2017 World Series: Astros set up perfectly for Game 6 thanks to big August trade

HOUSTON — After taking a 3-2 lead in the 2017 World Series during an utterly insane 13-12 Game 5 victory, the Houston Astros are now just one win away from securing the first World Series championship in franchise history. They should feel pretty good about their chances to win it all without needing a Game 7, thanks in large part to a man who entered Aug. 31 on a different team. We all know the story by now. Verlander had already cleared waivers and was thus eligible to be traded to any team. The Tigers were talking with other […]

Tigers face tough decision with Presley

Alex Presley hammers a solo home run down the right-field line in the 3rd to tie the game at 1 DETROIT — Once the Hot Stove season officially begins next week, the Tigers will embark on free agency looking for bargains, hoping to turn an overlooked player into not only a productive player, but a commodity. In many ways, they’ll be looking for more players like Alex Presley . Meanwhile, as the offseason nears, the Tigers still have a decision to make on whether Presley stays. Presley wants to remain a Tiger, and by all indications, the interest is […]