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Tigers must be cautious with Verlander

The alarm bells and warning signs have been present for years.

For most of Justin Verlander’s career with the Detroit Tigers his golden arm has been overused and mismanaged. 348 more words


Longtime Loons broadcaster will be missed

Without question, The Best of Brad Golder will always include what may have become his signature call.

Golder, the Loons play-by-play broadcaster since the team’s inception in 2007, would sneak it in from time to time – always when he disagreed with the umpire. 1,428 more words

Seasons: Mike Piazza's 1997 -- all other catchers take a backseat

By Cary Osborne

This marks the fifth in a series of stories where we look back in depth on some of the greatest individual seasons in Dodger history. 1,204 more words


Jim Leyland: 'I Don't Know About That' When Talking About Trading Porcello Or Price

By: Jeff Riger

It’s always good to catch up with former Detroit skipper Jim Leyland. Leyland, who still works in the organization, is at the baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego and has plenty of thoughts about what the Tigers will and won’t do this offseason. 200 more words


Former Tigers manager Jim Leyland sings Toby Keith song, takes first selfie

Jim Leyland seems to be enjoying life after the Detroit Tigers. Recently at the Oak City Grille in Royal Oak, while having drinks with his daughter and a few friends, Leyland grabbed the mic and bellowed a rendition of country singer Toby Keith’s “Who’s Your Daddy.” 81 more words


Jim Leyland Channels His Inner Teenager, Takes First Selfie [PHOTO]

By Dan Jenkins

When Jim Leyland was the manager of the Detroit Tigers, he was known for many things: a tough attitude, holding himself and his players to a high standard and being short with the media. 94 more words


Tony LaRussa Ready For Hall Induction

COOPERSTOWN, New York (KMOX)- Former Cardinals manager Tony LaRussa hit the golf course, signed a few autographs, and met with media, Saturday, in Cooperstown on the eve of his induction into baseball’s hall of fame. 292 more words