The Bond of Baseball

My annual post in taking a moment to remember the game is much bigger then what we watch during the season. Opening Day, a day for happiness, a day that signifies that summer is on its way, a day that everyone is in first place, a day that every team still has a chance, a…

Tigers Have Early Leader For Managerial Position

As the Tigers find themselves in a full rebuild, numerous candidates are being interviewed for Brad Ausmus’s former position.  Internal candidates include Omar Viquel, Lloyd Mclendon, and Dave Clark to go along with a large list of 40+ external candidates that include Ron Gardenhire, Mike Redmon, and Joe McEwing.  One name however keeps getting mentioned…

Tigers Farm System Showing Major Improvement

As much as I’d like to knock Al Avila for the return on the J.D. Martinez trade, the Justin Verlander trade and Alex Avila/Justin Wilson trade seem to be working out very well for the Tigers, or at least their farm system. Before the year started, the team was ranked in the bottom quarter of…