Great Lakes Invitational – Ferris State falls to MSU

Participating in their first ever Great Lakes Invitational Tournament in the Joe Louis Arena, the Ferris State Bulldogs fell to the Michigan State Spartans in the first round of tournament play 2-0. 2014 marked both the GLI’s 50th year of play, and the Bulldogs’ first appearance in said tournament. Bulldogs fought to not be the … Read more

Tigers vs. White Sox to cap off August

Series overview The Tigers come in to face the Pale Hosers riding a wave of sudden momentum, however slight it may be. Following a 20-6….there’s no real adjective for how bad that loss was to the Minnesota Twins, and then a similarly pathetic 12-4…effort, the Tigers reeled off four victories in five games, including a … Read more

Tigers welcome Jeter back home with 5-2 win over Yankees

The Derek Jeter retirement traveling show has reached Detroit, and you would figure that Michiganders would be kind to their native son. The Tigers were anything but kind in a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees, securing their third consecutive victory. Rick Porcello continued his strong month, going 8 innings and striking out two, … Read more

Woeful bats waste Price’s effort

The Tiger bats were less than silent in David Price’s return to Tropicana field on August 21st. Price allowed an unearned run on an RBI triple by Brandon Guyer in the first inning. That was it. Nada. Nothing else. Not a hit. Not a walk. Not a baserunner. Price mowed down the last 23 hitters … Read more

The Price is Right

Normally moving David Price’s start back a day would put fans in a tiff, but on August 16th in Detroit, it turned out to be a major blessing. The billing of David Price vs. Felix Hernandez was enough to put 43,833 fans in Comerica Park, the largest non-opening day crowd of the 2014 season, and … Read more

Tigers fall in Jackson’s Return

Austin Jackson received possibly the only standing ovation of the night in his return to Detroit in a Seattle uniform. He may have received an even bigger one for posting a classic Jackson 0-5 against his old team had the Tiger bats solved Mariner pitching. A 7-2 loss at the hands of the Mariners was … Read more

Dombrowski’s Greatest Hits

If David Dombrowski had fleeced any more of the MLB’s General Managers, he’d be an Anti-Sheepmite. Joking aside, let’s take a look at some of the young men that Dombrowski has siphoned off and the value that DD has brought to the D. This list excludes all signings, so if you’re looking for Ivan Rodriguez, … Read more

Wiser Investment: Porcello or Scherzer?

This offseason, Detroit will likely be forced to part with one of their starting five. As the Tigers reach the midway point, it’s not too early to begin thinking of a solution to this dilemma. Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer both have incredible value in very different senses, so which one is a wiser pick? … Read more

Exhale, Tiger Fans

“The Reverse the Curse” Red Sox of 2004 did not reverse the curse by winning the World Series.

It was, in the most appropriate sense of the word, an exorcism. The greatest in the history of baseball to date, and the Red Sox needed to do it in Yankee Stadium. They needed to rid themselves of the great demon in the house that he built, or it wouldn’t have been right. It was poetic.

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Sanchez a one man show

Justin Verlander and Max Scherzer have slowed considerably following promising starts to the season, and Anibal Sanchez has risen to the top in terms of consistency and pure stuff.

In his last four combined starts, Sanchez has pitched 28 1/3 innings and allowed just 5 earned runs, while allowing no more than six hits in any start and walking no more than two in any start. He also boasts 28 strikeouts over that span.

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