Jose Lima Dies at 37

Who knew that when Jose Lima was called up to the Tigers in 1994 he would become a 20-game winner and a big-league character? Lima, whose best seasons in the majors came as a member of the Astros, died this morning at his home in Los Angeles of an apparent heart attack. He was just […]

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Tigers Today: April 11, 2010

Tigers’ Record: 4-1 Today’s Game Tigers vs. Indians | 1:05 p.m ET – Comerica Park | On the air: FSD PLUS/1270 Pitching Matchup Justin Verlander, 0-0, 7.20 ERA vs. Jake Westbrook, 0-1, 11.25 ERA Yesterday’s Results Tigers 4 – Indians 2 W: Jeremy Bonderman (1-0) L: Mitch Talbot (0-1) SV: Ryan Perry (1) HR: Magglio […]

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2009 Player Profile: Fernando Rodney

Fernando Rodney #56 Height: 5′ 11″ | Weight: 220 2008 Stats: 0-6, 4.91 ERA, 13 Saves In a bottom-line business like major league baseball, fans tend to overlook stats such as 49 strikeouts in 40 innings or 13 saves from a late-inning reliever like Fernando Rodney. Six blown saves and an ERA a whisker under […]

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Meet Brandon Lyon

Whenever I watched Brandon Lyon pitch for the Diamondbacks the past couple of seasons, my immediate reaction was always he’s a younger Todd Jones. Fact is, he throws harder than Jones — which can’t hurt — but no one is going to confuse him with Joe Nathan. Last season wasn’t a pleasant one for the […]

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A Bummer of an Outlook for the 2009 Tigers

ESPN.com’s trip through each MLB team’s roster continued today with write Jonah Keri‘s lens focused on the American League Central and the Tigers. If you’re looking for a positive outlook to end your week, look elsewhere. Here’s a taste: Aside from a younger, more athletic band of glove men, the Tigers need about a half-dozen […]

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