1. Detroit Tigers: Power Trio

    Hello again Tigers world. I am now making my way back to Michigan. I will spend this week in Washington DC with my brother and his wife before finally making my way back to the Great Lakes State...

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  2. From Cringe to Inge

    About a week ago I officially let reliever Brandon Lyon out of the dog house. Perhaps it’s time I take a deep breath, swallow my pride, and do the same for Brandon Inge...

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  3. The Detroit Tigers Are Making Pitching Moves

    Sunday Detroit announced two call-ups that should have a positive impact on the club. The Tigers announced that Fu-Te Ni and Luke French would be called up from AAA Toledo...

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  4. Tigers Quest for Eighth Straight Ruined in the Eighth

    Our Detroit Tigers squandered a 4-3 lead in the eighth inning late Friday night. The Tigers had a runner in scoring position with just one out after a stolen base by Josh Anderson...

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  5. Joel Zumaya's Rough June

    This past Tuesday night, I was making my way along on my summer trip and was spending the day in New York City. I spent the night at CitiField, watching the Mets take on the St. Louis Cardinals...

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  6. Brandon Lyon Is out of the Doghouse

    Abut a month ago Jim Leyland addressed his feelings for reliever Brandon Lyon. He talked a bit about Brandon, and about his dream for the back end of the bullpen: “My dream would ...

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  7. Luke French Has Potential

    This year, Detroit has been blessed by a trio of studs at the front end of their rotation. However, all season Detroits back end has struggled. Now more than ever, perhaps, the team is feeling the void of a quality left handed starter...

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  8. Granderson's Sudden Surge of Power

    I still remember the first time I watched Curtis Grandersonplay for the Tigers. It was 2003, and the lanky 22-year-old was a Lakeland Tiger. Boy was he impressive. That season in Lakeland, Curtis posted a ...

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  9. Tigers/Cubs Series Preview

    I’m taking a break from the camping and all to post tonight. I’m currently writing this post from a small hotel in Guilford, CT...

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  10. Detroit Tigers' Ryan Perry Sent Back Down To Toledo

    Jason Beck from MLB.com has just reported that reliever Ryan Perry has been sent down to AAA Toledo to iron out some issues with his command. This season Perry is 0-1 with a 4.28 ERA...

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  11. Tigers-Brewers: Sticks Wake up for Series Sweep

    After what seemed like an eternity, the bats finally woke up to lift our Detroit Tigers to a three-game sweep over Milwaukee...

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  12. Re-Visiting the Detroit Tigers 2008 Draft Class

    As we are now approaching the half way point of their first full season, I thought it would be a good idea to check up on some of last seasons highly regarded draft picks. Among the many 2008 Draft picks was a solid core of arms again...

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  13. Out of the Office

    On Saturday morning, I’ll taking off on a three week trip that will include at least 2 baseball stadiums, job interviews, job fairs, camping and nearly 3,000 miles of driving...

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  14. Detroit Tigers' Adam Everett and Ramon Santiago as One Player?

    Meet Ramon Everett. Or Adam Santiago. Or…Radmon Santieverett. Hmm. He’s the guy holding down the shortstop position for the Tigers in 2009...

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  15. Detroit Tigers' Great Rocky Colavito for the HoF

    This past winter, I ranked former outfielder Rocky Colavito as the 22nd greatest Tiger in history. While his stay in Detroit was relatively brief, he piled up so great numbers while wearing the Old English D...

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  16. Rob Neyer on the Tigers

    This from Rob Neyer’s blog over at the four-letter: The Tigers haven’t gotten any offense this season from their catchers, their second basemen, or their shortstops...

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  17. Dontrelle Willis Back on the DL with Anxiety Disorder

    The Tigers have placed Dontrelle Willis on the disabled list for the second time this season. The reason for this trip to the DL is the same as the last one: anxiety disorder. Willis is on the 15-day DL meaning he will miss at least two or three starts.

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  18. Inge's Home Runs

    My pal Kenny e-mailed me this morning with an idea for a post. It’s pretty simple, so I’ll just copy-and-paste his brief message: "After watching Brandon Inge hit a late inning home run in a blow out I started to think...

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  19. Detroit Tigers: Game 65 Preview

    Date: June 17, 2009 Time: 8:15pm Teams: Detroit Tigers at St. Louis Cardinals Park: Busch Stadium Weather: 88 and mostly sunny. Chance of rain later. Starting Pitchers: Edwin Jackson (6-3, 2...

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  20. The Detroit Tigers: What I Would Do

    There has been a bit of chatter about the Tigers in the media lately following Mike Ilitch’s statement that he is ready to spend some money. The Tigers current payroll is right around $115 million...

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  21. Tigers—Cardinals: Game 64 Preview

    Date: June 16, 2009Time: 8:15pmTeams: Detroit Tigers at St. Louis CardinalsPark: Busch StadiumWeather: 83 and partly cloudy. Chance of rain later in the evening.Starting Pitchers: Justin Verlander(7-2, 3...

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  22. Detroit Tigers Heading Down a Troubling Path

    The Tigers are struggling again. After a pretty nice series win in Chicago against the White Sox, the Tigers went out and laid an egg against the consistently bad Pittsburgh Pirates...

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  23. Game 62 Preview Between The Pirates and The Tigers

    Date: June 13, 2009 Time: 7:05 p.m. Teams: Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh Pirates Park: PNC Park Weather: 72 degrees and cloudy, 30 percent chance of rain Starting Pitchers: Aramando Galarraga (3-6, 5...

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  24. Game 61 Preview: Detroit Tigers vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

    Date: June 12Time: 7:05 pmTeams: Detroit Tigers at Pittsburgh PiratesPark: PNC ParkWeather: 73 degrees and sunnyStarting Pitchers: Rick Porcello (6-4, 3.98) vs. Ian Snell (1-6, 5...

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  25. Tigers Like Ryan Spilborghs

    According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Tigers are among a few teams interested in Colorado outfielder, Ryan Spilborghs: "While the Phillies tread water waiting for the starting-pitching ...

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