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Is a Rag-Tag Rotation Better than a Super Rotation? Detroit Tigers Will Soon Find Out
August 21st, 2015 at 3:56 PM
For the last handful of years, the Detroit Tigers have chased baseball immortality to the bitter end, spending big money in their pursuit of a title. ***VIDEO1*** The real lynch pin of this endeavor has been seen within investments to their pitching staff. The Tigers shelled out a massive contract to Justin...

Injuries Now Pressuring Detroit Tigers’ Ever-Thinning Starting Rotation
August 21st, 2015 at 10:23 AM
Thursday night, the Detroit Tigers got a big boost from starter Alfredo Simon, who pitched a one-hitter as his team beat the Texas Rangers 4-0. ***VIDEO1*** Considering the news from earlier in the day, it was a significant development. Hours before, the Tigers placed Anibal Sanchez and Daniel Norris on the disabled...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Texas Rangers Preview: Surging Rangers Starting to Make Run Entering Detroit
August 20th, 2015 at 12:03 AM
Weeks ago, the Texas Rangers were left for dead in the wild card standings. Stunningly, they've begun to crawl out of their funk. ***VIDEO1*** After making a key deal at the trade deadline, the Rangers have been revived, and have won six out of their last ten games in the standings, helping...

Anibal Sanchez’s Next Two Starts Will Be Telling for Detroit Tigers
August 18th, 2015 at 7:24 PM
As out of whack statistics go, Anibal Sanchez is having a career year. ***VIDEO1*** Uncharacteristically, Sanchez has allowed 28 home runs for the Detroit Tigers this season. That's nearly double the amount he allowed combined from his last two years with the team (13). Sanchez is also likely to threaten breaking his personal...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Mental Lapses Continue to Haunt Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus
August 17th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Welcome to Chattin' Cats, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead. At this point of a 162 game season, if a team hasn't figured out how to play situational baseball, they're probably more than a lost...

Ian Kinsler Propels Detroit Tigers to Walkoff, Series Win Against Kansas City Royals
August 6th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
DETROIT --- Was in the presence of a rally squirrel that pulled the Detroit Tigers through offensive doldrums and an erratic day of pitching? ***VIDEO1*** Maybe not specifically, but the way things have gone for the Tigers this season, they'll take the help in any way they can possibly get it, especially...

Dave Dombrowski’s Five Best Trade Deadline Deals with the Detroit Tigers
August 3rd, 2015 at 9:48 PM
At the end of last week, the Detroit Tigers put the capper on the 2015 non-waiver trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** This season was a bit different than most in the Motor City, as the team reverted back to their seller days, shipping away some big name talent in exchange for unproven players for...

Chattin’ Cats Week in Review: Detroit Tigers Need More than a Few Good Days to Contend
July 27th, 2015 at 10:25 AM
Welcome to Chattin' Cats, a weekly piece recapping the most important talking point from the week before about the Detroit Tigers while taking a look ahead. Up again, down again. The Detroit Tigers just can't seem to get out of their own way, even in critical weeks. ***VIDEO1*** With the trade deadline just...

Buy or Sell: Six Numbers from Detroit Tigers’ Bumpy First Half Put Under the Microscope
July 14th, 2015 at 11:42 AM
In any baseball season, some statistical anomalies are bound to exist. The 44-44 Detroit Tigers have no shortage of these as they have ridden the wave of an inconsistent first half in 2015. ***VIDEO1*** Which numbers are the most out of whack, and which are to be believed moving forward? Today, six...

Buy or Sell? Answer is Obvious with Detroit Tigers’ Pitching Still the Biggest Problem
July 8th, 2015 at 12:17 PM
As the Detroit Tigers continue to play what essentially amounts to .500 baseball, what is the team's major problem? ***VIDEO1*** It's certainly not the offense, at least not lately. Since June 7, the Tigers are batting .304 and scoring nearly 5.6 runs per-game, showing they might be hitting their stride. Without Miguel...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Seattle Mariners Series Preview: Brief West Cost Trip Helps Close Out First Half
July 6th, 2015 at 8:51 PM
Though consistency has been hard to find for the Detroit Tigers in nearly all forms, the one thing the team has done is manage to find victories on the road with relative ease during the first half of the season. ***VIDEO1*** Somehow, struggling Detroit's collected 19 road victories this season to only...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago White Sox Series Preview: Bruce Rondon Returns for Central Division Contest
June 25th, 2015 at 11:46 AM
The Detroit Tigers are back in town, and though their competition is different, it's still no less familiar. ***VIDEO1*** Coming back are the Chicago White Sox, who the Tigers have seen plenty of early in the season. This season, Detroit's got a 5-4 record against Chicago thus far, which is far less...

Consistent Starting Pitching Remains Biggest Stumbling Block for the 2015 Detroit Tigers
June 24th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
Walking around the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, it becomes obvious how important pitching is in baseball. ***VIDEO1*** Every championship team has had folds of great starting pitching. The examples are obvious through the generations, and patrons can follow them sequentially on the walls as they trace the title...

Kyle Ryan’s Addition to Detroit Tigers Rotation Provides Interesting Pitching Mix
June 13th, 2015 at 9:56 AM
Friday night, David Price showed what a power lefty can do amid the Detroit Tigers' 4-0 win over the Cleveland Indians. ***VIDEO1*** For nine innings, Price carved up Cleveland batters, only allowing seven hits while striking out eight and walking none in the midst of his shutout. Price was in control, and...

Max’s Musings: Anibal Sanchez Finally Showcases Some Long-Awaited Elite Form for Detroit Tigers
June 12th, 2015 at 11:34 AM
Max DeMara is musing on all things Detroit Tigers It's not everyday a baseball team needs to exhale and celebrate an all-world performance by one of their pitchers early in June, but Anibal Sanchez's night on Tuesday deserved plenty of such fanfare. ***VIDEO1*** The last time Sanchez gave the Tigers at least seven...

Detroit Tigers Pound Chicago Cubs Behind Strong Anibal Sanchez and Consistent Offense
June 9th, 2015 at 10:46 PM
DETROIT --- Consistency has been hard to come by early this season for both the Detroit Tigers' offense and Anibal Sanchez. Tuesday night, a measure of both was found by each party amid Detroit's 6-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers, as they have in the past, took a quick...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago Cubs Series Preview: Old Rivals Meet for the First Time Since 2012
June 9th, 2015 at 4:58 PM
The Detroit Tigers and Chicago Cubs have played in four World Series historically, and now as interleague series go, have a fantastic and feisty rivalry. ***VIDEO1*** For the first time since 2009, those feelings will be rekindled in Michigan, as he teams will meet again during the regular season at Comerica Park....

Detroit Tigers Vs. Chicago White Sox Series Preview: Dissapointing Teams Collide in Key Series
June 5th, 2015 at 12:49 PM
The Detroit Tigers are in need of a win, while the Chicago White Sox are attempting to climb out of their own early-season hole in the Central Division. ***VIDEO1*** Such things might not set up a battle of epic proportions for the baseball nation to watch, but in the region, all eyes...

Oakland Athletics Blank Struggling Detroit Tigers’ Offense Behind Flawless Sonny Gray
June 3rd, 2015 at 10:47 PM
DETROIT --- With the way the Detroit Tigers are swinging the bats, they might not have touched Sonny Gray on one of his bad days, much less a good one. ***VIDEO1*** Instead, Gray was on and the Tigers continued firing blanks, both at the plate and on the mound. All of that...

Detroit Tigers Vs. Oakland Athletics Series Preview: Major Roster Moves Kick Off Three Game Set
June 2nd, 2015 at 4:20 PM
The Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics didn't have to wait long to renew acquaintances. After last week's series on the west coast, Oakland hits the Motor City as part of their latest road trip. ***VIDEO1*** While the Tigers were getting swept in Los Angeles, the Athletics were getting the job done against...