1. Luke French, Detroit Tigers Outduel Greinke and the Royals, 3-1

    And so, with the mighty Tigers staring squarely at losing a home series to the lowly Royals and facing perhaps the greatest hurler in the game, Zack Greinke, Detroit brought forth their secret weapon: The Tickler...

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  2. Tigers-Royals: Tigers' Bullpen Implodes, Royals Win 4-3

    Armando Galarraga announced his presence with authority last night. Unfortunately, so did Joel Zumaya.With Detroit clinging to a 2-1 lead entering the eighth inning, Joel Zumaya was summoned to protect the game...

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  3. For Tigers, It's Time To Move On Without Magglio

    Magglio Ordonez provided easily the best baseball experience in the past 24 years for Detroit Tigers' fans. The walk-off home run he hit to win the 2006 ALCS and propel the Tigers into the World Series set off a love fest in Comerica Park...

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  4. Tigers Still Need Bat, Hinske Dealt to Yankees

    As the All-Star break draws near, many teams around the league are looking for upgrades. Your Motor City Kitties are no exception. The Tigers' need for a another bat has been well chronicled, and many names have been tossed around the blogosphere...

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  5. Tigers by the Numbers: Charlie Gehringer

    Today will be the second installment of Tigers by the Numbers, where I will profile a current or former player that wore each uniform number. If you missed the first edition, my profile on uniform No...

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  6. Brandon Inge: All-Star On and Off the Field

    If you happened to be watching the telecast of the Tigers/Cubs game Tuesday night, either on WGN or FSN Detroit, you probably saw that Brandon Inge was sporting a new tattoo on his right forearm...

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  7. Lightning In a Bottle: Ryan Raburn, Tigers Walk Off For Fifth Straight Win

    Jim Leyland made a desperate move. With the Tigers trailing 4-3 with one out in the ninth, the tying run stood on first base. Josh Anderson was coming to the plate, to be followed by Gerald Laird...

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  8. Tigers by the Numbers: Lou Whitaker

    Today is the first installment of Tigers by the Numbers, where I will profile a current or former player that wore each jersey number. No reason not to start with number one, right?My love of baseball and the Detroit Tigers began in or around 1984...

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  9. Weekend Roundup: Tigers' Lead in Central Growing

    Thanks to another outstanding pitching performance from Justin Verlander and a long home run from Brandon Inge, the Detroit Tigers completed a three-game sweep of the formerly hot Milwaukee ...

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  10. Marcus Thames Key to Detroit Tigers' Success

    Marcus Thames is "country strong." He showed that Friday night, clubbing two home runs, leading the Tigers to a 10-4 rain-shortened victory over Milwaukee...

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  11. Shake-ups Continue For Detroit Tigers

    Magglio Ordonez may be nearing the end of the line in Detroit. The former batting champion has lost his starting job, at least for now. Prior to last night's game in St...

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  12. Detroit Tigers Begin To Make Changes

    Long road trips lend themselves to losing. Losing breeds restlessness. Restlessness breeds change.The changes are already beginning in Motown...

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  13. Detroit Tigers' Lineup Needs New Look

    Seriously, how tough can it be? Jim Leyland has managed more than 2,700 major league games, plus an additional 49 playoff games and countless more in the spring training and the minor leagues...

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  14. Changes Needed in Detroit Tigers' Rotation

    I believe the honeymoon is officially over. I think it is now safe to proclaim that the back end of the Tigers' rotation is not very good. Actually, not very good would be an upgrade...

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  15. Dusty Ryan Could be Answer to Detroit Tigers' Catching Woes

    The role of backup catcher on a major league team, is one frequently overlooked. Entering the 2009 season, the Tigers had added two catchers to replace the trio of Ivan Rodriguez, who ...

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  16. Baseball Never Boring With Dontrelle Willis On The Mound

    With the Red Wings playing Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals last night, I had planned on a nice evening watching hockey. Unfortunately, I just couldn't flip the channel away from Dontrelle Willis' start...

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  17. Jeremy Bonderman and Dontrelle Willis Make Pitch for Tigers' Rotation

    Armando Galarraga seemingly put to rest any thoughts that he was about to lose his spot in the Tigers' starting rotation yesterday. After a rough first inning, he settled in and pitched very well...

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  18. Playing Pepper with J. Ellet Lambie

    When I began this blog about a month ago, I had no idea where things might go, or if anyone would even read it...

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  19. Bloggers of the World, Unite! 300 wins, Sad Days in Motown

    J Ellet Lambie of Hazaa recently offered his opinions on Randy Johnson's pursuit of 300 wins, which came to a successful end yesterday at Washington...

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  20. Jeremy Bonderman Needs to Pitch Left-Handed

    Jeremy Bonderman is working his way back to Detroit. He is making progress toward becoming a major league pitcher again...

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  21. A Final Goodbye to Tiger Stadium

    Today is a truly sad day for Tigers fans. But its a day that was perhaps long overdue. It was announced today that the final remaining piece of historic Tiger Stadium Detroit+commission+votes+to+level+Tiger+Stadium">will ...

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  22. What Should the Tigers Do with Jeremy Bonderman?

    As Jeremy Bonderman continues his rehab stint with AAA Toledo this week, it appears the Tigers will soon have a tough decision to make. Bonderman's rehab assignment runs out June 15, at which time the Tigers must recall the righthander...

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  23. Detroit Tigers Lack Offense in 5-1 Loss

    Well, that was disgusting. Baltimore pitchers handed out seven walks, their defense made two errors, but Detroit managed just five hits, including one in 11 at bats with runners in scoring position, leading to a 5-1 Orioles' victory...

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  24. Take the All-Star Vote Away From the Fans

    Major League Baseball has announced the early voting totals for the All-Star game starting lineups. Not surprisingly, several undeserving names hover at or near the top of the voting...

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  25. This Just In: Zach Greinke is Really Good

    For five innings yesterday, Edwin Jackson was up to the task against Kansas City. Jackson knew runs would be at a premium and he did his part to keep the Royals off the board...

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