Ryan Raburn, as previously mentioned, has been recalled from the Toledo Mudhens in time for this afternoons game. He is starting against the left-hander Travis Wood. Jim Leyland said that Raburn is not his everyday second baseman and that he was recalled simply because he was a right-handed bat. Of course, that is the story […]
The warning of a “flurry of moves” and the expectation of receiving early news from Wrigley Field had the collective band of Tigers beat writers and daily bloggers up early this Thursday morning. It seems, there was a certain disappointment from the fan base to find out that Drew Smyly had been placed on the […]
The real Tigers offense showed up against Cubs ace Matt Garza and the bullpen was solid for 4 innings, giving the Tigers a 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs. Rick Porcello got the win, Garza took the loss, and Jose Valverde pitched a spitless 9th inning.
The last time the Tigers faced Cubs starter Matt Garza on the road, the game ended in a big celebration. Unfortunately, that’s because Garza no-hit the Tigers. I have faith that we’ll see a better performance from our offense tonight. Lineups after the jump
I usually don’t have a plan or even an idea of what angle I’m going to take before I sit down to write a wrap. This was the case once again Tuesday night, and through the first three innings I just watched the game and waited for thoughts come to me, regardless of how delirious […]
Coming off a series win against a 1st place National League team (well, not anymore), the Tigers return to the historic Wrigley Field for the first time since 2006 when brooms were used. Another sweep of the Cubs would be nice, but I guess let’s just get through this day-to-day like we’ve done all season. […]
Since the Tigers have a day off today as they travel (or traveled) from the southernmost part of Ohio to the northern denizens of Chicago, Illinois I thought I would take a few paragraphs to clear up my thoughts and perhaps answer a few of yours. By the way, you guys are really stepping up […]
Because he had a 1-2-3 inning and saved the game. We all KNOW that he can’t do that without some sort of help, especially this year.