Darin Downs’ Pitching Paves Path for Thunder Cats to Barrel Through

The beginning of this game was very reminiscent of those bizarre games that the Tigers tend to play on the west coast. The Twins were spraying the strangest hits all over the place and when Jim Leyland had to go to the bullpen in the fourth inning, you just expected the strangeness to continue. Luckily, […]

Game 83 Lineups and Comments: Twins (35-46) @ Tigers (40-42)

Can the Tigers get themselves a split in this series? If Rick Porcello pitches like he has in his last three starts, they have a good chance. He was especially brilliant in his last start with seven shutout innings against the Rays. If there is one slightly puzzling aspect about this roll it’s that he’s […]

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Game 82 Lineups and Comments: Twins (35-45) @ Tigers (39-42)

Say what you want about the Tigers first half of the season. Say what you want about obligatory numbers. Part two of the Detroit Tigers 2012 journey begins this evening. Justin Verlander takes the mound against a Twins team that has won four straight in Comerica Park. Huh? Don’t shoot the messenger. Thank him for […]

Congratulations Detroit, You’ve Successfully Completed One Half of Baseball. Now Here Are Your Stats.

Busy day outside of the blogging world so I’ll just post the first half numbers and we can all come to the same conclusion. Kinda not pretty. 81 Total games played. 39-42, Third Place A.L. Central, 4.5 games out of first place. 39-42 Pythagorean W-L 356 runs scored, 367 runs against, -11 run differential First […]

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Tigers Forget to Look at Standings, Don’t Realize Twins Are Still in Last Place, Lose

The last game of the first half of the 2012 regular season was not quite as dramatic as the first game of the first half of the 2012 regular season. First of all, the first game of the season didn’t start an hour and a half after the scheduled start time. Of course, the first […]

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