Sheffield released by Tigers
LAKELAND, Fla. -- Gary Sheffield's next home run will be his 500th in the major leagues.
The question is: What uniform will he be wearing when he hits it?
The Detroit Tigers released the nine-time All-Star on Tuesday, leaving him without a team as he closes in on becoming the 25th player to reach the milestone. The World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies, however, quickly called the slugger to see if there was a fit.
Sheffield left Tigers camp as the rest of his former ...
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