By Soxman Tip your cap to those scrappy Twins. They became your 2009 AL Central Division Champions in one of the best baseball games I’ve ever watched. 12 innings of exciting action, where neither team would go quietly into that good night. As I watched the game closely, I could not help but marvel at how much of an impact the Chicago White Sox had on this game. Confused? … [Read more...] about White Sox Factor Loom Large in Twins\Tigers Play-in Game
Detroit Tigers washed up
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?
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