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  1. Poor Baserunning and Bullpen Costly; Turner brilliant in his debut

    by , 07-31-2011 at 11:10 AM
    I was watching the game on TV yesterday and was absolutely incredulous that, late in the game with the Tigers trailing 3-1, Miguel Cabrera stopped at 1B on his drive up the right center field gap. Cabrera isn't a fast runner but he generally seems to be smart on the basepaths. Ordonez made it from 1B to 3B on the play.

    As a result, with only one out, the Double Play was still in order. Then on a ground ball to 2B, Magglio seemed to initially hesitate off of 3B before coming home. ...
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  2. 7/27/11- Prototypical tigers game.

    by , 07-27-2011 at 05:21 PM
    It was another one of those classic second half tigers games today! Even though we lost 2 to 1 a lot can be learned from this game. Shal we go into detail on these things?


    1. Jim makes poor lineup decisions. Again. - It takes one poor decision by a manager to lose a game, and Jim probably lost todays game for us. With the bases loaded and 1 man out Ryan Raburn came trotting up to the plate and struckout to kill a perfect shot at going ahead in the game. Rather than playing ...
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  3. Fourth of July at Joker Marchant

    by , 07-04-2011 at 01:06 PM
    It's time, once again, for our traditional observance of this nation's independence! And of course that means Baseball! I doubt there's a more perfect way to celebrate on this day than with baseball, hot dogs, and fireworks after the game! That's about as American as you can get!! I look forward to this every summer, and today is no exception. Let's hope our Flying Tigers can defeat the Dunedin Blue Jays; after all it's USA vs Canada!!! LOL! GO FLYING TIGERS
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  4. I Can Blog On MTS....? DUH.....

    by , 07-01-2011 at 01:47 PM
    Alright, so I'm living up to my name, and this will probably come as no surprise to many, but I only just discovered that MTS has a section for blogging. I'm a relative newcomer to MTS, having only been a member for about 3 years! Obviously I haven't spent too much time browsing the site - I usually just check out the latest Flying Tigers news or post to the Monday Random 10; which, by the way has really dropped off the radar. Too bad, because I really enjoy seeing what others are listening ...
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  5. March to October

    by , 04-03-2011 at 10:19 PM
    It is always better to start well, but really --- in baseball -- it all comes down to winning enough games. That is, more than the other teams in your division for first place and fourth best in the league for the wildcard.

    I am amazed how much thought and sweat by the fans go into deciding what needs to be down after one or two games... and that it can be forgotten after the third game ends a two-game losing streak

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