Tigers Look To Best A’s Once Again In ALDS

Round: American League Division Series Matchup: Detroit Tigers vs. Oakland Athletics Season Series: Oakland wins 4-3 How They Got Here: Oakland- American League West Champions Detroit- American League Central Champions   For the second straight season, the American League Central champion Detroit Tigers will meet the American League West Champion Oakland Athletics in the best of five divisional series. … Read more

Assessing The Summer Of Detroit’s GM’s (Part 1 of 4): Joe Dumars

The following is a four part feature on the summer transactions of the general managers for Detroit’s four major pro-sports teams. First up, Joe Dumars of the Pistons. Stick with DSN for assessments of Dave Dombrowski of the Tigers, Ken Holland of the Red Wings and Martin Mayhew of the Lions.   Just when I … Read more

(REPOST) Accepting The Reality Of Steroids And The Possibility Of Peralta

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer In light of reports indicating that Jhonny Peralta will be suspended  Monday for his connections to the Biogenesis scandal, the … Read more

Tigers Trade Avisail Garcia to White Sox; Acquire INF Jose Iglesias

DETROIT, Michigan– The Detroit Tigers sent one of their top prospects packing on Tuesday night, as they traded OF Avisail Garcia to the Chicago White Sox as part of a 3-team trade. In return, the Tigers will receive infielder Jose Iglesias from the Boston Red Sox. The other part of the deal is perhaps the … Read more

Braun Suspension First Of Many In Biogenesis Scandal

DETROIT, Michigan – Milwaukee Brewers star left fielder and 2011 NL MVP Ryan Braun was suspended for the remainder of the 2013 season (and playoffs) on Monday afternoon for violating Major League Baseball’s substance policy. Braun is the first of what looks to be the largest group of suspensions handed out by the MLB in … Read more

This Is Not Another Column About Sports Saving Detroit

Welcome to a weekly column by Kyle Bauer on various happenings in national and local sports.  Agree or disagree with the author? Please comment below or let him know your thoughts by email,[email protected] or twitter, @kyle_bauer   Sports is not a savior, it is merely a distraction. With Detroit officially barreling into bankruptcy yesterday, we need … Read more

Southsiders Level Tigers; Miguel Bows Out Of Derby; Omar to DL; Jhonny Faces 50 Games

[show_scoreboard scbd_id=”67″]   DETROIT, Michigan — Justin Verlander was knocked around to begin the 8th inning, and the bullpen fell flat as the White Sox punched out 23 hits in their 11-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night at Comerica Park. Detroit was coming off its longest road trip of the season, and … Read more

Detroit Tigers Dilemma: Max Scherzer Edition

As any Detroit Tigers fan has known for the past few seasons, Max Scherzer is a very good pitcher who helps make the Tigers starting rotation one of the strongest in baseball. The national media has jumped on board the Scherzer train and many analysts were predicting that Mad Max would be one of the next pitching superstars. … Read more