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Miguel Cabrera cheers on his teammates from the sidelines.

Miguel Cabrera and His Gimpy Ankles Get Much Needed Day Off, Tigers Win Anyway

I did not actually watch any of this game. I have no idea how the Tigers managed to win without Cabrera in the lineup—actually, that’s a total lie. Other players, such as Andy Dirks, Delmon Young, and Prince Fielder stepped up and delivered offensively, while Max Scherzer shut down the Angels from the second inning […]

The Art of Spitting

The following is a partner post for The science of spitting Controversy that will rain down on the player who dares to use a spitball, despite it being a common and legal method in other sports, such as cricket. Altering the physics relating to the ball’s travel towards the bat (or glove, if the […]

Jhonny Peralta was the offensive hero.

Tigers Snatch Victory From the Jaws of Defeat!!: A Memoir

The Tigers found themselves down 3-0 after five innings, and you were probably thinking, “Here we go again. Turning another mediocre pitcher into Cy Young.” You probably looked at Dan Haren’s 2012 stats online and threw up your hands in rage. Maybe you threw something at your TV, and got up to take the dog […]

Hey, Drew. You're looking a little... different lately! (slapdash photoshop by Alexandra Simon)

Game 126: Angels (66-60) @ Tigers (67-58)

Miguel Cabrera is once again installed at DH, Jeff Baker will be starting at third, and Delmon Young gets to flash his defensive skills in left field in tonight’s matchup against the Angels. Youngster Drew Smyly will be making the start in place of Doug Fister, who’s dealing with the sore groin he injured prior […]

Zack Greinke Parties Like It’s 2009, Angels Beat Tigers 2-1

Zack Greinke Parties Like It’s 2009, Angels Beat Tigers 2-1

In 2009, as a member of the Kansas City Royals, Zack Greinke started 5 games against the Tigers. He pitched 36 innings in those five starts (including two complete games) and allowed four earned runs, giving him a 1.00 ERA against Detroit that season. He was somehow Doug Fister’d in one game, ending up with […]

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