Your 2012 Gold Glove winners have been officially announced. This year nine players received the award for the first time, the most since 2008 (MLB.com) Let’s jump right to it: Position American League National League C Matt Wieters, BAL Yadier Molina, STL 1B Mark Teixeira, NYY Adam LaRoche, WAS 2B Robinson Cano, NYY Darwin Barney, […]
David Dombrowski just met with members of the Detroit media and made it clear that the club will not offer contracts to outfielder Delmon Young and closer Jose Valverde (97.1 FM The Ticket). Delmon Young was the Tigers’ best performer in the postseason but struggled with his consistency at the plate during the regular season.
I’m writing this, banking on everyone having some semblance of an Internet connection by Wednesday or Thursday. Frankenstorm, however, might destroy your fake football preparations. These, friends, are First World Problems. There’s still decent value on the waiver wire, so don’t ignore unclaimed players this week. I’m not going to tell you to grab Jonathan
The San Francisco Giants and Detroit Tigers went into game four of the World Series with the series being dominated by Giants pitching (or, depending on who you ask, dominated by the Tigers lack of hitting). The Giants sent ace Matt Cain to the mound—but during the postseason Cain was more serviceable than ace-like: W L
This one is difficult. Either the Giants will complete a four-game sweep of the 2012 World Series, or the Tigers will make it somewhat interesting with a win. It won’t get truly interesting unless the Tigers win the next three games. Unfortunately for the Tigers, that will take a lot of work, and a lot
The Detroit Tigers entered game three of the World Series desperate for a win. The Tigers were already facing the obstacle of history as Dave van Dyck of the Chicago Tribune noted, “only seven teams in the last 50 years have come back from a 2-0 deficit, the last being the 1996 Yankees against the
The Detroit Tigers start their three game homestand of the 2012 World Series tonight at Comerica Park, down two games to none. They need to win four of five in order to avoid their second World Series loss in six years. It should be noted the Tigers were heavy favorites in both series. Game 1
It took six innings for either team to score on Thursday night, and even then the run was scored on a Brandon Crawford bases loaded double play to give the San Francisco Giants a 1-0 lead. One run on a play that didn’t even earn a notch in the RBI category. But one run was