Detroit Tigers: Monday Morning Manager

Posted: 14th September 2009 by Greg Eno in MLB
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My weekly take on the Tigers, also known simply and affectionately as “MMM.” Week of 9/7-13: 1-5 This week: 9/14: TOR; 9/15-17: KC; 9/18-20: at Min

Goat of the Week The bullpen sprang its first major leak of the season. The Tigers are still 64-0 when leading after eight innings, but on Saturday, Fernando Rodney surrendered a tie-breaking two-run home run to Aaron Hill as the Tigers lost their season-high fifth straight game. The Blue Jays rallied from a 6-3 deficit to win, 8-6. The game also featured a game-tying wild pitch by the usually reliable Brandon Lyon. The losing streak, coming on the heels of a six-game winning version, was largely due to the bullpen getting all sieve-like. Everything that went right during the winning streak went wrong in the five loss ...

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