Looking Back on June in the D

On June 1, the Tigers weren’t exactly reeling but they could not have felt good about the way the month ended. They lost two games to the Mariners in Seattle, then came home to lose three of four to the A’s. After a 14-10 record in April, they stumbled to 12-14 in May. How would […]

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Max is Back; Who’s Going?

Two weeks ago I wrote that the Tigers had few options for the struggling Max Scherzer. Given their inconsistent rotation, I couldn’t see them sending him to the minors. Then again, who knew he’d be as abysmally bad as he was in his final start on May 14: five IP, six hits, six earned runs, […]

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Tigers Today: May 27, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 25-21, 2nd place; 1 GB Minnesota Today’s Game Off day Yesterday’s Results Mariners 5 – Tigers 4 W: Brandon League (4-4) L: Ryan Perry (1-3) HR: Magglio Ordonez (7) Mike Sweeney (6) Tigers History Lesson Today’s Birthdays Edwin Nunez, 44 On this Date in Tigers History 1939 — Charlie Gehringer hits for the […]

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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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