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Red Sox 6, Tigers 3: Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera Struggle, and That’s Rare

I mentioned after the jump of the post-game graph that it’s rare to see Justin Verlander AND Miguel Cabrera, bona fide superstars, struggle in the same game. Verlander gave up five earned runs on 10 hits in six innings (the first time he’s given up 10 hits since September 2, 2010) and Cabrera left six […]

Public Enemy Number One: Ryan Raburn and the reality that comes with batting .146/.209/.211

Public Enemy Number One: Ryan Raburn and the reality that comes with batting .146/.209/.211

We’re sitting here on the couch, you and me. We’re talking baseball. Baseball, we agree, is a great sport that is filled with controversy and drama and the human element. It’s good and it’s bad at times. Fans shouldn’t just appreciate the team and shut up. This sport is a passion for millions of people. […]

Video: Jim Leyland Goes Off On Media After Loss to Red Sox

Apparently his early exit from today’s 7-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox wasn’t enough to calm down Jim Leyland. He gave the Tigers beat writers (and anyone else who would listen) a lesson in accountability in his office after the game. Video: Leyland, Fister talk blown call Doug Fister, on the other hand, was […]

Umpires Beat Tigers as Red Sox Stand By and Chuckle (Tigers 4, Red Sox 4, Bill Welke 3)

Umpires Beat Tigers as Red Sox Stand By and Chuckle (Tigers 4, Red Sox 4, Bill Welke 3)

Baseball has a human element. There is a certain beauty in this human element. There is an obvious ugliness. Especially when it comes to major league umpires! Of course, it just depends on what side of the field you are standing on when a called is missed. *please note this paragraph above is clear and […]

Berry and Miggy Combine for Sweep Heroics

Sometimes you can fall back into your old bad habits and still manage to win. As Jim Leyland pointed out in his postgame interview, the Tigers were terrible with runners in scoring position today. They were 2-for-15 and stranded ten. It seemed like they were leaving the bases loaded throughout most of the middle innings. […]

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