Source: FanGraphs Biggest Contributing Contributor: Alex Avila, +39.8% Biggest Bonehead: Joaquin Benoit, -41.6% Next Biggest Bonehead: Quintin Berry, -36.5% Total Contributing Contributions by Pitcher(s): -16.7% Total Contributing Contributions by Lineup: -33.3%
We’ll see if they get this game in, as the threat of rain blankets the metro Detroit area today. They will have to consider the fact that this is the last time the Yankees and Tigers face each other in the regular season. They have a mutual off day on September 17 but that could […]
Jeff Baker is starting for the Tigers. Hello, Jeff Baker.
Props to Ian Miller of Baseball Prospectus for hitting up my twitter and e-mail yesterday with a query about our favorite red-headed stepchild, Ryan Raburn. He wanted a bit of background on the beleaguered second baseman slash outfielder for this piece which I more than happily provided. Now I’m linking his finished column and telling […]
My friend and I often refer to star players on our favorite team(s) by full name when exchanging electronic high fives and such. This is done out of the utmost respect. Miggy, Cabby, or more aptly Miguel Cabrera especially deserves that treatment in headline form tonight. Tigers win, 6-5!
It’s rare. But it happens.
Miguel Cabrera does not have a triple this year.
So, I wrote about how the Tigers turned the corner (again) with their win on Sunday. I thought it would be an appropriate topic given the reaction that I saw from multiple outlets in the aftermath of that five run tenth inning. It’s funny, I keep returning back to the word “expectations” when I write […]