I wanted to go off on Sunday night.
I wanted to exploded about Jim Leyland’s choice of putting closer Jose Valverde into the 10th inning of Sunday’s 2nd game of the double-header. Even though I touched on it a little bit in my post on Sunday, I decided I would not freak out about it. I found this quote and I really wanted to though.
“We felt like he was our best choice there,” Leyland said. “It was not a tough decision at all, to be honest with you.”
And of course I still do not agree with his decision but I happy I kept my cool on this issue because have right now, the Tigers, through all the ups and downs of this season, are in first place by two games with a week left.
The Tigers have been getting better in every phase of the game in the last few games. The starting pitching for the most part has been solid and the hitting throughout the lineup has been decent. However, I will be the first to admit that they have had the baseball Gods on their side.
For example, at Wednesday nigh...