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Baseball Has Its Champion: CARDINALS

October 27, 2006

YOUR 2006 MLB CHAMPIONS: THE ST. LOUIS CARDINALS The 2006 MLB season is officially over folks, and a team that few thought would come out the Champion has proved most of us wrong. The St. Louis Cardinals pulled off what many consider a terrific upset over the Detroit Tigers, showing that perhaps the National League […]

Did Kenny Rogers Cheat?

October 23, 2006

A day after Kenny Rogers threw perhaps the best playoff outing by a Tigers’ starting pitcher in team history, questions are pouring in about a mysterious light-brown/yellowish patch that was observed on the base of Rogers’ left (pitching) thumb.  FOX Baseball cameras picked up the patch of “dirt” on a zoom-in shot of Rogers heading […]

Rogers and Tigers Dealt All the Right Cards

October 22, 2006

It was a cold, rainy night at Comerica Park in Detroit, but not one person at the ballpark cared about the weather. Game 2 of the World Series was a pivotal contest for both the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals: the former had to win to stay alive because a 0-2 deficit headed […]

Five Reasons Why the Tigers Will Win the World Series

October 16, 2006

Two weeks from now Tigers fans will be celebrating As the 2006 MLB season enters its final weeks, one thing has become apparent to me.  The Detroit Tigers are far and away baseball’s best team this season, and they’re much better than their potential World Series opponents, the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals.  The […]

Rogers Dominant as Tigers Take 3-0 Lead

October 13, 2006

Three games into the ALCS and it’s quite evident that the Oakland Athletics are overmatched by the Detroit Tigers. Not only do the Tigers have a 3-0 lead in the series, but Detroit is beating Oakland at it’s own game — defense and pitching. Kenny Rogers entered the 2006 postseason winless in 9 playoff starts, […]

Tigers Inge Past A’s in Game 1

October 10, 2006

The Detroit Tigers and Oakland Athletics both had plenty of momentum entering their American League Championship Series showdown. The A’s were coming off an impressive sweep of the Minnesota Twins in their ALDS. The Tigers were streaking, having won three straight to oust the New York Yankees in their ALDS. When two teams with tons […]

“Awesome” Rogers Puts Yankees on Brink of Elimination

October 7, 2006

There’s plenty I can say about today’s ALDS Game 3 between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees — I choose however, to talk about only one player. Kenny Rogers might have had the best outing of his career at age 41 7.2 innings = “K” dollars 5 hits and 2 walks allowed = “E” […]

Thames and Tigers Feast on Punchless Yankees

October 5, 2006

After seeing the full potential of the Yankees powerful lineup in Game 1 of the ALDS between the Tigers and New York, no less could have been expected from the best 1-to-9 offense in baseball. Fans who shared that expectation with me were disappointed by the Yankees play today. But my true feeling coming out […]

Hot Pursuit in the AL Central

September 11, 2006

Just a few weeks earlier, it seemed all but certain that the AL Central division would belong to the Tigers, and the White Sox and Twins would be in a battle for the Wildcard, with the loser (undeservedly) missing the playoffs.  Now, both the White Sox and the Twins are quickly closing the gap in […]

Chris Shelton Returns to Tigers … To Catch

September 4, 2006

Chris Shelton is back, but not because of his bat During the first week of this season, Chris Shelton looked like the AL MVP, and his bat was the most promising thing Tigers fans saw on their team.  After the first 5 games of the season, Chris Shelton had a whopping 14 hits, including 5HRs, […]