ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the Detroit Tigers have traded Pudge Rodriguez to New York. With the deal, the Bronx Bombers have appeared to found a solution to their catcher dilemma, caused when Jorge Posada decided to have season-ending shoulder surgery.
In return for Pudge, the Tigers will be getting Kyle Farnsworth. It’s a return home of sorts for the right-handed pitcher, who was previously on the Detroit roster back in 2005.
Hopefully Kyle will remain on his best behavior. If not, he can always use that angry energy to help knock down Tiger Stadium.