All posts by Coleman

  • 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 2012.152: 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 2012.145: Tigers at Indians

    Detroit Tigers, 77-67, 2nd place, 1 back. After 6 2/3 innings of no-hit pitching and a 5-3 victory, the Tigers continued their push for the...

  • Game 2012.144: Tigers at Indians

    Detroit Tigers, 76-67, 2nd place, 1 back. Last night again went according to plan, as Justin Verlander shook off his last start and shut out...

  • Game 2012.143: Tigers at Indians

    Detroit Tigers, 75-67, 2nd place, 1 back. OK, let’s try this again. Rained out yesterday, Justin Verlander still has the ball for tonight’s game against...

  • Game 2012.139: Tigers at Angels

    Detroit Tigers, 73-65, 2nd place, 2 back. My own game post pictures now haunt me.  I decided on a new set of pictures for this...

  • Game 2012.138: Tigers at Angels

    Normally, a Verlander start would be all about Verlander.  But recently, the Tigers have fallen into a funk where sharp starting efforts have been undone...