Déjà Zoom

You may not want to admit it, but you always feared that Joel Zumaya was one pitch away from another – possibly catastrophic – arm injury. I certainly did. But as this season wore on, I thought about it less and less. We were finally seeing the Zumaya we enjoyed so much in 2006 — […]

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Game 70 Recap: Tigers Knuckle Under

The Detroit Tigers turned in another dud of a performance tonight, falling to the New York Mets 5-0 at Citi Field tonight. The Mets veteran right-hander R.A. Dickey won his sixth start (6-0) in seven tries, throwing eight scoreless innings, allowing just four hits.  Dickey retired the final 13 batters he faced. Jeremy Bonderman pitched […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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