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Many Tigers fans, who watched the team on a regular basis this year came away with the impression that the fielding cost the team a lot of runs. While they didn't make a large number of errors, it was frustrating at times to watch a team that was slow and lacking in range. In this post, I'll try to estimate how many runs (if any) the fielders cost the Tigers.
Fielding is difficult to measure
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With the Detroit Tigers losing in the ALCS the offseason is upon us. Looking back at this 2011 season as a Tigers fan, you cannot complain. You can’t help but think if the Tigers had a few more key players, maybe they could have gone all the way to the World Series. The Tigers have a few voids they need to fix over the course of this offseason and a few players they need to let...
Over the next few weeks I will be adding our 2nd edition (New and Improved Design) of the official DS360 MLB Free Agent Tracker, and I am going to let out all the stop this year! If you have ever wanted to know anything about free agency and where the Detroit Tigers were leaning or what a certain rule meant.. well then this is for you.
On the 2012 Free Agent Tracker page I will...
Man, it’s been a while since I wrote. Sadly, I really have no excuse other then I’ve gotten out of the habit. Work has slowed down a bit this past month and it almost seemed like I was more busy enjoying the season then I felt like writing about it. This year I went to [...]
Neal Bogosian, a professional writer from Rhode Island, has published a new baseball book: The Adventures of Chip Doolin. It is a story about an innocent farm boy with Ruthian talent, who becomes the first baseman of the 1909 Detroit Tigers. It is an entertaining and well-researched book which I would highly recommend to anyone with a youngster who is learning about baseball.
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The Tigers have an emerging star in Alex Avila behind the plate, but finding a backup catcher this offseason is important to Avila's health and the club's roster configuration.
A fond recollection of players that didn't bring championships, but instead memories that will last forever.Click the title to read more.Read more great baseball stuff at The Hardball Times.