All posts by Coleman

  • 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...

  • Game 2011.145: Twins at Tigers

    Leyland’s plan to use yesterday’s game as an opportunity to practice the comeback worked to perfection, thanks to the mighty bat of Ramon Santiago, and...

  • Game 2011.144: Twins at Tigers

    The Tigers have roared into September with consecutive series sweeps against their closest division rivals, and now head back to Comerica with a chance for...

  • Game 2011.140: White Sox at Tigers

    Brad Penny was daytime Bad, and surrounded by a bit of clown show defense, but the Tigers made an improbably comeback from a 7-run deficit...

  • Game 2011.139: White Sox at Tigers

    We all knew what it meant last night with Justin Verlander taking the mound following a Tiger loss, and he did not disappoint, becoming the...

  • Game 2011.138: White Sox at Tigers

    The Tigers lost yesterday and Justin Verlander  (20-5, 2.38) is pitching today, we we all know what that means. Tonight will be Verlander’s 20th start...

  • Game 2011.133: Tigers at Twins

    Previously here at DTW we pointed out how much better Brad Penny was pitching at night vs pitching during the day, and hoped that Leyland...

  • Game 2011.132: Tigers at Twins

    Dare I say it, the Detroit Tigers are beginning to look like a team on a roll. Rick Porcello pitched like a Rick Porcello should,...

  • Game 2011.131: Tigers at Twins

    Tonight the Tigers arrive at Target Field in Minneapolis faced with the daunting prospect of 10,000 Jim Thomes. Fortunately, none of them will be in...

  • Game 2011.126: Indians at Tigers

    2-for-2, and a series sweep is looking good with Justin Verlander taking the mound–wait, what?  An extra day’s rest?  Oh, nevermind… Well, the Inge call-up...