look, i can steal THIS many bases

Quintin Berry Is Not An Everyday Player, So Stop Trying To Make Him One

There has been a whole lot of conjecture lately over one Quintin Berry. You know, the guy that came up when the Tigers (finally) DL’d Austin Jackson and played a few good games and got everyone excited. Jackson’s back now, of course, so there’s a good portion of the fanbase (and, alarmingly, a few writers) […]

Tigers Overcome Pretty Much Everything, Find Way To Beat Reds

What would you say if I told you that Justin Verlander threw over 110 pitches in five innings, Delmon Young was involved in a brutal fielding mishap, the Tigers managed two pithy runs off Bronson Arroyo, and they won the game? Yes, I’d be a bit surprised too, but that’s exactly how it happened as […]

Game 59: Tigers (26-32) @ Reds (32-25), 4:10 PM

The Tigers hope to avoid their eighth loss in the last ten games, and Justin Verlander is just the man for the task. Although Verlander has lost his last three starts, there were some positive signs in his last one that might portend a strong start this afternoon. Lineups and more after the jump

Hernan Perez Called Up From Single-A: Tigers Confirm Second Base Officially a Dumpster Fire

Hernan Perez Called Up From Single-A: Tigers Confirm Second Base Officially a Dumpster Fire

Austin Jackson was activated from the disabled list Saturday morning and a corresponding move was  immediately made. Instead, Jhonny Peralta was placed on paternity leave due to the birth of his first child, and Hernan Perez, a 21 year old infielder from Venezuela, who has never played above High-A Lakeland, was brought up to the […]

Why are No-Hitters so Special?

Because, as of this morning, the Tigers have played 17,395 baseball games and 20 of them (they’ve thrown 7 and been no-hit 13 times) have been without hits by either the Tigers or the opposing team. By contrast they have won 10 Pennants in that time, 4 of them turned into World Championships.This is another […]

even mudhens fielding is a mystery

Cincinnati Reds Make Tigers Bleed Their Own Blood

I have a word association game that I want to play. It includes the key terms: work, alcohol, hard, addiction, baseball, likeness, and pain. What are all these words associated with? If you said the Detroit Tigers then you’d be correct, a winner, a champion of this game. If you did not say the Detroit […]

obviously someone is being accusitory

Game 58: Tigers (26-31) @ Reds (31-25): The Other Good Ohio Team

Thought I’d expand on this thread a bit today because, well, Interleague Play starts again and the Tigers play the Reds, at Great American Ballpark, which hasn’t happened since…well ever (the park opened in 2003). The Tigers haven’t played Ohio’s other team since May 19-21 of 2006, which was played in Comerica Park, and Detroit […]

Up Is Down, Left Is Right, and the Tigers Beat the Indians 7-5

“There’s no place like home.”  -Dorothy Gale, The Wizard of Oz With the bases loaded in the top of the 7th inning and his team down by 2 runs, Jose Lopez hit a deep fly ball into center field. In most major league ballparks, this shot would have put the Indians in front, further demoralizing […]

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