Perez Suspended, Raburn Called Up

On Friday, Major League Baseball announced that Tigers infielder Neifi Perez was suspended for 25 games for testing positive for a banned stimulant. To take his place, the Tigers have purchased the contract of Toledo outfielder Ryan Raburn.
July 6, 2007

Notes: Tigers Acquire Perez, Miller Debuts

The Tigers clearly decided that they weren't quite happy with having Omar Infante starting and Ramon Santiago as the utility infielder, so on Sunday they acquired infielder Neifi Perez from the Cubs. Plus, Andrew Miller debuted in Lakeland on Sunday afternoon.
August 20, 2006

Three for Two? Second Base Will Be A Battle

As the Cubs get ready to roll into spring training in mid-February, most of the starting jobs appear to be filled.    But there is one hot spot in which the competition will be fierce -- second base.
February 14, 2006

Arbitration System Can Get Nasty

Baseball's salary arbitration system can get nasty. <br><br>More than one player has walked away from the table shell-shocked after being torn down by his team. It's all part of the process as clubs are forced to point out negatives in their attempt to win the hearing.
April 27, 2004

Rewind: Giants vs. Rockies, Game #1

The San Francisco Giants, 2-10 in their last twelve road games, began a series with the Colorado Rockies having won only one of their six games at Coors Field this season. They sent out their ace, Jason Schmidt, to try to turn their luck around.
August 26, 2003