Winning On The Road Will Be Valuable Indicator of Detroit Tigers’ 2014 Success

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For as many good things that happened to the Detroit Tigers in 2013, there were an equal number of things that fans wish would have not happened. For example, the Tigers won the AL Central and had a record 3.1 […]

Detroit Tigers’ Joba Chamberlain Shows Off Tommy John Scar Smiley Tattoo

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It’s been a rough couple of years for former New York Yankee and now Detroit Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain. In 2011, Chamberlain announced that he would be having Tommy John surgery to repair ligaments in his elbow. The surgery set Chamberlain […]

Openly Gay Athletes and Major League Baseball

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With the signing of Jason Collins to the Brooklyn Nets, Collins has become the first openly gay NBA player in the league’s history. Although it is just a 10-day contract, it is a step in the right direction of the […]

New Coaching Staff Will Help Detroit Tigers Play Small Ball In 2014

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For the most part, Detroit Tigers fans have been hard to please since the team’s turnaround after the 2005 season. After finishing at the bottom of the standings in the AL Central for more than a decade, Jim Leyland took […]

2014 Will Be Detroit Tigers’ Alex Avila’s Make-Or-Break Season

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At the age of 27, Alex Avila is officially one of the longest-tenured catchers in the AL. Since being called up in 2009 and playing most of the 2010 season, fans around Detroit have had mixed emotions when it comes […]

Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 Spring Training Profile: Andrew McCutchen

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After having the franchise’s first winning season and trip to the playoffs in 21 years, the Pittsburgh Pirates will look to build upon the success they found last year. In order to do so, they will rely on Andrew McCutchen […]

Ready or Not, Justin Verlander Should Not Be Opening Day Starter For Detroit Tigers

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Ready or not, the Detroit Tigers‘ pitchers and catchers have officially reported to Lakeland, FL to kick off Spring Training and the start of a new era. With manager Jim Leyland stepping down this past off season, new manager Brad […]

Cincinnati Reds 2014 Spring Training Profile: Tony Cingrani

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One of the most interesting story lines to follow this spring training will be the story of Tony Cingrani, the 6-foot-4 hard throwing lefty for the Cincinnati Reds. Drafted out of Rice University by the Reds in the 2011 Amateur […]

Revisiting Former Detroit Tiger Chris Shelton’s Epic 2006 Season

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At the start of every season there is that one player who seems to set the baseball world on fire. You know, the player that fantasy baseball managers dream about as they scan the wires for that diamond in the […]

5 Los Angeles Dodgers Who Will Shine in 2014

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5 Boston Red Sox That Will Shine In 2014

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New Detroit Tigers Who Will Resurrect the Bullpen in 2014

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There isn’t a whole lot to say about the Detroit Tigers‘ bullpen the past few seasons. The Tigers have tried to experiment with several players to be that go-to guy in games, but reliable relievers have been few and far […]