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Why Do The Tigers Own The Yankees?


The Detroit Tigers own the New York Yankees. There's really no way around it. Detroit swept New York in the American League Championship Series in 2012 and eliminated the Yankees in the Division Series in five games in 2011. That's seven wins in nine playoff games over two seasons. That's what we would call ownage. Even ...

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Torii Hunter signed a 2-year deal with the Detroit Tigers

The Yankees have officially swung and missed at signing outfielder Torii Hunter to replace Nick Swisher in right field as Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported that he has signed a two-year deal to play with the Detroit Tigers pending a physical. Early on in the offseason it appeared that the Yankees could target Hunter as ...

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A quick look at the Tigers’ lineup

The Tigers finished 11th in runs scored in baseball this season, but despite that their lineup is as feared as anybody's in baseball. That's because they have a speedy All-Star leading off, a triple crown winner batting third, and Prince Fielder batting fourth. That combo is capable of producing a crocked number anytime their spot ...

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Yankees face a pair of potential playoff opponents this week

This week the Yankees are squaring off with the rising Angels for a three game set in Anaheim, followed by an off day on Thursday, and then a visit to the Motor City for a weekend set against the Tigers. Against the Angels, The Bronx Bombers will throw out Andy Pettitte on Tuesday and Ivan Nova ...

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Series Preview: Yankees at Tigers


The theme of the series with the Tigers?  Old faces in new places. The New York Yankees (21-9) are headed to Detroit to play a four game series with the Tigers (17-14) to start off this week.  As I'm sure everyone already knows, three former Yankees currently call Comerica Park home.  Tigers' left fielder Johnny Damon, ...

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Vazquez Start vs BoSox will be Skipped; Next Start 5/10 vs Tigers


Well the expected is now official as Joe Girardi said before Monday nights game vs Baltimore that Javier Vazquez will not pitch in the upcoming weekend series at Fenway Park. Girardi's exact words were "We'll give him a couple days to catch his breath" and apparently Javy asked the Yankee skipper to not change the ...

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Tigers-Twins 1-Game Playoff Preview

Every team in baseball knows how much every game means to the season. Sometimes fans don’t recognize it until the very end of the season when only two losses separate a playoff team from a non-playoff team. Today, the Tigers and Twins have to duke it out for 163rd time this season because they finished ...

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Possible Playoff Opponent: Detroit Tigers

As the season comes closer to the end and the Yankees’ magic number is down to 12 it is time to start looking at possible playoff opponents. Let’s start with the Detroit Tigers as they are currently the most likely to face the Yankees in the first round. That is as long as the Red Sox ...

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