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Will Rhymes

William Daniel Rhymes (twitter: @willrhymes)

Positions: Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: April 1, 1983 in Houston, TX
High School: Lamar HS (Houston, TX)
School: College of William and Mary (Williamsburg, VA)
Drafted
by the Detroit Tigers in the 27th round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed June 13, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 25, 2010 (Age 27.115)   vs. TOR 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2010 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Tigers/Rays 2010-2012
2014 Contract Status: Pre-Arb Eligible (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 1.044, Arb Eligible: 2016, Free Agent: 2019 [*],
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  • 2/27 Motor City Bengals: Tigers On Unbelievable Hot Streak!: Tigers win again! 1-0 over the Toronto Blue Jays to start the exhibition season 3-0! Another exhibition shutout means that Lester...
  • 2/25 Motor City Bengals: Tigers Pounding Florida Southern: As I write this, the Detroit Tigers lead Florida Southern College 11-0 at the end of five innings. At this point in the game,...
  • 2/22 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | No leader for second base: Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland said there is no leader in the competition at second base between IFs Scott Sizemore, Carlos...[+]
  • 2/21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Agree to terms with six: The Detroit Tigers agreed to terms with P Robbie Weinhardt, P Andrew Oliver, P Daniel Schlereth, P Brad Thomas, IF Cale Iorg and...[+]
  • 2/21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Will Rhymes could hit second: Detroit Tigers 2B Will Rhymes is the lone second base candidate that hit second a lot last season and could do so again, Mlive.com's...[+]
  • 2/14 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Second base an issue entering spring: Detroit Tigers 2B Carlos Guillen, Will Rhymes and Scott Sizemore all are equal candidates for the second-base job entering spring...[+]

News -- January 2011

  • 1/20 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Have many candidates for second base: Detroit Tigers IFs Will Rhymes, Danny Worth, Scott Sizemore, Ramon Santiago and Ryan Raburn could all fill in at second base if...[+]

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  • 9/24 Wezen-Ball: Tater Trot Tracker: September 20: Home Run of the Day: Curtis Granderson, New York Yankees #2 (Trot Time: 20.79 seconds) [video] Granderson's first home run...
  • 9/21 Wezen-Ball: Tater Trot Tracker: September 20: Home Run of the Day: Curtis Granderson, New York Yankees #2 (Trot Time: 20.79 seconds) [video] Granderson's first home run...
  • 9/21 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Will Rhymes earns first homer via replay: Detroit Tigers 2B Will Rhymes hit his first major league homer Monday, Sept. 20, in a 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals, according...[+]
  • 9/20 Baseball Musings: Will Rhymes? Yes!: Will Rhymes hit his first major league home run as the Tigers downed the Royals 7-5. The Two run shot in the sixth put the Tigers...
  • 9/16 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Scott Sizemore wasn't healthy: Detroit Tigers 2B Scott Sizemore (ankle) was never fully healthy this season after breaking his ankle in the Arizona Fall League...[+]
  • 9/8 Call to the Pen: What’s Next: Colby Rasmus, Victor Martinez, Carlos Guillen, and more: Last week, we took a short break from our usual format to bring you coverage of the Manny Ramirez trade and a look at his Hall...

News -- August 2010

  • 8/24 Baseball Musings: Two Hit Rookies: The three rookies in the Tigers lineup provided a nice chunk of Detroit’s offense Tuesday night. Austin Jackson, Will Rhymes,...
  • 8/23 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Will Rhymes has four hits Sunday: Detroit Tigers IF Will Rhymes ended up with four hits Sunday, Aug. 22, according to The Associated Press, in an 8-1 win over the...[+]
  • 8/22 Baseball Musings: Poetic Hitting: Will Rhymes collects four hits, As balls off Jeanmar Gomez Missed the mitts Of Cleveland fielders. The low K rate of Jenmar Came...
  • 8/18 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Will Rhymes recalledThe Detroit Tigers recalled 2B Will Rhymes from the minors Wednesday, Aug. 18, according to CBSSports.com. ...[+]
  • 8/10 MLBTradeRumors: The Tigers' Offseason: Tigers owner Mike Ilitch appears willing to spend some money this offseason to return his team to prominence.  Let's take a...
  • 8/9 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Will Rhymes sent downThe Detroit Tigers optioned 2B Will Rhymes to Triple-A Toledo, The Sports Network reports. ...[+]
  • 8/2 SOX & Dawgs: Boston Red Sox News & Notes - 8/2: On paper, the pitching matchup between Justin Verlander and Clay Buchholz had low scoring affair written all over it and that's...

News -- July 2010

  • 7/28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Austin Jackson takes day off Wednesday: Detroit Tigers OF Austin Jackson took the day off Wednesday, July 28, with 2B Will Rhymes batting leadoff in his absence, according...[+]
  • 7/28 KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Tigers | Will Rhymes gets first major-league hitDetroit Tigers 2B Will Rhymes picked up his first major league hit Tuesday, July 27, according to The Associated Press....[+]
  • 7/27 MLBTradeRumors: Tigers Will Pass On Matthews, Others: The Tigers aren’t interested in Gary Matthews Jr., according to MLB.com’s Jason Beck. The team recently lost Carlos...
  • 7/26 Caught Looking: Matt Garza throws first no-hitter in Rays history: The Rays sure have been on the other end of these types of games lately, but tonight on July 26, 2010 the Rays found themselves...