Offense

  • Tigers WAR Projections

    It seems as if calculating wins above replacement, or WAR, has become the cool thing to do this offseason. We’ve delved into WAR here in...

  • Getting stingy?

    The Tigers are in a stretch of games where runs are likely to be at a premium. Between the A’s, the Indians, and the White...

  • McClendon- “batting average is the most overrated statistic”

    Hitting philosophy Hitting coach Lloyd McClendon said runs scored, followed by on-base percentage, are the most important statistics. “Batting average is the most overrated statistic...

  • About that 1-25 record…

    It is quoted after nearly every game, with only the loss column frequently changing. Currently it is 1-25, with IT being the Tigers record in...

  • It doesn’t add up

    In today’s Detroit News Tigers beat writer Tom Gage writes about RISP. RISP of course is runners in scoring position and Gage goes on to...

  • Leyland to make drastic change to lineup

    Following last night’s game a frustrated Jim Leyland suggested that he “might shake up the lineup a little bit” for Sunday’s game. He did just...

  • Patience is a virtue and a technique

    Early in the season during the time of the great losing, there were numerous complaints about the Tigers approach at the plate. They were going...