Detroit Tigers

2nd AL Central | 55-48
  • Batting Avg
    .267 AVG
  • Runs
    489 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.41 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    108 HR
  • Detroit Tigers don’t mess around when it comes to paper, rock, scissors
    Washington Post

    Detroit Tigers don’t mess around when it comes to paper, rock, scissors

    You may recall “paper, rock, scissors” from your childhood. You may think of it as a harmless game, maybe even a way to settle a disagreement non-violently. Well, the Detroit Tigers decided to shake things up in the visiting clubhouse at Fenway Park, where they played the Red Sox on Wednesday afternoon. Just watch. Yep, that’s shortstop José Iglesias laying down paper when he should’ve picked rock to beat Ian Kinsler’s scissors. But instead of scissors cutting paper, paper got bonked over the head with an empty water jug to the amusement of all involved. Even Kinsler giggled. And in case you want to giggle again, here’s the battle and bonk courtesy of stars Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander,

  • Potential suitors for Edinson Volquez
    Royals Review

    Potential suitors for Edinson Volquez

    The Royals look to be "regrouping" at the trade deadline, meaning they may trade away some of their players who are free agents at the end of the year, in an attempt to improve their team for 2017. The Royals should want to get some value out of these players before they lose them to free agency for nothing (unless they offer a Qualifying offer of $16.8 million, a risky proposition for a budget-conscious team like the Royals). One soon-to-be free agent that should attract interest is starting pitcher Edinson Volquez. Volquez has had a down year if you look at ERA, but much of that is skewed by one awful start against Houston. If you take out that outlier, his ERA is 3.79, a bit above league average