July 16, 2011

Tigers Prospects Dry Up After Arizona Fall League

Note: This article first appeared on ESPN.com’s SweetSpot blog today. When the Tigers traded Scott Sizemore to the A’s over Memorial Day Weekend, it brought an abrupt and mildly startling end to his tenure as Detroit’s second baseman of the future. The Tigers, after all, anointed him as the heir apparent to Placido Polanco almost […]

February 6, 2011

Sunday Snacks: RIP Woodie Fryman, A Fantasy Camper Says Goodbye and More!

When I was just starting to collect baseball cards, the first thing I always did upon opening a new pack was to flip the card over to see if the player ever was a member of the Tigers. Because my memory latches on to such random things, I clearly remember when I turned over the […]

July 6, 2010

Tigers Today: July 6, 2010

**Sorry this one’s coming late in the day. I was traveling and got online later than expected. This one include information about tonight’s win and Monday’s too.** Tigers’ Record: 45-37, 1st place; 1/2-game lead over Twins Today’s Results Tigers 7 – Orioles 5 (11 innings) W: Ryan Perry (2-4) L: David Hernandez (3-7) HR: Miguel […]

June 17, 2010

Game 65 Recap: Bonderman Sharp, Offense Relentless

Jeremy Bonderman threw seven strong innings and the offense added 19 hits as the Tigers defeated the Washington Nationals 8-3 on Thursday afternoon. The victory caps a second straight series sweep, and overall 6-game win streak, a stretch in which the Tigers have scored 37 runs on a whopping 70 hits.  It’s a pleasant sight […]

May 26, 2010

Report Card: Tigers at the Quarter Mark

Note: I began writing this report card at the 40-game mark but ran into computer troubles and wasn’t able to post it. Though the Tigers have blown past that milestone I’ll still submit it for your consideration. If you’ve followed the Tigers for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with Sparky Anderson’s old saying […]

May 11, 2010

The Non-Sequiturs: Nixing the ESPN Jinx, Poll Results and Poetry

For several reasons, I had an uneasy feeling during last night’s win over the Yankees, not the least of which was Brad Thomas getting the emergency start. But the more I watched and considered the situation, the better I felt. After all, the Tigers only needed three to four innings out of Thomas and they […]

April 24, 2010

Game 18: Tigers 8 – Rangers 4

ESPN highlights available here. The Score: Tigers 8 – Rangers 4 The Gist: For the first time in nearly nine years, Brad Thomas took the hill as a starter and did enough to keep the Tigers in the game until the offense took over in a kooky fourth inning. With two outs that inning, Ryan […]

April 12, 2010

Tigers Today: April 12, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 5-1 Today’s Game Tigers vs. Royals | 1:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/1270 & 97.1 Pitching Matchup Max Scherzer (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs. Luke Hochevar (0-0, 0.00 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Tigers 9 – Indians 8 W: Eddie Bonine (1-0) L: Chris Perez (0-1)

April 9, 2010

Tigers Today: April 9, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 2-1, 1/2 GB Today’s Game Opening Day in Detroit Tigers vs. Indians | 1:30 p.m ET – Comerica Park, Detroit | On the air: FSD & WJBK/1270 AM & 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Rick Porcello 0-0, 0.00 ERA vs LHP David Huff, 0-0, 0.00 ERA Yesterday’s Results Tigers 7 – Royals 3 W: […]

April 2, 2010

Tigers Today: April 2, 2010

Tigers’ Spring Training Record: 18-10-2 Today’s Game Tigers @ Brewers | 8:10 p.m. ET – Miller Park, Milwaukee | On the air: WXYT 1270-AM Pitching Matchup Max Scherzer, 1-1, 7.15 vs. Doug Davis, 1-1, 5.40 ERA