1. Detroit Tigers: It Took Too Long, but Command of AL Central is Theirs

    It took them 123 games, but the Detroit Tigers finally are showing that they are the class of the AL Central. The big cats toyed with the Indians and the White Sox into the latter part of August, playing with them like a toy mouse...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 535 reads 6 comments

  2. Detroit Tigers Iconic Home Run Heroes Kirk Gibson and Magglio Ordonez: WS Foes?

    It’s been said that the triple is the most exciting play in baseball. I’d submit to you that the inside-the-park home run trumps that, but there you go. Let’s give the triple the benefit of the doubt...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,372 reads 3 comments

  3. Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last week: 5 – 2 This week: KC (8/29 – 9/1); CWS (9/2 – 4) Magic Number to clinch division: 25 So, What Happened? For the second consecutive week, the Tigers extended their lead in the AL Central from the week before...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 408 reads 7 comments

  4. Detroit Tigers: Alex Avila's Toughness Only Surpassed by His Production

    They say that Ray Fosse was never the same, after being run over by the freight train that was Pete Rose. It’s difficult to argue with that notion, because a look at Fosse’s ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 161 reads 2 comments

  5. Detroit Tigers Need To Think Playoff Roster with AL Central in the Bag

    If the Tigers do what I believe they will—win the division (and by eight to 10 games, by the way)—there will be some hard decisions to be made in the name of the roster...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,483 reads 5 comments

  6. Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last week: 4-2 This week: at TB (Aug. 22-25); at Min (Aug. 26-28) So, What Happened? Last Monday, MMM said the Tigers had a do-over—another chance to create separation ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 472 reads 7 comments

  7. Detroit Lions: Ndamukong Suh First DT to Dominate Trenches Since Alex Karras

    The greatest defensive tackle in Lions history had a nose for the quarterback. He had to, because he couldn’t see the passer. Alex Karras, the Golden Greek (aka Tippy Toes), had the eyesight of Mr...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,414 reads 7 comments

  8. Victor Martinez: Everything Detroit Tigers Thought He Would Be

    He can’t run, he can’t throw. He doesn’t hit with any authoritative power (anymore). All Victor Martinez does is beat you...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 455 reads 5 comments

  9. Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last week: 3-3 This week: MIN (Aug.15-17); CLE (Aug. 19-21) So, What Happened? It was a week where the Tigers could have put some significant space between themselves ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 408 reads 5 comments

  10. If Matthew Stafford Can't Stay Upright, Detroit Lions Can't Succeed in 2011

    The roster says that Matthew Stafford is a third-year NFL quarterback. Don’t believe everything that you read. Stafford is the Paper Lion, with apologies to George Plimpton...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 861 reads 6 comments

  11. Miguel Cabrera Is Letting Detroit Tigers Down, Just Like in 2009

    I guess I’m going to have to write this again. And I’m sure I’ll take heat for it—again. Miguel Cabrera is the most talented player the Tigers have had since Al Kaline retired...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 819 reads 20 comments

  12. Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last week: 4-2 This week: at Cle (Aug. 9-11); at Bal (Aug. 12-14) So, What Happened? The mantra at this time of the year, when a division is there to be won, is, “Just win two out of three, baby...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 369 reads 12 comments

  13. Detroit Tigers Are One Mini-Roll Away from Winning the AL Central

    Normally, a baseball division as wretched as the AL Central isn’t won, it’s just not lost. I’ve seen these divisional “races” before, played out in other years, in other divisions, in other leagues...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 762 reads 2 comments

  14. Detroit Pistons: New Coach Lawrence Frank Has Quite a Story, but Is He the One?

    They paraded another poor sap onto the lectern to be given his death sentence as the new head coach of the Detroit Pistons the other day...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 2,040 reads 11 comments

  15. Detroit Tigers Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Tigers

    Last week: 3-4 This week: TEX (8/2-4); at KC (8/5-7) So, What Happened? There was a week’s worth of drama on Sunday afternoon at Comerica Park...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 418 reads 7 comments

  16. Detroit Tigers GM Jim Campbell Turned Trash into Treasure in 1972

    It’s the summer of 1972 and Detroit Tigers general manager Jim Campbell is trying to squeeze one more championship out of the core of the bunch that won the World Series four years earlier...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 573 reads 4 comments

  17. Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last week: 4-2 This week: at CWS (7/25-27); LAA (7/28-31) So, what Happened? Boy, it’s nice to play the Minnesota Twins outside, eh? Their home dome advantage gone, the Twinkies are much easier pickings on the road...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 360 reads 8 comments

  18. PGA: Tiger Woods Just Not Relevant Anymore

    No one wins a golf tournament so much as they don’t lose it. It’s 72 holes of survival of the fittest, and he who makes the fewest mistakes comes out on top on Sunday afternoon...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 4,212 reads 54 comments

  19. Detroit Tigers: New X Factor Could Determine Whether They Win or Lose Division

    What do you think of the Detroit Tigers ’ new acquisition, brought in after the MLB All-Star break and in advance of the interleague trading deadline? Do you think he can provide ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 254 reads 1 comments

  20. Chris Osgood: Is He Worthy of the NHL Hall of Fame?

    The sure-fire Hall of Fame goalie was beginning to show his age. At 43, the Red Wings ’ netminder was battling the puck something awful, and the puck was winning...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 886 reads 28 comments

  21. Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last week: 1-2 This week: OAK (7/19-20); at Min (7/21-24) So, What Happened? The last thing this town needed, after all the talk over the All-Star break about the ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 316 reads 4 comments

  22. MLB Detroit Tigers: Is This the End of Brandon Inge's Career?

    It’s never easy to predict when a professional athlete will break down physically. Chalk it up to genetics perhaps. Some players are freaks of nature...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,141 reads 7 comments

  23. Former MLB Umpire Dave Pallone: Joe West Tends To Go Overboard

    Tigers manager Jim Leyland made some news last week when he voiced concern over the deteriorating relationship between players/managers and umpires, in the wake of being terrorized by Joe West’s crew in Anaheim...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 619 reads 0 comments

  24. Monday Morning Manager: My Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last week: 4-3 This week: CWS (7/15-17) So, What Happened? The Tigers finally won a series! They beat the Royals in three of four games in Kansas City over the ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 439 reads 13 comments

  25. Compared to Derek Jeter, Al Kaline's Quest for 3,000 Hits Done in a Vacuum

    The 39-year-old outfielder reported to spring training in Lakeland, Fla. —except he was an outfielder in your heart only, and a designated hitter in your program. Al Kaline was prepping for his 22nd and final season as a Tiger...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about over 3 years ago 1,858 reads 19 comments