Detroit News: Tigers' Austin Jackson looks confused as slump continues
What might be youthful confusion looks a lot like the problems Jackson had as a minor league too. Not that he cant' still be a useful ball player. He is one. But I wouldn't expect big turning points at this stage.
Postgame notes: Jackson goes small ball " Beck's Blog
Jackson will bunt for a base hit if he has to. He has to do something. A 1-for-4 day with a strikeout brought his average and OBP up.
MLB.com: Porcello struggles as Tigers drop series finale
Porcello said he didn't mix his pitches well. He was back to heavy usage of the two seamer. I kind of preferred the pitching strategy used in his first game of the year better ...
Benoit to be carefully used by Leyland | tigers.com: News
From Beck: The only time he might pitch the seventh inning, Leyland indicated, is in a lopsided game on a day when he needs to pitch to stay fresh.
So it's OK to pitch Benoit in the seventh when you're in a blowout, but it's not OK to bring him into a high-leverage situation? That's how you end up three runs down in the 8th inning with no point in using Benoit then either.
Sizing Up the Central After 8 " Motor City Bengals | A Detroit Tigers blog
Chris H takes a look at the division as it looked entering play Sunday.
DesigNate Robertson: Know Thy Enemy: Texas Rangers
Get to know the Rangers in a whole different way ...
Tiger Geist " Blog Archive " The harrowing tale of supporting your team in enemy territory
John writes about being a fan in an opponent's stadium. Given recent events at Chavez Ravine with idiotic Dodgers fans, it's a harrowing subject.
Old English D: Objectification
Jen does not want to watch bimbos every set of commercials.
At least the Twins lost ...
They fell to 3-6 as well.
... But the White Sox won
And they're 6-3 now.