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Thursday, November 22, 2012

In Play!: Denny McLain on the Detroit Tigers

And to think…there are those that say it is not the “real” Denny McLain on Facebook because of some childish (Stuckism rulz!) entries.

TIGERS

The Tigers got a super early Christmas present. Torii Hunter. How in God’s name can he hurt you? The thing is it the first five guys in our line-up: Jackson, Hunter, Cabrera, Fielder, Martinez.

I do have doubt about Martinez cause after sitting on one’s arse for 18 months it is so tough to come back and play well, but who knows, it is all about being able to capture your concentration: if he is healthy and can make some defense once in awhile, the Tigers if the pitching stands up can win the division by 20.

I personally would love to see other teams in our division play better and make it a race, this past season we, the Tigers, made it a race because of our incredible inconsistency.

Repoz Posted: November 22, 2012 at 07:41 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Rough Carrigan Posted: November 22, 2012 at 10:35 AM (#4308001)
Good that is says "the Tigers" after "we" otherwise I might have thought he was refering to "obese jerks" as a group or "fat crooks" as a group.
   2. I Am Not a Number Posted: November 22, 2012 at 12:26 PM (#4308050)
if he is healthy and can make some defense once in awhile

Who is he, Borat? Make some defense?
   3. Bruce Chen's Huge Panamanian Robot Posted: November 22, 2012 at 03:16 PM (#4308120)
It reads like it was written by a 9-year-old.
   4. What's the realistic upside, RMc? Posted: November 22, 2012 at 05:56 PM (#4308159)
if he is healthy and can make some defense once in awhile

Who is he, Borat? Make some defense?


In my outfield, there is problem!
   5. What's the realistic upside, RMc? Posted: November 22, 2012 at 07:19 PM (#4308166)
Torii Hunter. How in God’s name can he hurt you?

I LOL'd.
   6. Wahoo Sam Posted: November 23, 2012 at 10:08 PM (#4308540)
McLain submitted the exact same article to a blog I edit. Yes, his stuff reads like it was written by a 9-year old, but you should read it BEFORE someone edits it. Yikes.

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