Category: ‘Gameday Notes’

With Plenty of Catching Depth, Detroit Tigers Can Afford to Be Patient with Alex Avila
March 12th, 2015 at 10:51 AM
Any time there's injury news coming out of a spring training game, some nerves are to be expected. ***VIDEO1*** Wednesday, Alex Avila left the Detroit Tigers 9-2 loss to the Washington Nationals with back stiffness and was replaced by backup catcher Manny Pina. Initially, even though Avila will miss Thursday's game, the...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Pressure Intensifies as Division Chase Becomes More Interesting
September 27th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
DETROIT---In some ways, the plight of the 2014 Detroit Tigers isn't unlike that of the 2009 squad. ***VIDEO1*** That year, all Detroit had to do to edge Minnesota out in the final week of the season was win. Up three games with four to go, the Tigers hit an oil slick, failed...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Tigers Trying to Stay Hot Amidst Biggest Series of the Season
September 9th, 2014 at 4:21 PM
The Detroit Tigers opened up their version of statement week in a big way, beating the Kansas City Royals 9-5 behind a powerful, potent offensive attack and solid pitching from Justin Verlander. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday night, game two features Max Scherzer, another Tigers ace, facing off against Jason Vargas. Detroit's now one game...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: No Escape from Rough Stretch Forcing Tigers to Work Overtime
September 6th, 2014 at 11:38 AM
The Detroit Tigers played an extra inning affair on their way out of Cleveland this week, and Friday night, they may as well have played another such game. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit lost 8-2 to the San Francisco Giants in a rain soaked affair which featured a nearly three hour delay. Before the rains...

Detroit Tigers Gameday Notes: Austin Jackson Returns During Heavyweight Pitching Matchup
August 16th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The Detroit Tigers have now not only fallen out of first place in the Central Division, but with Friday night's loss to the Seattle Mariners, they've also surrendered long-standing control of the wild card position, as well. ***VIDEO1*** For the first time this year, the Tigers are on the outside looking in...