Jim Leyland Belts Out "Who's Your Daddy?"

Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland has a well-known love of singing, and it was a possible career path if that whole baseball thing hadn't worked out for him. A couple great moments of him singing have been captured on tape, like when he sang some of the Stylistics hit "Betcha by Golly, Wow" during a trip to the Motown… » 11/07/14 11:33am 11/07/14 11:33am

Orioles Win, Pound Tigers With Eight Run Eighth Inning

Max Scherzer was right. When Tigers manager Brad Ausmus strolled to the mound to pull him out of Thursday night's ALDS opener, Scherzer was observably unhappy. Sure, he'd yielded four runs across 7 1/3 innings to the Orioles, and Alejandro De Aza had just ripped a double off of him. Scherzer is the reigning Cy Young… » 10/02/14 10:04pm 10/02/14 10:04pm

Chris Sale Plunks Victor Martinez, Sparks Bench-Clearing Conversation

White Sox pitcher Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez in the sixth inning of today's game, causing both benches and bullpens to clear, though no one actually did anything. Why did Sale tag Martinez? The current best theory: Sale thought Martinez was stealing signs with the help of someone in the bullpen. » 9/24/14 4:42pm 9/24/14 4:42pm

Justin Verlander And His Butt Appear In Celebrity Nude Pic Flood [NSFW]

A huge wave of nude celebrity photos hit the internet earlier today. Some, like Jennifer Lawrence's, were confirmed to be real; others were disputed and debunked as fake. Among them were a series of photos featuring two people who look an awful lot like—and almost certainly are, though for obvious reasons we feel it… » 8/31/14 10:01pm 8/31/14 10:01pm

Twins Rip Tigers 20-6, Get A Couple Homers Off The Shortstop

Andrew Romine came in to pitch the eighth inning for the Tigers in what was then a 17-5 thumping by the Twins. Andrew Romine is the the Tigers shortstop, but he filled in admirably and was thanked by his manager for doing so. Eating up the inning and saving a starter or Joe Nathan from having to pitch in a garbage… » 8/23/14 9:54am 8/23/14 9:54am

Joe Nathan Tells The Home Crowd How He Really Feels

The Detroit Tigers are in a miserable tailspin right now, having lost seven of their last nine games and the division lead going into last night's contest against the Pirates. The Tigers won that game 8-4, but not before struggling closer Joe Nathan heard it from the home crowd. Nathan, it seems, is feeling a bit fed… » 8/14/14 11:05am 8/14/14 11:05am

Injuries Are Laying Waste To The Tigers; Not Even The Bat Boy Is Safe

Things are not going well for the Detroit Tigers. Earlier this evening, Justin Verlander left the game with right shoulder soreness after just one inning. Anibal Sanchez was placed on the disabled list Sunday and is expected to miss up to four weeks. Joakim Soria also wound up on the DL yesterday. The fickle injury… » 8/11/14 11:38pm 8/11/14 11:38pm

Dave Dombrowski And Billy Beane Have An Entertaining GM Rivalry

There are few occasions when you want to hear from your team's general manager. Usually, he's explaining why something went wrong, talking about how the team's trying not to suck, or saying goodbye as he's fired. The best times, though, are in free agency and at the trade deadline—unless your GM's Ruben Amaro—so… » 8/01/14 12:05pm 8/01/14 12:05pm

Adrian Beltre Gets 2,500th Hit, Unwanted Head Touching

Adrian Beltre collected his 2,500th hit in Tuesday night's game against the Tigers. (That's pretty impressive! He's only the seventh third baseman to reach the mark.) Miguel Cabrera was at first base to give him the ball and a quick touch on the head. Beltre, a man who hates having his head touched, did not appreciate… » 6/25/14 10:20am 6/25/14 10:20am