Friday, April 5, 2013
Do you proudly wear the orange and blue? Show off your Detroit Tigers gear here by uploading a photo to our fan gallery.
Raise your paws and don that old-English "D", Tigers fans, at long last it's Opening Day at Comerica Park. The home team takes on the New York Yankees today, with the first pitch at 1:05 p.m. Whether you're headed downtown, or watching the game from home, we want you to show your Tigers pride by uploading a photo or video of you and your loved ones (pets included!) rocking the orange and blue. Just click the "Upload Photo & Video" tab on this page to share your shots. What do you love about Tiger baseball? Who's your Tiger this year? How many wins will the team get? World Series or bust? Predictions? Tell us in the comments!
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
See Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera at the Palladium 12 Theater Thursday as part of the team's annual Winter Caravan.
It's definitely not baseball weather out there, but Tigers fans can still see some of their favorite players in Birmingham this Thursday as part of the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan. Miguel Cabrera, Justin Verlander and Joaquin Benoit will visit the Palladium 12 Theatre in Birmingham from 4-6 p.m. Thursday to spread some baseball fever and rally Birmingham's Tigers fans. At an event beginning at 5 p.m., the three players will answer fan questions, play trivia games and give away raffle prizes and other giveaways. The program is free and open to the public. This is the second year the Tigers have stopped in Birmingham as part of their Winter Caravan. Six Tigers, including Verlander and Cabrera, met with their Birmingham fans last January as…
Friday, November 16, 2012
Torii Hunter, the Detroit Tigers newest player, took to Twitter on Friday to ask for recommendations on places to stay in the southeastern Michigan area.
On Thursday, free agent outfielder Torii Hunter made news by agreeing to a contract with the Detroit Tigers. Hunter's signing stoked the hot stove for baseball fans in Detroit. And on Friday, Hunter piqued fans' interest even more when he took to Twitter (his account is @toriihunter48) to ask for suggestions on a place to live in the southeastern Michigan area. Do you think Hunter should move to Birmingham? Several Tigers have already recommended our fair city, but what do you think?
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Local reaction on Twitter following the Detroit Tigers 2-0 loss Saturday ranges from offering batting tips to hope the impossible can happen.
Twitter users took to the social media website following Game 3 of the World Series and shared their thoughts on the team and predictions for the remainder of the series. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities: What are some of our favorite Tweets? Share them on Patch.
Tigers face elimination today in Game 4 of World Series at Comerica Park.
The Detroit Tigers face elimination today in Game 4 of the World Series, beginning at 8:07 p.m. The San Francisco Giants hold a 3-0 edge in the best-of-seven series heading into today's game. World Series records: The Tigers won titles in 1935, 1945, 1968 and 1984. The Giants franchise -- in New York and San Francisco -- won titles in 1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954 and 2010. Starting pitchers: Max Scherzer (16-7, 3.74 ERA regular season; 1-0, 0.82 ERA postseason), vs. Giants' Matt Cain, (16-5, 2.79 ERA regular season; 2-2, 3.52 ERA postseason) TV: WJBK-TV (Fox 2), starting at 8:07 p.m., with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1 The Ticket) will carry the radio broadcast live. Online: ESPN Radio will offer a free …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Don't have tickets to the World Series this weekend? Check out these bars and restaurants around town.
Despite a slow start for the Tigers, the World Series continues: the Tigers play the San Francisco Giants in game three and four of the World Series tonight and tomorrow. If you aren't lucky enough to have snagged tickets, there's plenty of places to catch the game around town. We've got your round-up of Birmingham restaurants and bars with TVs and enough burgers, hotdogs and spirits to go around: Dick O'Dow's Luxe Bar & Grill The Corner Bar Edison's Max & Erma's Barrio Tacos & Tequila Do you know of any other sports-friendly hangouts in Birmingham? Leave a comment letting us know where we'll be tonight or tomorrow, then leave a review on their directory listing!
Tigers look to dig out of 0-2 hole in series vs. San Francisco.
The Detroit Tigers took a beating this week in San Francisco, and are looking to dig themselves out of a hole back home Saturday in Detroit for Game 3 of the World Series, beginning at 8:07 p.m. World Series records: The Tigers won titles in 1935, 1945, 1968 and 1984. The Giants franchise -- in New York and San Francisco -- won titles in 1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954 and 2010. Starting pitchers: Anibal Sanchez (9-13, 3.86 ERA regular season; 1-1, 1.35 ERA postseason), vs. Giants' Ryan Vogelsong, (14-9, 3.37 ERA regular season; 2-0, 1.42 ERA postseason) TV: WJBK-TV (Fox 2), starting at 8:07 p.m., with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1 The Ticket) will carry the radio broadcast live. Online: ESPN Radio will offer a…
Friday, October 26, 2012
Twitter users share their thoughts about the Detroit Tigers performance in the second game of the World Series, and predictions for the remainder of Fall Classic.
Twitter users took to the social media website following Game 2 of the World Series and shared their thoughts on the performance of the Detroit Tigers, and their thoughts about the balance of the series. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities:
Tigers gear flies off store shelves, outsells World Series opponent's wares.
The Detroit Tigers return home this weekend for Game 3 of the World Series down 0-2 against the San Francisco Giants, but the team's merchandise sales continue to ride a hot streak. The Tigers are No. 2 in Major League Baseball in merchandise sales, behind the New York Yankees, whom the Tigers swept in the American League Championship Series, and just ahead of the Giants, according to the Detroit News. The sales give the Tigers an 11 percent market share of MLB merchandise sales, compared with the Yankees' 33 percent and the Giants' 7 percent, the report said. Employees at Fanatic U say the biggest sellers amongst Tigers merch has been the locker room T-shirts players sported after winning the ALCS, and the official playoff hoodies worn …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
It's time for Detroit area fans to rally. Post your photos and let's show the Bay Area just how "fanatic" you are about the Tigers.
The World Series is a best of seven-game series and diehard fans know that the Tigers have been grinding out victories all season long. So don't panic about the losses so far to the Giants. Let's show our Tigers that we're behind them all the way. Starting Oct. 25, and running through the last out of the series, fans of both teams will be competing head-to-head to see who can post more photos on their respective Patch sites showing team pride. The side with the most uploaded images wins. There are no cash or prizes. It's about showing that our pride matches the prowess of our baseball team! So get busy. Dig out those ballpark photos and post 'em on Patch. Show your favorite T-shirt or hat or replica jersey. Impressive bar in the basement? …