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    Default 08-06-11--DETROIT VS KANSAS CITY--7:10 PM








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    Happy Verday
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    "If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster."--Clint Eastwood

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    Hey Bert, looks like we have the game thread to ourselves
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    Going to this one. I can't wait.

    Haven't seen Verlander since opening day 2010.
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    Happy Verday everyone!
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    Happy Verday!
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    Quote Originally Posted by IdahoBert View Post


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    Tigs are barely favorites in this one despite Ver. KC's young pitcher is a highly regarded.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chili Mac Davis View Post
    Tigs are barely favorites in this one despite Ver. KC's young pitcher is a highly regarded.
    Danny Duffy pitched well against the Tigers last time and he may well be a star of the future, but right now his WHIP is 1.67 and Verlander's is 0.87. I'm not sure we could say the Tigers are barely the favorites to win this game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chili Mac Davis View Post
    Tigs are barely favorites in this one despite Ver. KC's young pitcher is a highly regarded.
    You have to be kidding. Right? It could end a very close game, and the Tigers could lose, but on paper this one is as easy as it gets.

    6-1 good guys. The struggling Cabrera finally does something good and goes 3-4 with 4 RBI's.
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    Carlos will be hot here.

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    The Tigers will beat the living **** out of KC tonight.
    Gonna' be a great Verday.
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    I wish this game were the mlbtv.com game of the day. How can you tell in advance if your team is scheduled before the actual day of the game? I've tried but failed in this search.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IdahoBert View Post
    I wish this game were the mlbtv.com game of the day. How can you tell in advance if your team is scheduled before the actual day of the game? I've tried but failed in this search.
    Media Center | tigers.com: Multimedia

    edit: whoops. you want to know before gameday...

    I have no idea, sorry.

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    I'm just going to call that Verlander does something special tonight now
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    TGIV!

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    Who coined the "Verday" word?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chili Mac Davis View Post
    Tigs are barely favorites in this one despite Ver. KC's young pitcher is a highly regarded.
    No.

    The Tigers are the 2nd biggest favorite behind the Rangers today.

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    BTW Verlander does indeed start against Cleveland next Thursday.
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    Jackson CF, Boesch LF, Ordonez RF, Cabrera 1B, Martinez DH, Peralta SS, Guillen 2B, Raburn 3B, Avila C, Verlander P

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    I would call that the A squad offense. Go Tigers, Go Rangers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by THECATMAC View Post
    Who coined the "Verday" word?
    A search tells me that a certain Mr. Cioe is the creator of said word.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonjd View Post
    A search tells me that a certain Mr. Cioe is the creator of said word.
    yes - if MWG has not fritzed the search engine somewhere along the way in the upgrade , it would be this post.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IdahoBert View Post
    Danny Duffy pitched well against the Tigers last time and he may well be a star of the future, but right now his WHIP is 1.67 and Verlander's is 0.87. I'm not sure we could say the Tigers are barely the favorites to win this game.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TigerNation View Post
    No.

    The Tigers are the 2nd biggest favorite behind the Rangers today.
    Correct. -182 on the road is a big favorite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chili Mac Davis View Post
    "We" aren't say that. Vegas odds are.
    No, Vegas odds aren't
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    Sure hope the rain holds off in K.C.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chili Mac Davis View Post
    "We" aren't say that. Vegas odds are.
    Except the Vegas odds have the Tigers has huge favorites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thefunk View Post
    Media Center | tigers.com: Multimedia

    edit: whoops. you want to know before gameday...

    I have no idea, sorry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antrat View Post
    BTW Verlander does indeed start against Cleveland next Thursday.
    Indeed. Verlander, Porcello will pitch in Cleveland « Beck's Blog

    You know, the Tigers can do this again--pitch Verlander and skip Penny on August 21--in the next series against the Tribe too. Fortunately, there are offdays on Sept. 8 and Sept. 19 that will give him and the rest of the staff six days off twice. By a miracle of sorts, Turner would be due to pitch on Sept. 9 and Sept. 20 if he stays on a ten-day rotation for the rest of the season and those days are days Penny would be pitching too (two miracles happening the same day). And Turner wouldn't even end up going past 145 inning for the year if he did that. If the Tigers have a good lead in the standings by then it probably wouldn't happen, but if things were close and Penny had been sucking up a storm previous to these starts, Turner could theoretically get the nod.
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    Guess I saw some bad odds. Sorry.
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    I try to read the whitesox interactive forum but my blood pressure goes up too easily.
    Jeez.
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    I am in a bad mood today and listening to Joe Buck and Tin McCarver isn't helping things.
    They are horrible and I hate Fox blackouts.
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    Just in case anyone else cares, Tigers live gave the starting lineup of a basketball team if the tigers starting pitchers played basketball.

    PG- Scherzer
    SG- Porcello
    SF- JV
    PF-Penny
    C-Fister

    Can max run the point?

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    Raburn at 3rd. Hmmm? I hope he doesn't blow the game on defense.
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    Loving the 'Verday'.

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    FYI--Jair Jurrjens has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right knee.
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