Game 72: Tigers (34-37) @ Pirates (38-32)

It’s Verlander Day again! Verlander’s last start was a little bit strange. He dominated the St. Louis Cardinals for five innings and then looked a tiny bit wobbly in the sixth before having to bail himself out of a major jam in the seventh. On the flip side, his previous start against the Pirates this […]

Scherzer takes a moment to himself during Saturday's game. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Max Scherzer Gives Tigers Gutsy Performance, Teammates Turn Yet Another Mediocre Pitcher Into Cy Young

The Tigers’ offense was cold yet again, managing only two hits and one run against Brad Lincoln—the same Brad Lincoln who was in danger of being demoted to the bullpen following a string of poor starts—through 6+ innings. Lincoln had allowed only a single walk through five innings when Ramon Santiago led off the sixth […]

Max Scherzer will be looking for handshakes and high fives after today's game. (Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Game 71: Tigers (34-36) @ Pirates (37-32)

Max Scherzer will indeed make his scheduled start today against the Pirates after being away from the team for a couple days. According to Ryan Field, on the Fox Sports Detroit pre-game show, the team released no further details about the nature of Scherzer’s absence, stating it was for “personal reasons.” Click the cut to […]

Noted Tiger Killer A.J. Burnett Kills Tigers

As you probably remember, A.J. Burnett, despite a terrible season with the Yankees last year, came into Comerica Park during game four of the ALDS last year with the Tigers on the brink of victory – and shut them down. Nevermind the 5+ ERA against them – the trend continued Friday night and it appears […]

Game 70: Tigers (34-35) at Pirates (36-32), 7:05pm

The Tigers are in Pittsburgh for their final interleague series of the year against their despised rival Pittsburgh, with whom they apparently share a blood feud. The Tigers have won four consecutive series and are looking to start their efforts to make it five on the right foot with Doug Fister on the mound. Lineups […]

Berrymania Lives On! And Some Other Stuff Happened Too.

Berrymania Lives On! And Some Other Stuff Happened Too.

Quintin Berry was 0-4 with two strikeouts prior to his final at bat of the game. The young outfielder had the hopes of an entire city riding on his shoulders, weighing on his mind. Could he come through? Could he throw off the 0-4 yoke and send Tigers fans into a dizzy, gleeful delirium on […]

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