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Tag: Alfredo Simon

Why the Tigers Should Sign Doug Fister in the Offseason

The 2015 Detroit Tigers starting pitching experiment has not gone to plan. Alfredo Simon and Shane Greene came out of the gates firing strikes and generally pitching extremely effectively. The results since have been awful. Even with his one-hit shutout Read More

Detroit Tigers 2016 Pitching Staff: Locks, Uncertainties and Likely Departures

After Monday’s bullpen implosion, the Detroit Tigers pitching issues were once again brought to light. Al Alburquerque, Tom Gorzelanny, Neftali Feliz and Guido Knudson’s collective time on the mound saw a Tigers win turn into a blowout loss. Sadly, this Read More

Why The Tigers Should Sign Edwin Jackson

In an attempt to give their bullpen a different look, the Chicago Cubs have designated pitcher Edwin Jackson for assignment to make way for fellow reliever Rafael Soriano. Edwin Jackson DFA for Rafael Soriano. — Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) July 20, Read More

Detroit Tigers: Series Against Mariners is a Golden Opportunity

Things aren’t going according to plain in Detroit. Not a single soul thought the team would be below .500 this far into the season. Sure, the starting pitching would be taking a slight step back, but the defense would be Read More

Players the Tigers Should Target at the Trade Deadline: Tyler Clippard and Scott Kazmir

With the baseball season reaching its annual All-Star break, things aren’t exactly ginger-peachy in the Motor City. The win-now Detroit Tigers own a .500 record at 44-44 and are nine games out of first place. Given the Tigers’ recent track Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 8-1 Win vs the Cleveland Indians

Five The number of strikeouts by Detroit’s hitters. Better things happen when teams strike out less. Case-in-point, Detroit struck out a dozen times in their last game versus Cleveland and lost, but this game they won by seven runs with Read More

3 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Win vs the Chicago White Sox

Eight The number of hits by the four-five-six hitters in the Tigers lineup. Both Yoenis Cespedes and Tyler Collins had three hits while J.D. Martinez had two hits. The trio drove in all six of Detroit’s runs. Seven The number Read More

4 Stats from the #Detroit #Tigers 5-3 Loss to the #Oakland #Athletics

Nine The number of strikeouts tallied by Tigers pitchers. Not a bad number, but it doesn’t look outstanding when you allow five runs. Alfredo Simon started the game and posted six strikeouts while Angel Nesbitt, Al Alburquerque and Joakim Soria Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit #Tigers’ 2-1 Win over the Minnesota Twins

One Reliever Angel Nesbitt’s win total after the game. It was the reliever’s first big-league win. Ironically, he picked up the loss in the previous game. Three The number of players subbed into the game after Nick Castellanos was removed. Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 8-1 Loss to the Kansas City Royals

Six The number of runs allowed by Tigers starter Alfredo Simon. The righty also struck out six while allowing nine hits. It was his first loss of the season. Two The number of hits by Victor Martinez. V-Mart was the Read More