Tag Archives: Detroit Tigers

  • 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 […]

  • Watch the Detroit Tigers Give Each Other Champagne Facials (GIFs)

    Watch the Detroit Tigers Give Each Other Champagne Facials (GIFs)

    After the Tigers beat the Athletics 3-0 to advance to their third consecutive American League Championship Series, they raised a few eyebrows by celebrating on-field with a Maori Haka dance, a la the world champion New Zealand All Blacks rugby team. However, once they got off the field and into the locker room, the celebration […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 10/10/2013 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line of the Night — 10/10/2013 — Justin Verlander

    On September 18, Justin Verlander was dealt his 12th loss of the 2013 season and his ERA was sitting at a rather unimpressive 3.66.  At the time, many were questioning whether Verlander could still be an elite pitcher that is capable of taking his team to another World Series.  During Game 5 of the ALDS […]

  • Detroit Tigers Fan Has Serious Tiger-Centric Fashion Sense (Video)

    Detroit Tigers Fan Has Serious Tiger-Centric Fashion Sense (Video)

    There are lots of ways to express your love for your team. You could paint your face with lipstick. You could shave a supporting message into your back hair. You could amputate a limb and replace it with a team-themed prosthesis. Or you could take your shirt off and just get jiggy with it. Of […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/14/2013 — Justin Verlander

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/14/2013 — Justin Verlander

    On Saturday, Tim Lincecum tossed the second no-hitter of the 2013 MLB season, and less that 24 hours later, we were nearly treated to the third no-no in the Majors this year. The culprit in this case was Justin Verlander, as the Detroit Tigers’ ace entered the seventh inning of yesterday afternoon’s game against the […]