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Game 116: A’s at Tigers

09.08.2008 39 comments

PREGAME: Just got back from 4 days of camping. Armando Galarraga and some dude named Dan Myer. Relevant statistical goodness at the below link. Sorry for the brevity. I’ll get back into the swing tomorrow. OAK @ DET, Saturday, August 9, 2008 Game Preview – Baseball-Reference.com Game Time 7:05 in theory. But lots o rain […]

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Game 109: Tigers at Rays

01.08.2008 107 comments

PREGAME: Okay, this one doesn’t appear to stack up well for the Tigers. The Rays are really good at home. Like 40-16 good. The Tigers are kinda eh on the road. The Rays send out Scott Kazmir and his 2.84 ERA (1.68 at home) and 9.9 K/9 against Zach Miner and his 1:1 K:BB ratio. […]

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Kick Leukemia/Lymphoma’s Ass

25.07.2008

The folks over at WDFN have been good friends to this blog, with several on-air mentions by Jamie Samuelson and Sean Baligian has even been kind enough to have me on air. So I’d like to you to one of the stations great annual traditions, the Stoney and Wojo Radiothon. It’s 28 non-stop hours to […]

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DTW Live Chat

18.07.2008

Impromptu live chat. If you’ve got questions, feel free to ask em. We’ll start at 12:35.

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Game 94: Twins at Tigers

13.07.2008 59 comments

PREGAME: The Tigers limp into the All Star break physically and spiritually. The Twins have taken 5 straight from the Tigers and a 4 game sweep would certainly suck hard. The match-up is Justin Verlander and Nick Blackburn. If you want a little something different, the Future’s Game starts at 12:30 and it features Wilkin […]

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The plans for Ryan Perry

12.07.2008 1 comment

The Tigers officially announced the signing of first round draft pick Ryan Perry yesterday. In the conference call there was discussion about what Perry’s next steps are as well as his role. Earlier reports indicated that Perry would likely be a September call-up. However, David Chadd indicated that wasn’t really a consideration at this point. […]

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Holy Fresno Ball Girl

22.06.2008 4 comments

I don’t know if this is fake or not, but regardless it is pretty damn cool… UPDATE: It’s fake and a gatorade ad, but very cool regardless.

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The 4th Inning – 2008

20.06.2008 56 comments

Last year Sam Hoff started breaking down the season into 18 games segments, each representing 1/9th of the season, or an “inning.” Here is the 4th inning report. The 4th Inning is over. Each. 18 games represent 1 inning of a baseball season. The Tigers record for the first 4 innings in 2008: Starters: Bullpen: […]

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Stuff you can win

20.06.2008 1 comment

Not really a Tigers related post here, but something you might be interested in regardless. There is a “Call Your Shot” contest tied into the State Farm All Star Game Home Run Derby. The details are as follows, go to www.sfcallyourshot.com/2008 and enter between now and June 24th. Here’s what you have a chance to […]

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The Edgar Defense

18.06.2008 173 comments

When the 2007 season came to a close the Tigers had a top priority on their to-do list and that was to get a shortstop. Carlos Guillen’s knees and inconsistency making the routine play had dictated a move across the diamond to first base. So Dave Dombrowski moved swiftly to upgrade the infield defense while […]

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Ramblings on Sheff’s rehab

17.06.2008 93 comments

With Gary Sheffield beginning his rehab assignment I’ve heard quite a bit from Tigers fans that are actually concerned that Sheffield is coming back. Sheffield and his struggles have been received a considerable portion of the blame for the Tigers struggles. Now that the team is playing better and Sheffield isn’t around, people don’t want […]

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Is Freddy Dolsi the new sexy?

08.06.2008 18 comments

Editors note: This post has nothing resembling well reasoned analysis. This is simply the author’s enthusiastic response to two recent plate appearances. The views and opinions expressed below do not represent those of the more logically based billfer that normally resides in this corner of the internet. He’ll be back tomorrow.

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