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A month ago Detroit Tigers fans were certain their favorite, yet scuffling, team would miss the playoffs. And now they are headed to the World Series for the 2nd time in seven years under Jim Leyland.All season long the mantra preached on this website was one of patience, just hope they make the playoffs, and once they do anything can happen from there. And now we’ve seen how nicely that can play out.Don’t be surprised if you see this in the World SeriesThe Tigers needed all five games to wipe out the pesky A’s who came into the ALDS packing a ton of mojo. A combination of horrid Yankee bats and otherworldly pitching from the Tigers in the ALCS granted the Motor City a frenzied sweep over the Evil Empire, who looked anything but evil.In fact, I had to urge some fans to stop booing them during Game 4, and instead cheer them for their helpful compliance throughout the series. I, for one, LOVE these Yankees. What a wonderful team full of guys who just wanted to help make sure they Tige...
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DETROIT Miguel Cabrera launched it high and deep into the twilight sun, and when the baseball came down in the left field stands there was little doubt remaining.
The Detroit Tigers were headed to the World Series, and Cabreras two-run shot in the fourth inning provided Max Scherzer a four-run lead while nursing a no-hitter. It was, for all intents and purposes, over for the New...
The Detroit Tigers swept the Yankees and are headed to the World Series. Check out exclusive photos of their Champagne shower locker room celebration. Prince Fielder’s wife Chanel didn’t escape the spray of the champagne: The Tigers haven’t won the World Series since 1984. This is their 11th American League pennant and first since [...]
After the Detroit Tigers swept the New York Yankees in the ALCS to head to the World Series for the first time since the grand year of 2006.
During a postgame interview with Miguel Cabrera, Tigers star pitcher Justin Verlander decided to photobomb the go-between by chanting MVP behind him:
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DETROIT Tigers catcher Alex Avila stood in a corner of the clubhouse Thursday night, puffing a Cuban cigar and making no attempt to wipe neither the smile nor the celebratory sparkling grape juice off his face.
After the Tigers drafted me, I was down in the Instructional League in Florida, said Avila, a fifth-round pick in 2008 from the University of Alabama. I said to my dad,...
It’s hardly surprising that Detroit Tigers first baseman Prince Fielder was pretty excited as he stared up into the sky on Thursday, realizing that all he had to do was allow the ball popped straight up into the air off Jayson Nix’s bat to fall into his waiting glove and he would be making his [...]
Six years later, the Detroit Tigers are in a familiar position.
For an opponent. For their next real game. For the World Series to begin.
Although only three current players were on the roster when the Tigers last reached the Fall Classic, there's a general awareness around the organization - certainly among the front office, manager Jim Leyland and his coaching staff...
Max Scherzer threw 5.2 innings of one run ball, striking out his customary 10. Miguel Cabrera blasted a monster shot off C.C. Sabathia. Jhonny Peralta hit two. The top eight slots in the lineup notched hits, and six of them had more than one. Basically, Detroit is firing on all cylinders. The Yankees never led in the entire series.
After a tremendous stretch run to win the AL Central...
The next few days may feel a bit familiar to Detroit manager Jim Leyland, while the Tigers wait to start the World Series.
Detroit won the AL pennant, wrapping up a four-game sweep of the New York Yankees on Thursday. Now the Tigers won't play again until next Wednesday, when they open on the road against the winner of the NL championship series between St. Louis and San Francisco...
Kids, this is what happens when you’re a winner. You get the hotness. There is a 0% chance that this Detroit Tigers fan actually lives within the city limit of the city, right?
The Tigers completed the sweep of the New York Yankees in the 2012 ALCS and this hot fan used some arts and crafts time to put together this pretty great sign.
This picture is being blasted all over...
Just about any chance the Cardinals had set their starters the way they wanted went out the window when the Giants won Game 5. Continue reading →
New York Yankees star benchwarmer Alex Rodriguez reportedly went on a date with model and bikini designer Kyna Treacy right after he flirted with her during last Saturday's playoff game against the Detroit Tigers. The Telegraph reports that Rodriguez called her up after last Saturday’s game. Treacy’s friends say that she and A-Rod went on a date.“I think she was pleasantly...
A-Rod's in the lineup. A-Rod's out of the lineup. Make up your mind.
Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland had to do a quick double-take after he received two different New York Yankee lineup cards before Game 4 of the ALCS Wednesday afternoon.
The first one listing Alex Rodriguez batting sixth and playing third base. But then, a courier from the Yankee clubhouse brought...
The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 8-1 in game four of their ALCS matchup, sweeping the series four games to none to advance to the World Series.
Before the season, we all expected the Tigers to be in a position reasonably close to this....but the way they got there was totally unexpected. Detroit trailed the White Sox in the AL Central for most of the season before...
Detroit Tigers designated hitter Delmon Young has been selected
MVP of the AL championship series.
Heading into this year’s ALCS you’d think the Yankees would be looking for some revenge after the Tigers were the Bombers’ kryptonite ousting New York in the 2006 and 2011 ALDS’.
However this time around instead of an Empire Strikes Back run of things, the series played out much like George Lucas probably would’ve envisioned himself… with the Empire defeated, Vader gone...