing some accounting.
Did the Tigers' Dealin' Dave Dombrowski make one trade too many? He might have, to the Nationals' benefit.
Dave Dombrowski's number should be blocked in the Marlins Park offices.
take low-risk flyer on reliever Jim Johnson. . Dave Dombrowski: "We think it's worth the gamble."
Tigers' Dave Dombrowski hopes Jim Johnson can help in bullpen "at some point.".
Mlive: Dave Dombrowski hopeful Jim Johnson can help strengthen bullpen: 'We think it's worth the gamble'
Dave Dombrowski said Jim Johnson's arm strength is good. Issue has been control.
Detroit Tigers confirm that they have agreed to terms with Jim Johnson. Will speak to Dave Dombrowski about it shortly.
Tigers get Johnson, eh? Guess that whole Verlander-to-the-pen thing didn't impress Dave Dombrowski.
Oakland’s Billy Beane added Jon Lester for his formidable rotation, Dave Dombrowski brought in a third Cy Young...
As Tigers GM, Dave Dombrowski has now traded for Miguel Cabrera, David Price, Max Scherzer, Anibal Sanchez and Ian Kinsler.…
Max Scherzer said Dave Dombrowski was in the dugout and on phone with Commish's office and screaming "You gotta get Austi…
"This week on American Greed, how many Cy Youngs are enough? Dave Dombrowski wants them all, at the detriment of baseball fans everywhere"
Dave Dombrowski, you're on the clock
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski confirms that RHP Drew VerHagen will be called up from Triple-A Toledo. VerHagen will pitch Sat…
Baseball Tonight leads with 2 players meeting each other. Why don't they do a story on me meeting Dave Dombrowski and Jim Leyland this week?
A look at the race to replace Bud Selig -- and how Dave Dombrowski fits, or doesn't fit. Detroit News article
Prince Fielder is going to have season ending surgery. Way to know when to flush the toilet Dave Dombrowski
The ineptitude of those in charge of the makes me incredibly happy for the talents of Dave Dombrowski of the and Ken Holland of the
Tigers president Dave Dombrowski defends Miguel Cabrera deal: "I didn't want to lose him.".
And we think footballers are overpaid. Cabrera gets record $292M, 10-year deal • Story Comments LAKELAND, Fla. — This is one number put up by Miguel Cabrera that is not subject to debate. The Triple Crown winner agreed Friday to the richest contract in American sports, a $292 million, 10-year deal with the Detroit Tigers. "I want to finish my career here. I have worked hard to get better, and Detroit is like a house for me," Cabrera said. Cabrera has won the last two AL MVP awards, both times beating out Angels phenom Mike Trout in votes that set off heated disputes in the baseball world. Those in Cabrera's corner claimed his fearsome hitting stats and triple-digit RBIs were worthy. Those touting Trout argued he was a better all-around player and pointed to the value of his WAR, sabermetric for wins above replacement. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski and manager Brad Ausmus stood by Cabrera, flanking him for the announcement at the Tigers' spring training complex. "He's on track to be one of the ...
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski on Miguel Cabrera: "I think he's the best player in baseball" (ESPN) -
I have great respect for Dave Dombrowski but he could've locked up Cabrera for about $3-4M less per year IMO and maybe even 2 less years.
At least Dave Dombrowski has an awesome Tigers colored polo shirt
Everyone else has had their say about the Cabrera deal. So here's Dave Dombrowski's say: "I didn't want to lose him"
attention JOEL EDEN & RHYS Detroit ink slugger Cabrera to record deal the Detroit Tigers have inked Miguel Cabrera to a new contract that will see the superstar slugger earn a reported Major League Baseball record of $US292 million ($A316.10 million) over the next 10 seasons. "When you have a star player, you're much better trying to sign them with two years on the contract rather than one," said Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski said on Friday. "When you get to that one year away, that lure of free agency becomes very large for a player. "Secondly, they get additional pressures to test that market," Dombrowski said, adding that he thought it was the "optimum time" for the team to lock up their star. The Tigers did not disclose the financial terms of the deal, but multiple reports put the value of the eight-year extension at $US248 million ($A268.47 million) guaranteed. Add in the remaining two years on Cabrera's current contract, worth $US44 million ($A47.63 million) and he would make ...
My longwinded Ode to the Newest Worstest Contract in Major League Baseball: "You see, this profession is filled to the brim with unrealistic motherf*ers. Motherf*ers who thought their *** would age like wine. If you mean it turns to vinegar, it does. If you mean it gets better with age, it don't." - Marcellus Wallace (Pulp Fiction) The Detroit Tigers President, Dave Dombrowski, defended giving Miguel Cabrera a 10-year deal today, comparing the two-time MVP to some of the greatest, most sustainable players of all time. According to Dave, it's simple. Past behavior predicts future behavior. And maybe it is that simple, but over SEVERAL factors. In addition to the simple player-to-player comparisons, we have to factor in the competition-- the behavior of the competition as a whole, as well as peripheral factors, such as developments in technology, health & wellness, facilities, and even the cultural differences between, say, Hank Aaron's era and the one in which we currently reside. For better or worse, th . ...
Fox Sports Detroit's Rod Allen tried to congratulate Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski on Miguel Cabrera's extension. Dombrowski left him hanging...TWICE!
It's good to see Dave Dombrowski and the Detroit Tigers show some loyalty to their star player by extending Miguel Cabrera to a 10 year, $292 million dollar deal so he can retire with the Tigers. It would be a shame to see the Tigers best player sign with another team...take for instance the Angels... after all that he has accomplished in Detroit. Good for Detroit for doing it the right way...The Tigers Way!
Dave Dombrowski has a very defined butt-chin. That must be where the magic is.
Hats off to Dave Dombrowski and the Detroit Tigers organization for a job well done in signing Miguel Cabrera to an 8 year contract extension through 2023!!!
Dave Dombrowski is also a Detroit Sports icon. The man is by far the best front office executive in the MLB and has been.
Dave Dombrowski and Brad Ausmus on now live from Lakeland talking Cabrera extension.
Dave Dombrowski and Brad Ausmus discuss Cabrera's contract extension with the
I'm a huge Miguel Cabrera fan but Dave Dombrowski is a total *** 10 year record breaking contract for a guy about to turn 31.
Cabrera agrees to 10-year, $300 million extension with Tigers: Miguel Cabrera, who has won two straight AL MVPs, has agreed to a 10-year extension worth “just under $300 million,” a source told ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick on Thursday. The deal is pending a physical, which is why it hasn’t yet been announced by the team. Cabrera, whose old deal ran through 2015, will be 40 at the conclusion of the contract, meaning he’ll likely be with the Tigers the rest of his career. Writes Jon Heyman, “Cabrera has been playing on a $152 million, eight-year contract that would expire after the ’15 season. People close to him say he loves being a Tiger, and suggested he’s willing to take less than top free-agent dollar to stay in Detroit, although this will turn out to be among the biggest contract in baseball history. “Cabrera is the best offensive player in baseball, but he also has a major allegiance to the Tigers and their people, including president and GM Dave Dombrowski and his assistants, Al Avila and ...
Ep. 33!! We talk UM/MSU Sweet 16, Recent moves by Dave Dombrowski and Martin Mayhew, plus Adam Strozynski cant help but tell interesting stories from opening day from the past!! Great Show!
Our guest this week: • He grew up on the south side of Chicago • He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Western Michigan University • In 1978 he was hired by the Chicago White Sox as an administrative assistant and earned $8,000 per year • In 1991 he helped form the Florida Marlins as their General Manager and later President and led them to a World Series win in 1997 (their 5th year of existence) • In 2002 he became the President & CEO of the Detroit Tigers • Since 2006 he has led the Tigers to 3 playoff appearances and to the World Series in 2006 and 2012 • He is in his 34th season of professional baseball and is the 3rd longest-tenured general manager in baseball today detroit.tigers.mlb.com We’re honored to have Dave Dombrowski as our guest this Sunday, March 30, 2014 on WJR AM-760 at 9:05pm – 10:00pm (EDT).
Rain delay in Lakeland, and not looking promising. We may not get to see any baseball today, but we did have seats right behind Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski and his son.
The cutest thing just happened . We are standing outside the player's clubhouse waiting with our friends (the mom's want to see Brad Ausmus' back side)...while waiting this cute little kid came running up to Matt with a ball and felt marker asking for Matt's signature it was so blooming cute! But here is Dave Dombrowski
Making deals, spending cash like im Dave Dombrowski
Dave Dombrowski on why he traded Fister "YOLO ***
Shawn Windsor: Tigers gamble with 2014 squad; will it pay off with World ... - Detroit Free Press
“Dave Dombrowski valentine. that Is just fantastic
GM calm about contract of Max Scherzer
Source: top three names being kicked around as next George W. Bush, Joe Torre, and Dave Dombrowski.
Now you know what Dave Dombrowski felt like. Apparently, trade was in the "works" since the Winter Meetings.
Also, Dombrowski said that Dave dressing up is the highlight of every semester.
Kelley, it probably ranks up there with Dave Dombrowski's job right now.or Brad Asmus, with the expectations.
.GM doesn't seem to be sweating contract
Tigers GM doesn't seem to be sweating Scherzer contract - Detroit Free Press
The Pistons need to quit screwing around, fire Joe Dumars, and hire Dave Dombrowski already so we can get rid of J-Smoove's contract.
Mike Illitch needs to buy the Pistons from Gores, fire Dumars and make Dave Dombrowski our GM. He prolly knows more about bball then Dumars.
S/o to Dave Dombrowski, or his brother, who took Robbie Ray 1st and Devon Travis 2nd in my dynasty league draft.
At the airport I look up and it's Dave Dombrowski boarding a flight for Tampa. Almost forgot how close we are
Then-Expos GM Dave Dombrowski was younger than six players on his team and Bob Costas in 1988.
DETROIT -- The Tigers have not heard an arbitration ruling since Dave Dombrowski took over as president and general manager. Their latest test to that perfect record begins now. The first step in the Tigers' arbitration process came Tuesday, when the half-dozen remaining eligible players filed. That move from starters Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer, outfielders Andy Dirks and Austin Jackson, reliever Al Alburquerque and catcher Alex Avila was procedural and expected. The next, and more important, step comes Friday, when the team and players are scheduled to exchange arbitration figures. Those are the two salary numbers between which an arbitrator must choose if a case goes to a hearing. More importantly, they offer a middle ground in which the two sides can negotiate. Six of last year's seven arbitration-eligible Tigers reached agreements on one-year contracts just before the deadline to exchange numbers, including Avila, Jackson and Porcello. The one Tiger who didn't, Scherzer, settled just before a hear ...
West Michigan Whitecaps Winter Banquet to include Detroit Tigers' star pitcher along with team president Dave Dombrowski.
From Baseball America: DETROIT—Dave Dombrowski said he learned a lesson from Roland Hemond early in his career. Robbie Ray “Any time you trade the known for the unknown, it won’t be a popular deal,” Dombrowski said. So Detroit’s general manager expected some heat when he traded workhorse starter Doug Fister to Washington for three players, including lefthander Robbie Ray. When discussing the deal with reporters, Dombrowski said the 22-year-old lefty was the key to the deal. “We think this guy is a premium, young, lefthanded pitcher on the verge of pitching in the league leagues,” Dombrowski said. “They’re not easy to find.” Ray was a 12th-round pick in 2010, and in his first three years with the Nationals he didn’t show the hard fastball he flashed in high school. But last season Ray saw his velocity jump. So did the strikeouts. After averaging 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings at high Class A Potomac in 2012, he averaged 10.7 strikeouts per nine in 16 starts there in 2013. That helped ...
Jim Leyland says he will be 'special assistant' to Dave Dombrowski, Detroit Tigers. (Sent from Free_Press)
Today's draft pick blast from the past - Dave Dombrowski and the Florida Marlins are sitting with the 2nd overall...
--from Woody Woodriffe So here we are again, the Tigers making another off-season move. This time it's adding Joba Chamberlain and not re-signing Jose Veras-- at first I was completely content to let Tigers G.M. Dave Dombrowski assemble all of the pieces before I commented on the puzzle, but tonight I'm starting to worry that the final picture will not have nearly enough in it to be recognizable!! Now there's still work to be done, but the question is do you still have TRUST in Dombrowski? Or are your nerves getting the better of you? - Opinions, please!!!
Once thought of as a star of the future for the New York Yankees, Joba Chamberlain agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney. The deal is worth $2.5 million, $500,000 less than what sources said the Arizona Diamondbacks offered the right-hander Wednesday. Chamberlain had spent his entire seven-year career with the Yankees. He exploded on the scene as a 21-year-old in 2007. In 19 games, he posted a 0.38 ERA with 34 strikeouts in 24 relief innings. The Yankees then tried to turn him into a starter. In 42 games and 12 starts the next season, he posted a 4-3 record and a 2.60 ERA, again with more strikeouts than innings pitched. But things went downhill from there. Injuries and ineffectiveness ended the starter experiment, and Chamberlain never really developed into a reliable bridge to Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera. Last season, Chamberlain appeared in 45 games and posted a 4.93 ERA and 1.74 WHIP. Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski had recently i ...
Chris, Have you seen any Tiger reps yet. Dave Dombrowski or Brad Ausmus
Angels' Place resident Ryan drew a picture of Comerica Park. It raised $4,444. Here he is with Dave Dombrowski:
Dave Dombrowski: Bounce back by Andy Dirks would be 'ideal solution' for Detroit Tigers in left field
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski reportedly almost traded Justin Verlander and Doug Fister for entire Houston Astros organization but decided he'd be less embarrassed getting fleeced by anyone else.
When asked about the criticism DD is receiving regarding the Doug Fister trade, and reports that other GMs didn't even know that Fister was available and would have offered more... "Well, first of all, I would love to hear the GMs that said that... secondly, I feel we did a tremendous due diligence. (DD apparently lifts a sheet to show a list of young pitchers in the league). I called all the GMs of the players on this list." -Dave Dombrowski (Stephan)
Tigers' Dave Dombrowski still has dealing to do: Dombrowski and new manager Brad Ausmus still need another rig...
Doug Fister Dealt To Nats, Jim Johnson To A's by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS December 03, 2013 2:36 AM NEW YORK (AP) — On a night usually dominated by news of players let loose, the Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics filled pitching needs with trades. Washington obtained right-hander Doug Fister from Detroit for infielder Steve Lombardozzi and left-handers Robbie Ray and Ian Krol on Monday. Oakland acquired closer Jim Johnson from Baltimore for infielder Jemile Weeks and a player to be named. Fister was 14-9 with a 3.67 ERA last season for the AL Central champions, who last month traded slugging first baseman Prince Fielder to Texas for second baseman Ian Kinsler. "It gives us some flexibility for some other things we want to do," Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said, insisting the trade wasn't made to free money for a long-term deal for AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer, who can leave after next season. Fister joins a talented Nationals rotation that already includes Stephen Strasburg, Jord ...
Drew Sharp: Tigers' Dave Dombrowski deserves benefit of doubt on Doug Fister trade
Secret photo of Dave Dombrowski dealing with the Nationals over Doug Fister.
Not super excited about the Doug Fister trade. I understand we are making cap room for other players, but I loved having four starters that I had complete confidence in. Smiley will most likely be our fourth now. I like having a left-hander in the starting rotation, but I also liked him out of the pen. I am hoping there are more moves in the works. Right now I do not think we are a better over all team than we were last year. Just better on payroll, but not on the field. I am sure Dave Dombrowski has something else up his sleeve.
Can't wait to hear Dave Dombrowski's press conference and how he explains this one!! Doug Fister.. a VERY good starting pitcher for 3 nobodies (actually). Must be something else coming? Has to be? Or??? Are they cutting payroll? FIELDER- GONE..FISTER - GONE.. INFANTE - GONE.. PERALTA - GONE.. But hey they signed Kelly to another contract.. I am sure that makes my wife.. Robin.. happy !!!
Still trying to process the Nationals' trade for pitcher Doug Fister. You have to give up something to get something, and it's clear the Tigers are trading for the future with Ian Krol and Robbie Ray the key components. I know Nats fans love Steve Lombardozzi, but he's really just a utility guy. Any time you can swap a utility guy and a couple of prospects for a guy who's as gifted at getting ground balls as Fister, you do it. In a heartbeat. That said, Dave Dombrowski, the Tigers GM, is smart and sees something he likes on his side of the deal (even if it's just payroll flexibility). Remember, it takes a few seasons to properly judge a trade. So don't let the emotions of the night cloud things. But on the surface, looks like a good job by Nats GM Mike Rizzo.
To everybody who doesn't know: Brad Ausmus isn't doing the trades, it's the GM Dave Dombrowski... so
Could Dave Dombrowski be the next commissioner of baseball?
Possible candidate for next MLB commissioner: Dave Dombrowski?
do you think dave dombrowski will leave the tigers and become mlb commissioner? I hope not
So if Dave Dombrowski becomes the next MLB Comissioner what will happen??
Buster Olney of ESPN reports Dave Dombrowski's name is being being heard more and more as a replacement for retiring baseball commissioner Bud Selig.
Trading Damian Easley was probably a scientific impossibility for Dave Dombrowski to get to the "You try to trade him" stage
According to Buster Olney, executives within the industry are tossing out Dave Dombrowski’s name as a potential replacement for Bud Selig when he vacates the commissioner’s office following the 2014 season. (h/t CBS Sports). It’s been… [ 341 more words. ]
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Consensus growing for Dave Dombrowski to replace Bud Selig as MLB commissioner
Call me Dave Dombrowski. The blazer is on the trading block.
Of COURSE other MLB execs want Dave Dombrowski to be the next commissioner! They're tired of getting swindled by...
Detroit Tigers president/general manager Dave Dombrowski could soon be leaving to take over as the commissioner of Major League Baseball.
Report: Buzz growing about Tigers' Dombrowski as next MLB commish - Detroit Free Press
If Dave dombrowski becomes the commissioner of baseball, it'll be a bittersweet day for every tigers fan
There are talks dave dombrowski could be the next mlb commish. Chris Lash Brandon Cunningham Matthew Hunt Kevin Hunt
It's been interesting in recent weeks to hear more and more executives speak of the Tigers' Dave Dombrowski as a candidate…
Hmm..I thought Prince Fielder and his wife were divorced, but who do we see wearing a Texas Rangers uniform??? Prince and his Wife w/kids. so ...maybe to save his marriage Prince told Dave Dombrowski he wanted out.
ESPN reports that William Clay Ford has given the Lions to Mike Illitch. Illitch immediately instructed Dave Dombrowski to trade the Lions to the Texas Rangers for Prince Fielder and then immediately release Prince Fielder.
Should have called Dave Dombrowski. We would have given them Alex Avila for a song
» 31 Prince Fielder | Prince Fielder To Rangers | unlock ios 6 | site:Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski called his counterpart in Texas, Jon Daniels, Tuesday morning and floated the idea of trading Fielder for Kinsler. "Dave called yesterday and threw out the...
Dave Dombrowski, amid Robinson Cano rumors: 'We plan on having Ian Kinsler as our second baseman' READ HERE:
Do we have Kinsler now?... Yes. Is he an every day second baseman?. NO. Getting Cano for a discount price is possible... Dave Dombrowski uses the force, didn't you know? HOV: "I'm gonna need about 250 to 300 million dollars for my man Robinson over here... nothing less" *HOV LAUGH* Dombrowski: *Raises Hand and waives it from left to right* "You WILL take 100 million and you will front load the contract so it doesn't hurt us in the future... This Deal is over and done" *slides paper and pen to HOV and Cano* Cano and HOV: "Yes Mr. Dombrowski. we will take that deal" Move Cano to Third Base... he's athletic and skilled enough to do it. Easily.
Word on the street, is that Robinson Cano is in Detroit talking to Dave Dombrowski. To this, I say: JUST SAY NO...TO CANO!
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Prince Fielder happy to be in Texas... Prince Fielder is in Texas because he wanted to be. It was up to the slugger to determine whether to allow Wednesday's blockbuster trade to get finalized and he gave his consent in a phone conversation with Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski. "I thought it would be good for everyone," Fielder said Thursday afternoon in a conference call with Rangers beat writers. "I just wanted everyone to be happy." Fielder said he knew the Rangers were a good team and that he'd be going to a contender. He said he wasn't too surprised, noting that the game is a business and trades happen. For the 29-year-old first baseman, the trade means a chance at start over a bit in his career. "It's definitely different," Fielder said. "It's going to be new. I'll take it. It's a fresh start. I'm just happy to be with Texas and hopefully we can have a good year." Fielder goes to a new team in a new division and a chance at new beginnings following a season of struggles. He put up some of the ...
I think Detroit Tiger GM, Dave Dombrowski and new manager Brad Ausmus are making it loud and clear, only a World Series championship will be sastisfactory! Can't get on board with that, pack up and be a looser somewhere else.
Sometimes I think Dave Dombrowski should write a book about running a high-payroll baseball team, but I doubt any other general manager would buy it. Dombrowski does things that don't make much sense, right until the moment they do. And to understand how deftly he has navigated a job that is more di...
dave dombrowski might be the best GM in sports...just sayin'. Im anxious to see his next move or two because he clearly isnt done! Glad to see us get out of the Prince contract, but the terms on which he left were not Tiger like and Avi Garcia makes me hate the White Sox more then i already do!
Dave Dombrowski is the world's greatest magician. Who else can make an albatross contract disappear?
Kinsler joins Tigers as Fielder dealt to Texas. Best deal Dave Dombrowski has ever made. with the 79 million saved Max will be here for a long time!
Dave Dombrowski: throwing some weight around. Jon Daniels: hoping the trade heavily favors him.
Just so we don't get too crazy over this latest trade by Dave Dombrowski and his apparent genius as a GM, today Phil Coke was signed by the tigers to a one year contract.
Dave Dombrowski is looking at trades for Jackson. *** yes. I love the cutthroat attitude they are bringing.
Really, Dave Dombrowski? We cuts ties with Prince Fielder.I know he didn't have many stellar performances post all-star break, but you're killing me by keeping Coke the Joke. He's worth a million dollars.really? CUT THE UMBILICAL CORD PLEASE!
A report is that now Dave Dombrowski is listening to trade offers for Austin Jackson. It's about to get real at Comerica.
Wow the Tigers sure grabbed everybody's attention with their latest move! I wasnt sure they would sign Phil Coke for another year. The trade yesterday was interesting as well. Prince Fielder being traded away was almost as big of a suprise as when they traded for him. Because he was Cecil's son and took batting practice at Tiger Stadium as a boy it was good that he got to be a Tiger for a while. I'm much happier with the two years he played here than the 9 he was signed for. Brad Ausmus seems like a good hire but I know as little about him as everyone else. I like his personality, I liked him as a player and what I read seems to say he is qualified to do a good job. His coaching hires seem good as well. Gene Lamont, Jeff Jones, Dave Clark, *** Billmeyer, Wally Joyner and Omar Visquel seem to be just the right combination of old, new and specific strengths to help the Tigers remain an elite team and improve even more. They still will be hiring an assistant hitting coach and the triple A Toledo Mudhens don ...
trade: Tigers: Signing Prince Fielder as a $214 million free agent in 2012 was move. Trading Fielder to the on Wednesday night was GM Dave Dombrowski’s move. This was a baseball decision for Detroit. The only person that should worry about the money is Ilitch. In what had been ...
Dave Dombrowski be magician. Dude can pull a rabbit out uv a hat. O', at da very leas', dude can pull out a giant, crib-run hittn' Prince Fielda. An' den, da Tigerz’ pimp daddie an' gineral managa can make dat rabbit disappear whineva dude wantz. Poof! You be gone. Jet back n' da hat. An' […]
It has taken a while for the Fielder/Kinsler trade to sink in. And the full magnitude of it won't sink in for some time. Put it this way, I was more shocked when Prince was traded last night, then when we signed him...and I was pretty stunned two years ago. So what you are telling me is that we were able to unload $102 million in payroll (Tigers don't start paying Texas until 2016), free up $14 million in payroll each of the next 3 seasons to get even better, rid yourself of a disgruntled, slow, declining player, while acquiring a speedy 3 time All-Star at a position of need?! Pinch me!! Up next? Who knows, but I wouldn't be surprised to see Adrian Beltran or Shin Soo Choo roaming left field, and Joe Nathan trotting out of the bullpen next season to close out the 9th. Dave Dombrowski is a genius! But I hear there is a warrant for his arrest in Texas, for highway robbery.
I dont think we realize how good Dave Dombrowski really is at what he does.
Somebody with a backbone, Good move Dave Dombrowski
I imagine the Fielder/Kinsler trade went down something like this... Dave Dombrowski stumbling over on a bar stool at a local metro Detroit watering-hole after several hours of heavy drinking pulls out his cell phone to prank call the Texas Rangers... DD: "JON! It's..it's.. Dave.. Dave Dem..browski in Detroit (giggling).. Whatya sayyy I... (laughter in background) Sh shhh! What would you you say about taking this fat, aging, undddaar performing pain in my *** and his 168 million atrocity of a contract of my my hands for me. What'ya say Jon?" Jon Daniels: "For Kinsler?" DD: "..wait. Seriously??"
They should put a bronze statue of Dave Dombrowski in left field next to Ty Cobb...
I am still in complete shock that we dropped Prince Fielders 7 yr 168 million dollar deal on Texas doorstep like flaming poop in a paper bag. We might as well dip Dave Dombrowski in bronze right now that man is a genius.
One day after making a huge trade, Dave Dombrowski was back to work with a smaller move Thursday morning
My two cents on the Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler trade.a master stroke by Dave Dombrowski IF this leads to the following: Moving Cabrera back to 1B, and platoon him with V-Mart at 1B/DH to save his legs for the post season; play young Castellanos every day at 3B; get a left-handed bat for LF to upgrade over Andy Dirks (Shin Soo-Chu?); sign Max Scherzer to long-term deal; sign Benoit to set-up and Joe Nathan to close. Fielder is going to have a BIG year in the band box Texas plays in, but the upgrades to our roster possible now with the influx of cash makes this deal a big winner IF Dombrowski can fill in the rest of the blanks. AND, they can still turn Porcello/Fister/Smyly for an corner IF with pop, if they want to leave Miggy at 3B, and give the kid an extra year to season, or leave him in LF.
This is the price of doing business, and the fallout of postseason failure. The Tigers pulled off a shocker Wednesday night that made solid sense, which shows how far Fielder's standing had fallen. GM Dave Dombrowski traded Fielder to the Texas Rangers for second baseman Ian Kinsler, with the Tigers...
My thoughts on the Tigers trade: disappointed that Prince Fielder didn't work out, but now the Tigers have a good 2B in Ian Kinsler who can hit and he plays terrific defense up the middle. Imagine the defense with Kinsler and Jose Iglesias. Also, now they have the flexibility to sign Max Scherzer long time and even keep Miggy a Tiger for life. I like the trade. Dave Dombrowski is a genius.
November 21 and baseball is the hottest conversation in town. Well played Dave Dombrowski!
When I grow up I want to be just like Dave Dombrowski!
Lisa and I saw Dave Dombrowski downtown yesterday and wondered why he looked so smug.
The dope from the Tigers GM: what a horrible trade! * "The Tigers didn't just get a talented second baseman in exchange for Prince Fielder, they got a whole lot of money (an estimated $76MM) to spend elsewhere. The question now becomes, what will they do with their new found financial flexibility? I asked Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski if the trade could lead to a long-term deal for star pitcher Max Scherzer. "It makes it perhaps more possible. As we've talked about in the past, we have a lot of stars on our club, They're well paid stars and under any circumstances, even with an owner like Mike Ilitch, you can only be in a position where you have so many of those types of players," Dombrowski told reporters on this evening's conference call. "Does it make it probable? I can''t say that. But it makes it more possible going forward." As Rangers GM Jon Daniels explained in his conference call earlier this evening, Dombrowski said that the deal came together at lightning speed with the first serious phone ca ...
Just when Dave Dombrowski pulls off an amazing trade, we then sign Coke to a 1 year deal? What??
Dave Dombrowski is an absolute magician. Getting rid of Prince's contract was huge- but let's not get all warm an fuzzy yet. He hasn't addressed the real reason the Tigers didn't make it to the World Series: an atrocious bullpen.
More proof that Dave Dombrowski is a baseball genius and that it's going to be a dark day when he takes the MLB Commissioner position here soon...
My new man crush today is Dave Dombrowski! Thank You
If Dave Dombrowski ever decides to get out of baseball, he'd make a *** of a used car salesman. Jeez, I wonder if he blew in the Rangers' ear before doing them like that.
I couldn't figure out how the Tigers would be able to trade Fielder as who would want to pick up that ridiculous contract. I can now say that the Texas Rangers were those suckers, so congrats Dave Dombrowski for pulling it off. At least now the Tigers know that if they play the Rangers in the playoffs, there's an automatic out coming up every 3 innings.
What a Heist!! Dave Dombrowski to star in Oceans 14!!!
Dave Dombrowski is the MLB equivalent of GhB. Yes that's the date rape drug. He talks to you for an evening and when you wake up you realize you bought and underachieving superstar, gave away a core piece of your team, and saved a perennial contender $40M they will use to go but more talent. Scary dude.
Dave Dombrowski as new Manager of the Tigers - so far you made the best decision. Thank You for finally getting rid of Fielder! He was a waste of money!!
I believe in Santa Claus. His name is Dave Dombrowski.
Dave Dombrowski, GM of the year for 2013 and 2014! Bye bye Prince, don't let the door hit your overweight, overpaid, overrated *** on the way out!!!
LADIES, LISTEN UP! Drake just updated me on the big trade for Detroit Tigers. The Rangers took over Tiger first baseman Prince Fielder's very expensive contract. Apparently he was underachieving. Tigers saved LOTS of money and can now afford to keep their Cy Young award winning pitcher. Tigers also received a very good second baseman, Ian Kinsler. Two thoughts.I would like to go shopping with Dave Dombrowski, the mastermind behind this trade and who needs Sports Center.I have Drake Turcotte!!
All sentiment aside, Dave Dombrowski's trade of Prince Fielder is genius. Remove a C player add a proven A+ team member, free up cash to sign our latest Cy Young winner (and others), move Cabrera back to first base where he was quickky becoming gold glove capable. Genius business move and after all baseball is a business. I look forward to 2014 at the park.
I'd have to say Dave Dombrowski is my Tiger. I can't believe they got out of Prince's contract. And get a *** good player in Kinsler in return. I expect to hear Scherzer getting signed today.
How the Detroit Tigers is hiding the fact that there a racist organization and they don't want but a couple of black American players on the team. Reliving the Jackie Robinson era and substituting black players for Hispanic and Latin players that may look black were every black player that was married to a white woman. Had a marriage problem and was traded. Do your research! Dave Dombrowski is a *** racist and so is the dyeing old man Illich . We need new ownership and management . You dont trade a good player after you felt you paid him too much money over family issues. A white fan base and a *** news caster on Fox 2 Dan Miller. After a big loss after the World Series he didn't cause the team to lose. It first starts with the old out dated manger. He was out manage. Too sensitive. A cry baby, not manager tuff. What about the catcher that did bad catching and batting. I hope this team don't even make the playoffs. Every issue a black player has had with a white person there traded check the record!
Dave Dombrowski how did you pull this off? Bye Prince!
The Prince Fielder trade...I LOVE THIS! This is the best deal that Dave Dombrowski could've gotten for Fielder's ridiculous contract. The Tigers could not tolerate his underachieving in the postseason and his comments that made it seem like he didn't care when the team lost to Boston in the ALCS. Ian Kinsler fills a need at 2nd base, Miggy moves to 1st base, and then you can put Nick Castellanos at 3rd base (his natural position). Now Ilitch and Dombrowski can use the money they save to re-sign Max Scherzer and then Miguel Cabrera, whose contract is up after 2015. They might even be able to re-sign Victor Martinez when he's a free agent after next season. I love this trade all the way around...
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