June 2, 2010

Tigers Today: June 2, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 25-26, 2nd place; 4.5 GB of Minnesota Today’s Game Tigers vs. Indians | 7:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Armando Galarraga (1-1, 4.50 ERA) vs. RHP Fausto Carmona (4-3, 3.69 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Indians 3 – Tigers 2 W: Jake Westbrook (3-3) […]

May 18, 2010

Tigers Today: May 18, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 22-16, 2nd place; 2 GB Minnesota Today’s Game Tigers vs. White Sox | 1:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 & 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Rick Porcello (3-3, 6.08 ERA) vs. Freddy Garcia (2-2, 4.75 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Rain Out Tigers History Lesson On this Date in Tigers […]

April 18, 2009

George Kell Podcast Interview

Some readers have had trouble finding the original interview I did with George Kell on the podcast in March 2007. Here’s a link to the episode.

April 11, 2009

Saturday Smorgasbord

Some Saturday items, powered by the Tigers’ Game Notes: Today marks Justin Verlander’s 99th career start at the major league level with the Tigers. With one more starts, he will become the 54th pitcher in Tigers history to start 100 games. Verlander entered his start this afternoon against the Rangers tied for third among American […]

April 10, 2009

That’s more like it!

Ah, Opening Day in Detroit! Happy New Year, everybody! Great day today! The weather was nice. Not perfect, but a lot better than anticipated. And I’ve definitely seen worse. Didn’t make it inside for the player introductions, so I didn’t hear what kind of reception Lyon received. The first pitch ceremony was nice. It was […]

March 25, 2009

One More on George Kell

There are a few new nuggets here. It’s nice to see The New York Times remembering George Kell.

March 24, 2009

The Detroit Tigers Podcast #65: Rebroadcast of a Talk with Hall of Famer George Kell

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:06 — 29.9MB) Welcome to The Detroit Tigers Podcast, the podcast for Tigers fans, by Tigers fans. This is Episode #65, a 26-minute podcast Detroit Tigers recorded in March 2007 from Swifton, Arkansas, and Scottsdale, Arizona U.S.A. This episode was originally broadcast on March 14, 2007. In […]

March 24, 2009

George Kell: 1922-2009

Sad news from Swifton, Arkansas, today. I grew up with George Kell and he will always be my favorite broadcaster — apologies to Ernie. Two years ago I had the honor of interviewing him on the podcast. If you haven’t listened to it, and you want to hear his voice again, check it out here. […]

March 23, 2009

The Monday Report: 2 Weeks to Go

>> The winds were howling here in Phoenix on Sunday — 45 m.p.h. gusts, dust galore, burning contact lenses — and I was thankful that I wasn’t sitting at a Cactus League game (something I don’t often say). But then I saw this story and had deep regret. Fifteen homers?! >> So Freddy Dolsi got […]

April 15, 2008

25 Years Later: Milt Wilcox’s Near-Perfect Game

I remember it clearly: April 15, 1983. It was a freezing cold day in Detroit just like it was at Comiskey Park. Making matters worse, the Tigers and White Sox were playing at night. (Imagine last Friday night’s game in Chicago — only colder and without the precipitation.) The Tigers’ Milt Wilcox pitched the game […]