Lone Star Dugout Prospect Hot List (4/22-5/1)

It's time for the inagural edition of the Lone Star Dugout Prospect Hot List. Once again this season, we take a bi-weekly look at who's hot and who's not throughout the Rangers organization.
May 2, 2008

TigsTown April Players of the Month

Despite the cold temperatures and early season game cancellations, it appears several offensive players are getting off to roaring starts. From West Michigan to Toledo, various players are pounding the ball around parks throughout the East, South, and Midwest. Which players at each level stood out the most?
May 2, 2007

1B Shakeup; Shelton Down, Trade for Casey

Chris Shelton had a monster April, but had slowed mightily since, hitting just 6 home runs since April, and overswinging in many instances. The Tigers decided they needed more production from first, and so on Monday, the Tigers optioned Chris Shelton to Toledo, and traded for Pittsburgh first baseman Sean Casey.
July 31, 2006

Roundtable: Shelton's Success

Ready to talk Tigers? Want to hear the opinion of the TigsTown staff on some of the hot button topics of the offseason? Welcome to the TigsTown Roundtable! This week's question: Chris Shelton has had an incredible first two weeks. Surprised? And where would you rank him among the top hitters in baseball?
April 18, 2006

Tram Playing with Fire (and Futures)

Over the past couple of weeks, the Tigers have made quite a few roster moves, including the first big league trade of the year. But while some fans were critical of the trade, Tiger fans should be more concerned about that pair of youngsters that are currently occupying the Tigers' bench.
June 12, 2005

Youngsters Rushed to the Bigs

Chris Shelton for Carlos Pena, a bit of a surprise, but not completely unwarranted with Shelton hitting and Pena struggling. But the real shocker came Wednesday, when the Tigers designated utility infielder Jason Smith for assignment and called up Tony Giarratano.
June 1, 2005