Monday, April 29, 2013
Patrick O'Rourke of Tyrone Township will be honored during a Law Enforcement Appreciation event on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.
Patrick O'Rourke, the West Bloomfield Township police officer who was killed in the line of duty in September, will be honored during Tuesday night’s Tiger game at Comerica Park. O'Rourke, a 1991 Hartland High School graduate, will be honored during the National Law Enforcement Appreciation event, which will take place before the Tigers play the Minnesota Twins, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund page. The game is scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m., but pregame ceremonies begin at 5:30 p.m., according to WHMI and will feature a display of area police cars in front of Comerica Park. $10 from each ticket will be donated to the Memorial Fund to help build the National Law Enforcement Museum, according to the event …
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, April 3, 2013
A Miguel Cabrera Triple Crown drawstring backpack and other items geared for young fans were taken from a West Bloomfield porch, police said.
Professional baseball is here, but one young fan from West Bloomfield will have to start the season without their Detroit Tigers Kids Club activity and souvenir kit after the items were stolen from a porch over the weekend. Officers with the West Bloomfield Township Police Department responded to 4000 block of Thorntree Drive Saturday afternoon for a mail tampering report and encountered the homeowner with a mailed package box. The resident said they joined the 2013 Detroit Tigers Kids Club and expected to receive the membership package that included: However, most of the items, including the Cabrera drawstring backpack, were removed, reports said. The items were reportedly taken sometime that morning or early afternoon. No suspect …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Meet Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and other players at events Thursday and Friday throughout Southeast Michigan.
It's definitely not baseball weather out there, but Tigers fans still can see some of their favorite players Thursday and Friday throughout Metro Detroit as part of the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan. The Tigers will make several stops throughout Metro Detroit that are open to the public, including the following.
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 the Greater West Bloomfield area? He may be able to find a steal in the West Bloomfield Patch real estate section. What do you think? Would you let a Major League Baseball player room with you if it meant a win in the World Series?
Monday, October 29, 2012
Patch samples local reaction on Twitter following the Detroit Tigers 4-3 loss Sunday to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series.
Local Tweeters took to the Twitter following Game 4 of the World Series to offer their take on the Detroit Tigers being swept, and the future of the team. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities:
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
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: