1. So Long, Clete

    The Tigers are sending Clete Thomas back to the minors and are promoting Don Kelly. This move makes sense, as Thomas is really struggling at the plate and Kelly is amazingly hot...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 60 reads 0 comments

  2. What Did You Expect?

    GAME SUMMARY: Final Score: Chicago-4 Detroit-3 WP: Bobby Jenks LP: Joel Zumaya HR: Jim Thome (12), AJ Pierzynski (6), Ramon Santiago (4), Curtis Granderson (14) Jim Leyland filled out the weakest lineup card since 2003 against the White Sox tonight..

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 85 reads 1 comments

  3. Jeremy Bonderman, Dontrelle Willis Putting Tigers in a Tough (No. 5) Spot

    The Tigers' top three pitchers have been terrific this season. Justin Verlander and Edwin Jackson are two of the top pitchers in the American League and each would surely get a number of votes if the Cy Young Award were to be given this afternoon...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 79 reads 2 comments

  4. White Sox-Tigers: Game 59 Preview

    Date: June 10, 2009 Time: 8:11 pm Teams: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox Park: US Cellular Field Weather: 64 and partly cloudy Starting Pitchers: Justin Verlander (6-2, 3.26) John Danks (4-4, 5...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  5. Detroit Tigers Draft Links

    There is no shortage of MLB Draft information out there. I’m not going to just put the same stuff out there as everyone else. So, the least I can do is put together links to make the information easier to find...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 379 reads 1 comments

  6. Detroit Tigers 7-Chicago White Sox 6: That Was Wild

    GAME SUMMARY: Final Score: Detroit 7 Chicago 6 WP: Brandon Lyon (2-3): 2 innings, 1 H, 2 BB, 0 ER, 4 K LP: Scott Linebrink (2-4): 1 inning, 1 H, 2 BB, 1 ER, 0 K HR: Brian Anderson ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 78 reads 12 comments

  7. Brandon Inge Back Down to Earth: Detroit Tigers' Sad Stats

    Just for kicks, I spent some time messing around on Baseball Reference to see if anything interesting popped up about the Tigers. Here are some sorry stats. Don’t kill the messenger...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 167 reads 1 comments

  8. Detroit Tigers: D-Train's Last Stop?

    Dontrelle Willis is scheduled to start against the Chicago White Sox tonight. After splitting the first two games of this massive, five game series, the Tigers turn the keys of their club over to Mr...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 145 reads 1 comments

  9. Top Pitching Duos (AL & NL)

    Here’s a complete table including a few National League duos as well. There are plenty of oustanding pitchers in the NL who don’t have a fine running mate to make it a duo, (Gallardo/Santana) so those guys are absent from this list...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  10. Let's Play Two! Game Preview(s)

    Date: June 8, 2009 Times: 2:05 and 8:11pm Teams: Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox Park: US Cellular Field Weather: Mid-70s with a 30-40% chance of rain Starting Pitchers: Armando Galarraga (3-6, 5...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 30 reads 0 comments

  11. Major League Baseball's Top Pitching Duos

    Every once in a while, I’ll get a really good idea for a post from a comment made by a reader. This is one of those posts...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 119 reads 0 comments

  12. Edwin Jackson: Staff Ace Part II

    GAME SUMMARY: Final Score: Detroit 2 Los Angeles 1 WP: Edwin Jackson (6-3): 9 innings, 4 H, 1 BB, 1 ER, 5 K, 109 pitches LP: Kelvim Escobar (0-1): 5 innings, 4 H, 4 BB, 2 ER, 5 K HR: None ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  13. LA Angels-Detroit Tigers: 2009's Game 54 Preview

    Date: June 6, 2009 Time: 7:05pm Teams: Los Angeles Angels at Detroit Tigers Park: Comerica Park Weather: 70 and partly cloudy Starting Pitchers: Kelvim Escobar (0-0, 0.00) vs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  14. You Know Who I Always Kind of Liked…?

    The Orioles announced today that they have released veteran reliever Jamie Walker. Walker had his best years as a pro with the Tigers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 134 reads 2 comments

  15. Detroit Tigers Random Thoughts

    A few thoughts and ideas bouncing around in my brain on this beautiful Friday morning: Billfer does a bang-up job over at the Detroit Tigers Weblog of figuring out this whole “option thing” ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 65 reads 0 comments

  16. Dontrelle Joins Koufax in the History Books

    I was watching today’s game while at work and boy-oh-boy was it packed with action. We saw Jim Leyland get himself tossed, that’s always fun...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 117 reads 0 comments

  17. Checking on Former Detroit Tigers Prospects

    The Atlanta Braves made a pair of noteworthy moves on Wednesday, officially parting ways with 300-game winner Tom Glavine and trading for all-star outfielder Nate McLouth...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 267 reads 1 comments

  18. Detroit Tigers' Game 51 Preview

    Date: June 3, 2009 Time: 7:05pm Teams: Boston Red Sox at Detroit Tigers Park: Comerica Park Weather: 64 and partly cloudy Starting Pitchers: Josh Beckett (5-2, 4.60) Armando Galarraga (3-5, 5...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 42 reads 0 comments

  19. A Quick Look Back at the Detroit Tigers

    It is now June 3, 2009. The Tigers are currently 28-22 and in first place in the AL Central (for now). Here’s a look back at what the Tigers record was through June 2 the past ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 70 reads 0 comments

  20. Tiger Stadium is Going Down

    Well, that’s that. It was Detroit+commission+votes+to+level+Tiger+Stadium">announced today that the last remaining pieces of Tiger Stadium are going to be demolished. Detroit’s Economic Development Corp...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 136 reads 1 comments

  21. Tigers' Galarraga Struggles After Hot Start: Haven't We Seen This Before?

    After Armando Galarraga’s strong rookie season, many writers wrote about how they didn’t totally buy his performance. They acknowledged that he had a good season but that a lot of it had to do with luck...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  22. Detroit Tigers: The Big Questions

    Here we are. It’s June 1st and the Detroit Tigers have a four game lead in the American League Central. Who saw this coming? I’ll be honest, I thought the Tigers were a ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 140 reads 0 comments

  23. Jackson Cruises Past Baltimore

    GAME SUMMARY Final Score: Detroit 3, Orioles 0 WP: Edwin Jackson (5-3): 8 innings, 2 H, 1 BB, 0 R, 7 K, 101 pitches LP: Jason Berken (1-1): 7 innings, 4 H, 2 BB, 1 ER, 2 K SV: Fernando Rodney ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  24. Detroit Tigers-Baltimore Orioles: Game 49 Preview

    Date: May 31, 2009 Time: 1:35pm Teams: Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles Park: Camden Yards Weather: 77 and sunny Starting Pitchers: Edwin Jackson (4-3, 2.58) Jason Berken (1-0, 3...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake VandeBunte about 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  25. Back On Track

    GAME SUMMARY Final Score: Detroit 6 Baltimore 3 WP: Justin Verlander (6-2): 6 innings, 9 H, 1 BB, 3 ER, 5 K, 112 pitches LP: Matt Albers (0-2): 1...

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