Detroit Tigers

Tennessee's Best Baseball Players
Caleb Begley - Dec 19, 2022

Tennessee’s best baseball players is one that, this writer is fairly sure, not a lot of people have had. Let’s face it. Baseball prospects from the state simply aren’t spoken of very often. This is also true, despite the Tennessee Volunteers and Vanderbilt Commodores finding excellence on the diamond in recent years. In fact, it’s […]

Braylon Yoder - Aug 10, 2022

The Detroit Tigers have parted ways with longtime general manager Al Avila. After seven seasons of a rebuild under Avila and little progress, owner Chris Ilitch finally decided it was time for a change. The move came earlier this afternoon in a press release. In 2002, Avila became the Tigers’ assistant general manager and vice […]

Braylon Yoder - Aug 1, 2022

The Detroit Tigers have not lived up to expectations and will likely ship off a few players before the August 2 trade deadline. With no one off limits, speculation has formed around 25-year-old starting pitcher Tarik Skubal. In his third season, the lefty has compiled a 3.67 ERA in 20 starts, with 113 strikeouts in […]

Tigers Trade Deadline
Braylon Yoder - Jul 28, 2022

The All-Star Break has come to a close, with the Detroit Tigers finishing the first half at an underwhelming 37-55. A magnitude of injuries to pitchers plus one of the worst offenses in baseball have propelled the Tigers to the sixth-worst record in the league. As the Trade Deadline approaches, the Tigers have a few […]

All-Star Relievers
Evan Thompson - Jul 19, 2022

2022 All-Star Relievers The 92nd Major League Baseball All-Star Game is Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. It has not been there since 1980. This season, there are 12 relievers, six from each league when including players who will not participate. Here is a detailed look at the 2022 All-Star relievers. […]

Rookie of the Year
Christopher Lyke - Jul 18, 2022

Rookie of the Year Watch: 2022 American League at the Break We have reached the mid-point of the 2022 season and now the American League Rookie of the Year watch is on. There are clear favorites and contenders. Who are the candidates for the award at season’s end? The breakdown will be done in tiers […]

MLB Milestone Tracker

The MLB milestone tracker for the 2022 season is filled with great achievements. Last year, Max Scherzer got 3,000 strikeouts, whereas Miguel Cabrera hit the 500th home run of his career. Baseball fans have a full season to see what milestones will be broken or achieved. There are always more career achievements to keep an […]

Benjamin Sabin - Jul 1, 2022

At the dawn of the 20th century, Great Grandma used to make the best gooseberry pies in town. She baked them all summer long, and set the pies to rest on her windowsill. They would usually find their way into the hands of a grateful neighbor or into the belly of a daring black bear. […]

Diamondbacks Tigers
Evan Thompson - Jun 27, 2022

Diamondbacks 11, Tigers 7 PHOENIX, Jun 26 — The Arizona Diamondbacks clubbed a season-high 13 hits while drawing eight walks, defeating the Detroit Tigers, 11–7, Sunday afternoon. Diamondbacks right fielder Pavin Smith went 4-for-5 while left fielder David Peralta went 3-for-4 in the victory. This game matched Tigers right hander Beau Brieske with the newest […]

Tigers Diamondbacks
Evan Thompson - Jun 25, 2022

Tigers 5, Diamondbacks 1 PHOENIX, Jun 24 — Detroit shortstop Javier Baez hit a third-inning grand slam, paving the way for his Detroit Tigers to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5–1, Friday night. Tigers pitchers combined to hold the Diamondbacks to one run on three hits, ensuring that the grand slam was more than enough to […]

Detroit Tigers recovery
Jim Marshall - May 22, 2022

Can the Detroit Tigers recover after a not so positive start to the 2022 MLB season? After several brutal seasons of losing baseball, this year was going to be the year they finish over .500 and maybe contend for a playoff spot. One Requirement One requirement surrounding a successful 2022 Tigers team was that they […]

Caleb Begley - May 18, 2022

When it comes to pitching, 300 wins is the equivalent to 500 home runs; or, at least, this is what a certain school of thought espouses. It is the gold standard, the pinnacle of what any pitcher can accomplish. Winning 300 games involves a lot of dedication and a lot of practice. It means showing […]

Miguel Cabrera has 3,000 hits. The future Hall of Famer reached the prestigious milestone with a first-inning single off Colorado Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela Saturday afternoon in Detroit. Cabrera, 38, is the 33rd player to reach the milestone and the first Venezuelan. A double made him the third player in Major League history with 3,000 […]

Jim Marshall - Apr 19, 2022

The Detroit Tigers‘ staff is suffering injuries already We know injuries are always going to happen. It’s part of any baseball team. How a team responds is what makes or breaks a team. Now they have to move some pitchers around for coverage. Now they—and their fans—are watching to see if the moves and these […]

Young MLB stars

Young MLB stars are ready to make an impact. Bobby Witt Jr., the top prospect in baseball, came up huge to help the Kansas City Royals defeat the Cleveland Guardians 3-1. Witt Jr. was hitless in his first three at-bats; he hit a double to deep left field to score Michael Taylor. Andrew Benintendi drove in it Witt […]

Tigers Preview
Jim Marshall - Apr 6, 2022

2022 Detroit Tigers Preview The 2022 regular season is about to begin. With that said, here is the 2022 Detroit Tigers preview. They begin their second season under Manager AJ Hinch. Last season, Hinch proved he could handle young players. Building on that, he looks to guide the Tigers to their first winning record since […]

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Lewis Masella - Apr 6, 2022

Wisconsin is best known as America’s Dairyland, but it also has a rich sports culture. Although winter sports such as football and hockey are generally more popular, the Badger State owns its fair share of baseball history. The Milwaukee Braves brought the state its first World Series title in 1957. The Braves’ stint in Milwaukee […]

Jeremy Breland - Apr 6, 2022

Has anyone ever wondered why pitchers and catchers report to spring training before position players? This can sometimes be a point of curiosity for fans both old and new. Per USA Today, this spring training is no different as pitchers and catchers are widely scheduled to report by February 15th or 16th while position players […]

Tony Fernandez
Justin Merrlles - Apr 6, 2022

The Toronto Blue Jays have been a significant part of baseball since 1977. The Blue Jays have stories that include iconic playoff moments from Joe Carter in 1993 to Jose Bautista in 2015. Not to mention two World Series titles and nine playoff appearances. But, there’s more to it than just that- former Blue Jays […]

Rockies 2023 Success
Brandon Willman - Apr 6, 2022

The Colorado Rockies will not be competitive in 2023. The team won’t be close to winning the NL West division, nor will they even have a chance of a playoff berth. Betting odds do not have the team going to the playoffs or even playing .500 baseball. According to Vegas Insider, the Rockies have an […]

Ken Griffey Jr. For Babe Ruth
Benjamin Sabin - Apr 6, 2022

How does this sound for the ultimate trade: Ken Griffey Jr. for Babe Ruth? Never happen right? Ken Griffey Jr. was born on November 21, 1969, and Babe Ruth died on August 16, 1948, so there’s that. Also, Ruth played in his last big league game on May 30, 1935, and Griffey played in his […]

Justin Merrlles - Apr 6, 2022

The Montreal Expos were an important part of Major League Baseball’s history. As the first Canadian franchise and first team in a French-speaking area, it brought in new fans. All-time greats like Randy Johnson, Vladimir Guerrero, Pete Rose, and Andre Dawson played for them. Even players such as Russell Martin and Eric Gagne may not […]

Caleb Begley - Apr 6, 2022

The state of Washington is known for many things. Beautiful mountain scenery, the Space Needle, and one of the most consistently top-rated college basketball programs in the nation. That said, we are not here to divulge which Gonzaga player is best, or which of the many Seattle-based coffeehouses serves the best cup of joe. No, […]

Ranger Suarez, key member of the Phillies' optimal rotation

After taking a trip down the lineup card, we now turn our attention to what would make up the Phillies’ optimal rotation. Entering the 2023 season with a perennial Cy Young contender, one of the most underrated pitchers in baseball, and a pitcher that had his breakout season in 2022, just how should they be […]