2008 Season

  • More candid talk from the top, Leyland speaks

    Manager Jim Leyland was on Mitch Albom’s show and the Free Press has the transcript in 3 parts. The links to all follow, but here...

  • Dombrowski speaks – a lot more than usual.

    Dave Dombrowski held court with reporters today and he revealed a glimpse into this winter’s agenda. The main points: Edgar Renteria’s option will not be...

  • Game 162: Tigers at White Sox

    PREGAME: It seemed to take for ever for this season to get here, and even longer for it to end. Instead of a preview, I’ll...

  • Position roulette, Inge and Guillen edition

    I was hoping to have a chance to run some numbers, but until I do I figured it was worth posting that Inge will play...

  • Chuck Hernandez fired

    The Tigers announced after today’s game that pitching coach Chuck Hernandez and bullpen coach Jeff Jones have been let go. The Tigers pitching was dreadful...

  • Game 161: Rays at Tigers

    PREGAME: It’s shirts off their backs day as the Tigers will disrobe at the completion of the game and give their uni’s to some lucky...

  • Game 160: Rays at Tigers

    PREGAME: The Rays were most likely up until the wee hours last night celebrating their AL East championship. I say congrats to those mohawked players....

  • Game 159: Rays at Tigers

    PREGAME: NOT ON OUR FIELD! Maybe that’s the rallying cry as the Tigers try to prevent the Rays from clinching the AL East – at...

  • Todd Jones Notes

    Todd Jones made his official retirement announcement today. While the news broke yesterday, it was obscured by the long overdue Matt Millen firing. Today, we...

  • Hey, a walk up music compilation

    I get quite a few emails due to running this here blog. The one I get most consistently is “what is x player’s at-bat music.”...

  • Game 158: Rays at Tigers

    PREGAME: The Tigers kick off a 4 game series against the Rays with an afternoon tilt. Scott Kazmir goes against Armando Galarraga and a patchwork...

  • Dombrowski says Leyland will be back

    Dave Dombrowski told Lynn Henning and the Detroit News that Jim Leyland will be managing the Tigers next year. Seeing as this wasn’t a sound...