Archive for the 'Tigers' Category

It all comes down to this, the final week–and ultimately, the final day–of the season.

Looking back at some of Justin Verlander’s most interesting moments.

A tight race shows no signs of letting up.

A stunning and complex late-season horse race continues.

Was this the best late-season battle in baseball history?

Can a particular kind of pitcher – or pitch – help defuse the home run explosion?

Is it about the best first-year season, the most promising career, or something else?

Scrapping historical precedent and starting over with the name game.

From the very start, the MVP award has been controversial.

Player can have stellar seasons without taking home the hardware.

Two pitchers, 32 years apart, show how effective nontraditional reliever use can be.

The author’s annual baseball tour is all about — baseball!

Just how much of a missed opportunity was 2012 for the Tigers?

Dave Dombrowski is a good general manager with a couple of distinct failings. How has he adjusted to those in his early days with Boston?

Collecting 2015 wind data for every ballpark.

World War II affected people at all levels of the game.

What keeps Mike Hessman traveling around the minor leagues? Well, he likes it.

Even if we completely trust projections, some win totals will miss by a fairly large margin.

It’s been years, but the left-hander still gets a bum rap for his time with the Mets.

Take a look back at some of the top plays of this year’s postseason.