Category Archives: Pitching

Edwin Jackson a nice addition to the Tigers

According to Fox Sports, the Tigers are about to make a trade for the Rays Edwin Jackson for Matt Joyce. If true, this would be a nice deal for the Detroit in exchange for Joyce. Edwin Jackson is a RHP … Continue reading

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Tiger bullpen starting to come together

Since the horrible outing in Cleveland on April 17th, which was mainly due to Zach Miner, the Tiger bullpen has been pretty solid. Since that awful game wherein the Tigers, starting with Justin Verlander, allowed a total of 11 runs, … Continue reading

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A deeper look at Armando Galarraga

With Dontrelle Willis missing at least a couple starts while being on the 15-day disabled list, the Tigers have announced that they will call up Armando Galarraga to take his place in the rotation. As for Dontrelle Willis, hopefully the … Continue reading

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Willis injury will further strain Tiger pitching

Friday night was a great win for the Tigers, it was also a much needed win for the team. With starter Dontrelle Willis pulled from the game with a hyperextended right knee after 14 pitches, the game outcome looked very … Continue reading

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Tigers love the base on balls, drop two of three to Boston

Tonight’s battle of the bullpens had a very clear winner: Boston. Detroit’s bullpen, beginning with Zach Miner, was absolutely unable to constantly throw strikes which ended with a total of 10 walks allowed on the night and 12 runs. This … Continue reading

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Tigers get good news on Francisco Cruceta

Jason Beck is reporting that Francisco Cruceta has been cleared to travel to the US after missing out on all of Spring Training due to issues gathering a visa. Now he’s off to Lakeland to get warmed up and hopefully … Continue reading

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Rough night for Justin Verlander and Detroit

Wow, that game was very embarrassing for Tiger batters, pitchers and everyone who took the field. If it weren’t for Joe Crede‘s inability to throw to first base the Tigers might have been shut out, on national tv (ESPN) no … Continue reading

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Breaking down D-Train’s first start

The first outing in the Detroit uniform for Dontrelle Willis was far from what many had hoped but he likely got off very easy as the damage could have been far worse. It is true that Dontrelle has been regressing … Continue reading

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Francis Beltran joins Tigers big league club

According to the Free Press, RHP Francis Beltran has joined the big league club and Ryan Raburn was sent down to Toledo to make room. This is due to a negative outcome from Fernando Rodney’s latest bullpen session: Leyland said … Continue reading

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Tigers Pitching and Dominance

There is a new blog that I’ve been following in the past couple of weeks called Saber-Scouting. It’s a mix of stats and traditional scouting information, I’d suggest you give it a read if you have not. Today they posted … Continue reading

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Tigers pick up LHP Aaron Fultz

The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Tigers have acquired lefty Aaron Fultz who was designated for assignment from the Indians four days ago. Fultz had an awful spring ending with an 11.88 ERA, 16 hits and 3 walks … Continue reading

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