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Do the Tigers Have What it Takes?

I have been accused of being an
“over-the-top” fan of the Detroit Tigers. I have been called
a, “slappy” and a “homer.” Monikers, I must say, I have been
happy, and proud to display. But because of the “name
calling,”… Continue reading

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Galarraga and Joyce Mend Fences

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E INDIANS 0 0 1 5 0 0
0 0 0 6 7 0 TIGERS 0 2 3 0 1 1 5 0 – 12 17 4
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“I cost that kid a perfect game.”

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E INDIANS 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 1 1 TIGERS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 – 3 9 0
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Athletics 6, Tigers 0

(Photo by Associated Press) Last night’s
loss makes the fourth in a row for Detroit, and they have
dropped nine of their last fifteen games. It is the fourth
time they have been shut out this season. Rick Porcello
was… Continue reading

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Fans Pay Their Respects to a Legend

While driving to Comerica Park this evening
I wondered how I would react as I walked past the coffin of
Ernie Harwell. Several times along the route downtown I
fought back tears. I thought of the hundreds of times
I… Continue reading

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Ernie Harwell Passes Away at 92

His death was expected. Yet, it still came as a shock. Tonight the baseball community is  mourning the passing of broadcasting legend Ernie Harwell. In honor of Ernie, here is a past post about connecting with the voice of the… Continue reading

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Dontrell Willis Impressive in Win

MINNESOTA 3, DETROIT 0 Confidence in the
Detroit Tiger’s pitching staff has taken a beating lately.
Not a heavy beating — but a beating nevertheless. That is
what makes today’s win from Dontrelle Willis that much more
impressive. I don’t… Continue reading

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