On the morning of July 27, 1958, the entire eight-team National League was within 8 ½ games of first place, according to STATS LLC.
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The Detroit Tigers pitching staff recorded 1,428 strikeouts in 2013, a mark that was broken by the Cleveland Indians against the Rays on Friday night.
Needless to say, Jackson’s catch was relegated to secondary status in the realm of highlights from Monday’s game.
Martinez batted .444 with three doubles, four homers, 11 RBI and six runs scored in seven games to grab his first-career weekly honor.
The Tigers set a new American League record for strikeouts in a season: 1,384.
The Detroit Tigers are 17-5 in the second half of the season, and two of the team’s players have been named American League Players of the Week: Miguel Cabrera and Austin Jackson.
The American League Central often gets billed as a weak division. Not today.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
As we charge past the MLB All-Star break and look towards teams playoff runs, there are a lot if surprise teams, (Oakland, Cleveland, Pittsburgh) that showed us in the first half that they might have what it takes and a lot of teams we thought would be playing a lot better, (Cincinnati, Detroit, Los Angeles Dodgers), that have some work to do.