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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 6-1 Loss vs the Oakland Athletics

Four The number of hits by the Tigers. This is detrimental to scoring runs and winning games against most pitchers, but when you do so against Sonny Gray, you’re almost guaranteed to lose. Two The number of hits by Miguel 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

Three Stats from the Detroit #Tigers 3-2 Win vs the Oakland Athletics

Six The number of pitchers used by the Tigers. Wednesday was a bullpen day with Alex Wilson, Kyle Ryan, AL Alburquerque, Blaine Hardy, Joba Chamberlain and Joakim Soria all recording at least one out. Three The number of runs batted Read More

4 Stats from the Detroit #Tigers 1-0 Win vs the Oakland Athletics

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

Five Stats from the Detroit Tigers 4-0 Loss to the Oakland Athletics

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

Stats to Know from the Detroit Tigers 8-5 Win vs the Cleveland Indians

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

MLB August Trades Part One: Winners

Baseball’s biggest trade deadline is July 31st. Up until that date players can be moved without passing through waivers. After the 31st, players must be subjected to waivers if they are to be dealt. In the waiver process, the team Read More

Detroit Tigers: Why Justin Verlander will be the Tigers’ Key to Reaching the World Series

Thanks to the Detroit Tigers’ recent acquisition of David Price, many pundits and fans alike are earmarking the team for the World Series. However, it won’t be Price, reigning Cy Young winner Max Scherzer or superstar Miguel Cabrera who will Read More

Detroit Tigers Acquire David Price: How, Why and What it Means for the Tigers and the Pennant Race

Who Was Acquired: The Tigers acquired starting pitcher David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-team trade. Who They Gave Up: Centerfielder Austin Jackson, starting pitcher Drew Smyly and minor league shortstop Willy Adames. Who Else Was Involved: Read More