Post archive for ‘Oakland A's’

Tigers Blow A Chance To Gain Ground

On a day where Cleveland, New York and Seattle all lost, the Tigers had a 7-2 lead in the 7th inning. They lost 8-7. There really isn’t much else to say.

Justin Verlander Pitches Another Gem

Justin Verlander looked great for the 2nd start in a row. Coincidentally, that was when the Tigers noticed a flaw in his pitching mechanics. Apparently, he was leaning slightly back before delivery lately, and this had a tremendous negative impact on his pitching. Once this was discovered and corrected, he has been a new man.
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Virgil Vasquez Is Not Ready For The Big Leagues

Hey Leyland – please send this guy away. I know we’ve got some arms on the DL right now, but we’ve lost his 3 starts this year. He has lasted 2 2/3, 5 and 4 innings respectively in his 3 starts and has an ERA of 20.25, 9.39 and 9.26 in those starts. I guess [...]