12:40 AM EDT, Fri October 18, 2019
Bless You Boys 7 hours ago
2019 Tigers Review: Grayson Greiner

2019 Tigers Review: Grayson Greiner

David Dermer-USA TODAY Sports Gifted the starting job in 2019, Greiner did little to convince anyone he has a long-term role to play in the major leagues. The year was 2015. According to MLB Pipeline Michael Fulmer and Steven Moya were the best prospects in the Detroit Tigers system. Scroll down to number 13 on that list, and sitting right behind Dixon Machado, you’ll find Grayson Greiner. Without copying the scouting report verbatim, it says the same things you think it does. He’s got some defensive skill despite his size, and he has a lot to prove offensively. At the time though,...
Bless You Boys 12 hours ago
Links: The Angels hired Joe Maddon

Links: The Angels hired Joe Maddon

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ The veteran skipper jumps to his next gig after parting ways with the Cubs. There has not been much happening for the Detroit Tigers of late, having missed the playoffs and already securing their managerial staff for the 2020 season. But for many other teams, the hot stove is heating up as they ramp up their search for the pieces of their missing puzzles. On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Angels struck first. The Angels hired Joe Maddon The most coveted free agent manager available this offseason is Joe Maddon, who was fired by the Chicago Cubs before the final game...
Bless You Boys Oct 16, 2019
2019 Tigers Review: Gordon Beckham

2019 Tigers Review: Gordon Beckham

Photo by Mike Zarrilli/ The veteran infielder kept his career alive by playing for the worst team in baseball. It has been a long and hard road for Gordon Beckham in the major leagues. He was once a promising young prospect, drafted by the Chicago White Sox eighth overall in 2008 and rushed to the majors the next year. His first year in the big leagues was unquestionably a success; he managed a 109 wRC+ and was worth over 2 WAR. Given his pedigree and a productive rookie season, evaluators seemed sure of his future as a major league regular. Unfortunately, those 103 games a decade ago...
Bless You Boys Oct 16, 2019
Tigers TV ratings dropped another 15 percent in 2019

Tigers TV ratings dropped another 15 percent in 2019

Ratings have declined over 75 percent in just six years. Television ratings for Detroit Tigers games on Fox Sports Detroit fell by 14.6 percent in 2019 from the previous season, according to the Nielsen ratings published by Forbes this week. Ratings for Tigers games have declined by 76.5 percent over a six year period. The team posted a rating of 2.28, which is the percentage of households with television that tuned in to see their games during prime time viewing hours. The Tigers led Major League Baseball for the 2012 and 2013 seasons with a peak rating of 9.69 in 2013. This year, Detroit...
Call to the Pen Oct 16, 2019

Detroit Tigers top ten prospects for 2020

It is going to be quite some time before the Detroit Tigers are ready to contend in the American League Central. However, they have some very interesting pieces in the farm system. On the plus side for the Detroit Tigers, they seemingly have nowhere to go but up. After posting identical 64-98 records over the […] Detroit Tigers top ten prospects for 2020 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More