Extrapolation – Everyone’s favorite disembodied Tiger pitcher’s brain draws some conclusions after the first three games of Spring Training. Perennial whipping boy, Ryan Raburn, will hit 108 home runs and drive in 324 runs!
Why Doug Fister Is Not a One Year Wonder – Ben Duronio at Fangraphs attempts to shoot down the notion that Doug Fister will be a one-hit wonder, and does a pretty good job of it.
With Miguel Cabrera at Third, Tigers Have Options With Prized-Prospect Nick Castellanos – Austin Drake at Detroit Tigers Scorecard takes a look at the Tigers’ options regarding top positional prospect, Nick Castellanos.
Secondary Spring Training Storylines To Watch – Matt Snyder at The Tigers Den gives a short rundown of interesting storylines—that don’t involve Cabrera’s weight, move to third, or anything to do with Brandon Inge—to follow as Spring unfolds.
A Few Words On Joel Zumaya – Fire Gerald Laird‘s Grey Papke takes a look back on Joel Zumaya’s Tigers career.
Day 10: Why Miguel Cabrera gets it – Jason Beck writes about Miguel Cabrera’s newer, healthier lifestyle.
Why Your Baseball Team Sucks, 2012 Edition – Fire Gerald Laird breaks down every MLB team—even pre-season favorites like Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Texas, and Detroit—and provides compelling reasons why they might falter once the games start counting.
Can Rick Porcello Take A Step Forward? – John Verburg over at Motor City Bengals wants to know if Rick Porcello can take that necessary step forward and up his game.
Jack Curry Works For the Yankees, Does He Still Deserve Credit For Breaking Yankees News? – You might have missed Jack Curry of YES Network going off on Buster Olney for not crediting him for breaking the Andy Pettitte story. Which side do you fall on?
Panicked About Jacob Turner? Don’t Be. – Nathaniel Stoltz of Seedlings to Stars gives Tigers fans plenty of good reasons not to jump off the Turner bandwagon just yet.
Ladies and Gentlemen, The Detroit Tigers Fifth Starter Candidates – Grey shows off his Photoshop skillz. Also, the Tigers’ fifth starter candidates as the Rolling Stones!
Yes, I Like Derek Jeter And No, He’s Not My Favorite Player – Stacey Gotsulias of Spreadin’ the News takes a look at the sexism female sports fans often face.
100 Easy Ways To Lose a Man – And Mac at Third Street Kings takes apart a sexist article at Seed Spitters. Things like Baseball Boyfriend, Joe Simpson’s sexist comments, and articles like the Seed Spitters piece, for example, might seem like harmless fun, but they’re really not. They just perpetuate the idea that female sports fans are less than their male counterparts. Don’t dismiss us just because we don’t fit your “idea” of what a sports fan is or should be.
20 Questions With Not Ryan Raburn – Not Ryan Raburn was kind enough to answer some questions the other day!