2007 Season

  • Tigers have 3rd best draft in 2007

    While it is probably a little premature to rate any draft after only 4 months, this is especially true in baseball. In many cases drafted...

  • Bang for the buck

    Net Win Shares Value is Dave Studeman’s attempt to assess the value of a player and their contract.  He released some of his findings today,...

  • The World Series

    I’ve somehow made it all the way through the playoffs without actually blogging about them. It’s not that I haven’t cared, I’ve watched the games....

  • Leveraging Todd Jones

    WPA Leaders Rank Name WPA 1 J.J. Putz 6.17 2 R. Betancourt 5.38 3 Takashi Saito 4.27 4 Heath Bell 4.12 5 Joakim Soria 3.85...

  • First base irony

    At the start of the 2006 season the Tigers had a log jam at first base with Dmitri Young, Carlos Pena, and Chris Shelton set...

  • The 9th Inning

    All season, reader Sam Hoff has been calculating the team’s performance over 18 game stretches. Why 18? Because it represents 1/9th, or one inning of...

  • Breaking down the Dombrowski pow-wow

    Dave Dombrowski held court today in what was deemed an informal availability session and broached a number of topics.  Jason Beck was first to the...

  • Stay classy Sean Casey

    While there is a lot up in the air regarding the Tigers roster, one thing isn’t and that is Sean Casey’s future.  Casey met with...

  • Game 162: Tigers at White Sox

    PREGAME: Sigh. List of team and offensive feats that may happen today so there is something to root for: Magglio Ordonez needs to not go...

  • Game 161: Tigers at White Sox

    PREGAME: So Jim Leyland announced that Magglio Ordonez wouldn’t be playing tonight taking away the most compelling story line for the Tigers. I guess we’ll...

  • Game 160: Tigers at White Sox

    PREGAME: Tonight it will be Javier Vasquez taking on Kenny Rogers. Vasquez has been on a mission as of late with 33 K’s, and only...

  • Game 159: Twins at Tigers

    PREGAME: The last home game of the year. A couple years ago I started going to the last home game of the...