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  1. Dodgers-Tigers: World Series preview?

    David Schoenfield

    The Los Angeles Dodgers and Detroit Tigers play an intriguing two-game series Tuesday and Wednesday in Detroit, with Hyun-Jin Ryu versus Justin Verlander on Tuesday and Zack Greinke versus Max Scherzer on Wednesday afternoon. The clubs split a two-ga...

    Blog | July 08, 2014
  2. Scherzer delivers, but Tigers have flaws

    David Schoenfield

    The other day, I had a discussion with one of my editors: What defines an ace? He brought up Max Scherzer. I said, yes, I would describe Scherzer as an ace. He pointed out Scherzer has never had a complete game in the majors. Can that be an ace? Has ...

    Blog | June 13, 2014
  3. Game of year so far exposes Tigers' flaws

    David Schoenfield

    I started watching the Detroit Tigers-Cleveland Indians game while in the office this afternoon. Went home. Had a conference call with our editors to discuss the upcoming week. Mowed the lawn. Took the dog for a walk. The game still wasn't over. I...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  4. Scherzer, Reddick and other thoughts

    David Schoenfield

    Thoughts on a game that was about a million times more exciting than even the 8-6 final score would indicate -- a win for the Detroit Tigers over the Oakland Athletics that sends this series back to Oakland for Game 5. 1. Max Scherzer, pitching in...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  5. Ten predictions for the stretch run

    David Schoenfield

    When Alex Rodriguez got caught off second base on Ichiro Suzuki's line drive back to the pitcher in the 10th inning, I was sure the Tampa Bay Rays would win. When Joba Chamberlain walked Jose Molina leading off the bottom of the 10th, I was sure t...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  6. All-Star Game diary: AL wins, Mo is MVP

    David Schoenfield

    NEW YORK -- Here's a fun piece of All-Star trivia: At 24, Matt Harvey is the youngest pitcher to start an All-Star Game since Dwight Gooden, also of the Mets, who was 23 in 1988. How Harvey will fare in front of the home fans is one of the big sto...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  7. Are the Tigers an all-time great team?

    David Schoenfield

    Detroit Tigers starter Max Scherzer looks to go 10-0 tonight and become just the second starter of the wild-card era to win his first 10 decisions. Roger Clemens started 11-0 for the '97 Toronto Blue Jays (Clay Buchholz and Patrick Corbin are also 9-...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  8. Random thoughts heading into Game 4

    David Schoenfield

    At this point, there isn't a whole lot to say. The San Francisco Giants' pitching has been spectacular, their defense has been terrific and the Detroit Tigers' bats are as cold as the Michigan weather. But the series isn't over, not with Max Scherzer...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  9. Tigers stars come up short as Giants win

    David Schoenfield

    DETROIT -- We can go silly overanalyzing three baseball games, so let's keep it simple: The Detroit Tigers are a stars-and-scrubs team. If the stars aren't delivering, it's going to be an uphill climb. And now that climb is Mount Everest. In Game ...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  10. Roster analysis: Tigers-A's

    David Schoenfield

    A look as the Division Series rosters for the Tigers and A's: Detroit Tigers RHP -- Justin Verlander, Doug Fister, Anibal Sanchez, Max Scherzer, Rick Porcello, Octavio Dotel, Al Alburquerque, Joaquin Benoit, Jose Valverde LHP -- Phil Coke, Drew ...

    Blog | October 06, 2012
  11. Why each team can win it all

    David Schoenfield

    With help from the blog network writers, here are reasons each team can win the World Series. St. Louis Cardinals 1. A potent, balanced lineup. The Cardinals had the best on-base percentage in baseball, including four starters -- Matt Holliday, J...

    Blog | October 04, 2012
  12. Tigers look like dangerous playoff team

    David Schoenfield

    Remember those first three games of the season for the Detroit Tigers? They won the season opener against the Red Sox with a run in the bottom of the ninth. They belted Josh Beckett the next game, hitting five home runs off him and winning 10-0. Then...

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  13. Fister makes Tigers a scary playoff team

    David Schoenfield

    Big win for the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon to put pressure on the Chicago White Sox as they host Tampa Bay tonight. The quick math: If the White Sox lose they're 2 games back of the Tigers with six to play. That means if the Tigers go 3-3 t...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  14. Dunn delivers biggest win of season for Sox

    David Schoenfield

    "It ain't over 'til it's over." -- Yogi Berra on the 1973 National League East pennant race For a few minutes on Monday, you had the feeling the Chicago White Sox were getting a little bit closer to over. Justin Verlander had done his job for the De...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  15. Indians as good as overrated Tigers

    David Schoenfield

    OK, I'll give you Justin Verlander. I'll even give you Miguel Cabrera, Prince Fielder and Austin Jackson. But five through 25? I think I'll take the Cleveland Indians over the Detroit Tigers. The Indians beat the Tigers 5-3 on Tuesday, even ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  16. Trouble in Motown: Tigers no sure thing

    David Schoenfield

    Sometimes the analysis is pretty easy. The Detroit Tigers' lineup on Sunday featured 31-year-old minor league veteran Brad Eldred, who last played regularly in the majors in 2005, hitting fifth. He was followed by Ryan Raburn, Ramon Santiago, Gera...

    Blog | April 29, 2012