Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Michael Fulmer Claims Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award
October 26th, 2016 at 5:08 PM
The results are in as it relates to the Sporting News Rookie of the Year, and it's a runaway. ***VIDEO1*** Detroit Tigers pitcher Michael Fulmer was named the recipient of the award this week after a sterling rookie campaign. The votes were cast by 164 fellow players in the league. Fulmer had a...

John Lackey Could Have Helped Detroit Tigers More than Mike Pelfrey
October 17th, 2016 at 3:33 PM
As another MLB offseason gets set to begin, some interesting nuggets from the past offseason have begun to come to light. ***VIDEO1*** When the Detroit Tigers signed Mike Pelfrey to a two year, $16 million dollar contract, general manager Al Avila sold the move as something which could help the team given...

Grading the 2016 Detroit Tigers: Starting Pitchers
October 11th, 2016 at 5:35 PM
The Detroit Tigers saw plenty of struggles in 2016 thanks to the bumps felt by their pitching staff. ***VIDEO1*** How should that staff be graded as a result of their performances last season? Here's a look at the final grades from 2016 for the group's whole effort. Justin Verlander: A. In a year when...

Justin Verlander Remains Detroit Tigers’ Best Hope For Late Season Success
September 28th, 2016 at 10:56 AM
DETROIT -- Justin Verlander did it again. With his right arm, he injected life back into the Detroit Tigers' season. ***VIDEO1*** Tuesday, Verlander was in vintage form against a Cleveland Indians lineup which didn't have a prayer against him. With their eyes still stinging with champagne, the Indians slogged through a tough...

Thursday Loss Should Be Final Nail in Mike Pelfrey’s Coffin for Detroit Tigers
September 15th, 2016 at 10:32 PM
DETROIT -- The Mike Pelfrey experiment has officially failed. It was true before Thursday, but the pitcher proved it again for good measure. ***VIDEO1*** In a start the Tigers arguably had to have, Pelfrey failed miserably in his return from the disabled list. After a solid first inning that displayed a tantalizing...