Report suggests ‘Up to 7’ Houston Astros players could miss Wednesday’s game vs. Tigers

According to a report from Broderick Zerpa, ‘up to 7’ Houston Astros players could miss Wednesday night’s series finale against the Detroit Tigers due to COVID protocols. Stay tuned but it sounds like the game will still be played as scheduled, though nothing is official as of now. Broderick Zerpa reports that "up to 7" … Read more

Detroit’s AJ Hinch discusses 2nd straight blowout win over his former team

This was the kind of game that Detroit Tigers fans were hoping to see from their team. Five – count them – five home runs against the Houston Astros powered them to a second consecutive blowout victory and their second series victory of the season, officially making it a successful return for former Astros manager … Read more

Detroit Tigers release lineup for second game vs. Astros

The Detroit Tigers turned in one of their most complete games of 2021 last night against the Houston Astros, winning a 6-2 contest that featured back to back home runs and a highlight worthy performance from Casey Mize. They’ll look to make it two straight wins tonight when they go at it against Houston again, … Read more

AJ Hinch explains why he still calls Houston ‘home’ after Tigers 6-2 win over Astros

Monday night was one of the most emotional nights AJ Hinch has had in Major League Baseball as he returned to Houston as a manager for the first time since being fired for his involvement in the infamous sign-stealing scandal. Prior to the game, a group of fans held up a Welcome Home sign for … Read more

Astros P Zack Greinke throws 51 mph eephus pitch, fools Tigers 1B Renato Núñez [Video]

Hitting a round ball with a round bat is the most difficult thing to do in sports. Period. That is especially true when MLB pitchers routinely throw the ball close to 100 mph. So, you would think that a batter would absolutely feast on a pitch that was about half of that speed, like the … Read more

Tigers rookie sensation Akil Baddoo hits 450 ft bomb vs. Astros [Video]

We have another Akil Baddoo sighting! The roookie Detroit Tigers outfielder added another chapter to the incredible story of his young MLB career by absolutely crushing a home run against the Houston Astros. The ball sailed 450 feet with an exit velocity in excess of 109 MPH: This is an absolute bomb. pic.twitter.com/HZcFNObYHz — Chris … Read more

AJ Hinch gets standing ovation in first game back in Houston [Video]

Tonight officially marks the return of former Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch to Minute Maid Park, where he went Hinch was 481-329 over five seasons along with the 2017 World Series title. The fans in attendance made their feelings known for Hinch prior to the game: A nice tribute and loud ovation for A.J. Hinch … Read more

Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch releases starting lineup for his return to Houston

Prior to being hired by the Detroit Tigers, AJ Hinch not only spent five seasons as manager of the Houston Astros, but he led them to a World Series title. On Monday night, Hinch will return to Houston for the first time since he was fired for his involvement in the infamous sign-stealing scandal. Hinch … Read more

Justin Verlander drops video showing first post-surgery pitch [Video]

As you may have heard, former Detroit Tigers ace and current Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander is currently rehabbing an injury that forced him to have Tommy John surgery during the 2020 season. On Wednesday, Verlander took to Twitter to post a video showing him make his first post-surgery pitch. Check it out. Ceremonial first … Read more

Miguel Cabrera makes unpopular statement about Houston Astros cheating scandal

MLB: Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers

“If you are not cheating, you are not trying.” That is a quote that former professional wrestler Eddie Guerrero would often say and according to Detroit Tigers DH/1B Miguel Cabrera, there may be some truth to that statement. During a recent interview with ESPN, Cabrera was asked about his thoughts on whether or not the … Read more

Lawsuit claims Justin Verlander, other pitchers sought illegal sticky substance

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

Former Los Angeles Angels visiting clubhouse manager Brian “Bubba” Harkins, who was fired after being connected to the distribution of aa special grip-enhancing substance out of the visitor’s clubhouse, is naming names in a lawsuit against his former team and Major League Baseball. And one of the names will certainly be familiar to folks in … Read more

Tigers manager Al Avila confident A.J. Hinch will help restore Detroit to former glory

The Detroit Tigers made things official this afternoon, hiring 46 year old A.J. Hinch to be their new manager. Embed from Getty Images Following the resignation of Ron Gardenhire in September, the Tigers began their search for their new skipper, and Hinch’s name was always in Avila’s mind. The team was forbidden from any formal … Read more

Justin Verlander sends special message to new Tigers manager A.J. Hinch

MLB: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves

The Detroit Tigers made it official this afternoon, agreeing to a multi-year contract with A.J. Hinch to become the team’s new manager. Embed from Getty Images Hinch, 46, helped guide the Houston Astros to the 2017 World Series, but had been suspended for the 2020 campaign in the wake of the sign stealing scandal that … Read more