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A sometimes-irreverent look at Detroit's Boys of Summer, the Tigers, as they try to defend their three straight American League Central titles.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

VIDEO: Rajai Davis makes diving catch to rob Jerry Sands

Rajai Davis robbed Jerry Sands of a potential RBI hit in the fourth inning of Saturday's game against the Indians, racing into the left-center field gap, and diving at the last moment to make the catch.

Through five innings, Tigers starter Alfredo Simon had not allowed a hit.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

VIDEO: Rangers' Beltre and Banister get ejected

In the fifth inning of Sunday's game, Rangers manager Jeff Banister and third baseman Adrian Beltre were both tossed for arguing balls and strikes. At first, it was hard to tell which guys umpires Adam Hamari and Ron Kulpa had thrown out in which order.

That prompted this tweet:

(For the record, I think it was Beltre by Hamari, followed by Banister by Kulpa, but you can see for yourself.)

Check out the video here:

Maybe Banister just wanted more time for another trip to Ann Arbor to hang out with University of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

VIDEO: Watch Daniel Norris hit a home run in his first career at-bat

Daniel Norris hit a home run to dead center field in his first big-league at-bat Wednesday night, a two-run shot off Jon Lester.

CLICK HERE to read more about the historical significance of that feat.

Watch the video below:

Friday, August 7, 2015

VIDEO: Jose Iglesias gets into dugout altercation with teammates

Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias got into a heated altercation in the dugout with teammate James McCann in Friday night's game.


You can watch the full video here:

Thursday, August 6, 2015

VIDEO: Tigers' win over Royals momentarily delayed by 'rally squirrel'

A black squirrel found its way onto the field at Comerica Park during the Detroit Tigers' eighth-inning rally against the Kansas City Royals, momentarily delaying the game.



Sunday, August 2, 2015

VIDEO: Watch new Tigers pitcher Daniel Norris make a spectacular diving catch

Daniel Norris' Tigers debut started well, with a 1-2-3 first inning, and got even better in the second, when he made a spectacular diving catch.

The rookie left-hander, acquired in the deal for David Price, made a diving lunge off the mound to catch a popped-up bunt attempt by the Orioles' J.J. Hardy Sunday afternoon.

Watch Norris' play here:

Thursday, July 30, 2015

VIDEO: A look at JaCoby Jones, acquired from the Pirates in the Joakim Soria trade

The Detroit Tigers reportedly traded closer Joakim Soria to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday, and apparently are getting back SS/OF JaCoby Jones in the deal.

Here's a look at Jones, who was a third-round pick in the 2013 draft, out of LSU (above left).