Archive for the ‘Detroit Tigers’ Category

How Lucky Can One Town Be?

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Since Andy Rooney retired this week, I've decided to pick up where he left off in the complaining game. You know what drives me crazy? Detroit. How lucky can one town be, anyway? On Thursday night, the Tigers clinched a spot in the AL Championship Series by beating the Yankees, a win ...

The Pain and The Glory

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

It took 163 games for it to happen, but the dullest baseball season in recent memory got a jolt to its system with Minnesota's epic 12-inning, 6-5 win over Detroit in a one-game playoff for the AL Central Divsion title. And no, I am not just accusing this baseball season of ...

Strong Men Also Cry

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

The greatest highlight of the hilariously lopsided Kyle Farnsworth for Pudge Rodriguez deal (think Pau Gasol for Kwame Brown) is that the man's man, Farnsworth, broke down in tears upon learning that he had been dealt to the Tigers. Unfortunately, I can't find video footage of this online, so I just ...

Is That a Faint Roar I Hear in Detroit?

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

It wasn't too long ago that I noted the Tigers were storming their way back to mediocrity in a hurry. Well, look at them now, they're two games over .500. This is cause for celebration!Now, let's assess the American League Central. The White Sox are in first place, followed closely ...

The Detroit Tigers: Roaring Back to Mediocrity

Monday, June 16th, 2008

First of all, many apologies to those out there (that means you, relatives) that have been missing my mediocre contributions to this blog. Sometimes the real world gets in the way of sitting on my couch, watching sports and blogging.But the good news is I'm back. With a vengeance. Wasn't ...

No Worries, Chief Wahoo is OK

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

Do you recall that time not so long ago when everyone was super worried about the American League Central? I do. What a fine time it was.The whole damn thing was upside down. The Indians and Tigers were playing real crappy and the White Sox were perched atop the division ...