Hot In Texas? Yu Darvish Gets Tigers To Fan A Bunch And Cool Things Off A Bit

The temperature at first pitch on Tuesday night was 103 degrees. You can’t call the Tigers’ bats in the first inning that hot because they only had one hit, but two runs to start the game will always be a welcome incense. But after the first inning, Yu Darvish acclimated to the climate, did not […]

Evaluating the Trade Market: Outfield

The trade deadline is inching closer, and rumors are heating up. Last week I took a look at the second base market (hint: it sucks). Today we’ll take a shot at the corner outfield market, which is slightly more robust. Brennan Boesch and Delmon Young continue to underwhelm, Andy Dirks is still shelved for the […]

On My Debut Column at the Detroit Free Press

If you’ve been paying attention to the site over this last week, you’ve noticed that my name hasn’t been attached to the byline in any of the recent posts. This has nothing to do with the fact that the Detroit Free Press has asked me to be a columnist and everything to do with the […]

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 […]

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