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Game 2014.157: White Sox at Tigers

Apologies to Torii Hunter, but last night looked like Septaugust baseball. Kyle Lobstein continues to be a very promising rookie: he made one mistake, but rebounded with composure and pitched 7 strong innings, after which Joba Chamberlain pitched a good 8th, and Soria came on looking like a closer in the 9th. Unfortunately, rookie Chris “Cy” Bassitt hounded the Tiger bats into...
Via Tigers Weblog
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

White Sox-Tigers Preview

The Detroit Tigers could have had more breathing room in the AL Central had they taken better advantage of their season series against the weaker teams in their division. They'll look to improve upon a mediocre record versus the Chicago White Sox on Monday night in the opener of a three-game set at Comerica Park. The Tigers (86-69) lost 5-2 Sunday in Kansas City, squandering...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Torii Hunter, Miguel Cabrera Launch Back-to-Back Home Runs

The Detroit Tigers were on the brink of an inexcusable loss in Minnesota on Monday — they led 6-0, with Max Scherzer on the hill — before allowing the Twins to tie the game. But rookie Kyle Ryan recorded a huge double play to end the bottom of the eighth, then Torii Hunter and Miguel Cabrera wrestled a win back in the top of the ninth on back-to-back home runs. Your browser...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Torii Hunter checked for concussion after collision

Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter stayed in the game colliding with center fielder Don Kelly in the 7th inning of Detroit's 9-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals (video here and below). Lorenzo Cain scored an inside-the-park home run on the play. Hunter appeared to be OK, but was checked for concussion symptoms, reports Jason Beck of The victory brought...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tigers collide, Lorenzo Cain hits inside-the-park HR

(Elizabeth Conley / The Detroit News) The most exciting divisional race in baseball belongs to the American League Central.  Division leader Kansas City Royals visits Detroit Tigers for a two-game series with the Tigers trailing by one going into this afternoon’s game.  Well Detroit takes game one by the final score of 9-5.  Plenty of offense in today’s game but there was...
Via Reading Between The Seams
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Hunter has big plans for post-playing career

DETROIT -- When you see Torii Hunter's smiling face on television doing post-game interviews, it's easy to imagine him sliding right onto a TV set when his playing career is over.   Now 39 and in his 18th season in the big leagues, Hunter is focused on achieving the one goal he has not yet accomplished -- winning the World Series. But Hunter admits that he has given his...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Torii Hunter leaves after getting hit on hand

Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter exited in the top of the ninth after getting hit on the left hand with a pitch from the Yankees' reliever Dellin Betances. With one out, Betances hit Hunter with a 0-1 fastball. Fortunately, Hunter was able to let go of the bat before the ball hit him so his hand could give way upon impact. Ezequiel Carrera pinch ran and remained in...
Via MLB Injury News
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Is Torii Hunter Hall of Fame worthy?

It wasn’t too long ago that Detroit Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter was one of the best center fielders in baseball, at the plate and in the field. Hunter, now 39 years old, won nine-consecutive Gold Gloves from 2001-09, patrolling center field for the Minnesota Twins and Los Angeles Angels. He dominated the position for the good part of a decade. As Hunter plays in the final year...
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers fan sacrifices popcorn to make great one-handed catch

Your browser does not support iframes.A Detroit Tigers fan sacrificed some of his popcorn while making a fantastic one-handed catch on a foul ball during Thursday's game against Kansas City.It happened in the top of the fifth as Royals batter Mike Moustakas hit a foul popup into the stands. The ball ricocheted off a cement wall in the back of one of the upper decks back down...
Via Holdout Sports
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Torii Hunter ‘kept performing’ while making love to wife despite leg cramp (vid)

Somehow, a conversation between Jim Rome and Torii Hunter about what the Detroit Tigers veteran thought about LeBron James pulling himself out of an NBA Finals game last week because of severe cramping took an unexpected, somewhat kinky turn. During an interview on “Jim Rome on Showtime” program,  Hunter’s thoughts on LeBron’s cramps spun wildly […] The post Torii Hunter...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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