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Things You Can Buy In Detroit For $8 Million

That’s a lot of Coney Dogs.

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In 18 Hours They’ll Be Laying Flowers On Their Life

The outcomes aren’t important, but how the team reaches them is the last gasp of meaningful baseball we have.

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Spayed and Neutered in Motor City

With the Good Guys mere inches away from death’s door, the only thing that will save us is gleeful mocking of the baseball team from (and the actual city of) Detroit. Seriously. That People Mover’s not gonna laugh at itself, you know. [A.V. Chicago]

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Your Guide To Clutching At The Last Hateful Straws Of The 2009 Season

If the enemy of my enemy is my friend, what happens when two of my enemies conspire to exploit my favorite team’s flaws?

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The Most Crucial Series Ever

Ozzie Guillen calls it “very important.” Brian Anderson calls it a big one, but only under certain conditions. Jermaine Dye is all like, hey, man, we come here to win all the time. But what, really, might this week’s cricket match with the Tigers have in store? Let us consider the many woeful possibilities: Five-game […]

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Elsewhere

Today is the first day of the rest of your season. [The Beachwood Reporter] There are only two ways the series with Detroit can end: misery or total world domination. [Mouthpiece Sports]

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If They Play .500 Ball…

Just kidding: they won’t. But they might! And so might everyone else!

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Bold Predictions: Chicago Rock City

Second and fourth places have never been so horrifically similar.

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Not Even Confidence Can Save Them

The Sox’ pitching coach can work a lot of miracles, but perhaps some All-Star relievers were simply not meant to be salvaged.

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City Primeval

This season’s forecast for Detroit: generally gloomy but with a 58% chance of sunshine. Part two in a series.

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Alright, to Hell with This

What’s the opposite of greener pastures? One fan searches for the answer. Chris T. reports from beyond the Thunderdome.

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Three Moves the Sox Need to Make

Victory is ours through the logical continuation of the 2008 Plan in three simple steps. Here’s how: 1. Trade for Gary Sheffield. Because you can never have too many slow power hitters past their prime. 2. Trade for Freddy Garcia. Because you can never have too many questionable starting pitchers, and he can probably be […]

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In Search of Justin Verlander

Who you callin’ “ace”?

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Lousy Baseball

Nothing is beautiful and everything hurts.

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Letter from Detroit II: Vanity Teams Are the Worst Kind

What makes a baseball team great? Having a little something on the side. Ed Yieklak explains.

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Letter from Detroit I: Tigers and Me

When is the home team no longer your home team? In the first of our three-part series, Dave Willen looks back on life after Michigan.

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