Tigers’ 2011 X Factor: Phil Coke

In Phil Coke’s three-year major-league career, he’s finished 31 games and he’s started just one — the Tigers’ final game of the 2010 season. That outing could best be described as abbreviated; he threw 1.2 innings, allowing five hits, a walk and two runs. What conclusions can we draw from this micro-sample size? Less than […]

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2010: The Year in Lists

A year ago, we were still stinging from Game 163 and not certain how the Tigers would respond to a crushing end to the 2009 season. Would they regress to 2008’s disappointment or regroup to erase the memory of the ’09 collapse? The answer was: they’d be relevant. And that, ladies in gentlemen, is the […]

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Phil Coke: The Next C.J. Wilson?

In their notes column today, Jon Paul Morosi and Ken Rosenthal cover the stories emerging from the GM Meetings in Orlando. Among them is a nugget about how the Tigers see similarities between reliever-turned-starter Phil Coke and another pitcher that took a similar path: In October, after team officials had already made up their minds […]

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Tigers Today: July 26, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 51-46, 3rd place; 2 GB Chicago Today’s Game Tigers @ Rays | 7:10 p.m. ET – Tropicana Field | On the air: FSD/AM 1270 and 97.1 FM Pitching Matchup Max Scherzer (7-7) vs. Matt Garza (10-5) Yesterday’s Results Game 1: Blue Jays 5 – Tigers 3 W: Scott Downs (4-5) L: Jose Valverde […]

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