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
Why does Magglio Ordonez stink?
By H. Jose Bosch Unlike Miss America 2008 — Michigan-native and first pitch thrower outer Kirsten Haglund — the Tigers have managed to be in first place without looking pretty. Granted, it’s like being the one-eyed man in the land of the blind, but I’m not one to complain about first place. The starting pitching has been solid, the bullpen has been holding together and … [Read more...] about Detroit Tigers’ midseason report