Offense

  • Approaching the Tigers approach

    The Tigers offense was stymied once again for the bulk of the day. After the last 2 days the common mantra was that the Tigers...

  • Making Room for Marcus

    He’s leading the team in homers with 23 despite having only 289 at-bats. He’s one of only three Tigers with slugging percentages north of .500...

  • 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...

  • Inge on the Offensive

    Way back all of 18 days ago I took a look at Brandon Inge’s offensive contributions. Based on what he’d done so far in 2006,...

  • Keeping an Eye on… Predictions

    Prior to the season I did a series of posts on items or storylines that I thought could be key to the Tigers success. Here...

  • Inge’s Offense

    Brandon Inge’s offensive contributions the last few years have supplied me a ton of material. Iin the early years he was very, very bad. But...

  • Distributing the Runs

    Last year Dave Studemund of the Hardball Times had a couple interesting posts taking a closer look at how many runs a team scores a...

  • De-emphasizing OBP

    In the Detroit News Tiger notebook, Tom Gage points out that the Royals had a better OBP than the Tigers in May. I disagree with...

  • Pick your pleasant surprise

    Excuse my enthusiasm, but winning is fun. I certainly thought that 3-0 was possible, but the manner in which the Tigers are doing it has...

  • Keep an Eye on: Productive At-bats

    Over the last few weeks of spring training, I

  • Leyland settles on a lineup

    According to Danny Knobler, Jim Leyland has settled on a lineup. Granderson, cf Polanco, 2b Rodriguez, c Ordonez, rf Young, dh Monroe, lf Guillen, ss...

  • St Patty’s Bracket Busting Tiger Round Up

    The Boys are Back in Town Detroit AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG Granderson, CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 1 .364...