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Detroit Tigers left fielder Andy Dirks hit a line drive at Minnesota Twins pitcher Samuel Dedu last night. Perhaps in honor of the US women's volleyball teams gold medal loss to Brazil, Dedu bumped... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
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It's not a secret -- the Tigers have serious issues with their bullpen. This week saw meltdowns from just about every key reliever other than Jose Valverde, and left Tigers fans hoping that Bruce Rondon -- a name they had probably never heard until this summer -- can save the day.
Valverde is never going to be Mariano Rivera and he's most likely never going to have another...
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is the best choice for American League MVP.
He is the only player in the league with a distinct chance at winning the Triple Crown, and is carrying his team toward the postseason once again.
In fact, the only serious MVP challengers Cabrera has right now are Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton and Angels rookie outfielder Mike Trout...
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is the best choice for AL MVP. He is the only player in the league with a distinct chance at winning the Triple Crown, and is carrying his team toward the postseason once again.
In fact, the only serious MVP challengers Cabrera has right now are Rangers center fielder Josh Hamilton and Angels rookie outfielder Mike Trout.
The choice for the leagues...
The search for a fifth hitter in the Detroit Tigers batting order goes on. Jhonny Peralta hit fifth Tuesday night, for the second time this season, making it four different players to bat behind cleanup man Prince Fielder in as many games. Eight different players have been used in the fifth spot this season. Delmon Young was the guy through the first two-thirds of the season...
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In the world of baseball, sometimes a lucky bounce can turn a horrible situation into something good for the defense. During Monday night's Twins/Tigers affair, Detroit's Andy Dirks was at the plate in the fifth inning and appeared to have a base hit as he sent a screamer back towards the mound. The ball would first be deflected by Twins pitcher Samuel Denudo with his...
One hundred years ago today, baseball's biggest star left a carjacker dead on the streets of the Motor City.
"In 1912 -- and you can write this down -- I killed a man in Detroit," Ty Cobb told his biographer.
It's been a century since the attack and over 50 years since Cobb told his life story to sportswriter Al Stump, and to this day, no one is 100 percent...
As the Tigers gave away a series with the Rangers, some talk in Detroit is that the kids of the future should start making their way up north to Detroit. In my opinion, I say keep the kids down south.
Nick Castellanos has struggled in Double-A trying to go from third base to the outfield according to Mike Cooper of the Erie News. His .301 batting average sounds good, but he...
Considering where things seemed to be heading just two days ago, the Detroit Tigers would have excitedly taken a .500 road trip if given the chance. A big day by Miguel Cabrera and more clutch pitching by Max Scherzer provided … Continue reading →
Each Monday, good or bad, we’ll look back at the biggest theme of the week that was for the Detroit Tigers. Even though the Tigers closed out an up and down week with two tough losses in Texas and gave … Continue reading →
I realize this is a semi-outdated (but, is it?) low blow that isn’t quite suited for a respectable blog.
However, it is also hilarious.
Russell Martin, a good baseball player having a bad year, almost poisoned the Tigers earlier this week.
Martin, the New York Yankees catcher, is hitting below .200 for the season—well below his career mark (going into this year) of .272. But despite his failure to get a hit rate of over 80 percent, Martin shot the hearts of Tigers fans into their throats on Tuesday night.