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Game 2010.004: Indians at Tigers

09.04.2010 49 comments

Yes, the Tigers have played 3 games already, but with the boys back in Detroit now it really feels like summer is back (well, except for the snow flurries this morning). Sophomore Rick Porcello gets the home opener nod, quite the honor but also well deserved. It also is a favorable match-up. Porcello faced the […]

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Opening Day Festivities

09.04.2010 2 comments

If you’re lucky enough to be heading down for Detroit’s big party, Opening Day, here is some information on the on field pregame happenings.

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Game 2010.001: Post Game

05.04.2010 14 comments

Well that was a nice start to the season. The Tigers went up against the defending Cy Young winner and managed a win. The offense came through. The bullpen came through. The new guys each got a chance to make a favorable first impression. All in all a good day in Kansas City.

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Opening Day Still a Hot Ticket

02.04.2010 8 comments

In Detroit we take great pride in the festive atmosphere that surrounds Opening Day. It really is a Detroit holiday and there are often claims that we have the best Opening Day in baseball. The game is always a sellout, and thousands more that don’t have tickets still make the trek. It appears that even with a down economy and a team with questionable prospects that the secondary market is booming for tickets in 2010.

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Mario Impemba provides Opening Day to Armed Forces

04.05.2009 3 comments

This is a note for any DTW readers serving in the Armed Forces (and I know there are some of you out there). It’s also just a nice note regardless: Transplanted Tigers fans currently serving the United States Armed Forces will now be able to celebrate Opening Day 2009 while on duty, home or abroad. […]

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Fish Fries and Flyovers – Opening Day: Rangers at Tigers

10.04.2009 68 comments

PREGAME: The Home Opener is finally upon us. All of the regular traditions will be in place. People will find their regular watering holes or tailgate spots. Therer will be a ceremonial first pitch. Four F-15s will buzz the park once the DSO completes the National Anthem. The traditional Opening Day fish fry will take […]

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Game 2009.001 (aka Opening Day): Tigers at Blue Jays

06.04.2009 120 comments

PREGAME: Finally. Months 6 months of despair over last year’s debacle are washed away. Two months of roster speculation can be forgotten (six Tigers are experiencing their first opening day). It’s finally time to play ball. Tonight’s pitching match-up is a dandy, as most opening day match-ups are. The Tigers will try to scratch out […]

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Opening Day 2008 Postmortem

31.03.2008 39 comments

Yes, it’s only April and there will be losses, but the Tigers let one get away today. The offense created opportunities, and the pitching was decent enough. But the pieces just didn’t come together. I’m not making conclusions based on what I saw today, but I did observe some stuff while sitting behind the left […]

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Game On! Opening Day Game Thread

31.03.2008 110 comments

Opening Day has finally arrived in Detroit for the most anticipated Tigers season that I can remember. Before we get into the game thread portion of this, let’s check out some of the vitals on the day: Weather: Looks to be 50′s and overcast according to Accuweather. The rain looks to hold off during the […]

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Getting ready for Opening Day

29.03.2008 7 comments

Here we are on the eve of Opening Day eve. Here’s some information to get you ready for the festivities: Tickets Good news for those of you still looking for tickets, the prices appear to be dropping fast on Stubhub. You can now get pairs together for less than $100 a ticket. Most of these […]

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Only way to get Opening Day tickets

25.02.2008 11 comments

The Tigers announced that a limited number of full season ticket packages are now on sale. They also announced, and this really isn’t a surprise, that there will be no single Opening Day seats available when single game tickets go on sale on Saturday morning. So if you want Opening Day at face value, you’ll […]

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