Five-year summary of the AL Central, 2016 predictions

Despite the fact that the American League Central Division has been perceived as one of the weaker divisions in baseball over the years, the division has been much improved in the last handful of years. Believe it or not, the AL Central has combined for the most World Series appearances in baseball over the course … Read more

Detroit Tigers finish in bottom 10 – but that’s good!

With the loss to the Chicago White Sox Saturday night, the Detroit Tigers have locked up a last place finish in the American League Central division, the first time they’ve found themselves in the basement at season’s end since 2008. The head-scratching disappointment in 2015 has also earned them a spot in the bottom third of Major … Read more

On Deck: Detroit Tigers @ Kansas City Royals

The Detroit Tigers are streaking right now, and not in a good way. After winning three games in a row, the Tigers have now dropped nine of ten games, and are currently riding a four game losing streak. The only victory in that ten game stretch was Justin Verlander‘s near no-hitter against the Los Angeles Angels last … Read more

On Deck: Kansas City Royals @ Detroit Tigers

Despite deciding to sell at the trade deadline, the Detroit Tigers still find themselves in the thick of the wide open American League Wild Card race. The Tigers come into play tonight trailing in the second wild card race by 3 games. The race is currently in a three way tie between Baltimore, Minnesota, and Toronto. The … Read more

Royals acquire Johnny Cueto from the Reds

The Kansas City Royals have the best record in the American League and now they have gone out and added an ace pitcher. According to reports, the Royals have traded the Cincinnati Reds for Johnny Cueto. The deal has the Royals giving up three left-handed prospects including, Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb, and Cody Reed, but … 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

Bold second half predictions for the Tigers

[tps_header] 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.  The Detroit Tigers have just passed the official halfway point of the … Read more

Alfredo Simon: Deserving All-Star

At the start of the 2014 season with the Cincinnati Reds, Alfredo Simon didn’t even have a guaranteed starting spot in the rotation. It took an injury from fellow starter, Mat Latos, for Simon to be thrust into the rotation to start the year. Simon went on to excel in his role, leading the NL in wins … Read more

Miguel Cabrera brings the rain in Cincinnati [VIDEO]

In totally unshocking news, Detroit Tigers first baseman, Miguel Cabrera continues to show why he is the best hitter on the planet today. With the Tigers down 2-0 in the sixth to the Cincinnati Reds ace, Johnny Cueto, Cabrera sent a ball deep to right field to give the Tigers a 3-2 lead. This apparently released the rains in Cincinnati as … Read more