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!
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Columnist Shannon Crepeau tells how a non-baseball fan became part of a Tiger Opening Day tradition.
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Detroit Tigers take the field today and play-by-play analyst Mario Impemba, a Macomb Township resident, recently gave a preview of the team's 2013 season to attendees of the Macomb Business Awards.
The Detroit Tigers take the field today to start the 2013 baseball season, and the team's play-by-play announcer and a Macomb Township resident gives a preview of the coming campaign. Mario Impemba, a play-by-play analyst on Fox Sports Detroit, gave the keynote speech recently at the first Macomb Business Awards. After last year's trip to the World Series, what do you think the Tigers record will be this year? Share your predictions on Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Meet Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and other players at events today and Friday throughout Southeast Michigan.
It's definitely not baseball weather out there, but Tigers fans still can see some of their favorite players today and Friday in communities 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 took to Twitter on Friday to ask for recommendations on places to stay in the southeastern Michigan area; at least one response tried to convince him that Rochester was the place to be.
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 Rochester? At least one Tweet as of Friday afternoon tried to sell him on the city. If you're on Twitter, tell Hunter to come to our town!
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:
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? …
This Friday, visit Meijer in Shelby Township for a chance to win a pair of tickets to see the Detroit Tigers in the World Series.
Couldn't get tickets for the World Series? No worries, there's still hope. Meijer is teaming up with Major League Baseball to give away a pair of free tickets to the 2012 MLB World Series Friday. Just show up to the Detroit Tigers Tailgate Pep Rally celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Meijer in Shelby Township, located at 15055 Hall Rd, for a chance to win. In celebration of the World Series, Meijer customers are invited to enjoy free hot dogs, games, giveaways, and prizes that include Detroit Tigers officially authenticated game-used items. Coupons for MLB merchandise will also be handed out. One lucky fan will walk away from the pep rally two World Series tickets richer. Tigers fans are welcome to eat, celebrate and share their hopes for…