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St. Louis Ends Improbable Run as World Series Champions
The St. Louis Cardinals were not expected to make the playoffs. 10 and 1/2 games out of contention for the Wild Card at the end of August, they scrapped and clawed their way into the postseason on the very last day of the regular season. Then they had to play the heavily favored Phillies in the Di…
Comeback Cardinals Force World Series Game Seven
The Texas Rangers were one strike away from winning their first World Championship. Twice. They had a 7-5 lead with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and two strikes on David Freese. Freese tripled off the right field wall to tie the game at 7-7 and send Game Six of the 2011 World Series into e…
Detroit Tigers Force Game 6 in ALCS With Win
We had our ace, Justin Verlander on the mound for a "win or go home" game 5 in the best of 7 American League Championship Series against Texas. The Rangers quieted the crowd with a run in the top of the first inning, and this looked like it might end badly. The Tigers would have none of …
Detroit Tigers Win ALCS Game 3 Behind Mr. Fister
The Tiger pitching has been pretty good so far in the ALCS, but the Rangers have been better and that's why Detroit trailed 2 games to none going into tonight's game at Comerica Park. The Rangers got to Fister for a run in the first inning and then the game settled into another pitcher's duel as ne…
Detroit Tigers Lose On Walk-off Grand Slam in 11th
The Tigers had plenty of chances to win this one. But they didn't. Nelson Cruz hit a homer to tie it in the 7th at 3-3 off Max Scherzer then hit a walk-off grand slam to win it in the 11th off Ryan Perry. Final score: Rangers 7, Tigers 3. The Rangers now lead the American League Championsh…
Detroit Tigers Battle Rangers and Rain in ALCS Game One
You had to stay up pretty late to see the end of this one. If you're a Tiger fan, you didn't like the final outcome as the Texas Rangers beat the Tigers in ALCS Game 1, 3-2. The Tigers and Rangers both have explosive offensive teams, but after Mother Nature caused both starting pitchers to exit th…
Detroit Tigers Can’t Sweep Rangers, Lose 5-2
Alexi Ogando hasn't been pitching in the Big Leagues very long. In fact, he hasn't even been a pitcher very long. The former outfielder has sure had the Tigers figured out, and dominated Detroit again today giving up just two runs in a 5-2 Texas victory.
Detroit Tigers Beat Texas Rangers 5-4
Doug Fister made his Detroit Tiger debut tonight and did what he's been doing all season long for Seattle. He made a quality start, and unlike when he pitched for the last-place Mariners, he got some run support. Fister went seven innings and gave up 3 runs, 2 of which were earned. A solo homer b…
Detroit Tigers Slip Past Rangers On Boesch Homer
Max Scherzer wasn't at his best, but he pitched well enough to win his 12th game tonight against the defending American League Champion Texas Rangers. Scherzer left after six innings with a 5-2 lead. A steady rain was falling at Comerica Park which must have caused Tiger reliever Joquin Benoit to …

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