You Gotta Know When to Fold 'Em
Two weeks after firing his agent, Scott Boras, Kenny Rogers has agreed to that will keep his veteran presence in the Detroit Tigers rotation for one more year.
The 43-year-old lefty went 3-4 with a 4.43 ERA in 11 starts last year before surgery to remove a blood clot from his left shoulder shortened his season. He landed back on the DL later in the year with elbow inflammation, but feels he is more than ready to bring his A game to the hill in 2008.
Over 19 big league seasons, the Gambler is 210-143 with a 4.19 ERA with four trips to the Midsummer Classic and five Gold Gloves.