1. Your Rod Allen-to-English Dictionary

    Many love him, many hate him, but Rod Allen is one of a kind. I think we can all agree on that. For a long time, I wasn’t the biggest fan in the world of the Tiger color commentator...

    Scott Rogowski Written by Scott Rogowski about over 4 years ago 2,067 reads 7 comments

  2. THE (new) TEAM: Curtis Granderson and Marcus Thames Take Out the Captain's Trash

    THE (new) TEAM follows Curtis Granderson and his trusty sidekick, Marcus Thames, as they adjust to lives as New York Yankees. Warning: Strong language and stupidity follow...

    Scott Rogowski Written by Scott Rogowski about over 4 years ago 600 reads 1 comments

  3. Praying To The God of Baseball

    Oh, Mighty God of Baseball: ‘Sup? Your humble servant, Rogo, here. I heard the calling a couple weeks ago and returned to this blog as I thought You wished me to do. I’ve been doing Your work to the best of my ability...

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  4. Don Kelly of the Detroit Tigers: 25 Reasons I Hate Him

    Today, late in the ballgame, Adam Everett was due up in a key RBI situation for the Tigers. Since offense isn’t exactly Adam’s specialty, Jim Leyland looked to his bench for a pinch hitter...

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  5. Keeping Score: Royals @ Tigers 4/12/10

    The Detroit Tigers have started their season at 5-1. Not bad, huh? With all the crazy ranting and raving in the offseason over the trades of Granderson, Jackson, and Robertson mixed ...

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  6. Opening Day in Detroit with Your Party Host

    You can go anywhere and read a detailed account of Friday’s Detroit Tigers home opener against the Indians. But here at DesigNate Robertson, I feel the need to give you a different account of the day’s action...

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  7. The (new) Team: Derek Jeter "The Captain" Strikes Back

    The Team takes a look into the lives of the Detroit Tigers baseball players. My favorite episode can be found here . The (new) Team follows our hero, Curtis Granderson, as he adjusts to life as a New York Yankee...

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  8. Know Your 2010 Detroit Tigers

    Well, it is official. The season is ready to start, and the 25-man roster is set. So just leave it to Your Party Host to give you the lowdown on what you need to know about each player...

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  9. Catfight: Clete Thomas, Don Kelly Claw for a Spot on the Detroit Tigers' Roster

    In the battle for the final roster spot for a position player on your Detroit Tigers, it seems that Don Kelly has beaten out Clete Thomas to be this year’s token untalented white guy off the bench...

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  10. Nate Robertson Traded for Magic Beans

    Good night, sweet prince. Really? I come back early only to see Our Hero shipped off to the Marlins with cash for, wait for it...ANOTHER lefty reliever? This is not how things were supposed to go down...

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  11. Detroit Tigers Receive A Strange Visitor From the East

    For those of you too young to remember (d-bags), Carnac the Magnificent was a character played by the late, great Johnny Carson on the old “Tonight Show”, back before Jay Leno ruined the program...

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  12. Well, Look What the Cat Dragged In

    Yup. I’m back already. Just call me the Casey Fien of the Tiger blogosphere. You can’t get rid of me that easily...

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  13. Tiger Droppings, Mar. 5, 2010: Projecting Detroit's Opening Day Roster

    Top Story: The Battle of Lakeland Spring training has finally begun. Everyone likes to say that the games are meaningless, yet for some, they mean too much. There are guys out there fighting for jobs that mean everything to them...

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  14. For the Detroit Tigers, the Season Is Already Over

    I've been a very well behaved boy for quite a while.  But this gave me a screaming headache.  From Tigers-dont-look-like-a-playoff-team-to-me">Samuelsen at the Freep.....

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  15. The DNR 25: No. 8: Lou Whitaker

    Full Name Louis Rodman Whitaker DOB 5/12/57 College None (Martinsville High School, Martinsville, VA) Drafted 1975, 5th Round, Detroit Tigers MLB Seasons 1977-1995 Tiger Seasons 1977-1995 Career Stats ...

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  16. More Fun With Detroit Tigers Spring Training Photos

    Robin Buckson from the Detroit News and Julian Gonzalez from the Freep continue to publish their fine photos from Spring Training. Please check their work out. As I've said before, I love when camp starts up...

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  17. The DNR 25: #9 Justin Verlander

    Full Name Justin Brooks Verlander DOB 2/20/83 College Old Dominion University Drafted 2004, 1st Round, 2nd Pick, Detroit Tigers MLB Seasons 2005-present Tiger Seasons 2005-present Career Stats 65-43, 3...

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  18. Tiger Droppings, Feb. 26: A Different Look at Detroit Spring Training

    Top Story: Training Bros Spring training...is there anything like it? It always starts the same. Everyone is smiling. Everyone is talking about how they haven’t felt this good in years...

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  19. The DNR 25: No. 10 Curtis Granderson

    The DNR 25 is a list of my personal favorite Detroit Tigers players of the past 25 years. If you’ve missed any so far and care to catch up, here’s the previous five. No. 15: Lance Parrish No...

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  20. The DNR 25: No. 11 Tony Phillips

    Full Name Keith Anthony Phillips DOB April 25, 1959 College None (Roswell High School, Roswell, GA) Drafted 1978, First Round, 10th pick, Montreal Expos MLB Seasons 1982-1999 Tiger Seasons 1990-1994 Career Stats ...

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  21. Johnny...Be Good: Johnny Damon Signs With Detroit Tigers

    Well, the prick finally signed. Good News: We finally have a left handed batter and a guy that can lead off. Bad News: We're paying this clown $8 million, around $4 million more than the next highest reported offer...

    Scott Rogowski Written by Scott Rogowski about over 4 years ago 126 reads 2 comments

  22. Tiger Droppings, Feb. 19: Overheard on Detroit's First Day of Spring Training

    Top Story: Overpaid Athletes Report to Florida Against Their Will It’s that time of year, kids. Pitchers and catchers are reporting for spring training. Screw the melting of snow or the days getting longer—this is the true first sign of spring...

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  23. The DNR 25: #12 Darrell Evans

    Full Name Darrell Wayne EvansDOB 5/26/47College None (John Muir High School, Pasadena, CA)Drafted 1967, 7th Round, Kansas City AthleticsMLB Seasons 1969-1989Tiger Seasons 1984-1988Career Stats ...

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  24. The DNR 25: No. 13 Placido Polanco

    Full Name Placido Enrique PolancoDOB 10/10/75College None (Santa Clara High School, Santo Domingo, DR)Drafted 1994, 19th Round, St. Louis CardinalsMLB Seasons 1998-presentTiger Seasons 2005-2009Career Stats ...

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  25. Know Thy Enemy: Scott Boras

    American sports agent Scott Boras (pictured above) has been at the center of all the Johnny Damon/Detroit Tiger talks lately...

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