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 8, 2010

Game 30: Tigers 6 – Indians 4

ESPN highlights available here. The Score: Tigers 6 – Indians 4 The Gist: Justin Verlander delivered his third consecutive stellar outing and Scott Sizemore (3 RBI) and Miguel Cabrera (2 RBI) paced the offense on a raw day in Cleveland. Joel Zumaya was terrific again throwing 21 of his 28 pitches for strikes and racking […]

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 23, 2010

Friday Freehans: Juan Cruz, Bill James and Andres Torres!

The other night I saw Edwin Jackson pitch for the Diamondbacks against the Cardinals and he looked sharp (eight innings, 0 walks). I sat behind home plate and couldn’t get over how hard he threw — consistently. He still would like nice in the Tigers’ rotation, wouldn’t he? Bygones. Here are some Tigers morsels for […]

April 4, 2010

Tigers Today: April 4, 2010

Tigers’ Final Spring Training Record: 18-12-2 Today’s Game Off Day in Kansas City The Tigers will conduct a 1 p.m. workout on Sunday at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium in preparation for Opening Day. Jeremy Bonderman remained behind in Lakeland and will pitch in a minor league game on Sunday before joining the club in Kansas […]

March 30, 2010

Tigers Today: March 30, 2010

Tigers’ Spring Training Record: 14-9-2 Today’s Game: Tigers @ Orioles | 1:05 p.m. ET – Ed Smith Stadium, Sarasota, Fla. | On the Air: MLB Gameday Audio Pitching Matchup Dontrelle Willis (2-0, 1.20 ERA) vs. Brad Bergesen (3-0, 3.77 ERA) Also scheduled to pitch: Ryan Perry, Jose Valverde, Fu-Te Ni and Joel Zumaya P.S. Jeremy […]

March 29, 2010

Tigers Today: March 29, 2010

Tigers’ Spring Training Record: 14-9-1 Today’s Game: Tigers @ Blue Jays | 1:05 p.m. ET – Dunedin Stadium, Dunedin, Fla. | On the Air: None Pitching Matchup Rick Porcello (1-1, 0.75 ERA) vs. Dana Eveland (0-1, 1.69 ERA) Also scheduled to pitch: Eddie Bonine, Brad Thomas, Phil Coke and Ryan Perry Yesterday’s Results The Tigers […]

March 28, 2010

Tigers Today: March 28, 2010

Tigers’ Spring Training Record: 14-10-1 Today’s Game: Tigers @ Yankees | 1:05 p.m. ET – Legends Field, Tampa | On the Air: 97.1 FM/1270 AM and MLB.TV Pitching Matchup Max Scherzer (1-1, 7.15 ERA) vs. Andy Pettitte (0-0, 4.50 ERA) Also scheduled to pitch: Fu-Te Ni, Phil Coke, Joel Zumaya and Jose Valverde. Yesterday’s Results […]

March 27, 2010

Tigers Today: March 27, 2010

Tigers’ Spring Training Record: 14-9-1 Today’s Game: Tigers vs. Yankees | 1:05 p.m. ET – Joker Marchant Stadium, Lakeland | On the air: 97.1 FM/1270 AM Pitching Matchup: Nate Robertson (2-0, 3.68 ERA) vs. A.J. Burnett (0-1, 9.00 ERA) Also scheduled to pitch: Joel Zumaya, Ryan Perry, Phil Coke, Robbie Weinhardt and Daniel Schlereth Yesterday’s […]