1. Detroit Tigers: 5 Key Questions Heading into Spring Training

    With the Detroit Tigers ' players a few weeks away from reporting for spring training, there are still some questions that need to be answered...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,980 reads 9 comments

  2. St. Louis: Stan "The Man" Musial Represented All That Was Good About Baseball

    Loyal. Humble. Those are the first two things I thought of when I heard about Stan Musial 's passing this evening...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 390 reads 1 comments

  3. Arsenal: Would They Be Better off by Not Qualifying for the Champions League?

    With Arsenal currently experiencing a seven-year trophy drought, fans are getting extremely impatient with the lack of hardware that the team has won...

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  4. Detroit Tigers: Looking to Speed Past Their Opponents

    The Detroit Tigers have quietly hired baserunning consultant Jeff Cox to assist the Tigers on running the bases, attempting to give them an edge on their opponents. As Jim Leyland explained to Jason Beck of MLB...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,639 reads 10 comments

  5. Detroit Pistons: How the Playoffs May Not Be Considered Mission Impossible

    Currently the Detroit Pistons sit in 10th place in the Eastern Conference playoff picture with a 14-24 record...

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  6. Detroit Tigers Update: Dombrowski Sends Mixed Signals About Porcello

    According to Detroit Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski, Rick Porcello has a " leg up " in the competition for the Tigers' No. 5 starting rotation spot with pitcher Drew Smyly...

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  7. Detroit Tigers: How to Prevent Starting Pitching from Becoming a Liability

    I firmly believe that the Detroit Tigers have the most talented pitching rotation in the major leagues. But even with that talent, it doesn't mean that they will still have the best when the season ends...

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  8. Detroit Tigers Rumors: Why Rick Porcello Shouldn't Be Traded for Jim Johnson

    Over the past few weeks, Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello has become one of the two hottest trade candidates in MLB (the other being Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton)...

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  9. Offseason Moves the Detroit Tigers Should Have Made

    Detroit Tigers fans have been very fortunate over the past few years, since owner Mike Ilitch has been willing to spend whatever it takes for the Tigers to bring home a World Series title...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,292 reads 29 comments

  10. Brian Wilson: Is New York Mets' Interest Based on His Pitching or Persona?

    Reports started leaking today that New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson held a private workout yesterday for closer Brian Wilson who is recovering from Tommy John surgery...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,477 reads 7 comments

  11. Hardy or Peralta: Which Shortstop Would Be a Better Fit for the Detroit Tigers?

    When news leaked that the Detroit Tigers were involved in trade discussions with the Baltimore Orioles and the Chicago Cubs , debate soon turned to who would be the better fit at shortstop: Jhonny Peralta or J...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,547 reads 11 comments

  12. The Detroit Pistons' 5 Biggest Draft Busts Since 1990

    When approaching the NBA draft, any team's philosophy has to be one of three options. Either take a player who will be an immediate starter for your team, take a player who can contribute ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 3,407 reads 16 comments

  13. Tigers, Cubs, Orioles Trade Talk Involving J.J. Hardy and Rick Porcello

    A report surfaced this morning out of Baltimore saying that the Detroit Tigers , Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles had discussions on a possible three-way trade with pitcher Rick Porcello and shortstop J...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 21,508 reads 28 comments

  14. Why the Marriage Between Jhonny Peralta and the Detroit Tigers Will Work in 2013

    Since long-time major-leaguer Alan Trammell retired, I feel the Detroit Tigers have been looking for a long-term replacement for the next 10-15 years...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,307 reads 4 comments

  15. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: What Impact Would David Villa Have on Theo Walcott?

    It seems like every day there's another article written about Arsenal 's interest in David Villa since he is a quality player who would make any football team better...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 16,769 reads 43 comments

  16. Detroit Tigers: Is Prince Fielder the Most Underrated Star in the AL?

    How can a 28-year-old, four-time All-Star slugger who signed a nine-year, $214 million deal a year ago and has a .287 career batting average to go along with 260 HRs and 764 RBI be considered underrated? That is what Prince Fielder is in my eyes...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 159 reads 7 comments

  17. Arsenal: Why I Hate the January Transfer Window Speculation

    I strongly feel that Arsenal needs some reinforcements into the squad as they find themselves in a battle to stay in the top four of the Premier League and in that coveted Champions League spot...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,307 reads 1 comments

  18. Detroit Tigers: Why Jim Leyland Is the Perfect Manager for 2013

    Hi, my name is Brett, and I am a big Jim Leyland fan. During the season, that admission could cause a fan to receive a lot abuse from other fans...

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  19. Detroit Tigers: A Potential Concern That May Derail the Season Before It Begins

    It's that year again. Yes, I'm talking about the 2013 World Baseball Classic which could really hurt the Tigers ' success this season...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,514 reads 9 comments

  20. Detroit Pistons: Why Rodney Stuckey Must Be Traded

    This season, the Detroit Pistons ' weak link is Rodney Stuckey , and the team would be better off trading him...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 3,166 reads 39 comments

  21. Why the Detroit Tigers and Brian Wilson Are the Perfect Fit

    The Detroit Tigers need to make a strong effort in attempting to sign closer Brian Wilson who is coming off Tommy John surgery but yet expected to be healthy by Opening Day according to Tim Brown at Yahoo! Sports...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 5,727 reads 62 comments

  22. Arsenal: An Outside-the-Box Defensive Midfield Solution

    As an Arsenal fan, I go through highs and lows several times throughout each game. I get especially frustrated with our defensive lapses against lesser opponents. These counterattacks seem to be occurring more and more...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 2,460 reads 30 comments

  23. Detroit Tigers: Victor Martinez & Torii Hunter Offer Veteran Leadership to Club

    Every year, analysts and fans assume certain teams that have the most talent on paper will easily win 100-plus games and glide to a World Series victory only to watch that "stacked" team struggle and not even make the playoffs...

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  24. Detroit Tigers: How Anibal Sanchez Signing Could Hinder the Future

    I have to admit that when the Tigers make a big free-agent signing or a trade my first thought is, "Will the team be better this coming year?" Then the next immediate question I ask ...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 1 year ago 1,212 reads 11 comments

  25. Detroit Pistons: Why Will Bynum is the Most Important Guard

    Will Bynum has been the backup point guard, as well as a fan favorite, in Detroit for the past three seasons...

    Brett Kaplan Written by Brett Kaplan about over 2 years ago 708 reads 9 comments