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"Why have you forsaken me?" (Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Hey Joe, It’s Time to Look In the Mirror

Author’s Note: I wanted to wait until today’s game was over to post this, however this game almost six and a half hours long and no one wants to win. So why don’t you sit back and read this Joe Nathan rant while you suffer through this unbearable mess with the rest of us! It’s […]

The Present And Future Of The Tigers With Price

After I spent all afternoon on Twitter doubting the Tigers’ chances of getting David Price, the Tigers did, indeed, get David Price. A few thoughts on what that means for the team both now and in the future: 1. Max Scherzer is gone next year. I think this was true no matter what, but the […]

Austin Jackson leaves to a standing ovation. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

The Price Is Right: Tigers Land Rays Ace in Deadline Blockbuster

Stealth GM Dave Dombrowski struck with just minutes to go before the non-waiver trade deadline, landing Tampa ace David Price in a three-team trade. The trade involved Tampa, Seattle and Detroit, and unfolded with Detroit getting Price from Tampa, Tampa getting Drew Smyly, Willy Adames, and Nick Franklin, and Seattle getting Austin Jackson. The dominoes […]

Doubleheader Sweep Further Exposes Dombrowski’s Bullpen Shortcomings

This won’t quite be the same sort of recap. More an editorial recap, really. The Tigers lost game one this afternoon 6-2 and game two 5-2. Drew VerHagen was decent in the first game, and Max Scherzer struggled through six innings in the second, but both gave the team a chance to win. The offense […]

Tigers Week In Review: June 23-29

RECORD: 4-2 Monday: Off Tuesday: W, 8-2 at Texas Wednesday: W, 8-6 at Texas Thursday: W, 6-0 at Texas Friday: L, 4-3 at Houston (11 innings) Saturday: W, 4-3 at Houston Sunday: L, 6-4 at Houston Winning weeks are winning weeks, and when you tack on last weekend’s sweep in Cleveland that’s a 7-2 road trip, […]

Tigers’ Struggles – And Successes – Boil Down To Their Starting Rotation

When you’re 9-19 in your last 28 games and you lost a seven game division lead in the process, people are going to point fingers at pretty much everyone. The manager isn’t doing a good job. The bullpen is hacking up leads left and right. The starters are putting the team in the hole early. […]

Five Overly Rushed Conclusions From the Tigers’ First Week

The Tigers have played a week’s worth of games now, so we’ll use this small sample size to draw a bunch of overarching conclusions about the state of the ballclub, because that’s what sports punditry entails. So here are some slapdash thoughts based on seven games of baseball…. 1. Andrew Romine should be getting a […]

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