Managing & Strategy

  • Keep an eye on: Chuck Hernandez & the Pitching Staff

    Over the last few weeks of spring training, I’ll be writing about the storylines that I think will be most interesting, or at least most...

  • Tiger Roundup

    The Tigers moved to 2-0 during grapefruit league action after outslugging Cincinnati 17-10. Danny Knobler reports that Justin Verlander was shaky at first, but managed...

  • The Optimal Tiger Lineup

    On Friday, Lee aggregated various projections for Tiger players to find the average projection. On Saturday, David Pinto web enabled a script written by Ken...

  • The Platoon Ratio

    When talking about players strengths and weaknesses, ultimately the discussion will veer towards: “What they really need is a platoon because player X can’t hit...

  • Batting Around the Order

    With the talk of starters yesterday, it got me thinking about potential batting orders. Now the value of setting the order is probably overrated. Aside...

  • Trammell gets short-listed

    It appears that Alan Trammell is one of three finalists for the Los Angeles Dodgers managerial job. The other finalists are Orel Hersheiser and Terry...

  • Tigers complete organizational meetings

    The Lakeland Ledger reports that the Tigers finished up their organizational meetings in Florida. The article featured an interview with Jim Leyland. Here are the...

  • Tackling Tram’s Tactics

    Does Alan Trammell utilize small ball too much? What about his bullpen use and subsitution patterns. His in-game decision making over his first two years...