May 26, 2010

The Quotable Recap: Game 46

Mariners 5 – Tigers 4 “It felt good coming out of my hand, but … ,” Ryan Perry on a levitating slider that Mike Sweeney blasted 407 feet into the Seattle bullpen, pulling the Mariners to 4-3 in the eighth.

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 […]

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 15, 2010

Tigers Today: April 15, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 6-3 — Tied for 1st Today’s Game Off Day Yesterday’s Results Royals 7 – Tigers 3 W: Kyle Davies (1-0) L: Ryan Perry (0-1) HR: Magglio Ordonez (3)

April 10, 2010

Game 5: Bondo’s Back…It Seems

ESPN highlights available here. The Score: Tigers 4 – Indians 2 The Gist: Jeremy Bonderman made a triumphant return to the mound on Saturday pitching five strong innings allowing a single hit and a single run. He walked two and struck out five. Magglio Ordonez opened the scoring in the bottom half of the first […]

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 […]

October 1, 2009

Three for Thursday: ’06 All Over Again

Looking at the scene today at Comerica Park — brilliant blue skies, a sun-drenched field — I can’t help but think back to three years ago today when the Tigers choked on a golden opportunity to win a division title. History repeating itself? Dan Gladden made an interesting point on the pre-game interview with Jim […]