• Hodge-Podge

    No analysis today. Just some commentary and links to interesting stuff… 1. The running theme that is going to irritate me the most this spring...

  • 7-22=Suspicion

    It has been widely reported, Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez reported to spring training 22 pounds lighter than last season. In the steroid suspicion era, any significant...

  • A good reputation is hard to run on…

    Down at the bottom of my last post, I threw out a factoid that Alan Trammell only pitched out 8 times last season because the...

  • Tackling Tram’s Tactics

    Does Alan Trammell utilize small ball too much? What about his bullpen use and subsitution patterns. His in-game decision making over his first two years...

  • Tigers oufield defense

    A few weeks back, I started looking at the Tigers’ defense through the work of David Pinto’s Probalistic Model of Range. Now that there seems...

  • Vegas and Farnsworth

    Okay, so the two have nothing in common. The Vegas comes in because I’ve spent the last two days there. The Farnsworth comes into play...

  • Tigers get Farnsworth

    The Tigers bolstered their bullpen today by acquiring Kyle Farnsworth from the Cubs for Scott Moore, Bo Flowers, and Roberto Novoa. At first glance I...

  • It’s for the kids

    This is definitely my most uncomfortable post of the year. The one where I ask you guys to consider making a donation. The only thing...

  • Welcoming Maggs

    The Tigers officially welcomed Magglio Ordonez today at Comerica Park. The terms reported in the AP were not discussed, so we’ll assume them to be...

  • The Cost of Losing

    The Tigers have signed Magglio Ordonez to a 5 year, $75 million dollar contract. According to CNNSI, here is how the contract breaks down The...

  • Displacement

    Without any news happening, and without me having the time to do any analysis I decided to explore the question, “So if the Tigers do...