Defense

  • Two Tigers win Gold Gloves, but not the right two

    Ivan Rodriguez and Placido Polanco were honored today as MLB announced the Gold Glove winners. For Pudge it was his 13th while it was Polanco’s...

  • Defense shaky early

    This is more an observation than a concern at this point, but the Tigers defense just hasn’t looked good in the early going. The Tigers...

  • Making their own luck

    In my last post I pointed out that Kenny Rogers, Nate Robertson, and Justin Verlander were the beneficiaries of some combination of good defense and...

  • Luck of the Pitcher

    I think it is pretty common knowledge at this point, that in large part the Tigers pitchers results exceeded their performance last year. If you...

  • Quick Links

    We’re over the hump of the offseason and news is flowing now. So these link posts might get to be more frequent. You’ve probably seen...

  • Midweek Linking

    Jason Beck blogs that the Tigers are about to announce their new radio deal with WXYT and WKRK. Dan Dickerson and Jim Price will be...

  • The problem with Sean Casey

    When Sean Casey was resgined I indicated I didn’t like the deal, but never really elaborated. My issue is that as nice a guy as...

  • Off Day Linking and Site News

    It appears that comment spam problem is taken care of. It wasn’t a specific attack on me, but Akismet, which is a service that does...

  • Verlander, Granderson, Maybin and More

    Justin Verlander Thwarts Running Game One of my favorite baseball columns is Dave Studemund’s “Ten Things I Didn’t Know Last Week” piece he writes for...

  • Links and stuff

    Between anniversaries, and attending Tiger games, and work, I’ve got a pile of links to power through: The Baseball Crank took a look at the...

  • Quick Hits

    Some brief notes an links as I prepare to have 14 preschoolers over for a birthday party tomorrow… Monroe Re-ups The Detroit Tigers avoided arbitration...

  • Shelton Game

    Remember when it seemed like Chris Shelton didn’t have a position? In fact one local columnist didn’t include Shelton in last year’s Top 10 Tiger...