Tag archive for ‘Jim Leyland’
By Frank Pimentel On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

United States Punches Ticket To Round Two In San Diego

The World Baseball Classic has been special to watch for fans of the game across the globe over the last few days. The atmosphere, heightened drama and heroics on display with seemingly every game have been an More...

Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder
By Jasper Scherer On Thursday, September 26th, 2013
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Why The Detroit Tigers Will Win The World Series

2013 has, for the most part, been a smooth ride for the Detroit Tigers. After being swept in the 2012 World Series, they came out with a vengeance this year, and they look like a good bet to play in the Fall Classic More...

Dombrowski & Leyland
By Jon Erkkila On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Tigers Mulling Trade Deadline Moves While Awaiting Biogenesis Fallout

The word “Biogenesis” makes many Tigers fan’s skin crawl these days. Waiting for the decisions from the offices of Commissioner Allan Selig will determine much of what the Tigers do over the next few weeks. More...

Jim Leyland
By Clayton Richer On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Benches Clear, Tempers Flare In Detroit

Benches cleared in an afternoon contest between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox. The Tigers retaliated after Chris Sale threw up and in to slugger Prince Fielder. Tigers hurler Luke Putkonen responded by More...

Matt Moore
By Clayton Richer On Thursday, July 11th, 2013

American League All-Star Snubs

With the MLB Final Vote in full swing and the All-Star game looming, I thought it would be a good time to address the obvious American League All-Star team snubs and omissions.  Manager Jim Leyland opted to add More...

Steve Delabar
By Clayton Richer On Monday, July 8th, 2013

Raise The Bar And Vote Steve Delabar To The All-Star Team

It’s time to “Rock The Vote” as Major League Baseball announced the contestants for the annual Final Vote contest which allows fans to cast their vote for the final roster spot on the National More...

Miguel Cabrera
By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera Almost Decked With Foul Ball

Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera almost lost a battle with a screaming foul ball off the bat of teammate Matt Tuiasosopo. Cabrera laughed it off playfully but there is no doubt Manager Jim Leyland would have had More...

Jose Valverde
By Jon Erkkila On Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Jose Valverde Returns for Lead Role in an Old Script

It’s a tried and true TV and movie formula. The aging guy trying to hang on. He’s past his prime but still feeling as though he has something to give. This guy  typically has a grizzled boss who believes in More...

Smoak and Pena collide
By Jon Erkkila On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Max Scherzer and Felix Hernandez Duel In 14-inning K-Fest

The Emerald City was put on notice early on Wednesday night that a wind storm could be emanating from Safeco Field. Why? Felix Hernandez and Max Scherzer were about to lock horns in a strikeout festival that left More...

Max Scherzer
By Jon Erkkila On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Detroit Tigers’ Offense Cools Down Athletics in Playoff Rematch

The Detroit Tigers ventured into o.co Coliseum (great name….**eye roll**) to take on the red hot Oakland A’s this weekend. The series was a rematch of last year’s hotly contested 5-game American League More...

Detroit Tigers
By Jon Erkkila On Friday, April 5th, 2013

Will History Repeat Itself For Detroit Tigers?

Well…..in baseball it’s amazing how things seldom go as expected. Or history repeats itself. The Detroit Tigers dropped two of three in Minnesota against a supposedly downtrodden and hopeless Minnesota More...

By Jon Erkkila On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
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Anatomy Of An Opening Day Win

“Welcome to the Big Leagues, Mr. Hicks!” The sun was out and the thermometer was low in Minnesota but the defending American League Champions Detroit Tigers took the field to play the Minnesota Twins at Target More...

Bruce Rondon
By Jon Erkkila On Friday, March 29th, 2013

No Closer To A Closer In Motown

The big news today out of Lakeland, FL is that the Detroit Tigers are sending Bruce Rondon and Luis Marte to their minor league camp to eventually join the Toledo Mud Hens. As many know, Rondon had been slated More...

Rick Porcello
By Kyle Myers On Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Rick Porcello named Detroit’s Fifth Starter

Entering the 2013 MLB season, the Detroit Tigers had a pretty convenient problem on their hands: they had too many starting pitchers. By retaining Anibal Sanchez with a five year/$80 million contract, the  Tigers More...

Matt Tuiasosopo
By Kyle Myers On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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Tuiasosopo a Name to Watch in 2013

Does the name Tuiasosopo sound familiar to you? If you follow sports at all, it should: Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was the perpetrator in the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax, which rocked the media for about a week before More...

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