Tag Archives: Dontrelle Willis

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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Glad to Leave Seattle

I once read in a book about baseball, that
sometimes pitchers who get frazzled with a bad pitch, or
throw, have to be careful not to let the bad throw “leak”
into the next series of pitches. It is
too… Continue reading

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Tigers 2, Royals 3 (11 Innings)

Good pitching shuts down good hitting. It
always has. Always will. That is how most of game two between
the Tigers and Royals went. Pitching was dominate through the
first 7 innings. But I have to admit it was
beginning… Continue reading

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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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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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