Monthly Archives: March 2010

Breaking Down the Robertson Trade

In December 2006, I approached Nate
Robertson at a local sports store. This wasn’t an autograph
signing session, he was holiday shopping. During our brief
conversation, he was completely courteous, and I was the one
who terminated the conversation, wishing… Continue reading

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Detroit’s Opening Day Lineup

On Saturday, Tom Gage of the Detroit News posted the Detroit Tigers opening day lineup.  I won’t rehash what  was said in the article, but I have placed a link to the original article at the end of this post…. Continue reading

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Countdown to Opening Day

The warm temperatures of the past two weeks
did little to prepare me for the 23 degree rude awakening I
received this morning. However, it did remind me that (when
it comes to the weather) March is a fickle
month…. Continue reading

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Galarraga Optioned to Toledo

The Detroit Tigers optioned pitcher Armando
Galarraga to Triple-A Toledo, and Jacob Turner to Class-A
West Michigan today. The move was disappointing for many fans
who were pulling for Galarraga, hoping that he would regain
the pitching heights he… Continue reading

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The Detroit Tigers All-Decade List

Have you seen the Detroit Tigers All-Decade
team? A panel of judges compiled the list that ranks the top
Tigers players, in their respective positions, throughout the
past decade. The list is interesting because of who is on it
and… Continue reading

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Pitchers Get the Message

The rain fell hard all day in Lakeland,
Florida — exactly five inches of it. With no immediate end
in sight, Friday afternoon’s slate of spring games was
canceled. Workouts moved indoors, and manager Jim Leyland
used the opportunity to… Continue reading

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Author Mike Lupica – The Bat Boy

Stories that can capture the essence of
baseball tend to capture my attention. On the Today Show this
morning, author Mike Lupica was interviewed about his latest
book, The Bat Boy. The story is about Detroit Tiger player
Hank Bishop,… Continue reading

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