Ever wonder what happened to Mark Prior? Well, he is alive and well and pitching for the Red Sox AAA team, in Pawtucket, RI. He is focused on making it back from all of his injuries as a relief pitcher- and many think he can still get some folks out, as long as he can [...]
Just a quick link to get the morning rolling to a cute story about Tony LaRussa who is assisting his old friend Jim Leyland in Tigers camp this season. He still doesn’t quite know what his job description is, perhaps caddy, but here is the Jason Beck piece that shows how the old friends are [...]
Detroit signed Prince Fielder two days ago, filling a void created by Victor Martinez and his ACL. The Tigers needed Fielder to stay atop the AL Central, they may have been the team that needed him most. Sure that Nationals are still struggling for legitimacy, and Fielder would have given them that kind of bat, [...]
First, Congratulations to the Texas Rangers. Once again, my predictions couldn’t be more wrong. The Rangers though definitely outplayed Detroit.
But here is the question that I can’t find anywhere- why would Leyland go to Brad Penny? At that point the Tigers are down by 6 and the momentum is against them. The Rangers bullpen is [...]
Though they have been to the playoffs since then, the Tigers have not won the AL Central Division since Sparky Anderson was in the Manager’s office and Ernie Harwell was in the booth. The Indians led the division for a good part of the season, but the Tigers, like the tortoise, won the race. Slow [...]