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Monday | Detroit Free Press

Motor City Bengals: Joe Nathan just doesn't get it

Aug 16, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Joe Nathan makes a throw to first to get Seattle Mariners designated hitter Kendrys Morales out on a hit back to the pitcher in the ninth inning at Comerica Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Phil Coke, Baseball Players

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Top 5 reasons Tigers fans can't stand Joe Nathan

After nine straight years of shutting down hitters around the league in the ninth inning, Nathan ran into the worst troubles of his career in Detroit.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Joe Nathan, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Todd Jones

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Detroit Tigers: Look out from below

After a 19th inning walk off loss on Sunday, the Detroit Tigers still maintain first place in the AL Central, but by the slimmest of margins.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers, David Price, Baseball Players, Kansas City Royals, Joakim Soria

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers mailbag: Reliever Jim Johnson worth a look that's risk-free

Tuesday night was the night - the night David Price was to make his debut wearing the Tigers' Olde English D. Still, it was a night to tune in - as if FSD needed the ratings.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Matt Thornton, Phil Coke

Sun Aug 03, 2014

New York Post

Chamberlain - and his history of ups and downs - returns to Bronx

Not even the surreal sensation of "Linsanity" - born when the Knicks' Jeremy Lin exploded into the public eye - compared to the hysteria of "Joba Mania."


Related Topix: Sports, Joba Chamberlain, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Bless You Boys

Saying goodbye: Top 5 Austin Jackson moments

There are three certainties in life: death, taxes, and #AustinJacksonStrikesOut hashtags.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Drew Sharp: Detroit Tigers need pieces for playoffs -- but can they afford them?

One of the perils of increasingly competitive baseball parity is that the July 31 non-waiver trading deadline is becoming downright larcenous for the few sellers out there.


Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Detroit Tigers

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sporting News

#AskSpector: What's the big deal if David Ortiz is a showboat, anyway?

As you can tell from the headline of this piece, it is time once again for the #AskSpector Tweetbag, where you ask the questions and you get the answers -- from me! If you have questions, it's easy to send them in.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Archer, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Neil Walker, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Tigers bullpen gets much-needed help

There was simply no way the Detroit general manager was going to sit idly by without addressing his team's bullpen.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Joaquin Benoit

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Trade for Soria strengthens Tigers' late-inning relief, but Nathan remains closer

Who: Joakim Soria. Position: Relief pitcher. Vitals: 6-3, 200. Age: 30. From: Monclova, Mexico.


Related Topix: Sports, Al Alburquerque, Baseball Players, Corey Knebel, Phil Coke, Ian Krol, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West