Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young is in big trouble. He was arrested early this morning on a hate-crime harassment charge after NYPD say he attacked a group of men and yelled anti-Semitic epithets. Outside of the Hilton New York near Times Square, a group of four Chicago tourists staying at the hotel were approached by a panhandler wearing a yarmulke. Here's what … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers Delmon Young arrested for Anti-Semitic Hate Crime
The Detroit Tigers have lost one game in the American League Championship Series thus far to the Texas Rangers. The weather has helped the Rangers and definitely has damaged the chances of the Tigers. This is due to the superior starters of Detroit. The greatness of Justin Verlander was neutralized in game one because he was only able to go four innings and toss eighty two … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers Hurt by Weather, Better Luck in ALCS Game 2
The suspended game on Friday night was a wash for the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers (pun intended). Detroit obviously has the advantage that the series is best of five instead of seven. This allows them to utilize the strengths of the roster and minimize its shortcomings that would be more prevalent over more games. … [Read more...] about Keys to a Long Detroit Tigers Postseason Run
The Minnesota Twins have been plummeting in the American League Central standings. There win percentage may be lower than Adam Dunn’s batting average by the end of September. The Scott Baker injury recently put the icing on the cake of a disastrous season. Fans looking for a bargain in the Twin Cities should look to purchase tickets secondhand during an NFL Sunday. They could … [Read more...] about Minnesota Twins are in Total Free Fall
The trade deadline is fast approaching in Major League Baseball. It is a unique season, so the date is largely ignored due to the NFL free agent comings and goings. Twins General Manager Bill Smith has some tough decisions to make. The team is on the borderline of heading into contention for the stretch run or on the cusp of faltering into the depths of the cellar in the … [Read more...] about Twins Should Trade Michael Cuddyer
Outside of Justin Morneau, Jason Kubel is the most prolific bat in the Twins lineup on a consistent basis. He has more potential than Joe Mauer to put up big time numbers in the RBI and home run departments. The argument could also be made for Delmon Young or Michael Cuddyer, but I would wonder if those that would bring up those names have ever been to a batting practice … [Read more...] about Twins Vs. Tigers: AL Central Race Heating Up Now?
The best news for the Minnesota Twins these days is when the games are postponed. Taking a look at their line-up, it is hard to believe that they are a team attempting to defend their division crown and make another trip to the postseason. At least the fans in the region can turn their attention elsewhere and focus on the playoff runs of the Timberwolves and Wild. Oh wait… … [Read more...] about No Hitter Can’t Redeem Twins Injuries, Last Place Standing
At the time of this blog the Twins have only won nine of twenty-five games this season. There is also a surprise in the American League East cellar with the Boston Red Sox currently as its occupant. The recent absence of Jim Thome from the line-up has taken out some of its pop. The wildness of the pitchers is a major concern. One of the aspects of Twins baseball has been to … [Read more...] about Now or Never for the Minnesota Twins