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
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
Five The number of hits allowed by David Price in seven shutout innings. The ace also recorded three strikeouts while allowing only one walk. Zero The number of runs allowed by the bullpen. After Price exited, Joba Chamberlain, Tom Gorzelanny Read More
Four The number of hits by the Tigers. This simply isn’t going to cut it against most big league opposition. Detroit also drew a singular walk to add to its baserunner total. Zero The number of hits by shortstop Dixon Read More
4 The number of hits and runs driven in by Miguel Cabrera. Miggy did all this in a mere four plate appearances while also drawing a walk and scoring three runs. The Triple Crown winner went 11-for-14 in the sweep Read More
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Rumored Mariner signing Nelson Cruz would add a powerful bat to a lineup already bolstered by the arrivals of Robinson Cano and Corey Hart. What signing Cruz doesn’t do is guarantee success. An offensive triumvirate of Cruz, Cano and Kyle Read More