Angels manager Joe Maddon weighs in on Shohei Ohtani speculation

Shohei Ohtani

Following Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani made a comment that has everybody in the world of baseball speculating about his future with the team. “I like the fans,” Ohtani said in Japanese. “I like the atmosphere in the organization. But my feelings to wanting to win are stronger.” … Read more

Angels manager Joe Maddon praises Detroit’s baseball culture, talks Ernie Harwell

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon praised fans of the Detroit Tigers prior to today’s game, explaining the appreciation that he holds for the rich baseball tradition that the Motor City enjoys. He invoked several past great players while discussing his admiration of the Old English D, along with one particular beloved late broadcaster. “Detroit … Read more

Angels manager Joe Maddon reacts to Jack Morris controversy

Detroit Tigers broadcaster and Hall of Fame pitcher Jack Morris has been suspended by Bally Sports Detroit following an incident last night in which he used a perceived ethnic accent while talking about Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani. The Tigers and manager AJ Hinch have both condemned Morris’ comment, and now Angels manager Joe … Read more

New Tigers’ pitching coach already rubbing off on pitching staff

Chris Bosio was added to the Tigers coaching staff almost immediately after Ron Gardenhire was named manager. Bosio came over from the Cubs after spending six seasons on the North Side of Chicago. Going to three straight NLCS (2015-2017) and winning a World Series in 2016. However, according to a story in the Chicago Tribune, … Read more

2016 World Series: Something’s gotta give between Cubs, Indians

The stage is set for the 112th World Series. In the visiting corner, we have the Chicago Cubs representing the National League. And the owners of home field throughout the Fall Classic will be the Cleveland Indians, the American League pennant winners. If you are unaware of the curse flying over the Cubs and their fans, then … 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

Tigers News and Notes: Game 3 in the Grapefruit League, Injury news, Coke’s new gig

The Detroit Tigers are just getting underway down in Lakeland, Florida. Everybody is scratching the surface of wanting to be back on the field, mainly those who will be competing for a roster spot when Opening Day rolls around. Here is what has gone on today from Tiger Town on this Wednesday, March 5th.   TIGERS … Read more