Post archive for ‘Toronto Blue Jays’

Verlander Gets Hammered – Tigers Drop Opener

Here we go again. Just when it looked like Verlander had gotten it together and was ready to return to form, he gets shelled by our neighbors to the north.
We were hoping that new pitching coach Rick Knapp would make a difference with all of these talented arms, but starting out with a 12-5 loss [...]

Armando Galarraga Tosses 5 1/3 Scoreless Innings

First – congratulations are in order for Miguel Cabrera being named co-player of the week for the American League after hitting .429 with four doubles, four home runs and 11 RBI in the last week. A sign of what’s to come, we hope.
Back to Galarraga. First, the numbers. In his two starts he is [...]

Tigers Drop Another One to the Blue Jays

Robertson looked serviceable for the first few innings, then fell apart.
Sheffield is out with a bum shoulder.
Polanco hasn’t hit well this year, and is out with a bad back.
Jacque Jones has proven nothing.
Cabrera will do well, along with Ordonez, Guillen and maybe Renteria. But we will see no “Murderers Row”, as I mistakenly predicted after [...]

Bonderman Only Lasts 5 Innings as Tigers lose 3-2

Detroit really let one slip away today. With a line-up like this, you should be able to score more than 2 runs on accident. My guess is, and maybe I’m going out on limb…I don’t think the Tigers are going to win many games that they score 2 runs in. Just a guess.

Kenny Rogers Strong Against Blue Jays

6 2/3 fairly strong innings moves the Tigers to 6-11. Long way to go, to be sure, but at least their heading in the right direction now. But why are they always coming from behind? At least they’re actually coming from behind now, but it would be nice to see them actually win convincingly for [...]