Tag Archives: Detroit Tigers

  • Tampa TV Station Tweets Unfunny Detroit Joke after David Price Trade (Tweets)

    Tampa TV Station Tweets Unfunny Detroit Joke after David Price Trade (Tweets)

    David Price is Detroit-bound in a three-team deal that shuffled players from Seattle and Tampa as well. Perhaps you’ve read about it. Well, FOX 13 from Tampa, not exactly a city steeped in baseball tradition, took that opportunity to be outwardly critical of Detroit’s failing infrastructure and economy, suggesting that Rays fans should “take comfort” in […]

  • RoboCop Throws Out First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game…Makes 172 Arrests (Video)

    RoboCop Throws Out First Pitch at Detroit Tigers Game…Makes 172 Arrests (Video)

    This year we’ve already seen a number of pretty crazy ceremonial first pitches, from t-rexes, to hero cats to 101-year-old grandmas. The trend continued on Tuesday night in Detroit, where RoboCop—star of the feature film RoboCop—did the honors prior to the Tigers game against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays. I’m sure it had nothing to do with the […]

  • Miguel Cabrera Takes Time to Shake Kid’s Hand During Game (GIF)

    Miguel Cabrera Takes Time to Shake Kid’s Hand During Game (GIF)

    Not all athletes were created equal in the field of fan relations. But it’s nice to know that a star like Miguel Cabrera is one of the good ones, as you can see from him recently taking the time to shake a kid’s hand at Fenway Park During Sunday night’s game against the Red Sox (maybe […]

  • Tigers’ Catcher Alex Avila Takes Foul Tip to the Groin (Video)

    Tigers’ Catcher Alex Avila Takes Foul Tip to the Groin (Video)

    Being a Major League Baseball catcher means potentially exposing your groin to high-flying projectiles on an occasional basis, a lesson that was learned hard by Alex Avila of the Detroit Tigers during Sunday’s game against the Red Sox. As is usually the case in situations like this, it happened after a foul ball grazed the […]

  • Miguel Cabrera Hits 3-Run Homer, Gets Side-Eye From Austin Jackson (GIFs)

    Miguel Cabrera Hits 3-Run Homer, Gets Side-Eye From Austin Jackson (GIFs)

    If you were watching Tuesday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Baltimore Orioles, you saw Miguel Cabrera smack a three-run homer and take the Tigers from 1-0 down  to 3-1 up with just one swing. What you might have missed was almost as entertaining, but it happened in the dugout after Cabrera sat down. […]

  • Tigers’ Torii Hunter Vanishes Behind Wall During Attempted Catch (GIF)

    Tigers’ Torii Hunter Vanishes Behind Wall During Attempted Catch (GIF)

    Next time you hear someone say the magic is gone from professional baseball, direct them to this GIF, which shows the Detroit Tigers’ Torii Hunter attempting to catch Red Sox David Ortiz‘s grand slam home run. As you can see, Hunter made a slight miscalculation as he approached the bullpen, and ended up doing a […]