• Tigers, Tigers, not burning bright

    Eric Neel spends a week watching the Tigers-and survives But if I’m a Tigers fan right now, I’m trying to watch the games free of...

  • Jon Connolly Update

    Yesterday Connolly threw a complete game for West Michigan striking out 3 and allowing 7 hits, no walks, and 1 run. This raised his season...

  • In a Class by Themselves

    New York Times on athletes skipping their senior season of high school. Part of the article is about Jeremy Bonderman. (From Baseball Primer)

  • Ouch-Pena and Maroth are injured

    The one positive thing you could say about the Tigers this year is that they’ve been healthy. Fifty-one games in and the starting rotation is...

  • Tigers get Alex Sanchez-Eck!

    Tigers pick up lockerroom cancerFor some unfathomable reason the Tigers traded for Alex Sanchez. The gave up Noochie Varner-who’s been playing well at Erie- and...

  • Where There’s a Wil, there’s an Avery…

    It was nice to see the Tigers fight back yesterday, and I was particularly happy to see Brandon Inge get the go ahead home run....

  • Lineup shuffling

    A first glance at Bobby Higginson’s numbers this month to date are pretty reassuring. He’s hitting .345/.444/.476. He’s also scored 16 runs during the month...

  • Not a bad weekend

    The Tigers 3 game win streak came to an end yesterday on a 12th inning home run by Joe Crede. The walk-off was set up...

  • Pitchers ahead of hitters

    Jayson Stark’s Rumblings “They do have some good young arms,” one scout said. “You have to like Bonderman, and they did a good job with...

  • Tigers hampered most up the middle

    Lynn Henning on the the Tigers Center field and catcher are problems that might not go away. Torres can’t hit. Neither has Gene Kingsale been...

  • Jon Connolly

    Prospect Watch-West MichiganJon Connolly of the West Michigan Whitecaps improved to 8-0 on the year by pitching 8 2/3 innings of shut-out ball. He walked...

  • Baugh gets promoted Because of injuries to two starters, Jeff Farnsworth and Rob Henkel, the Tigers have promoted right-hander Kenny Baugh from Lakeland to Double-A...