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Five Positives From The Tiger’s Series Against The Angels

It was three games of unwatchable baseball, unless you’re an Angels fan—the offense underperformed when it mattered, the bullpen was atrocious and Rick Porcello looked like the Rick Porcello we’ve known for the last two years.

97.1 The Ticket–06/28/2013

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 02: Author Stephen King speaks at the 2010 New Yorker Festival at Acura at SIR Stage37 on October 2, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images the New Yorker)

Under The Dome: Episode One “Pilot” Recap / Review

The TV show rumors surrounding Stephen King’s thousand plus page doorstopper, Under the Dome, have been around for a while.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 22: Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland #10 watches the action from the dugout during the game against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on June 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Red Sox 10-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jim Leyland’s Pet Peeves: Self-Seriousness And …

Whether you’re the manager of the AL Central leading Detroit Tigers or Tom from Royal Oak, everybody has something that bothers them to no end.

97.1 The Ticket–06/26/2013

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 17: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with teammate Miguel Cabrera #24 after scoring on a sacrifice fly to center field by Victor Martinez (not pictured) in the fifth inning of the game against the Baltimore Orioles at Comerica Park on June 17, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Is Austin Jackson The MVP Of The Tigers Right Now?

Miguel Cabrera is the unquestioned best hitter in baseball, but Austin Jackson is more valuable to the Tigers right now.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 14: Nate McLouth #9 of the Baltimore Orioles scores against the Boston Red Sox in the third inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 14, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Baltimore Orioles won, 2-0. Also pictured is catcher David Ross #3 of the Boston Red Sox. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

Is Baltimore’s Nate McLouth a Walmart Wolverine?

Orioles’ leadoff man Nate McLouth loves Michigan.

97.1 The Ticket–06/19/2013

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL - FEBRUARY 22: Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland #10 watches the action during the game against the Atlanta Braves on February 22, 2013 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Tigers defeated the Braves 2-1. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leyland On Closer Situation “This Is Days Of Our Lives Boys, We’ll Find Out Tonight”

Jim Leyland has made it clear; he’s not talking about his closer and I guess I don’t blame him.

97.1 The Ticket–06/18/2013

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Three Things Learned From The Maurice Cheeks Press Conference About Joe Dumars

By now you know that the Pistons have officially named Maurice Cheeks as their new head coach.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013

BALTIMORE, MD - JUNE 01: Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 1, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Valverde Gets The Focus But Verlander Can’t Throw 100MPH Anymore

Justin Verlander is not the same Justin Verlander anymore, even after his brilliant 7 inning, 3 hit scoreless performance against the Royals.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013

ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 20: Drew Smyly #33 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the second inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the MLB game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 20, 2013 in Anaheim, California. The Angels defeated the Tigers 10-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Blog: Make Drew Smyly The Closer

It’s challenging to keep your sense of humor when discussing Jose Valverde.

97.1 The Ticket–06/13/2013

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Jhonny Peralta Looks Like 97.1′s Webmaster

Everybody has a doppelgänger and if you disagree then you obviously have never seen “How I Met Your Mother”.

97.1 The Ticket–06/07/2013

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