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2013 Walkoff Woodward Staff Predictions

The MLB Landscape Let’s start with the National League: E Josh Grey Erin Bob B Alex Wally Sam 1 Nats Nats Nats Nats Nats Nats Nats 2 Braves* Braves* Braves* Braves* Braves* Braves* Braves* 3 Phillies Phillies Phillies Phillies Mets Phillies Phillies 4 Mets Mets Marlins Mets Phillies Mets Mets 5 Marlins Marlins Mets Marlins […]

Buster Olney Breaks Verlander News Like A Boss

Buster Olney Breaks Verlander News Like A Boss

There aren’t too many baseball reporters out there who are more enjoyable than Buster Olney. Today he reminded Tigers fans why it’s important to pay attention to him. Hearing rumblings of major news… More to come. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) March 29, 2013 This was at 12:08pm. He waited 33 minutes before tweeting again. Sources: […]

Tigers and Justin Verlander agree to contract extension through 2019 with vesting option for 2020

Tigers and Justin Verlander agree to contract extension through 2019 with vesting option for 2020

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 […]

Tigers Set Bullpen for Opening Day…and Rondon Isn’t in It

As was always a possibility, the Tigers are prepared to start the season with a closer by committee. What was more unexpected is that it won’t be including Bruce Rondon, at least not to start out. Rondon was optioned to Toledo this morning, along with Luis Marte, meaning that barring a last-second injury, the Opening […]

Tuiasosopomania Engulfs Detroit! Oh, and Rick Porcello Is Still A Starter

The Tigers tied up a few more loose ends on their roster today, announcing that Rick Porcello is officially the 5th starter, Drew Smyly will make the club and pitch out of the bullpen, and, barring something unforeseen, Matt Tuiasosopo will make the roster as a bench player as well. I, for one, always thought […]

Tigers Release Brennan Boesch, World Literally Stops on Axis

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 […]

Why Your Baseball Team Sucks, 2013 Edition

This is a slightly more broader baseball post. The Tigers are in here, though, so don’t worry. It’s March, which means it’s a time for optimism in baseball. “_________ is in the Best Shape Of His Life!” “____________ looks like he’s primed for a big season!” (I need not remind everyone of Jon Heyman’s now-infamous […]

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