The New York Yankees can blame their biggest stars for their Division Series loss.
There were just six games on the schedule on Monday. The day started in Milwaukee for the Brewers homer opener
Opening Day wasn’t short on excitement, and I’m not talking about the pre-game festivities.
The Detroit Tigers were founded in 1894 and are one of the American League’s eight charter franchises. They won their first World Series in 1935 and have since won three more (1945, 1968, and 1984).
There were not many games on the docket for Monday as many teams had the day/night off. The big matchup of the night was the battle of two potential playoff teams with the two best left-handed pitchers in the American League facing off. The Texas Rangers visited Tampa Bay throwing Cliff Lee against David Price. Lee was dominant early on as he was economical with his pitches.
Kevin Slowey of the Minnesota Twins was skipped in his last start due to tendonitis and made his first start in 10 days on Sunday. He dominated the Oakland A’s as he pitched 7 no-hit innings. However due to concerns over his arm and the need for him to hopefully pitch into the playoffs, Twins manager Ron Gardenhire pulled Slowey after 7 innings and went to the bullpen.
It’s not often that you see Chicago White Sox ace Mark Buehrle angry, let alone being ejected from a game.
With the rainout on Tuesday night, the NY Yankees and Detroit Tigers were set for a day-night doubleheader. In the day game, the Tigers Rick Porcello regained his rookie season form.
With the Detroit Tigers return home, the team and the fans honored the late Ernie Harwell. The long-time and great broadcaster of the Tigers passed away from cancer last Tuesday.
The Detroit Tigers Magglio Ordonez collected his 2,000th career hit on Thursday, a single in the fourth inning off of the Minnesota Twins Carl Pavano.
The Cincinnati Reds and Florida Marlins went into extra innings for the second straight night and the Reds won it again. The game went back and forth all night with the Reds scoring two in the top of the eighth and the Marlins countering with three in the bottom half to tie the score. The Read the Rest…