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Rick Porcello

They Call It The Streak

2011 has been the year of The Streak for the Tigers. No, I don’t mean they’ve been recreating the streaking craze of the 70′s when people for some reason decided (often with the help of alcohol) that it would be a good idea to run through streets and sports stadiums without the benefit of clothing. I’m talking about winning and losing streaks. The Tigers have already lost seven in a row this season, then turned around and won seven in a row, followed by another five straight losses.

05/22/2011

Detroit Tigers v Toronto Blue Jays

Ups And Downs

If you are of a certain age, you might remember the line from the old TV show: Will The Real Detroit Tigers please stand up?

05/15/2011

New York Yankees v Detroit Tigers

Almost Perfect: No No For Verlander

There’s something very special about what happened in Toronto on Saturday. Justin Verlander threw a no-hitter, the second of his career and just the seventh ever by a Tiger pitcher. That’s pretty amazing when you think about it, considering that the Tigers have been around for 110 years and have played at least 154 games in each of those seasons. That’s about 17 thousand games if my math is correct.

05/07/2011

Cabrera, Miguel

Look At The Numbers

After 16 games, Tiger pitchers are putting up some pretty impressive numbers. Unfortunately, the same thing can not be said for the hitters. And that’s why the Tigers have a so-so record of seven and nine.

04/17/2011

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KC A Royal Pain

It’s a long season. It’s only nine games. There are still 153 to go. All those things are true, and good to keep in mind. But that doesn’t keep me from being disappointed by the Tigers start this season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2011

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Tigers Play Ball In The Big Apple

With apologies to the late Ernie Harwell:

For lo the winter is past… And the sounds of baseball have once again returned to our land. Just in time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2011

Wait Till Next Year Again

Greg Bowman It’s been a foregone conclusion for some time, of course. But the Tigers have now been mathematically eliminated from the American League Central Race. And once again, Tiger fans are left to wonder […]

09/19/2010

A Night At The Ballpark

Now that the Tigers are seemingly out of the race for American League Central Division, are you still as likely to go to a game at Comerica Park? Or have you turned your attentions to […]

08/22/2010

DETROIT - JUNE 13: Armando Galarraga #58 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game on June 13, 2010 at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. The Tigers defeated the Pirates 4-3. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Tigers on Life Support…Get The Paddles

Greg Bowman After a good weekend in Chicago where the Tigers took two out of three from the White Sox, the Tigers showed they aren’t quite dead and buried yet. But they are still under […]

08/15/2010

LOST WEEKEND

GREG BOWMAN This weekend in Cleveland was the worst battle against the Indians since Custer.  The Tigers couldn’t hit with runners in scoring positions, couldn’t pitch, couldn’t field and couldn’t beat a team with one […]

07/19/2010

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