• The 3rd inning – 2008

    Last year Sam Hoff started breaking down the season into 18 games segments, each representing 1/9th of the season, or an “inning.” Here is the...

  • Tigers Minor League Wrap 5-31-08

    Toledo 3 Indianapolis 4Matt Joyce homered and drove in 2. Brent Clevlen doubled, singled, and walked twice and is now sporting a 320/405/572 line. Chris...

  • Game 55: Tigers at Mariners

    PREGAME: Ah, Fox Sports and national TV means most of you will be blacked out. That’s too bad because the pitching match-up of Justin Verlander...

  • Guillen to left field?

    The Tigers new left fielder is Marcus Thames, except for when it’s Carlos Guillen? Guillen has been taking flyballs in left and it’s another way...

  • Willis being mixed into rotation

    It’s been a couple weeks since Dontrelle Willis came off the disabled list. He’s made all of one appearance. That will change this week when...

  • McClendon- “batting average is the most overrated statistic”

    Hitting philosophy Hitting coach Lloyd McClendon said runs scored, followed by on-base percentage, are the most important statistics. “Batting average is the most overrated statistic...

  • Shuffling the deck and rehab news

    A cornucopia of Tigers news that has come out today. Jim Leyland is prepared to make some changes, even if it means hurting some feelings....

  • Tigers Minor League Wrap 5-30-08

    Toledo 2 Indianapolis 3Brent Clevlen homered, singled, and walked and has pushed his average to .313. Mike Hollimon was 1 for 4. Matt Joyce went...

  • Game 54: Tigers at Mariners

    PREGAME: Good old game 54. The one-third mark of the season. Yeah. The Tigers journey to Seattle to take on the Mariners. Seattle snapped a...

  • links for 2008-05-29

    Leyland highly critical of his performance so far: ‘I’ll take the heat, I deserve it’ | Freep.com | Detroit Free Press Leyland is just one...

  • Joyce down, Clete up

    The Tigers have optioned Matt Joyce back to Toledo and have called up Clete Thomas. I suppose this is because they have the left handed...

  • Unintentional Consequences

    As I watched intentional walks by Tigers pitchers lead to runs on both Sunday and Monday this week, it seemed to be an all to...