Today’s Tiger: Jason Thompson

Jason Thompson Born: July 6, 1954 in Hollywood, Calif. Bats: Left Throws: Left Height: 6′ 4″ Weight: 200 lb. Acquired: Drafted by the Tigers in the fourth round of the 1975 amateur draft. Seasons in Detroit: 5 (1976-80) Uniform Number: 30 Stats: .256 avg., 98 HR, 354 RBI, .779 OPS Awards: Three-time All Star (1977, […]

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Tigers Today: July 21, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 48-44, 2nd place; 3.5 GB Chicago Today’s Game Tigers vs. Rangers | 7:05 p.m. ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Max Scherzer (6-7, 4.74 ERA) vs. RHP Colby Lewis (9-5, 3.42 ERA) Yesterday’s Results Rangers 8 – Tigers 0 W: Tommy Hunter (7-0) L: […]

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A Friday Freehans Two-Pack

Here are a couple of random items to round out the week: The Detroit News‘ Lynn Henning hosted an online chat this afternoon and I was able to sneak in a question: Me: Lynn, recent injuries notwithstanding, how did Jeff Larish‘s star plummet so dramatically? He was viewed as a home-grown power bat until last […]

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Thursday Notebook

CARLSBAD, Calif. — I think I survived LegoLand and, with any luck, will never need to return. …A five-game lead? The 2009 Tigers continue to confound. How this team has managed to pad its lead in the Central is nothing short of baffling. But we shall take it. Fact is, they could pile-up the Ws […]

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