JUST IN: Detroit Tigers refute fans’ claim he was treated poorly after catching Albert Pujols’ 2,000th RBI ball

There are always two sides to a story. On Thursday, Ely Hydes was in the right place at the right time as he caught Albert Pujols‘ 2,000th RBI ball during the Detroit Tigers game against the Los Angeles Angels. Embed from Getty Images As you have likely heard by now, after catching the ball, Hydes … Read more

Tigers’ fan who caught Albert Pujols’ 2,000th RBI ball destroys Ilitch family, 97.1 The Ticket host on Facebook

When Ely Hydes woke up on Thursday morning, he had no idea what was in store for him through the day ahead of him. In case you have not heard, Hydes is the Detroit Tigers‘ fan who caught Albert Pujols‘ 2000th RBI ball during Thursday’s game between the Tigers and Los Angeles Angels. Rather than … Read more

MUST SEE: Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols disagree on who is ‘the best’

One thing is for certain, Miguel Cabrera and Albert Pujols are two of the greatest hitters in Major League Baseball history. When all is said and done, both will be first-ballot Hall of Famers and rightfully so. Pujols and the Los Angeles Angels are currently in town to take on the Detroit Tigers and that … Read more

Who is the fastest Detroit Tiger in 2017?

There is a saying in life that also happens to apply to sports. “Speed kills.” Well, if you have watched the 2017 version of the Detroit Tigers, you know they have not been doing much “killing” with their speed. In fact, according to Baseball Savant, a site dedicated to advanced baseball statistics, the Tigers do not … Read more

Massive contracts in baseball showing that ‘loyalty’ to players hurts more than it helps

MLB: Cleveland Indians at Detroit Tigers

To begin, I want to make it extremely clear that in no way am I demeaning the names that are used in this article. It’s a term that’s used quite often in baseball: Loyalty. But, what does it mean for a franchise? Does it mean mortgaging a part of your team’s future to “repay” a … Read more

FBF: Justin Verlander’s near no-hitter against Angels

One year ago today, Justin Verlander flirted with MLB history and had a chance to become just the fourth pitcher ever to have three no-hitters. The Detroit Tigers were matched up against the Los Angeles Angels in a night game at Comerica Park. Verlander as we all know has no-hit stuff every time he toes … Read more

Cespedes for NL MVP? Not as crazy as you think

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   On July 31st of this Major League Baseball Season, the Detroit … Read more

More Tigers second half bold predictions

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone.   [tps_header] Recently, we came up with some rather bold predictions … Read more

World Series Favorites – The Players to Watch

It’s now been more than three months since the San Francisco Giants clinched the 2014 World Series with a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals. And with just two months left until the new MLB season begins, excitement is building for baseball’s return. Despite being defeated by Baltimore in the American League division series last season, … Read more