All posts by Coleman

  • Game 2011.79: Blue Jays at Tigers

    Today is the misfit 1-game make-up series with the Blue Jays, at the misfit game time of 6:05.  At least the Tigers don’t have to...

  • Game 2011.78: Diamondbacks at Tigers

    “A baseball manager is a necessary evil.”  -Sparky Anderson Some are more necessary and less evil than others, and today the Tigers honor Sparky Anderson...

  • Game 2011.77: Diamondbacks at Tigers

    For once, Phil Coke got some run support.  Glove support, not so much.  The floodgates opened in the 4th following Raburn’s boot of a double-play...

  • Game 2011.76: Diamondbacks at Tigers

    Interleague play can be fun when those natural rivalry games come up.  Then there are all of those other games, the leftoverlry games, in which...

  • Game 2011.69: Indians at Tigers

    Just like that, no more first place.  Back with the Stroh’s It started well, with a 3-run first, but the rest was forgettable and it...

  • Game 2011.68: Indians at Tigers

    That, said Justin Verlander, was my good stuff. Hard to argue with that; if possible he looked even better than he did when he threw...

  • Game 2011.67: Indians at Tigers

    First place on the line and Justin Verlander on the mound, it doesn’t get much better than that. Although last night will be tough to...

  • Game 2011.66: Rays at Tigers

    Well, after a forgettable performance to close the Seattle series, we are still sort of tied for first with Cleveland.  As it so happens, there...

  • Game 2011.65: Mariners at Tigers

    Well they did it!  The Tigers battered the tough Michael Pineda, and in doing so gained a first-place tie with Cleveland.  Time to break out...

  • Game 2011.64: Mariners at Tigers

    Well, Brad Penny was a Good Enough Penny;  unfortunately the Tigers ran into Cy Bedard and couldn’t muster any offense.  Jim Leyland said “Tonight felt...

  • Game 2011.63: Mariners at Tigers

    There’s not much to say about Justin Verlander that hasn’t been said;  he just keeps turning in one excellent performance after another.  OK, maybe one...

  • Game 2011.62: Mariners at Tigers

    Well, that was forgettable.  Still, the Tigers came away with their 2nd consecutive road series win, and that against a first-place team, so things are...