• Game 2012.159: Tigers at Twins

    Detroit Tigers, 85-73, 1st place, 2 up, magic number 3. Fister, then Smyly, then Verlander: the Tiger starters are on a roll, and this afternoon...

  • Game 2012.158: Tigers at Twins

    Detroit Tigers, 84-73, 1st place, 1 up, magic number 5. Doumit! Things were starting to go so well, even last night–a great outing by Smyly,...

  • Game 2012.157: Tigers at Twins

    Detroit Tigers, 84-72, 1st place, 2 up, magic number 5. Well, that’s fun, after all this–that magic number thing. After a disappointing “outing” by Rick...

  • Game 2012.156: Royals at Tigers

    83-72, 1st place, 1 game ahead of CWS. In case you’ve missed today’s theme, we’re in first place. Final home game of the regular season today,...

  • Game 2012.155: Royals at Tigers

    82-72, 1st PLACE! Anibal Sanchez picked a prime spot for his best performance as a Tiger when he picked through the Royals lineup with ease,...

  • Game 2012.154: Royals at Tigers

    81-72, .5 games back. There was a brief moment of exuberance last night, when the Tigers were arguably tied for first, and Miguel Cabrera was...

  • Game 2012.153: Royals at Tigers

    80-72, 2nd place, 1 game behind CWS, E# 10. I haven’t yet figured out how to insert fancy charts into the Word Press editor yet,...

  • Game 2012.152: Twins at Tigers

    Detroit Tigers, 80-71, 2nd place, .5 back. Well, they say that it’s a hard thing to win both games of a double-header, although why that...

  • Game 2012.151: Twins at Tigers

    Detroit Tigers, 80-70, 2nd place,  .5 back. The rain went away, Doug Fister was the Fister we expected and more (he pitched his first career...

  • Game 2012.150: Twins at Tigers

    Detroit Tigers, 79-70, 2nd place, 1.5 back. OK, let’s try 150 again.  The weather doesn’t exactly look promising today either, and with a day-night doubleheader...

  • Game 2012.150 (postponed): Twins at Tigers

    Detroit Tigers, 79-70, 2nd place, 2 back. You can’t win them all. Even the very best teams lose 40% of the time; that’s baseball. The...

  • Game 2012.149: Athletics at Tigers

    (sorry for the late post) 79-69, 2nd place, 2 games behind CWS, E# 13. Quick turnaround today. Let’s not discount how well the Tigers have...