1. Detroit Tigers Doing Work Out West

    The Tigers have won 67 games this season, but two of the biggest wins have been the past two days out on the West Coast. Detroit came into this three game series with the Los Angeles Angels, having lost two of three to the lowly Oakland Athletics...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 161 reads 2 comments

  2. Bondo Still Working Things Out

    Over at Mack Avenue Tigers, JayRC (TRAITOR!!!) has an update for us on the status of the $12M man, Jeremy Bonderman: However, in his last three appearances (a span of five innings) ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 17 reads 0 comments

  3. Next Big Project

    Most loyal readers of this site recall that I worked on a massive project last fall and winter: I ranked the top 100 Tigers of all-time...

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  4. Is Clete Thomas the New Brandon Inge?

    I don’t have much against Brandon Inge. I’ve always thought he was a fine player. What I do have a problem with—and I know I’m not alone here—is how much love this guy gets from Tigers fans...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 58 reads 5 comments

  5. Magglio Ordonez: Stop the Insanity!

    Every once in a while, a story pops up that makes no sense at all and you wonder what the parties involved are thinking. It also happens with friends and family...

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  6. The Detroit Tigers Hit the Stretch Running

    Last season is beginning to feel more and more like a distant memory. It was around this time last season that the Tigers began their swan dive that ended with them in last place. What a difference a year makes...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  7. Tigers Pick Up Aubrey Huff

    I miss a lot of things being out here in Connecticut. I’m busier and it’s starting to take a toll on my Tigers time. So, many thanks to Rogo for shooting me a text today, making me aware of the Tigers latest trade...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  8. Detroit Tigers: What They Make

    It seems like you can never escape the talk of money in baseball. It’s one of the real constants with the national pastime...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  9. Detroit Tigers Recovering after Rough Trip in Boston

    So the Detroit Tigers' trip to Boston didn’t go all that well. Detroit lost three-of-four games and lost Rick Porcello to a suspension. However, the silver lining is that the suspension will help Porcello get some rest...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  10. News Flash: The AL Central Sucks

    The Detroit Tigers fell to the Boston Red Sox for the third game in a row last night and it will now be up to Justin Verlander to salvage at least one win in the four game series...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 170 reads 3 comments

  11. Detroit Tigers vs Boston Red Sox: Boom Goes the Dynamite

    I love baseball fights, I always have. Things got chippy right from the start last night in Boston and it culminated with Rick Porcello plunking the ugliest man alive, Kevin Youkilis...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 482 reads 0 comments

  12. Tigers Have A Rough Start Against the Red Sox

    Last night was supposed to be a good pitching match up for the Tigers. However, Edwin Jackson faltered early and big ol’ Brad Penny did a decent job of keeping the Tigers bats off-balance...

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  13. Detroit Tigers: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

    The Good These days Placido Polanco is resembling...well...Placido Polanco. In his last 10 games Polanco is 19-for-48 and batting .396, raising his average on the season to a more respectable ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  14. Big Series Ahead

    I live right at the middle point between New York City and Boston. There are Red Sox and Yankees fans to beat the band...

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  15. Pavano To Twins

    The Minnesota Twins helped their chances in catching the Tigers in the AL Central by trading for Carl Pavano. No, that wasn’t sarcastic. Pavano has been pretty bad this season, sporting an ERA of 5...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 42 reads 1 comments

  16. AL Central Is a Two-Team Race

    I don’t know who will win the American League Central, but it does feel like the Minnesota Twins are fading. The Tigers and the Chicago White Sox are the only two teams that have much of a shot...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 188 reads 3 comments

  17. Back-Up Blues

    Who would have thought that back up catcher would be such a hot-botton topic this season. The Tigers picked up both Matt Treanor and Gerald Laird to play catcher before the season started, and at least half of that tandem has worked out...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  18. Here I Am

    I was able to watch the Tigers/Orioles game last night on my brand new, lightning-fast Internet connection out here in Connecticut...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 5 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  19. Changes on the Way?

    Sorry if that title led you to believe that this post had something to do with the Tigers. This is more a "State of the Spot Starters" post...

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  20. ERA Champs

    I’ll ignore the Tigers offensive struggles for another day or so. Now, it’s time to rejoice that the Tigers currently employee three of the top ERA pitchers in the American League...

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  21. Tigers get Jarrod Washburn: Way To Go Dave Dombrowski!

    By now you’ve heard that the Tigers made a trade today. We heard quite a bit about how Detroit would probably just try and get bullpen help or a back up catcher, but good ol’ ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about almost 6 years ago 121 reads 1 comments

  22. Detroit Tigers: Get Used to This

    Last night was a pretty good microcosm of what the 2009 season has been for the Tigers. They had a few chances at padding an early lead and just couldn’t get the bats going enough to make it happen...

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  23. Tigers Need Rotation Help

    After watching Rick Porcello get hit around in the first two innings last night, it became more apparent that the Tigers may actually need some rotation help. Justin Verlander and Edwin Jackson have both been great this season...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 94 reads 1 comments

  24. Tigers-White Sox: Will Tonight's Game Be a Back-Breaker For Detroit?

    The Tigers have an opportunity to deliver a serious gut-punch to the Chicago White Sox tonight. The Tigers and White Sox entered this four-game weekend set, tied for the American League Central lead...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 51 reads 0 comments

  25. Tigers-White Sox: That Was a Good Day

    Didn’t yesterday seem like the sort of day the Tigers usually blow? The entered their double-header against the White Sox tied with them for first place. I was prepared for a split at best...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 53 reads 1 comments