Why the Detroit Tigers should sign Mike Napoli

Editorial: The views in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Detroit Sports Nation.  As of today, former Indians first baseman/designated hitter Mike Napoli is still a free agent. When the Indians signed Edwin Encarnacion this off-season, Napoli became the odd man out for the Tribe. Even though Tigers … 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

Offense explodes for 12 runs, Tigers defeat Indians 12-2 for first time in 2016

The Detroit Tigers entered Wednesday afternoon’s game on an 11-game losing streak against the Cleveland Indians in 2016 thus far. Michael Fulmer toed the slab and looked to put an end to the gut wrenching streak the Tribe held over the Tigers. Fulmer went six innings, scattering five hits, gave up two runs (one earned) … Read more

Daniel Norris injured, Tigers lose to Cleveland….again, 5-3

A season-best and current major league-best six-game winning streak was on the line for the Detroit Tigers on Monday the 4th of July as they continue their 11-game road swing against the Cleveland Indians, whom all of America knows by now that we can’t be them this year, 0-9. Detroit already faced some adversity prior to the … Read more

Indians ambush Tigers, Zimmermann to take series opener, 7-4

Easily one of the biggest series across the sport this weekend, the Detroit Tigers welcomed in their division-leading rival Cleveland Indians to town. Detroit just completed a four-game sweep at home against the Seattle Mariners, while the Tribe have won six in a row and hold a 3.0-game lead over second-place Kansas City, 4.0 games over the Tigers. … Read more

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