Category Archives: Batting

Detroit Tigers eat up the fastball

The Tigers have hit a combined 27 home runs as a team so far this year with Magglio Ordonez and Miguel Cabrera tied for the team lead with 5 each. The team has found their power only recently with 12 … Continue reading

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Granderson Triples in First Rehab Start

Curtis Granderson made his first rehab start tonight with Detroit’s Class-A team the West Michigan Whitecaps. Curtis had two hits, one a triple in four plate appearances. Here’s a summary of his at-bats: Bottom 1st: Curtis Granderson singles on a … Continue reading

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Breaking down Clete Thomas with pitch f/x

Clete Thomas caught most of Detroit off guard as he was initially selected to break camp with the Big League squad. If you were like me then you didn’t know much, if anything, about him. I was not a fan … Continue reading

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Robertson takes the mound looking for Tigers first win

This season hasn’t started out quite as I had imagined but we’ve only played 1.85% of the games. I’ve had to pretty much keep my radio off on the way into and home from work since talk radio has been … Continue reading

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Now leading off for Detroit.. Edgar Rentaria

With the broken hand of Granderson forcing him to the 15-day DL to start the season, Jim Leyland has reluctantly turned to Edgar Rentaria to fill the leadoff role. According to this mornings Detroit Free Press, Jim is less than … Continue reading

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Report: Curtis Granderson to the Disabled List

Danny Knobler is reporting that Curtis Granderson will be headed to the disabled list with broken middle finger to start the season. …the Tigers put Granderson on the disabled list with a non-displaced fracture in his right middle finger. Granderson … Continue reading

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Tigers open the wallet wider for Miguel Cabrera

I found this over at the Detroit Tiger Weblog, according to sources at ESPN the Tigers have signed Miguel Cabrera to an 8-year 153.3M dollar contract. The size of this deal has been widely speculated with some going as far … Continue reading

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Tigers and Plate Discipline

Jason Beck had a good post last week on some comments made this spring by Ivan Rodriguez. The comments revolved around a change in his approach to the plate and his goal to see more pitches. As Jason points out … Continue reading

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Miguel Cabrera warming up

While playing with my new camera, I took this video of Miguel Cabrera warming up before today’s game with the Blue Jays in Dunedin. It was pretty cool to see him out there in a Tiger uniform and took a … Continue reading

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Curtis Granderson to be a Tiger for a long time

I’m really late on this one. The first time I go on a business trip for weeks and I miss a major signing. Oh well. As this story has been covered throughout the Tiger blogosphere already, I won’t dwell on … Continue reading

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How will Brandon Inge fare as a catcher?

After yesterday’s Tigersfest it is looking more and more like Brandon Inge will be with the ballclub for the 2008 season. This isn’t surprising at this point since his high salary and low OPS last year has made a trade … Continue reading

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