Ah, the Houston Astros. Baseball’s answer to the guy you know who never keeps a job but doesn’t get evicted, somehow. Somebody out there’s gotta be helping him get by, pay the bills, look like a real person. That person doesn’t exist for the venerable Astros, who are now 10-29 after a punchless performance in [...]
Opening Day. Ah, it’s like a holiday. Like Christmas. Like opening your presents in front of your mom and dad. Like getting something better than your jerk brother who always steals your football. What a jerk. Prince Fielder’s a present. He’s a big, hulking present, wrapped in gold sparkly wrapping and the coolest most expensive [...]
Sources this morning indicated the Tigers and former closer Jose Valverde have reached an agreement on a minor league contract. Personally, I don’t see this as a big deal because he’s not going to be immediately promoted (I assume) and if he’s recovered, he can probably help the team. Twitter is losing its [...]
I love this city & the fans – couldn’t be more excited to spend my career here! We’re going to bring a World Series to Detroit!!! — Justin Verlander (@JustinVerlander) March 29, 2013 The Tigers have announced the move we’ve all been waiting for, a Justin Verlander extension, and it’s huge. Sources have indicated the [...]
Earlier today, the Tigers released All-Star, Gold glove winning, perennial MVP candidate RF Brennan Boesch in a questionable, baffling move in an off season full of them. I couldn’t even type that with a straight face. Sorry. Is this move really worthy of an entire blog post? Maybe, maybe not. Who cares? It’s the internet, man. We [...]
Welcome to the Walkoff Woodward Spring Training Preview Series, where we’ll be previewing the Tigers roster position by position. Today, we’ll be looking at the rotation — a very deep, very prolific group of arms that look to propel Detroit to a 3rd straight Central Division crown.