Tag Archives: Jim Leyland

Tigers news and notes

The Tigers have finally reported to Lakeland and have begun Spring Training, and it’s about time.  Feels like forever ago they melted our hearts with a completely disappointing World Series performance, but hopefully that is behind them. This year’s team … Continue reading

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PItching matchups are set… advantage Detroit

Today the pitching rotations were announced for the World Series and it appears that the Tigers are going to have an early advantage through games 1-4 as well as the series as a whole. The first four matchups are as … Continue reading

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How the Game 4 disaster may help the Tigers in the ALCS

Everybody wanted to run Jose Valverde out-of-town on Thursday night after giving up game four to the A’s and sent Detroit to a ‘win or go home’ game five.  In that game, Justin Verlander showed why he was the AL … Continue reading

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Scherzer won’t start if he isn’t healthy

According to John Lowe of the Free Press, Max Scherzer is scheduled to make his final start of the season on Wednesday in the season finale.  But the Tigers hope that this will not be an issue, because if they … Continue reading

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Keep the ball in the park Sanchez!

The Tigers new pitcher Anibal Sanchez had his first start today against the Jose Bautista-less Blue Jays and pitched pretty decent.  You know, without all the baseballs leaving the park. Sanchez gave up a season high three home runs in … Continue reading

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Verlander gets the W, but was it needed?

Last night Justin Verlander put together a 131 pitch complete game victory for his first win of the season.  If you just see that line it doesn’t seem like anything unusual happened, Verlander did his job and won the game … Continue reading

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Looking at Linsanity and a recent Detroit example

The news all over ESPN and the internet as a whole has been New York Knicks Jeremy Lin, undrafted point guard from Harvard.  Lin has started four games during the Knicks current five-game win streak and has averaged 28.3 points … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Leyland/Dombrowski Extensions

With Curtis on vacation this week it looks like I am taking over the site for the week, so now you get to hear my thoughts on Jim Leyland and Dave Dombrowski getting contract extensions in the middle of the … Continue reading

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