- This is the official transaction:
- And this is the crux of the matter:
- Some folks do love him:
- — ectheprodigy (@ectheprodigy)Thu, Jul 21 2011 16:53:08
- — Wingsfan18 (@Wingsfan18)Thu, Jul 21 2011 16:09:04I just want to give my farewell to Mr. Chris Osgood... Good times, good times. Furthermore, good luck Brandon Inge on the Toledo Mudhens!
- — jesseobrien (@jesseobrien)Thu, Jul 21 2011 15:47:21As bad as Brandon Inge has been playing this year, it's still sad to see him go. He's a class act, and I'm hoping he clears waivers. #Tigers
- — alyssadennis (@alyssadennis)Thu, Jul 21 2011 15:43:02Detroit Tigers officially designate Inge-Very tough situation to be in, but a move I agree needed to be made. Best of luck to Inge! #Tigers
- — AJArmbruster (@AJArmbruster)Thu, Jul 21 2011 15:42:56I like Inge as much as other fans but this had to happen, and really appears to have worked out as best as could be hoped for #detroittigers
- — gamble_lisa (@gamble_lisa)Thu, Jul 21 2011 15:40:25I know the Tigers needed to do it, but I'm a fan of Inge's hard work and loyalty. I hope he makes it back up from Toledo. Go Tigers!
- — stephpendrys (@stephpendrys)Thu, Jul 21 2011 14:55:37
- — DesignStar88 (@DesignStar88)Thu, Jul 21 2011 14:44:58I had a horrible dream last night the Brandon Inge hot designated for assignment to AAA-Toledo... Oh wait... That wasn't a dream. :'(
Fans react, as longtime Tiger Brandon Inge is DFA'ed
Here's the scenario: With third baseman Brandon Inge hitting just .177, the Detroit Tigers had to do something else. So they did, trading a pair of low-level prospects to rebuilding division rival Kansas City for Wilson Betemit. That left Inge without a spot, and the Tigers made the unique move of designating him for assignment -- something he'll accept if he clears waivers. This was the reaction:
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