A year with swollen appendages (and other ailments): 2019 Detroit Tigers

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An update on Michael Fulmer: pic.twitter.com/i01SrPy2iB

— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) March 19, 2019

Best of five?

Andy K, Tuesday, 19 March 2019 17:12 (one month ago) Permalink

Brian Eno’s daily diary of the 2019 tigers. “These games sound great in the background, as a kind of sonic furniture, but also hold up as intelligible when you pay attention.”

Michael F Gill, Tuesday, 19 March 2019 22:20 (one month ago) Permalink

"I didn't want to leave the dugout after I was taken out of the game, so I pissed into a bottle."

WmC, Tuesday, 19 March 2019 23:35 (one month ago) Permalink

20 March

Matches really needn't last more than an hour. Productive chat with Rob about generative bullpen management and fifth base.

*somewhat revolting, unnecessarily descriptive anecdote about potentially making it to "fourth base" with a one-third-his-age concessions employee whose pleasantry was mistaken for flirtation*

Designing alternate pitching motions for Jordan. It seems hopeless.

Pine tar is an utter assault on every sense.

Andy K, Wednesday, 20 March 2019 12:16 (one month ago) Permalink

Asked when the Tigers not scoring runs would become a concern, manager Ron Gardenhire said, “When you guys leave the room. I’m going to cry and tear the pictures off the wall. I’m going to drink heavily.”

— Anthony Fenech (@anthonyfenech) March 30, 2019

Andy K, Saturday, 30 March 2019 23:24 (three weeks ago) Permalink

1 April

Earlier this week Ron allowed all the managerial decisions to be decided via oblique strategies. Resulted in a perfect game for about 7 innings. Then they destroyed nothing, the most important thing. I've encouraged extra innings as way of lulling yourself into a win. When things get extra boring, they start to get really interesting. A scoreline of matching zeroes is a beautiful, mesmeric thing. Long may it continue. Nothing could be more ambient, yet it still holds your attention. Where's the edge? Where does the frame start? We have only just begun the journey of these 486 hours together.

Michael F Gill, Monday, 1 April 2019 04:52 (two weeks ago) Permalink

i have no idea how the announcers are able to say Buck Farmer's name without accidentally calling him something else.

Mad Piratical (The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall), Monday, 1 April 2019 14:56 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Five games, seven runs, 59 strikeouts, .140/.250/.207


Andy K, Tuesday, 2 April 2019 15:26 (two weeks ago) Permalink

look at all those runs

mookieproof, Wednesday, 3 April 2019 01:21 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Doing great considering 7/9ths of the lineup’s inability to put the ball in play.

Was not expecting some of the unknowns to erupt against Chapman, among other developments.

Andy K, Thursday, 4 April 2019 14:15 (two weeks ago) Permalink

striking out 18 helps

d'ILM for Murder (Hadrian VIII), Thursday, 4 April 2019 15:35 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Miguel Cabrera ended up at first base on his 105.5 mph drive off RF wall, but it earned him his first RBI of the season. Also Tigers' first run in first three innings of a game this year.

— Jason Beck (@beckjason) April 4, 2019

Andy K, Thursday, 4 April 2019 17:38 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Harrison walked.
Harrison stole second.
Castellanos walked.
Cabrera walked, Castellanos to second, Harrison to third.
McCarthy pitching for KC
Goodrum walked, Harrison scored, Cabrera to second, Castellanos to third.
Candelario lined out to second.
Stewart hit sacrifice fly to left, Castellanos scored.
Peterson lined out to third.

2 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors


Andy K, Thursday, 4 April 2019 20:53 (two weeks ago) Permalink


Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Thursday, 4 April 2019 20:54 (two weeks ago) Permalink

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