'm a Detroit born Red Wings fan, and I remember when the Wings stunk out loud and Canadian teams won most of the Cups. The Wings are now evenly divided between Swedes, Americans, and "everybody else"; there are only a few Canadians. I believe what you're saying is, "I can't reach those grapes, and they're probably sour,… » 4/16/14 12:36pm Yesterday 12:36pm

Second best coaching job. Last year he had lost The Swede (Detroit has more Swedes than Stockholm, but Nick Lidstrom is The Swede) and Brad Stuart plus Holmstrom, had a sieve like defense that exposed Howard to breakaways, own zone turnovers and two on ones several times a game, but won his last four games to squeak… » 4/10/14 11:02am 4/10/14 11:02am

I am that, born Detroit, live Arkansas. My gripe is that if you don't live in an MLB market, they assign several to you. As a result, I can't watch games involving Kansas City (a real pisser, the Tigers play them 19 times), Texas, St. Louis or Houston. They're all my home team? » 4/03/14 3:17pm 4/03/14 3:17pm

Another thing to keep in mind is, assuming Cabrera continues on his career trajectory, he'll be hitting all sorts of major milestones in his mid to late 30s—3,000 hits, 3,500, 500 hr, maybe even 600. I've seen that some people think he'll threaten Aaron's career RBI number. So there will be lots of people in the… » 3/28/14 3:00pm 3/28/14 3:00pm

From what I'm reading, Max wanted as much as or more than Verlander is getting, and Dombrowski wouldn't do it. I don't know if there's a feud developing, but the media made a big fuss about who would be the Opening Day starter (it's Verlander) and about how the Tigers explained it to Scherzer. Max is taking a big… » 3/23/14 12:43pm 3/23/14 12:43pm