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DTW News and Notes 4-14-13

15.04.2013 2 comments

A few notes to get you through the off-day. Interesting Numbers: 1: number of errors thus far by the Tigers (Scherzer’s missed pickoff, which may have cost us a W) 1: number of hits by a right-handed hitter off of Anibal Sanchez this season. 5: number of saves by Jason Grilli this year. Here is […]

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Happy New Year!

05.01.2013 66 comments

Hello Friends – I hope that everyone had a happy and healthy holiday season. I’ve got a few stories of interest that I plan to post below, but first, I’d like to ask if anyone out there would like to help with the game posts this year. We could use one, maybe two more. Assuming […]

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2012: All Star Break (Updated)

09.07.2012 8 comments

All right…a few notes before the HR derby. – In case you’ve been under a rock the past 24 hours, JV is starting the AS game. Baseball tonight just ran a long feature on JV, he genuinely looks thrilled to get the nod. He joked that he doesn’t have to go 9, so no use […]

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Off Day Thoughts

21.05.2012 6 comments

- We’re 1/4 of the way through the season. Let’s hope that was our worst quarter. – Miguel Cabrera is 4th on the team in OPS at .850, just behind Fielder at .851. Austin Jackson leads the team at .958, slightly ahead of…Andy Dirks at .954. The rest of the Tigers are comfortably below what […]

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News and Notes: 4.25.11

25.04.2011 3 comments

- Lee Panas, who runs a great Tigers blog and comments here from time to time, ran some numbers on the low offensive output in the AL thus far this year, and reasons for it. – Lincecum had some real gems on baseball playoff expansion.  His contention that adding a team or two means that […]

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News and Notes: Hip Hip…Opening Day

28.03.2011 8 comments

Lots of chatter out there concerning our Tigers, here are a few good reasons to procrastinate today: – Lynn Henning gives his player by player projections. – Freep writers predict anywhere from a 1st to 3rd place finish for 2011. – Brad Penny had this to say about Verlander – “That might be the best […]

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News and Notes: 3.18.11

18.03.2011 2 comments

- In case you are not following along, Cabrera is mashing to the tune of .357/.391/.714 for an OPS of 1.105.  I’m guessing his OBP could be higher, but he’s swinging to get into shape. – Benoit has looked very good with a .71 WHIP and 10Ks in 7 IP. – Valverde has 4 BBs […]

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News and Notes: 3.10.11

10.03.2011 10 comments

- That’s two days in a row now that young Tiger hitters have come up to the plate in the bottom of the 9th as the tying or go ahead run, both times with the bases loaded, and then watched 3 straight called strikes hum by.  (Worth on Tues, Sizemore on Wed). – Fangraphs had […]

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News and Notes: 2.9.11

10.02.2011 8 comments

- Can you play 2B?  GIve it a shot. – At least someone thinks 2010 1st half Brennan Boesch is the real BB. – Check out this interview with Patrick Leyland, son of Ol’ Smokey.  I really enjoyed the part about Paws being a better manager than JL (it may have been removed by the […]

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News and Notes: 2.2.11

02.02.2011 2 comments

- Dombrowski stated yesterday that neither Bondo nor Vlad Guerrero would be pursued any further (if they were at all).  Looks like Bondo is going to end up in…Cleveland, according to MLB.com. – Lynn Henning put together his list of the top 50 prospects within the organizations.  Jacob Turner is #1. – The 2011 predictions are […]

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News and Notes: 1.28.11

28.01.2011 3 comments

- Keith Law wasn’t very complimentary of the Tigers’ farm system, ranking it 25th in the majors. (here’s the link to the ESPN article – you’ll need insider) – Here’s a good (free) article on ESPN about the boys. – Some spare on ESPN’s Page 2 writes that the Tigers lacked “bang for the buck” […]

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News and Notes: 1.4.2011

05.01.2011 2 comments

Happy New Year all.  I hope that everyone is enjoying the bowl season.  A few things that I’ve compiled over the last few days. – Bless You Boys posted a great note today which makes a case to put Trammell in the Hall of Fame.  Citing an article by Joe Posnanski, the crux of the […]

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