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Detroit Tigers: The Value of a Protected First-Round Draft Pick

The Detroit Tigers season is in shambles. Stop me if you’ve hear that before. Due to injuries and inconsistency, the team has struggled. There’s truth to the statement that the Tigers never really got a chance to see what a 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

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

5 Stats from the Detroit Tigers 9-1 Win over the Chicago White Sox

2 The number of home runs by outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, including his first career grand slam. On the day, the former Oakland slugger went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, one strikeout and… 6 The number of runs driven in by 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

Kingdome Crossover: Seattle Mariners: Signing Nelson Cruz Doesn’t Guarantee Success

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