Tag Archives: Tigers

Hanging Around .500 . . . a Lot!

Last time out, we discussed the record for a team alternating wins and losses, both to start a season and within a season.  Now let’s go on a slight tangent and explore the universe of .500 teams. The record for … Continue reading

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The Anagrammatic Battery

It was just a quiet Friday night.  Jarred Cosart had been called up for his big league debut with the Astros, and then my Twitter feed went nuts: Sam Miller @SamMillerBP holy cow via @suss2hyphens Cosart and his catcher Castro … Continue reading

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Three Homers for You, A Loss for your Team

Miguel Cabrera’s three-homer game last night was the 86th instance of a player hitting three or more homers in a contest that his team lost.  This is the second time Cabrera launched three homers in a loss.  Johnny Mize had … Continue reading

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“Veteran” Teams

Veteran’s Day is here, and the VORG is celebrating by highlighting the oldest teams (relative to league-average age) since 1901.  Listed below are the ten teams with the biggest difference between their average age “TmAge” and the league average that … Continue reading

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The VORG 2012 World Series Preview

Here’s some things you probably didn’t know about each member of the World Series teams (based on presumed rosters as of Tuesday afternoon). First up, the Tigers: Pitchers  Al Alburquerque : Has not allowed a homerun in his 56.2 inning … Continue reading

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So Who You Got?

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Division of Labor(ing Teams) at Home

With play now completed for all AL Central teams today, their standings are as follows: Central W L PCT GB HOME ROAD Cleveland 11 9 .550 – 4-7 7-2 Chi WSox 11 11 .500 1 4-7 7-4 Detroit 11 11 … Continue reading

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