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63-45, 1st place, 3 games up on Cle.
Jhonny Peralta has nerves of steel. Over his last ten games he’s hitting .351 with 3 HR and 8 RBIs. I don’t know how he’s not vomiting every time up the plate with what he’s facing on Monday. This reminds me of that time my boss called me into his office during a summer internship. Had he seen the email? Or had he not?. Rumors were that he had, but that was last week. Why the wait? Maybe he just wanted to discuss the project I was working on.
Turns out he had seen the email. Anyway, Peralta has proven to quite a few people that he can be a tremendous hitter, without PEDs (I think) and rejoining the roster will be a good problem to have if we stay the course into the playoffs.
As dominating as Scherzer has been all season, these past two games arguably have been his best stretch all season. 13 2/3, 3 H, 0 ER, 13 Ks, and 3 BBs. His 16-1 start is the best start in the majors since the Rocket in 2001.
Porcello gets the ball this afternoon after earning pitcher of the month honors for July, when he was 4-1 with a 2.53 ERA. Tigers starting pitchers have turned in 14 QS out of their last 17 starts. Off of the top of my head, 2 of those non-QS were JV.
Miggy who? The Tigers are now 7-1 without Cabrera in the starting lineup. They’ll try again today. Benoit is unavailable, look for Smyly or Veras to pitch i the 9th if necessary. Also, Downs down to Toledo.
Today’s Eat ‘Em Up Tigers and Homestand Sweeping Injury Filling Lineup:
1. Jackson, CF
2. Dirks, LF
3. Kelly, RF
4. Fielder, 1B
5. Martinez, DH
6. Peralta, SS
7. Avila, C
8. Iglesias, 3B
9. Santiago, 2B
BEST OF MAXIM
Jhonny Peralta began serving his 50-game suspension for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal on Monday. Peralta would be eligible to return to the Detroit Tigers just in time for their final series of the regular season, in late September at Miami.
Dan Dickerson, the team’s radio voice, told the MLB Network Monday night, though, that he believes Peralta has played his last...
Based on Sunday’s Outside the Lines report that suspensions will be handed down on Monday, it's safe to say that Jhonny Peralta will be one of them. What does that mean for his future with the Tigers? Well, given the Jose Iglesias trade, it's highly unlikely the Tigers would be looking to resign him this off-season. However, that doesn't answer what's in store for...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- There was nothing Jhonny Peralta could do but apologize. The damage was done.
Peralta is gone for the playoff chase, leaving a sizable hole for the Detroit Tigers, who have no choice but to move forward without their All-Star shortstop.
Peralta was suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball on Monday along with 12 other players for their association with Biogenesis...
If Tigers manager Jim Leyland is disappointed or angry that Jhonny Peralta has accepted a 50-game suspension due to his connection to the Biogenesis clinic, he's not saying.
But some of Peralta's teammates were talking.
On Monday, Peralta released a statement saying, "I made a terrible mistake that I deeply regret I take full responsibility for my actions, have no...
The suspensions by Major League Baseball for players involved in the Biongenesis PED scandal are starting to leak out and Detroit Tigers shortshop Jhonny Peralta is one of the guilty parties reportedly being slapped with a 50 game suspension.
Detroit generalmManager Dave Dombrowski added Jose Iglesias at the trade deadline...
DETROIT -- The clock finally ran out on Jhonny Peralta.
Although it hasn't been made official by Major League Baseball, Ken Rosenthal reported that Peralta will accept a 50-game suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami.
Peralta was one of several players suspended in a process that started on July 22, when Ryan Braun accepted a 65-game ban.
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta has reportedly accepted a 50-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s policy against performance-enhancing drugs. The long-awaited news has been first broken by FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.
Among players accepting 50-game suspensions: #Rangers’ Cruz, #Tigers’ Peralta, #Phlllies’ Bastardo, #Mets’ Valdespin, #Padres’...
DETROIT Jhonny Peralta, his 50-game suspension becoming official on Monday, is going.
Jose Iglesias, obtained from the Boston Red Sox in a blockbuster three-team deal, is here to take his place.
What will this mean for the Detroit Tigers in the months and years ahead?
Quite simply, it means that a middle infield in question just became much more defined. Both Peralta and Tigers...
For a while, Biogenesis didn’t exist. Then for a while, Biogenesis did exist, but we didn’t know anything about it. Then we started to know a lot about it, and in particular a lot about its distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, but it didn’t seem like baseball would be able to hand out much in the way of discipline. Then it seemed like baseball would be able to deliver...
The Tigers already had a replacement for Jhonny Peralta at shortstop. It turns out they might already have a replacement for his bat, too.
Peralta was among 12 players who accepted a 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball Monday due to his connection to the Biogenesis Clinic.
Last week the Tigers acquired slick-fielding shortstopthird baseman Jose Iglesias, 23, to protect...
Tiger By The Tail News: As expected, Jhonny Peralta was suspended by Major League baseball 50 games today for a first time PED offense. Detroit knew this was coming and have already acquired his replacement, Jose Iglasius. With just 53 games left in the year for the Tigers (including this one), Peralta will only be eligible to play in the final three regular season games (and possibly...
Today is the day that the Biogenesis suspensions are likely going to be announced and more names are on the list of players that will be suspended.
Players with 50-game suspensions: Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera, Antonio Bastardo, Nelson Cruz, Sergio Escalona and Jordany Valdespin.
Other players who will be suspended are Francisco Cervelli, Jesus Montero, Cesar Puello, Fautino...
This has been dragged out for a while, but for players like Nelson Cruz and Jhonny Peralta, they’ve accepted a 50-game ban that starts immediately. A-Rod was banned for 211 games through the end of the 2014 season, but he’s fighting it so A-Rod is expected to play for the Yankees tonight.
It was hard to imagine a player who could be hated more than Barry Bonds, but Alex Rodriguez...
The top contenders in the AL Central have been flexing their muscles lately with the Detroit Tigers winning eight straight and 12 of 13 while the Cleveland Indians have won 10 of 11.
The Tigers have been winning even without Miguel Cabrera and it's not clear if the reigning AL MVP or Jhonny Peralta will be in the lineup for Monday night's opener of a four-game set in Cleveland...