Tag: Detroit Tigers

Valverde Out As Closer, Farnsworth To Takeover Saves Role

An article by posted on April 20, 2014 0 Comments
Valverde Out As Closer, Farnsworth To Takeover Saves Role

10:15 AM Update: Kyle Farnsworth has been named the new Mets closer by Terry Collins. Valverde will not be used in any critical situations for now. The 38 year old has closed on two previous occasions in his 16 year major league career which includes 54 saves and 43 blown saves. Farnsworth last officially closed […]

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Tigers Sign Alex Gonzalez, Pass On Stephen Drew

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Tigers Sign Alex Gonzalez, Pass On Stephen Drew

March 24 The Detroit Tigers have acquired veteran shortstop Alex Gonzalez from the Baltimore Orioles for utility man Steve Lombardozzi, according to the Baltimore Sun. Gonzalez, 37, has played 15 seasons in the major leagues, for the Florida Marlins, Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. He appeared in 12 […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 5, Tigers 4

The Mets came from behind to defeat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 today at Tradition Field and improved their Grapefruit League record to 9-10. The winning run scored in the bottom of the ninth inning, on a walk-off single by Andrew Brown to score Anthony Seratelli. Highlights: Daisuke Matsuzaka, who is most likely to be the Mets fifth starter, was […]

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MMO Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 18, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Tigers vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets will host the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie this afternoon at 1:10 PM. Daisuke Matsuzaka, who is closing in on the fifth starter role, will opposes Kyle Lobstein for the Tigers. The game will be televised on SNY. Here is the starting lineup: Eric Young Jr, 2B […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Tigers 2

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 3, Tigers 2

The Mets came from behind and scored two runs in the ninth to beat the Tigers 3-2 this afternoon in Lakeland, Fla. In his second appearance of the Spring, Noah Syndergaard showed he was mortal after all and struggled with his control during his three innings of work. The 21-year-old righthander allowed two runs on two hits while striking out […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Tigers at 1:00 PM

An article by posted on March 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Tigers at 1:00 PM

The New York Mets (2-5-1) head to Lakeland, Florida to take on the Detroit Tigers (5-4) at 1:00 PM this afternoon. Noah Syndergaard will make his second spring start for the Mets and oppose lefthander Drew Smyly for the Tigers. Also scheduled to pitch in the game are Jacob deGrom, Gonzalez Germen and Jeff Walters. […]

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Granderson Is Kind Of A Touchy Feely Guy

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Is Kind Of A Touchy Feely Guy

During today’s game against the Cardinals, I almost died laughing when Curtis Granderson singled and then upon settling in at first base, he proceeds to start grabbing and patting down first baseman Scott Moore. Apparently, Granderson and Moore played together in the Detroit Tigers minor league system a few years back, and this was just Granderson’s […]

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Hit The Ground Running: A Page From The Detroit Tigers

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Hit The Ground Running: A Page From The Detroit Tigers

Jonathan Bernhardt, perhaps a distant relative many times removed, did a piece called “Time To Shine” for “Sports on Earth.” In the column, Bernhardt highlights prospects he predicts may be on a fast track to reach the bright lights and fame of major league baseball. It wasn’t the prospects themselves but what Bernhardt had to […]

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A Healthy Harvey Would Give Mets A Top 5 Starting Rotation

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
A Healthy Harvey Would Give Mets A Top 5 Starting Rotation

ESPN’s Buster Olney continued his Top 10 Feature and posted the Top 10 Starting Rotations. Leading the pack was the Detroit Tigers, but the Mets failed to make the cut. 1. Detroit Tigers 2. Los Angeles Dodgers 3. Washington Nationals 4. St. Louis Cardinals 5. Pittsburgh Pirates 6. Oakland Athletics 7. Texas Rangers 8. Atlanta Braves […]

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This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Random Thoughts On Bartolo Colon

Last night as I was getting comfortable on my couch, I was scanning the twitterverse and lo and behold what breaking news did I see but the unofficial announcement that the Mets had signed veteran starting pitcher, Bartolo Colon to a 2-year/$20 million dollar contract pending a physical. Obviously this set Mets Twitter on the […]

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