All posts by Coleman

  • Game 2011 Playoffs.5: Tigers at Yankees

    (Note: tonight is a combined Coleman/Kevin In Dallas post, kind of like the Verlander/Fister Game 1 start–hopefully with better results). On March 31st, Curtis Granderson...

  • Game 2011 Playoffs.4: Yankees at Tigers

    Today’s Playoff trivia answer:  Jhonny Peralta, Brandon Inge, Ryan Raburn, Don Kelly, Wilson Betemit, and Brad Penny.  Question below. Justin Verlander once again got off...

  • Game 2011.Playoffs.2: Tigers at Yankees

    The start of Game 1 was a mess, and then it ended badly. Gene Lamont did what Gene Lamont does. Fister pitched well but for a...

  • Game 2011.159: Orioles at Tigers

    The Tigers try to even the series with Baltimore using the time-tested strategy of starting Brad Penny in a day game.  In theory, he could...

  • Game 2011.158: Orioles at Tigers

    Justin Verlander looks to become the first MLB 25-game winner since Bob Welch in 1990.  Either that or he will just mess around, with the...

  • Game 2011.157: Orioles at Tigers

    The Tigers are still neck-and-neck with Texas for the 2nd-best AL record, and tonight send out their presumed playoff #4 guy Rick Porcello to try...

  • Game 2011.156: Orioles at Tigers

    The Tigers try to keep pace with the Texas Rangers for 2nd-best AL record, and try to take one last look this season at what...

  • Game 2011.153: Tigers at A’s

    A bit of  post-celebration malaise perhaps?  At any rate, the Tigers are in danger of losing their first series since approximately the invention of styrofoam....

  • Game 2011.152: Tigers at A’s

    This afternoon the Tigers take the field in Oakland as AL Central Division Champions,  the first time the Tigers have won the Central Division, and...

  • Game 2011.151: Tigers at A’s

    Well, they didn’t clinch, and they didn’t extend the winning streak to 13, and they didn’t look particularly good. (Actually, they did clinch a playoff...

  • Game 2011.150: Tigers at A’s

    The Tigers pulled off the Grand Sweep in stunning fashion,  sweeping their 4th consecutive Central series (and back-to-back Sox-series-sweeps) with 2 9th-inning pinch-hit home runs,...

  • Game 2011.146: Twins at Tigers

    Smokin’ September continues. as the Tigers extend their win streak to 8 games, the longest September win streak since the magical 1984 season. The last...