1. Detroit Tigers by the Numbers: Ron LeFlore

    Since the 1931 season, the Detroit Tigers uniforms have featured numbers assigned to each player. Our “By The Numbers” series takes a look at the best, or sometimes just the most interesting, player to wear each number...

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  2. Detroit Tigers Need Upgrade at Shortstop

    There is a lot of talk about whether or not Detroit should try to bring Placido Polanco back for another season at second base...

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  3. Tigers by the Numbers: Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez

    (This is the seventh episode of Tigers by the Numbers, where we take a look at a current or former player that wore each uniform number. If you want to find the list so far, click here to find the others...

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  4. Carlos Guillen is Key for Tigers' Pennant Chances

    As the July trade deadline neared, there was much rumbling about the Tigers lack of offensive prowess. General consensus was that Detroit had to make a move to bring in a big bat. He should be left handed and be able to hit for some power...

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  5. Twins-White Sox: Big Series Looms in AL Central Race

    A short while ago, Blake VandeBunte called the AL Central a two-team race. The next three days will go a long way toward determining if he was right. But he might have gotten the second team wrong...

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  6. Minnesota Twins Building Momentum and a Bullpen

    The Minnesota Twins are closing in fast, and they’ve added re-enforcements. MLB Trade Rumors has links to two deals the Twins pulled off today in an effort to bolster their bullpen, and gain ground of the front-running Detroit Tigers...

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  7. Detroit Tigers by the Numbers: Al Kaline

    (Note: This is the sixth installment of "By the Numbers." If you missed any of the first five, click here to find the earlier pieces.) No...

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  8. Curtis Granderson Not Pulling His Weight

    Curtis Granderson is struggling. In fact, he really has been all season. But during a stretch when Magglio Ordonez has started to break out of his season-long funk, and Placido Polanco ...

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  9. Busy Off-Day for Detroit Tigers

    The Chicago White Sox found a way to win at home against Kansas City last night. In the process, they picked up a half game on the idle division leaders from Detroit...

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  10. Tigers by the Numbers: Hank Greenberg

    (This is the fifth installment of Tigers by the Numbers. If you missed the earlier pieces, click here to find the others.) 5. Hank Greenberg Hank Greenberg will be forever remembered in Tigers history...

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  11. Justin-Freaking-Credible! Verlander Dominates the Red Sox

    Detroit 2, Boston 0 (box) I said in the recap of Wednesday’s game that Josh Beckett was the front runner for the Cy Young award. Apparently, that made Justin Verlander a tad upset...

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  12. Tigers Need Magglio Now, 2010 Worries Can Wait

    There have been great cries throughout the Tiger-sphere for much of the past two months. There have been those, myself included, that take a peek at next year’s payroll obligations ...

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  13. Detroit Tigers Look To Bury Minnesota Twins In Central Race

    The American League Central race will likely go down to the wire. Detroit leads a three team pack headed into play this weekend, two games up on the White Sox, and 4.5 games ahead of the Twins...

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  14. Detroit Tigers' Roster Shakeup Continues

    After last night’s debacle against the Baltimore Orioles, the Detroit Tigers announced that catcher Dusty Ryan and outfielder Wilkin Ramirez were optioned to Toledo...

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  15. Big Moves in the AL Central Race

    The Detroit Tigers began the month of July with a four game lead in the division. They end the month having seen that lead dwindle to just one-and-a-half games. The Tigers suffered their first losing month of the season, going just 10-14...

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  16. Breaking News: Tigers Acquire Jarrod Washburn

    For all the fretting and hand-wringing Tigers’ fans have been doing over the past several days, waiting, hoping, in fact begging GM Dave Dombrowski to make a move to improve this club, he has responded...

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  17. Lloyd McClendon Not the Problem with Tigers' Offense

    In case you missed it, Kurt Menshing over at Mack Avenue Tigers examined the thought that many (myself included) have had that Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon should be fired...

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  18. Tigers By The Numbers: Rudy York

    This is the fourth installment of Tigers By The Numbers. If you missed any of the first three, follow these links to profiles of Lou Whitaker, Charlie Gehringer, and Alan Trammell. This profile has been by far my most difficult to choose...

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  19. Would a Trade Spell The End For Magglio Ordonez?

    As we continue to barrel towards the non-waiver trade deadline, many, many fine folks have offered their opinions on what players might fill the Tigers’ most pressing needs...

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  20. 10 Most Pivotal Deadline Deals in Tigers History

    So you want to make a deadline trade? Ready to empty the farm system for a veteran slugger? You need an all-star right hander? They are all for sale for the right price...

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  21. Cabrera, Ordonez Lead Tigers to Win

    It certainly had the feeling of one of those games. Too many times to count over the past several seasons the Detroit Tigers had raced out to six or seven run leads in the first couple of innings, ...

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  22. Game 91 Preview: Porcello Returns to Mound

    Rookie right hander Rick Porcello will take to the mound for the first time since July 5 tonight as the Tigers head home to Comerica Park to host the Mariners. Porcello (8-4) will be opposed by lefty Garrett Olson (3-3)...

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  23. Midsummer Classic is Just That

    The All-Star game has always been one of my favorite parts of the season. Actually, the pre-game festivities really more than anything else. I never, ever miss the pregame introductions...

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  24. Brandon Inge Wins Final Vote, Earns First All-Star Appearance

    Major League Baseball announced yesterday that Brandon Inge of the Tigers and Shane Victorino of the Phillies were the winners of the All-Star game final vote and will be added to the rosters...

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  25. Tigers by the Numbers: Alan Trammell

    Tigers by the Numbers is my weekly(ish) feature where I will profile a current or former Tiger who wore each uniform number. This project was inspired by my quest to find jerseys for each of my sons corresponding to their age...

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