All posts by Smoking Loon

  • 2014: The 9th Inning (11-7)

    All’s well that ends well. So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP Verlander SP Scherzer SP Lobstein SP Porcello SP Price RP Nathan RP Alburquerque...

  • 2014: The 8th Inning (11-7)

    I have to admit it’s getting better. A little better all the time. So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP Verlander SP Scherzer SP Lobstein...

  • 2014: The 7th Inning (7-11)

    Win now! First stop: Second place. So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP Verlander SP Scherzer SP Sanchez SP Porcello SP Price RP Nathan RP...

  • 2014: The 6th Inning (8-10)

    It’s like forgetting the words to your favorite song. You can’t believe it. You were always singing along. (So imagine what this could have been...

  • 2014: The 5th Inning (13-5)

    The boys are back in town. And the name of the place is “I Like It Like That.” So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP...

  • 2014: The 4th Inning (9-9)

    Your fingers may freeze, worse things happen at sea; there’s good times to be had. Nothing’s easy. So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP Verlander...

  • 2014: The 3rd Inning (7-11)

    Tigers and Zubaz don’t mix. So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP Verlander SP Scherzer SP Ray SP Porcello SP Smyly RP Nathan RP Alburquerque...

  • 2014: The 2nd Inning (14-4)

    Were it not for that sweep-for-the-taking, regrettable Twins series at Comerica, this is a 16-2 run. So the Detroit Tigers are now: SP Verlander SP...

  • 2014: The 1st Inning (10-8)

    While this is partly inspired by the old Sam Hoff season-as-innings feature, I’m not going to go into statistics too much, least of all composite team...

  • Game 2014.155: Tigers at Royals

    Yesterday’s 3-2 victory had a bit of everything going, turning points and momentum shifts all over the place, the baseball gods frowning upon first one and...

  • Game 2014.154: Tigers at Royals

    I had to think about it, but I’ve decided I like winning 10-1 better than losing 8-4. Justin “Ricky” Verlander dominated KC without really being...

  • Game 2014.153: Tigers at Royals

    It’s Kansas City again and another three-game “showdown.” I’m not worried about the Royals. I’m worried about the last 4 games of the season. Pitching....