Jamey Newberg: Leap Day.

It’s sort of a bizarre deal for the team and for the player, one that surfaced out of pretty much nowhere. I’m nervous about it, but at the same time the coursing adrenaline triggered by the news of Ian Desmond at one year and $8 million reminds me that, on the one hand, this is only sports, and on the […]

Coffee and Clippings: Failure means Dombrowski must cut Tigers’ losses

Drew Sharp (@drewsharp) of the Detroit Free Press on the Tigers’ sluggish play thus far and what that means for the front office going forward… Nine games back. It has been five years since the Tigers have stood that far away from the American League Central lead. Dombrowski told reporters before Sunday’s 7-1 loss at Minnesota […]

Five questions for each division on Opening Day

On Opening Day, it is meet and right to remember the final games of the last five seasons. And remember that last fall Juan Perez started in left field in Game Seven for the San Francisco Giants, as Xander Bogaerts started the clincher at a position at which he’d started 9 regular season games in […]

Peter Gammons: The Center of Power

SURPRISE, Arizona—Out here where they tell you to watch out for the scorpions, the first sound you hear is Salvador Perez, at first light, at stretching, around the batting cage. The Royals were a great October ride from the beginning comeback against Jon Lester until Madison Bumgarner got Perez with two out in the bottom […]

Gammons Notes: The Impact of the Victor Martinez Injury, Yoan Moncada and Hector Olivera

The Impact of Victor Martinez Injury The Tigers won’t have any timetable on Victor Martinez’s return until after the operation on his left knee for a torn meniscus Tuesday. But, realistically, they go into spring training in two weeks uncertain when Miguel Cabrera will be 100% following ankle surgery, or how Martinez will recover from this freak […]

Video: Peter Gammons on Braves, AL Central race and Pablo Sandoval

Peter Gammons joins the Mad Dog on High Heat to talk about the Braves, the AL Central race between the Tigers and Royals, and free-agent-to-be Pablo Sandoval. Your browser does not support iframes.

MLB Video Highlights: Orioles roll to a Fenway victory, Petit goes the distance

Alejandro De Aza hits two home runs for the Orioles at Fenway… Your browser does not support iframes. Red Sox fan takes foul ball from Chris Davis… Your browser does not support iframes. Nick Markakis charges to make the diving catch on Mike Napoli’s sinking liner… Your browser does not support iframes. Adam Jones and […]

AL Central Midseason Projected Lineups

AL Central Midseason Projected Lineups Chicago White Sox Cleveland Indians Detroit Tigers   Kansas City Royals Minnesota Twins  (All stats through 4/15) AL East              NL East NL Central AL West             NL West

Midseason Projected Lineups

With the first few weeks of the season in the books we have seen a lot of surprising starts, transactions, lineup changes, promotions, and demotions. Many publications have shown us what projected season openers would look like, but where will teams be by the All-Star Break?  Based on the slurry of moves we have seen, […]