2008 Season

  • A reliever worth targeting

    Junichi Tazawa is an amateur reliever from Japan. He’s decided to skip Japanese professional baseball and come stateside. Tazawa is younger than the typical Japanese...

  • The 8th Inning – 2008

    Last year Sam Hoff started breaking down the season into 18 games segments, each representing 1/9th of the season, or an “inning.” Here is the...

  • Game 146: A’s at Tigers

    PREGAME: It is a glorious afternoon for baseball, and I’m headed to the game. Sean Gallagher and Armando Galarraga will be the pitchers, but I’m...

  • Tigers add two new starters

    The results from yesterday’s simulated game between Dontrelle Willis and Freddy Garcia must have been positive as both will make starts next week. Willis will...

  • Game 145: A’s at Tigers

    PREGAME: It’s a crisp fall evening tonight as the Tigers look to manufacture a 4 game winning streak. The Tigers send out Nate Robertson who...

  • Game 144: A’s at Tigers

    PREGAME: It’s my birthday, so if the Tigers don’t win I’m going to be pissed. It is also Samara’s birthday. And it’s Natalie’s birthday, and...

  • Game 143: Tigers at Twins

    PREGAME: The Tigers look to end their Metrodome misery by taking the series. They’ll send out Chris Lambert. Lambert allowed half as many runs and...

  • Rotational Flux

    The Tigers are going to be mixing and matching down the stretch it appears. Kenny Rogers will miss his next start. This is due to...

  • Verlander and Leyland do lots of talking, and Hernandez chimes in

    As the Tigers season has slid out of control, Jim Leyland has taken to reading and the newspapers and responding to what his players say...

  • Game 142: Tigers at Twins

    PREGAME: Woo hoo. Saturday afternoon baseball on Fox. There was a time when this match-up would have been about the Tigers. Not so much anymore....

  • Game 141: Tigers at Twins

    PREGAME: Hey, it’s a trip to the Metrodome. Whoopee. It’s also a travel day with the team not getting until today because of the RNC...

  • Game 140: Angels at Tigers

    PREGAME: An afternoon delight today as the Angels leave town. It will be Kenny Rogers and Ervin Santana doing battle today. The last time Rogers...