Tagged: ‘MLB’

Grading the 2016 Detroit Tigers: Manager Brad Ausmus
October 13th, 2016 at 7:32 PM
The Detroit Tigers had many shortcomings in 2016, and while Brad Ausmus was far from the biggest problem, he was still a disappointment overall. ***VIDEO1*** In his third season, it was right for fans to expect more from Ausmus, especially as it relates to lineup construction, in-game decision making and bullpen decision-making....

Grading the 2016 Detroit Tigers: Bullpen Pitchers
October 12th, 2016 at 5:20 PM
Of all the places the Detroit Tigers struggled the most in 2016, the bullpen was probably the biggest sore spot for the team. ***VIDEO1*** Late leads melted away, and the Tigers were not able to keep momentum going late in the game for the team. How should the pitchers which put the...

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...

Grading the 2016 Detroit Tigers: Position Players
October 10th, 2016 at 2:28 PM
The Detroit Tigers put the wraps on their 2016 season last weekend, and are now beginning to look ahead to the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** Before that look forward is taken, a look backward is inevitable. How should the Tigers from last season be graded for their work on the field? Here's a look...

Five Things That Went Wrong for the Detroit Tigers in 2016
October 7th, 2016 at 1:09 PM
Even though the Detroit Tigers stayed in the hunt most of 2016, there were still plenty of low lights which helped the team fall short. ***VIDEO1*** Here's five of the biggest things that went wrong this season which led to plenty of the team's problems. 1. Health wasn't achieved. Again. The Tigers struggled...