Octavio Dotel

Octavio Dotel

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/230 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
College: None
Draft: Undrafted 1993 signed by the

    Hall of Fame pitcher Jack Morris weighs in on the outlook for 2023 Detroit Tigers

    Baseball spring training is a time for optimism, regardless of what has happened in the past. Nobody knows that better than Hall of Fame pitcher Jack Morris, who spent 18 years in the Major Leagues – the first 14 with the Detroit Tigers – in addition to working in the broadcast booth for the Tigers, Twins and Blue Jays. Morris earned a reputation for calling things as he sees them so who better to ask about the 2023 outlook for the Tigers? “Spring is always a great time in the game,” Morris said Saturday at Foutch's Strike Zone, where he took part in a fund-raiser for the Greater Flint Area Baseball & Softball Association.

  • The Herald

    AP source: MLB forms economic group as regional TV in peril

    Concerned about a possible bankruptcy for the company that owns local broadcasting rights to 14 of the 30 Major League Baseball teams, the league has formed a new economic study committee that will gather next week at the owners' meetings in Palm Beach, Fla. The committee also will examine revenue disparity among MLB clubs. Los Angeles Dodgers chairman Mark Walter and Detroit Tigers chairman Chris Ilitch are among the committee members, the person said. Baseball executives have said in recent weeks that the sport needs to prepare in the event that rights-fee payments are not made by Diamond Sports Group, the subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group that operates networks under the name Bally Sports.

  • Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn.

    Charley Walters: Lore, Rodriguez get permission to delay payment for Timberwolves

    Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore, the business partners who 18 months ago agreed to buy the Timberwolves and Lynx from Glen Taylor for $1.5 billion, have received permission from Taylor to delay a second $200 million payment that was due five weeks ago. The reason for the delay is unclear. The second $200 million payment is now due on March 28. By the end of the year, another payment, expected to ...