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Ordonez's time in Detroit may not be over

Posted on: October 13, 2010 11:13 am
Edited on: October 19, 2010 11:23 am
 
Magglio Ordonez The Tigers have officially declined the $15 million option on Magglio Ordonez, but that doesn't mean Ordonez's time in Detroit is done.

"We've not closed the door," Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told MLive.com . "We're very open to [singing him]. But somebody may make him a tremendous offer that he will take."

Ordonez, 36, was hitting .303/.378/.474 with 12 home runs when he suffered a broken ankle on July 24.

Ordonez tells Augusto Cardenas of Diario Panorama that he wants to stay in Detroit.

"I want to stay in Detroit, obviously," Ordonez told Cardenas (via MLB.com's Jason Beck ). "I have my friends, my teammates. I know the organization has been very good to me and the fans have treated me great. … I think there is a great chance to stay in Detroit, but let's see what happens."

One sticking point may be that Ordonez is represented by Scott Boras, and that always makes things more difficult.

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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Comments

Since: Jan 16, 2009
Posted on: October 14, 2010 12:24 pm
 

Ordonez's time in Detroit may not be over

You can always tell how long (er. not long) someone has been following the Tigers when they pull out the "Dumbrowski" line....



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: October 14, 2010 10:59 am
 

Ordonez's time in Detroit may not be over

Eh, i would like to see Maggs back.  He has been a true pro since the Tigers took a chance on him in free agency.
Definitely need to sign him cheaper, but i think he's still a good fit for the Tigers.  Showed last year he still had something left in that bat.



Since: Oct 18, 2006
Posted on: October 13, 2010 8:46 pm
 

Ordonez's time in Detroit may not be over

It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Boras also represents werth who had a 296/388/532/921 line and will cost a first rounder plus twice as much as mags who at the time of injury was at 303/378/474/852.



Since: Mar 19, 2009
Posted on: October 13, 2010 4:22 pm
 

Ordonez's time in Detroit may not be over

They're already off the books. They are both free agents now.



Since: Oct 27, 2009
Posted on: October 13, 2010 3:01 pm
 

Ordonez's time in Detroit may not be over

I completely agree we need a couple more great pitchers.  The Phillies have proven great pitching will beat a great hitting team. They had there chance last year and choked it away when the had a 7 game lead over Minn last year and this year with injuries they finished in the middle of the pack.  It's time to take a look at the organization from top to bottom and make some changes.



Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: October 13, 2010 11:50 am
 

Ordonez's time in Detroit may not be over

Out with the old & over-paid Magglio & Damon, spend the 4 on pitching.  It`s real simple even Dave Dumbrowski could get those deals off the books. 


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