At 6 p.m. tonight on the MLB Network, as a new way of leading up to its post-season awards, the Baseball Writers Association of America wlll announce the five finalists for MVP in each league and the three finalists in each league for the Cy Young Award. It’s a certainty that Miguel Cabrera will be … Continue Reading →
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Wherever it is, it won’t be with the Tigers – not after the number of times manager Jim Leyland has mentioned it was about Raburn that he made his biggest mistake in 2012. But after five days of the off-season, Raburn’s future has not been outlined by the Tigers. At least not to the media. … Continue Reading →
The Tigers put up a fight tonight, something they didn’t do in the first three games. But in the end, it just wasn’t enough. The San Francisco Giants were just the better team.
After losing two games in San Francisco, the Tigers are home facing a couple of certainties, one of which is this: If it somehow turns out that they stage a comeback and win the World Series, they’ll have to do so in San Francisco.
Clear the mind of last night’s debacle, and concentrate on tonight’s task. The Tigers hope starting pitcher Doug Fister will succeed against the hot-hitting Giants, who will counter with Madison Bumgarner on the mound. Follow along below for our live coverage.
Batter up! Tigers ace Justin Verlander will oppose San Francisco’s veteran left-hander Barry Zito in Game 1 of the World Series, beginning at 8:07 tonight. Our inning-by-inning blog follows.
A day after the threat of rain postponed Game 4 of the ALCS, the Tigers and Yankees get back on the field in downtown Detroit with the home team looking to sweep the Bronx Bombers and get back to the World Series for the first time since 2006.
Despite the absence of rain for nearly an hour after the scheduled first pitch, Game 4 of the ALCS between the Tigers and Yankees has been postponed. Weather is on the way, according to Major League Baseball. They say it’s safest not to start the game for fear they may have to stop it and … Continue Reading →
With rain on the way, Major League Baseball has delayed the start of the Tigers and Yankees game. It is worth noting, no rain has fallen. But the threat of rain has delayed the start of this one. With no start time as of now, this one might not even be played tonight as storms … Continue Reading →
Not even the fan with the most optimism about this Tigers team could see this coming. The Tigers can sweep the Yankees right out of the ALCS and move on to the World Series with a victory tonight. The Tigers have dominated the Yankees with starting pitching, and tonight it’s Max Scherzer’s turn. Scherzer has … Continue Reading →