1. The 5 Things You Hate As a Detroit Tigers Fan

    Every professional and collegiate sports organization has traditions, rituals and last but not least, enemies or hatreds. As a die-hard Tigers' fan, I live and die by the way the guys with that Olde English "D" on their chest play everyday and night...

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  2. Ramon Santiago: A Hall of Fame Backup in Detroit

    The end of the 2008 season came along with the end of a contract for starting shortstop Edgar Renteria. With the Tigers having no intentions of resigning Renteria, the starting job was all but given to the long-time professional backup, Ramon Santiago...

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  3. Welcome to the Bigs, Wilkin Ramirez

    In the Tigers 5-3 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, Wilkin Ramirez made his major league debut, if he wasn't already in shock of where he was, it didn't help when he hit a home run in the bottom of the sixth...

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  4. Detroit Tigers Vs. Texas Rangers: Series Preview

    Texas Rangers (23-14) vs. Detroit Tigers (20-16)Tuesday, May 19 - Thursday, May 21Comerica Park - Detroit, MI Game One TEX: Brandon McCarthy (3-1, 5.92 ERA) vs. DET: Dontrelle Willis (0-0, 7...

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  5. Josh Anderson: The Silent Assassin

    If you are a Detroit Tigers' fan, you had most likely never heard of Josh Anderson before April 10th, when he started in left field on Opening Day against the Rangers...

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  6. If The Season Ended Today...Armando Galarraga for AL Cy Young

    Alright, I know this sounds crazy. You were expecting the Halladay’s, the Sabathia’s, or even the Beckett’s to be mentioned here...

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  7. Sheffield Ousted In Detroit: Don't Let The Door Hit You On The Way Out

    Just a single home run away from the 500 milestone, the Detroit Tigers have released 21-year veteran and all-star, Gary Sheffield. Always a topic of debate, Sheffield hit in the middle of the lineup through his two seasons with the Tigers...

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  8. Detroit Tiger's Youth: Ranking the 2009 Prospects

    The 2008 season was rough for the Detroit Tigers, to say the least. With plenty of injuries, a solid group of youngsters got a chance to step up for Detroit, and did just that...

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  9. AL Central Debate: Which Pitcher Will Bounce Back Best in 2009?

    The 2008 season was a down year for most A.L. Central teams. With three teams being under .500 and the division champion White Sox had a win percentage of only .546...

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  10. MLB 2009 Division-By-Division Preview: MLB Awards (No. 7 Of 7)

    Awards and Postseason Breakdown No. 7 of 7 My take on who will take this season’s awards and who will win it all. American League MVP: 1. Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers2. Vladimir Guerrero, Los Angeles Angels 3...

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  11. MLB 2009 Division-by-Division Preview, Pt. 6: NL West

    National League West Division 2009 Breakdown No. 6 of 7 1. Los Angeles Dodgers Key Addition(s): Mark Loretta and Guillermo Mota Key Loss(s): Manny Ramirez, Derek Lowe, Takashi Saito and Brad ...

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  12. MLB 2009 Division-by-Division Preview, Pt. 5: NL Central

    National League Central Division 2009 Breakdown No. 5 of 7 1. Chicago CubsKey Addition(s): Aaron Miles, Aaron Heilman, Kevin Gregg and Milton Bradley Key Loss(s): Rich Hill, Felix Pie, Jason ...

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  13. MLB 2009 Division-by-Division Preview, Pt. 4: NL East

    National League East Division 2009 Breakdown #4 of 7 1. New York MetsKey Addition(s): Freddy Garcia, Francisco Rodriguez, J.J...

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  14. MLB 2009 Division-by-Division Preview, Pt. 3: AL West

    American League West Division 2009 Breakdown #3 of 7 1. Los Angeles AngelsKey Addition(s): Brian Fuentes and Bobby Abreu Key Loss(s): Francisco Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Jon Garland Off-Season ...

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  15. MLB 2009 Division-by-Division Preview, Pt. 2: AL Central

    American League Central Division 2009 Breakdown No. 2 of 7 1. Detroit TigersKey Addition(s): Gerald Laird, Juan Rincon, Brandon Lyon and Edwin Jackson...

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  16. MLB 2009 Division-by-Division Preview, Pt. 1: AL East

    American League East Division 2009 Breakdown No.1 of 7 1. New York YankeesKey Addition(s): C.C. Sabathia, Mark Teixeira, and A.J...

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  17. Why the Lions Should Trade Down in the 2009 Draft

    Ever since the end of the season the news has been that the Lions will take Sam Bradford, Matt Stafford, or Andre Smith with their first overall pick. Well, I have a different idea...

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  18. Five Reasons Why Rodney Stuckey Should Be an All-Star

    If you don't already know who he is, Rodney Stuckey was selected by the Detroit Pistons with the 15th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. Stuckey played his college basketball at Eastern Washington University, where he averaged 24...

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  19. Hey, Dave Dombrowski! How About Manny Ramirez?

    It has been a somewhat disappointing off-season for Detroit Tigers fans thus far. The Tigers did add players to fill voids at important positions, but no "big name" players have been welcomed to Detroit just yet...

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  20. Five College Quarterbacks That Deserve More Hype

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  21. 2008-09 Bowl Predictions

    The 2008-09 college football season has seen the emergence of some of the most dynamic players to play the game. It has seen it's share of upsets and blowouts, big plays and blown calls...

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  22. Detroit Tigers Around the Way: Week of Dec. 14, 2008

    The Winter Meetings are over in Las Vegas, after two moves by the Tigers: a trade for catcher Gerald Laird for two minor league pitchers and the signing of defense-first shortstop Adam Everett...

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  23. Tigers Land Gerald Laird and Adam Everett

    The Winter Meetings are underway in Las Vegas, Nevada and Tigers' GM Dave Dombrowski wasted no time in adding to his 2009 squad...

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  24. The "Remember Me?" NBA Team

    Ever have those moments where you see a players name and go, "Wow, he fell off the face of the Earth" or "Oh yeah, I remember him?" Well, we made a list of 10 current NBA players that may make you say one of those things...

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  25. Detroit Tigers Around The Way: Week of Nov. 16, 2008

    (Around The Way No. 2)Thus far, it has been an offseason filled with rumors for the Detroit Tigers. New rumors have been released every day and most have pointed toward the Tigers not going after a big name free agent...

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