Last night, following the Rockies’ extra innings beatdown of José Valverde, the Tigers optioned Matt Young and Casey Crosby to Toledo. Doug Fister was activated off the disabled list and Thad Weber was recalled, presumably to hold a spot in the meantime as the Tigers don’t need a fifth starter for a few more days. […]
There isn’t exactly a budding rivalry between the Colorado Rockies and the Detroit Tigers. Even using both of those team names in the same sentence feels odd. Like putting peanut butter and jelly on a hotdog. You don’t see it often. It’s just weird. But here there we had it. It was Friday, June 15, […]
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Fresh off a pair of successful ventures to Cincinnati and Chicago, the Tigers find themselves coming home with a 4-2 record over the last six games. This is significant. You may find yourself asking yourself, “Okay, Josh. Why is this significant?” as you slowly pet your favorite Tiger plush toy. Well, I’ll tell you. Especially […]
Do you remember May 18th? If you’re anything like me, you probably don’t, and definitely not off the top of your head, because once they’re gone most days tend to blend together. I’ve always been concerned with this phenomenon and I’d like to expand on it more, but I can’t. As Jim Leyland likes to […]
Ryan Raburn, as previously mentioned, has been recalled from the Toledo Mudhens in time for this afternoons game. He is starting against the left-hander Travis Wood. Jim Leyland said that Raburn is not his everyday second baseman and that he was recalled simply because he was a right-handed bat. Of course, that is the story […]
The warning of a “flurry of moves” and the expectation of receiving early news from Wrigley Field had the collective band of Tigers beat writers and daily bloggers up early this Thursday morning. It seems, there was a certain disappointment from the fan base to find out that Drew Smyly had been placed on the […]
The real Tigers offense showed up against Cubs ace Matt Garza and the bullpen was solid for 4 innings, giving the Tigers a 8-4 win over the Chicago Cubs. Rick Porcello got the win, Garza took the loss, and Jose Valverde pitched a spitless 9th inning.