Ranking the majors' best hitting combos
OK, let's stir up some arguing and yelling again. Yesterday, I ranked the top five pitching duos. Today, let's do the majors' best hitting duos. Rank…
Miggy unstoppable, but what about Tigers?
Well, Miguel Cabrera was due. I mean, he'd gone a whole four games without a home run. He'd driven in just two runs in his previous eight games. He …
WAR, a case study: Fielder vs. Ryan
The other night I tweeted that Prince Fielder's 50-homer season in 2007 -- when he hit .288/.395/.618 -- rates as the lowest wins above replacement to…
Offseason report card: Tigers
2012 in review Record: 88-74 (88-74 Pythagorean) 726 runs scored (6th in American League) 670 runs allowed (5th in AL) Big Offseason Moves Re-signed …
What should Team USA look like?
The World Baseball Classic provisional rosters will be announced later this week and news is starting to slip out on who Joe Torre will be naming to t…
Power rankings: All 30 teams!
Last weekend, I presented the top 10 teams in my personal power rankings. That was before the Blue Jays officially acquired R.A. Dickey, so I updated …
Your 2012 MLB All-Star team
I've always thought Major League Baseball should announce an official end-of-season All-Star team. You could have different voting components -- 25 pe…
Giants complete sweep with team effort
DETROIT -- Maybe this is the new new thing in baseball: Build a starting rotation so good you can put your two-time Cy Young winner in the bullpen in…
Random thoughts heading into Game 4
At this point, there isn't a whole lot to say. The San Francisco Giants' pitching has been spectacular, their defense has been terrific and the Detroi…
Tigers stars come up short as Giants win
DETROIT -- We can go silly overanalyzing three baseball games, so let’s keep it simple: The Detroit Tigers are a stars-and-scrubs team. I…
Brewers closer Henderson out for hamstring
Granderson fractures pinkie after hit by pitch
Twins' Ramirez exits game after scary collision
Angels shut out Royals for 7th straight win
Carp's pinch-hit double helps Red Sox rally
Valencia, Jones HRs help Orioles beat Jays
Olney: How to pitch to Cabrera and Trout
O's place RHP Strop on 15-day DL for back
Umpire Makes Terrible 'Double Play' Call
Jesus Sucre was called out at first but first baseman, Mitch Moreland, never had the ball.
ESPN's John Clayton Throws Out First Pitch
Baseball Tonight's Mark Mulder breaks down the problems with John Clayton's mechanics when throwing out the first pitch at the Mariners' game.
Red Sox Rally Past Indians
The Red Sox scored four runs in the eighth inning to grab a 7-4 win against the Indians.