Ian Kinsler ready for new start

Updated: February 17, 2014, 6:09 PM ET
Associated Press

LAKELAND, Fla. -- New Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler doesn't mind admitting he had gotten comfortable in Texas.

Until his traded to the Tigers in the offseason for slugger Prince Fielder, Kinsler had spent his entire professional career in the Texas Rangers organization. He said he had an inkling after last season that he was on the trade block. He also said he was excited about a change.

With the rumors swirling, Kinsler ended up with the Tigers who needed fielding ...

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