Race for the Central (Tigers stuff)

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  1. Darth Tater

    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=AhXUJadY46cloRlFToc4jPcRvLYF?slug=dw-tigers082106&prov=yhoo&type=lgns

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    Nice find DT. I added the quote.
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    I'm more worried about the possibility of the Yanks getting home field than the Twinkies/Sox passing us in the standings.
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    Yanks playing the best in the A.L. right now. No bout a doubt it.
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    Looks like the Tigers have regained their conficdence as it relates to both pitching and hitting. The Yanks will be a test next week in the bronx and right now they appear to be the team to beat. A series win there will really boost the Tigers confidence in maintaining the HF advantage... the last thing we need is for the Yankees to have home field advantage in the playoffs:doh:

    Nice couple of outings out of Verlander and Rogers. Two straight wins by Rogers...lets hope he has regained his form down the stretch.
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    :whoo:Plus the Twins lost tonight. Sweeeet.
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    That was a nerve-wracking game to say the least. Coulda gone either way. Glad it went ours.
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    I don't know guys, if there is a chance of a subway series would the Tigers be allowed a fair chance? The Yankee pitching can be had, but those hitters are still grade A.
    How does are lineup match up?
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    Not well. We've got too many free swingers. The Yankee hitters are not only good hitters, they are patience, too. If the Tiger hitters are more patient, that will bode well. The Yankee pitching staff is nothing to write home about.
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    Wang is pretty good.
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    I think we have the most clutch 6,7,8,9 hitters in the league.
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    Our number nine hitter has 21 homers, so that tells you something about our lineup.
    But now, I'm calling for a Tigers sweep of the sox, hopefully Miner has a good outing tonight, while the Tigers try to jump all over Garcia. Then they will send an even bigger statement to the sox.
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    bezeach First Round Draft Pick 1x Fantasy Champion

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    The Bo-Sox have the best 3, 4 hitters in the league, and it still looks like they won't make the playoffs :laugh:
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    I hope Pudge keeps swinging the bat hard to make me look good for trading Posada and Freddy Garcia for him.

    :)
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    I guess I was wrong about Miner. He only lasted 40 pitches, and didn't even survive 2 innings!
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    On any other night the Tigers 5 runs may have been enough, but giving up 7 or more runs normally lands them in the loss column. After last weekend's outing, they were just hoping to salvage a split, which is what they might get, but taking 3 of 4 would be confidence booster and give them more than enough breathing room in keeping space between the Sox, Twins and Yankees. Unfortunately tonight all of the contenders but the Tigers won, so everybody moved a game closer. :mad:
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    The Tigs have only given up about 500 runs all year. No one else is close.
    The 14 shut-outs are tops also.
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    I drafted both Pudge and Posada in my league (middle rounds), with the thinking that I'd have 1. good depth incase of injury and 2. good trade bait
    but Pudge was stinking up the joint so badly early that I dumped him for a pitcher. :doh:
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    bezeach First Round Draft Pick 1x Fantasy Champion

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    The Tigers got murdered today 10-0! The Sox put a beating on them and didn't let up. Good thing we got two early wins in the series against them.
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    Swept the tribe in Cleveland a couple of weekends ago. if ever there was time to do that again it is this weekend before going to the Bronx next week.

    I see the Twins moving ahead of the Sox this weekend and inching closer. Prefer that they take two from the Sox; don't need a sweep from either team........ but the Tigers definitely need it.:fingerscr

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