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Detroit Tigers: Low-Buy Trade Targets to Improve the Bullpen

The Detroit Tigers have whittled their bullpen (in terms of reliability) down to four pitchers setting up closer Joakim Soria—Alex Wilson, Blaine Hardy,  Al Alburquerque and Neftali Feliz. The rest have been maddeningly inconsistent. Bruce Rondon and Ian Krol seem Read More

3 Stats from the Seattle Mariners 4-1 Loss Versus the Kansas City Royals

Two The number of hits by the Mariners. Austin Jackson and Robinson Cano were the only M’s with hits. This offensive output simply isn’t going to cut it, even against minor league opposition, much less Major League opposition. Nine The Read More

Sami Khedira Signs for Juventus: Signing Shows Juve’s Intent

The fact that Sami Khedira, like Paolo Dybala before him, has signed for Juventus only shows the Italian champions’ willingness to reload and re-launch in terms of winning European hardware next season. Both signings are moves that take the Old Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 13-1 Loss to the Cleveland Indians

13 The number of runs allowed by the Tigers. It matched a season high. It was also the second time in three games that the Tigers allowed 13 runs. Four The number of times Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler reached Read More

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Loss to the New York Yankees

Three The number of hits by Tigers’ right fielder J.D. Martinez. Martinez went 3-for-4 with two runs scored in the loss. He also struck out once. His three hit day raised his average to .281. Two The number of hits Read More

Kyle Wiltjer Reportedly Returning for Senior Season

Gonzaga fans got some good news for the third time in the past few weeks. Coming on the heels of the news that Przemek Karnowski and Domantas Sabonis will return next season, Kyle Wiltjer will reportedly stick around for his senior Read More

Detroit Tigers: Statistical Impacts of New Additions

Yoenis Cespedes Acquired via: Trade, with Gabe Speier and Alex Wilson for Rick Porcello Maybe the biggest name brought in by the Tigers this offseason, Cespedes has come out of the gates swinging for Detroit. Entering Friday he was hitting Read More

Juventus: Rare Cost-Efficient Champions League Success

The upcoming slate of Champions League games features some of European football’s usual suspects joining Juve in the last eight: Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSG, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid. Monaco and Porto have also qualified. With the exception of Porto, Read More

Detroit Tigers Links: Spring Training Cuts, Miguel Cabrera, Luke Putkonen

The Tigers have been busy trimming their roster down ahead of Opening Day. Detroit has optioned and cut players who either played a role last season or were thought to me in the mix for a big-league roster spot before Read More

Gonzaga Bulldogs: 2011 Recruiting Class Paying Massive Dividends for Mark Few & Zags

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have never quite been able to recruit the same level of talent out of high school as the likes of Kentucky, Duke and Kansas, however GU has firmly cemented its place alongside those three schools in the Read More