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Tough times for the Tigers

Posted by: Peter Abraham - Posted in Misc on Aug 24, 2007 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

The headline in the Detroit Free Press sports section today was:

LOSING GROUND

Nate Robertson pitched 8.2 scoreless innings against Cleveland yesterday. Joel Zumaya (you remember him, Joba 1.0) then gave up three runs in the 10th.

The Tigers are not the same with Gary Sheffield in the middle of the lineup. They also lack the pitching depth they had last season.

Now the dreaded Yankees come to town. This is a huge, huge series for the Tigers. With Cleveland at Kansas City, this could be a lost weekend for them. They trail the Indians by 2.5 in the AL Central.

This is one of those series where the Yankees need to be relentless with the OPB and grind down a desperate team.

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