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Bless You Boys: Our name has sarcastic roots

Next time you yell "Bless You Boys!" after a Tigers win, give a shout out to Acid Al Ackerman.

Bless You Boys: Our name has sarcastic roots

Next time you yell "Bless You Boys!" after a Tigers win, give a shout out to Acid Al Ackerman.

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Detroit Tigers Previews

Game 11 Preview: Indians at Tigers

Anibal Sanchez will make his third start of the year for the Tigers tonight, but he is still searching for his first win.

Game 11 Preview: Indians at Tigers

Anibal Sanchez will make his third start of the year for the Tigers tonight, but he is still searching for his first win.

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The 2014 BYB Meet-Up: Ticket payment info

Come hang out with us on August 2!

The 2014 BYB Meet-Up: Ticket payment info

Come hang out with us on August 2!

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How to get Alex Avila out

Alex Avila has shown some interesting tendencies at the plate during his career.

How to get Alex Avila out

Alex Avila has shown some interesting tendencies at the plate during his career.

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MLB News: A walk-off WHAT?!

A bunch of teams postponed because of crap weather, there was a battle of Sox, and guess what Prince Fielder did?

MLB News: A walk-off WHAT?!

A bunch of teams postponed because of crap weather, there was a battle of Sox, and guess what Prince Fielder did?

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Introducing community editor Fielder's Choice!

He's digging through your FanPosts when you least expect it.

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Tigers

Bless you Boys, indeed. The 1984 Detroit Tigers stormed out of the gate and led wire-to-wire on the way to a World Series Title. Local WDIV broadcaster AL Ackerman came up with the catchphrase "Bless You Boys" and the name was so popular that Sparky Anderson used it for his book about the ‘84 season.

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Beer of the Series 2.5 - Cleveland Indians

This beer will get you through the cold snap. Maybe.

Brad's in Town!

From the same group that pranked Jeff Francoeur, found this video of the San Diego minor league club having some fun with Brad Ausmus

Tigers Top 30: #6-3

I run down four top prospects in the Tigers system.

You can't handle the Tigers!

The Tigers went on the road boasting a 4-1 record and return home for 10 games after surviving a week of interleague play to maintain a positive 6-4 record.

Behind Enemy Lines: Q&A with Let's Go Tribe

We asked Jason Lukehart of Let's Go Tribe a few questions about the Indians before tonight's series opener at Comerica Park.

Alex Avila: Still Tigers catcher of the future?

Remember when "Praise Avila" was a thing?

MLB News: Who needs small ball?

Travis Snider tried to catch a fly ball with his face, Dan Uggla did a good thing, and the Brewers finally lost.

A Good Walk Foiled: Tigers short of free passes

Walks aren't very sexy and so far the Tigers have been avoiding them with the second lowest walk-rate of any AL offense. What does that mean? Plus a few other topics in The Olde English Omelette.

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Alex Avila's True Value

Avila has been horrendous at the plate this season, but it's what he does behind the plate that makes him valuable.

Dodgertown to host Jackie Robinson Game

Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach, the Dodgers' spring training home from 1948-2008 on Tuesday will host a minor league game in honor of the anniversary of Jackie Robinson's major league debut, with proceeds benefiting United Way.

Nick Castellanos is as good as gold

The missteps of Nick Castellanos are more rare than common, and not something to be concerned about.

7 Unwritten rules of baseball

Baseball has dozens of unwritten rules that all players must honor. HookSlide explains seven of the most important.

AL Central Week in Review

A recap of last week's action around the AL Central, with news on the Indians, Royals, Tigers, Twins, and White Sox, including scores, schedules, standings, injuries, and more

MLB News: An unexpected rematch

Verlander got a hit, Bumgarner hit a grand slam, and Valverde is still Valverde.

Updated Tigers' 40 man roster, options, minutiae

After all the trades and roster cuts this spring, here is a complete list of the Tigers' 40 man roster, complete with options remaining, service time and contract status for each player.

Off day talk: Filleting Phil Coke

Off day open thread! Suggested topic? Phil Coke. Or Bubba. Or whatever.

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