1. 2013 ALDS: Detroit Tigers-Oakland A's Playoff Rivalry Began with a Bat Toss

    The eyes are wild, the face tight and taut. He is caught in pre -fling, rage washed over his mug. He is prepared to throw the bat, and it looks as if he wants the lumber to behead its intended target...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 10 months ago 2,128 reads 0 comments

  2. Detroit Red Wings LW Dan Cleary: Backwards Money Grab Refreshing

    Danny Cleary isn't in it for the money. This story is for everyone who says that professional athletes are forever chasing the money. This is for those who think loyalty and sports should never belong in the same sentence...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 10 months ago 8,927 reads 17 comments

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

    Last Week: 5-2 This Week: at Min (9/23-25); at Mia (9/27-29) So, What Happened? The Tigers had a good week, but the Cleveland Indians played the Houston ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 10 months ago 989 reads 1 comments

  4. Detroit Lions: 0-for-Washington, Since 1939

    History tells us that the Detroit Lions shouldn ’t even bother making the trip to Washington, D.C. this weekend. Save the airplane fuel. Don’t bother packing the bags...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 10 months ago 2,599 reads 17 comments

  5. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 4-2 This Week: SEA (9/16-19); CWS (9/20-22) So, What Happened? The week began with the sky falling, apparently, but ended with it being partly cloudy, as it turns out...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 10 months ago 1,278 reads 0 comments

  6. Detroit Tigers Jose Iglesias: Starting His Own Legacy Wearing No. 1

    It’s a case of Wally Pipp , redux —in an indirect sort of way. Jhonny Peralta got a headache and Jose Iglesias took his job. Kind of...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 10 months ago 2,635 reads 6 comments

  7. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 2-4 This Week: at CWS (9/9-11); KC (9/13-15) So, What Happened? MMM apologizes for no update last week. It was Labor Day and Mrs. MMM had some family time planned! Now, on to Week 23's update...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 914 reads 3 comments

  8. Detroit Lions Fans: Gluttons for Punishment?

    The second-place baseball team opened a seven-game homestand in early August. The first four of those games would be against the first-place team—the team that was 3.5 games in front...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 3,932 reads 22 comments

  9. Victor Martinez Is Having the Best Season No One Is Talking About

    Rick Sutcliffe—the big right-handed pitcher of the 1980s— once spoke of winning the National League Comeback Player of the Year Award , which he did in 1987, and this is ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 2,871 reads 9 comments

  10. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 4-2 This Week:  OAK (8/26-29); CLE (8/30-9/1)     So, What Happened?   MMM isn't sure who said it first, but it has been oft repeated. "Momentum is tomorrow's starting pitcher...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 1,286 reads 6 comments

  11. Detroit Lions Coach Jim Schwartz Needs to Stay 'Humbled'

    They called him Iron Mike. He played and coached football as if every Sunday was Iwo Jima and he was the first man in. There’s great irony in the coaching career of Mike Ditka, a Chicago Bear through and through...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 6,780 reads 30 comments

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

    Last Week: 4-4 This Week: MIN (8/20-22); at NYM (8/23-25) So, What Happened? You don't see eight-game weeks very often, but that's exactly what the Tigers had last week...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 1,560 reads 3 comments

  13. MLB: Instant Replay Will Save Umpires from Heartache

    Oscar Wilde likely never met an umpire. Certainly he wasn ’t speaking of baseball’s arbiters when he said , “The only thing worse than being talked about, is not being talked about...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 11 months ago 1,302 reads 3 comments

  14. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 5-2 This Week: at CWS (8/12-14); KC (8/15-18) So, What Happened? First, Monday Morning Manager would like to apologize for being AWOL last week. MMM celebrated a birthday (the big 5-0) and Mrs...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 12 months ago 2,183 reads 2 comments

  15. Detroit Tigers: Jeremy Bonderman's Return Improbable but Triumphant

    He wasn ’t the top gunslinger on his team anymore, but Jeremy Bonderman still commanded attention...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 12 months ago 3,137 reads 5 comments

  16. Detroit Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski Again Proves Why He's Among MLB's Best

    They are riverboat gamblers dressed in Armani. They are playing with company money, corporate assets. Their cell phones burn hotter than a California brush fire. Some are craftier than others...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 12 months ago 5,847 reads 7 comments

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

    Last Week: 6-1 This Week: WAS (7/30-31); CWS (8/2-4) So, What Happened? First, Monday Morning Manager would like to say that it's great to be back after a week ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 12 months ago 1,979 reads 5 comments

  18. Detroit Tigers Ramon Santiago the Most Senior Tiger, and the Most Quiet

    It wasn ’t exactly Ernie Broglio for Lou Brock, but on January 8, 2004, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski pulled off a trade that was as lopsided as it gets...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 12 months ago 1,560 reads 4 comments

  19. Pittsburgh Pirates: Will 20 Years of Slapstick End This Year?

    If I had a private audience with the Pope of the Tigers , Jim Leyland , I’d have just one question for him. The question wouldn ’t be about his team’s bullpen, or what the deal is with that 3-9 record in extra innings...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 1 year ago 5,938 reads 21 comments

  20. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 4-3 This Week: All-Star break; at KC (7/19-21) So, What Happened? The Tigers played win, lose, win, lose, to the tune of a 4-3 week, which was enough to ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 1 year ago 1,084 reads 0 comments

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

    Last Week: 5-2 This Week: at Cle (7/8); CWS (7/9-11); TEX (7/12-14) So, What Happened? Remember just a week ago when the Tigers ' lead in the Central Division ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 1 year ago 720 reads 1 comments

  22. Detroit Pistons: Moving Downtown Won't Necessarily Bring the Fans Back

    The Pontiac Silverdome still sits on Opdyke Road; a vast, empty, mostly unused structure with its pillow-like top, visible from I-75 if you know the right place to look...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 1 year ago 7,312 reads 22 comments

  23. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 1-5 This Week: at Tor (7/1-4); at Cle (7/5-7) So, What Happened? Many years ago, when John McKay was wisecracking his way through the back end of his ...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 1 year ago 733 reads 2 comments

  24. Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford Stays in Town Year-Round, Turns into Leader

    He jogged toward us, his eyes piercing, his face ruddy from years of playing in the NFL . The physique was still in fine form, despite having been retired for a year as a player...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 1 year ago 16,442 reads 22 comments

  25. Monday Morning Manager: A Weekly Take on the Detroit Tigers

    Last Week: 4-3 This Week: LAA (6/25-27); at TB (6/28-30) So, What Happened? The Tigers played two of the best and hottest teams in the American League and came away with a 4-3 record...

    Greg Eno Written by Greg Eno about 1 year ago 996 reads 4 comments