Game 59: Tigers (26-32) @ Reds (32-25), 4:10 PM

The Tigers hope to avoid their eighth loss in the last ten games, and Justin Verlander is just the man for the task. Although Verlander has lost his last three starts, there were some positive signs in his last one that might portend a strong start this afternoon. Lineups and more after the jump

Hernan Perez Called Up From Single-A: Tigers Confirm Second Base Officially a Dumpster Fire

Hernan Perez Called Up From Single-A: Tigers Confirm Second Base Officially a Dumpster Fire

Austin Jackson was activated from the disabled list Saturday morning and a corresponding move was  immediately made. Instead, Jhonny Peralta was placed on paternity leave due to the birth of his first child, and Hernan Perez, a 21 year old infielder from Venezuela, who has never played above High-A Lakeland, was brought up to the […]

Why are No-Hitters so Special?

Because, as of this morning, the Tigers have played 17,395 baseball games and 20 of them (they’ve thrown 7 and been no-hit 13 times) have been without hits by either the Tigers or the opposing team. By contrast they have won 10 Pennants in that time, 4 of them turned into World Championships.This is another […]

even mudhens fielding is a mystery

Cincinnati Reds Make Tigers Bleed Their Own Blood

I have a word association game that I want to play. It includes the key terms: work, alcohol, hard, addiction, baseball, likeness, and pain. What are all these words associated with? If you said the Detroit Tigers then you’d be correct, a winner, a champion of this game. If you did not say the Detroit […]

obviously someone is being accusitory

Game 58: Tigers (26-31) @ Reds (31-25): The Other Good Ohio Team

Thought I’d expand on this thread a bit today because, well, Interleague Play starts again and the Tigers play the Reds, at Great American Ballpark, which hasn’t happened since…well ever (the park opened in 2003). The Tigers haven’t played Ohio’s other team since May 19-21 of 2006, which was played in Comerica Park, and Detroit […]

Up Is Down, Left Is Right, and the Tigers Beat the Indians 7-5

“There’s no place like home.”  -Dorothy Gale, The Wizard of Oz With the bases loaded in the top of the 7th inning and his team down by 2 runs, Jose Lopez hit a deep fly ball into center field. In most major league ballparks, this shot would have put the Indians in front, further demoralizing […]

Game 57: Indians (30-25) @ Tigers (25-31)

The Tigers will attempt to avoid their second consecutive sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Indians, but they’re fighting one heck of an uphill battle. Derek Lowe has been the Indians’ best starter this season, while Casey Crosby got rocked by the New York Yankees in his major league debut. With as crazy as […]

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