Game 63: Tigers (29-33) @ Cubs (21-41), The Return of Raburn

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 […]

Doug Fister to Start Saturday in Drew Smyly’s Place as Ryan Raburn is Recalled from Triple-A

Doug Fister to Start Saturday in Drew Smyly’s Place as Ryan Raburn is Recalled from Triple-A

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 […]


Tigers Slowly Chewed Up and Spit Out at Wrigley Thanks To Jhonny Peralta and Major League Umpires

I usually don’t have a plan or even an idea of what angle I’m going to take before I sit down to write a wrap. This was the case once again Tuesday night, and through the first three innings I just watched the game and waited for thoughts come to me, regardless of how delirious […]

Game 61: Tigers (28-32) @ Cubs (20-40), 8:05 PM

Coming off a series win against a 1st place National League team (well, not anymore), the Tigers return to the historic Wrigley Field for the first time since 2006 when brooms were used. Another sweep of the Cubs would be nice, but I guess let’s just get through this day-to-day like we’ve done all season. […]

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And This Game Will Be Henceforth Known as The Fall of the House of Aroldis Chapman

Our main character is sitting in the corner of the room. This room was bare except for a chest of drawers sitting on an ancient wooden floor. This chest of drawers was empty; if there had been anything in them our main character would have put them on. As it was, our main character wore […]

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