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5 Stats to Know from the Tigers 2-0 Win vs the Pirates

1 The minimum number of times ever Tigers starting position player reached base. Rajai Davis and Jose Iglesias contributed two hits and a walk each while every other starting position player, with the exception of Alex Avila, registered a hit. Read More

5 Stats to Know from the Tigers 5-4 Loss to the Pirates

It had to happen at some point folks. Here are five stats to know from the Tigers loss. 3 The number of runs scored in a ninth inning rally by Detroit. Miguel Cabrera doubled in Ian Kinsler before scoring on Read More

Detroit Tigers: Bullpen Names to Watch

It’s no secret that the Detroit Tigers have had bullpen issues. Detroit finished below league-average in numerous bullpen categories in 2014, including saves and holds. Additionally, the team’s bullpen allowed 4.35 runs per game, easily the worst among playoff teams. Read More

Detroit Tigers: Why Tom Gorzelanny Is the Perfect Signing

The Detroit Tigers’ bullpen has been the team’s ultimate downfall in recent postseasons. From Jose Valverde’s implosion, to the unlikely events in Boston, to the meltdown against Baltimore, the Tigers have had their share of problems in the department of Read More

MLB Thanks: It’s Not Thanksgiving, But it Certainly Isn’t Too Early to Say Thanks to Baseball Part 1

Yes, it’s Halloween, but it’s never too early, or late, for giving thanks. Especially since baseball season has sadly met its demise. We have to start by giving thanks to the feel-good stories of the season. The Oakland A’sand Baltimore Read More

What American Sports Can Learn From European Football

I’m not going to be the stereotypical American and say, “We are the best!” because that would be… well, stereotypical American thinking. The American Sports leagues can probably learn a thing or two from Europe’s top Football leagues. I’m not Read More

MLB Trade Deadline Roundup

First off, Happy Birthday to my Aunt Joyce. Last year I promised that I would mention her birthday here, and because I’m a man of my word, I am. So, Happy Birthday Aunt Joyce! Today is the baseball trade deadline. Read More

Can the Pittsburgh Pirates Keep It Up?

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 11 games over .500. When was the last time you were able to say that? Not only are they a game ahead of the Reds for first in the NL Central, but they had more All-Star Read More

Solutions for the Brewers Infield Woes

Just to gloat, Prince Fielder is hitting well for my Detroit Tigers… Moving on, anyways, if you haven’t noticed, the Brewers infield situation is a bit different from last year and a bit different from a couple weeks ago. Fielder for Read More

Assessing the Tigers' Needs

It’s starting to feel like the time of year when all the teams rush to the trade market and go after a new bat or arm. Just as with shoppers on Black Friday, baseball teams too rush out at some Read More