Welcome to Talkin' Tigers, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead.
By their own recent standards, the Detroit Tigers had rough week, losing four games and having several problems with pitching and offense along the way.
Detroit just put the bow on 10 games at Comerica Park, and finished the home stand with two series victories despite a pedestrian 5-5 record. That record, of course, was helped along by losing three straight at the hands of the New York Yankees, who are suddenly playing good baseball.
Sunday, after the Tigers' 8-6 win over the Cleveland Indians, Brad Ausmus was asked to reflect on if the run of home games was a success or failure, considering the circumstance of how well his team had been playing and how there might have been an expectation to play better than .500 baseball at home as a result.
"I don't really care," Ausmus flatly said regarding this week's run. "You'd much rather win than lose, obviously, on a daily basis, but you can slice up streaks of wins and losses any way you want."Read more... Join the Conversation...