Monthly Archives: May 2007

Tigers wild-pitch count continues to climb

Going into tonight’s game the Tigers were leading Major League Baseball in number of wild pitches with 28. Tonight Justin Verlander has added two more wild pitches to the Tigers total and putting his personal total at 7 for this … Continue reading

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Tigers faring well in All-Star balloting

MLB.com has released the current totals on All-Star balloting for the American League today and the Tigers are faring very well. For infield there is a Tiger in the Top 5 for each position and 2 in the Top 15 … Continue reading

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Detroit Offensive Production by Position

As of earlier today the Tigers sit at 3rd overall in the Major League’s in team AVG (2nd in the American League) and 6th overall in OBP (4th in the American League) and first in runs scored. This is impressive … Continue reading

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Detroit needs more from the Bullpen, not Starters

In an article today at MLB.com by Jason Beck, Jim Leyland is quoted saying that the Tigers need more innings from the starters assuringly meaning that maybe the bullpen isn’t as much of a problem as I, and the rest … Continue reading

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Welcome back Zach Miner, the Detroit bullpen needs you

By now you have most likely heard the news that Tigers setup man Fernando Rodney has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with bicep tendinitis. This is another major blow to the Detroit bullpen any way you look at … Continue reading

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Toledo Mudhens to face Roger Clemens

The Toledo Mudhens will face Roger Clemens in Scranton on Monday night when they face the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Yankees. The game time will be 5PM and will probably be on ESPN 2 as with his last two rehab starts though … Continue reading

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Placido Polanco getting some notice

Many Tigers are starting to get noticed more nationally with the team leading the AL Central for another year and this time with some offense. Magglio Ordonez is making a run for MVP but a bit more quietly Polanco continues … Continue reading

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Brandon Inge or Gary Sheffield? You take a guess

I was running through and looking at the Tigers stats and noticed how remarkably close the statistics are between Gary Sheffield and Brandon Inge. Below are each players statistics, can you tell who is who?   H 2B 3B HR … Continue reading

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Is Chris Shelton ready for the big leagues again?

Sports Illustrated had an article subtitled “Seven trades that need to happen before the deadline” where they suggested a trade the Tigers need to make to fill the hole left by the slumping Sean Casey. This was also noted over … Continue reading

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Tigers win 6-3 to sweep St. Louis

Box Score Summary Break out the brooms once again! Verlander and the Tigers held off the defending champs (though they aren’t living up to the ‘defending’ part) once again to pick up the sweep. Detroit’s offense showed their power once … Continue reading

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Game 43 Preview: Tigers vs Cardinals

Detroit Tigers (26-16) vs St. Louis Cardinals (16-24) Comerica Park @ 1:05PM EST WJBK Channel 2 / AM 1270 Justin Verlander (4-1, 2.76 ERA) vs Brad Thompson (2-0, 4.03 ERA) Tigers will be going for the sweep today with Justin … Continue reading

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