The Daily Fungo by Mike McClary :: Detroit Tigers Baseball: Yesterday and Today - postseason

By: Daily Fungo  09-12-2011
Keywords: Tigers

October 15, 2011

With a quick 2-0 lead in Game 6 of the ALCS, the Tigers had us believing that Game 7 could be more than wishful thinking. A couple of innings later, the season effectively came to an end. It’s not good form to blame a nine-run inning on umpiring – Max Scherzer did most of the [..]

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October 13, 2011

And this evening I gleefully eat crow. Justin Verlander or no, I didn’t expect the Tigers to win Game 5. After Wednesday night’s deflating extra-inning loss, my typically optimistic self thought the Tigers had run out of gas and that the Rangers were just too hot to lose. Texas was making the most of their [..]

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October 12, 2011

As Rick Porcello was crafting a beautiful outing through the first five innings, I allowed myself think about the Tigers heading back to Texas with a 3-2 series lead. I should’ve known better; the Tigers were up only 2-0 and the Rangers were just waiting in the weeds for the right moment to get back [..]

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09-12-2011

The Daily Fungo by Mike McClary :: Detroit Tigers Baseball: Yesterday and Today

From early on it was clear that Fister brought his A-game, but it wasn’t clear the offense showed up at all — evident by the ridiculous pitches Miguel Cabrera and poor Alex Avila and just. After one loss in the American League Championship Series and a season-ending injury to Magglio Ordonez* it appears most observers are writing off the Tigers.