By H. Jose Bosch Detroit, who for the last few seasons has been among the ranks of the highest payroll teams in baseball, may not be at the top following this off season. With news breaking that the Tigers are looking to trade All-star Edwin Jackson, it appears the economy is finally catching up. When I first heard the news, I was very upset. As disappointing as the … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers need to think about the future
Detroit Tigers Spend too much money
Twins vs. Tigers: Who Do Sox Fans Cheer For?
By Soxman Two teams, one game, and the winner moves on to the postseason while the loser goes home for the winter. Sox fans know this scenario oh too well as we needed the famous “blackout play-in game” in 2009 to earn our central division crown. For Twins fans, it is as Yogi Berra says, "dejvu all over again!" So as the Twin vs. Tigers game on Tuesday approaches, several … [Read more...] about Twins vs. Tigers: Who Do Sox Fans Cheer For?
The Tigers’ collapse should come as no surprise
By H. Jose Bosch Today I have a splitting headache and I’m not sure if it’s because I might have swine flu or because the Tigers epically failed to seal the division championship over the weekend. To be honest, I’d rather have the swine flu. The Tigers 5-3 win yesterday afternoon, a win that forced a one-game playoff tomorrow evening, only proves the point that no … [Read more...] about The Tigers’ collapse should come as no surprise
Don’t expect the same magic from 2006: Tigers exchange
By Dave Boucher and H. Jose Bosch [Editor's note: This exchange began shortly after Detroit took two out of three in Los Angeles and before the Tigers pooped themselves in Kansas City. Some of the comments have been altered to be more timely.] HJB-Just when Tiger fans were biting their nails over Detroit's awful road record, they took two out of three from the Angels … [Read more...] about Don’t expect the same magic from 2006: Tigers exchange
The Detroit Tigers: Winning the Stupid Way
By H. Jose Bosch I’ve already said here on The Sports Bank that the Tigers are in first places despite winning ugly. What I hadn’t realized at the time is that the ugly is not only on the field but also off it. Detroit’s top five paid players make up roughly 58 percent of the team’s payroll (fifth highest in the league) and it’s safe to say their combined contributions to the … [Read more...] about The Detroit Tigers: Winning the Stupid Way