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Doom to Potential Broom: Andy Dirks Takes Out The Royals

You hear a lot of discussion in baseball circles and among baseball fans about “doing the little things.” They can make the difference in tight, one-run ballgames. They can be the difference between playoff teams and clubs that fell just short. Tonight, the Tigers did one of those “little things” right – and it might […]

Anibal Alejandro Sanchez Pitches CG Shoutout, Tigers Into 1st Place Tie

With eight games left in the regular season, the Tigers are back in a first place tie with the Chicago White Sox. After the White Sox failed to homer their way to a win in a matinee against the Indians, Anibal Sanchez pitched the Tigers into a share of first with a three-hit, complete-game shutout […]

Game 154: Tigers (0.5GB) vs. Royals

The White Sox didn’t hit enough home runs this afternoon and lost to the Cleveland Indians, so that means a win from the Tigers tonight puts them into a tie for first place. We’ve all been here before and Bruce Chen is the epitome of a Tigers road block. 1st place lineups after the jump:

Defensive Mistakes Loom Large as Offense Sleeps Through Doubleheader Sweep

Defensive Mistakes Loom Large as Offense Sleeps Through Doubleheader Sweep

Hoo boy. Is this the baseball equivalent of staying up too late the night before and then going to work and having nothing go right for you? If not, it has to be close. At any rate, we’ve got two games to cover and a lot of things happened, so let’s get started with this doubleheader autopsy. […]

Game 152: Twins (63-89) @ Tigers (80-71)

Game 152: Twins (63-89) @ Tigers (80-71)

Well, Game 1 was certainly a learning experience for me, at least, but we’ll get into more detail about that in the recap. Now it’s time to focus on Game 2. Drew Smyly will make his first start since August 25th, when he pitched six innings and gave up three runs (one earned) in a 5-3 […]

Game 151: Twins (62-89) @ Tigers (80-70)

Game 151: Twins (62-89) @ Tigers (80-70)

Get ready, boys and girls. We have a long day of baseball ahead of us today. The good news is that according to, there is only a 20% chance of rain in Detroit today. However, temperatures are only supposed to get up to 58 degrees, so it might get a bit chilly at Comerica […]

"I'm coming for you, Chicago!" — Miguel Cabrera (yes he really said this shut up)

Doug Fister Spins a Gem, Tigers Pull to Within One Game of White Sox

Doug Fister spun a complete game shut out, striking out seven and walking none, and Miguel Cabrera slugged his 42nd homerun, as the Tigers pulled to within one game of the division leading White Sox. Fister scattered seven hits through his nine innings of work, and was never really in that much trouble even though […]

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