Everyone who saw Detroit Tigers right-hander Armando Galarraga lose his perfect game in excruciating fashion will agree on three things: *Umpire Jim Joyce blew the call. *Galarraga deserved a perfect game. *And something needs to be done. The knee-jerk proposals for what should be done in the wake of Joyce's...
Armando Galarraga of the Detroit Tigers lost his bid for a perfect game Wednesday night with two outs in the ninth inning on a call that first base umpire Jim Joyce later admitted he blew. Highlights: CLE/DET "I just cost that kid a perfect game," Joyce said. "I thought he...
Where do the Tigers rank in terms of all-time choke jobs? First? Second? A distant fourth? Does the fact they made it to Game No. 163 -- a one-game playoff for the divisional crown -- make their story more or less heartbreaking? More or less defensible? What do you think?
The Tigers are out in the lead in the one-game, winner-take-all bid for a playoff spot thanks to a walk from Twins starter Scott Baker and hits from Magglio Ordonez and a towering homer by Miguel Cabrera, he of significant controversy entering this afternoon's game.
With the pressure of an entire season on their shoulders, the Detroit Tigers now has to answer questions about first baseman Miguel Cabrera who was involved in a domestic disturbance with his wife after coming home drunk at 6 a.m. Saturday morning.
October 6, 2009; 10:12 AM ET |
Categories: Playoffs , Tigers , Twins | Tags: al central, detroit tigers, miguel cabrera, minnesota twins, playoffs
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