Denny McLain’s Unlikely Season

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When relegated by stories of baseball heroics, one doesn’t often hear of Denny McLain. Typically, one tends to hear of names like Henry Aaron, Sandy Koufax, Babe Ruth, and the like. Those whose careers are immortalized in the brick coated halls of Cooperstown have their tales told time and again. True, all of these men […] READ MORE


2022 American League Rookie of the Year Race at the Break

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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 […] READ MORE



Two 100-Game Winners in the NL West

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The National League West will likely have two 100-game winners in the division this season. The Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants are both on pace to have over 100 wins apiece. This is a feat that has taken place only four times since 1969. Before 1969, there were no divisions. The best team […] READ MORE


Max Scherzer Reaches Strikeout 3000

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Max Scherzer Reaches 3000th Strikeout Max Scherzer has been one of the most dominant pitchers of the 2010s. He has racked up accolade after accolade and now can add another one to his list. Mr. 3000 On Sunday afternoon, September 12, 2021, Max Scherzer became the 19th member of the famed 3000 Strikeout Club, doing […] READ MORE


Five Best Detroit Tigers Offseason Acquisitions of the Last 20 Years

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The Detroit Tigers have a long history of trades. In the past, the Tigers have traded for a reigning AL batting champion for a reigning home run champion in 1960. Then, in 2015, they managed to make three trades in two-days around the non-waiver trade deadline. But that’s not all. Detroit has operated with its eye […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers Sign Robbie Grossman

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Tigers Sign Robbie Grossman The Detroit Tigers have added reinforcement in the form of outfielder Robbie Grossman. The deal comes at a slow point in the offseason. It is reportedly for two years and worth $10 million. Bob Nightengale of USA Today was among those to confirm the signing late Tuesday afternoon on Twitter. The […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers Rebuild Gaining Traction

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The rebuild continues for the Detroit Tigers and it looks as though there will be at least a couple more years before there is a cast in place that will be able to contend. But the light at the end of the tunnel, however distant, did become visible this season as the team moved forward. […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers 2020 Season Recap

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The 2020 season was not kind to the Detroit Tigers but it contains plenty of hope for 2021 and beyond. The team employed a few of its top prospects during the shortened campaign that will hopefully mean big things moving forward. There was no playoff birth for the team’s faithful and yet, Detroit has as […] READ MORE


Justin Verlander to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

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Justin Verlander Announces He Needs Tommy John Surgery Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander announced significant news on his Instagram page Saturday morning. The news was regarding a major surgery that has been recommended for the 37-year old right-hander. Brian McTaggert, who covers the Astros for MLB.com, reported it first on his Twitter account. Justin […] READ MORE