Al Avila is Full of Shit


In the last months of the Dave Dombrowski era in Detroit** it wouldn't have been unusual to find current Tigers Director of Baseball Ops Sam Menzin manually updating the American League standings in Dombrowski's office. Yep, the one person with any understanding of advanced metrics in the team's front office was relegated to mundane…

It Was The Worst of Times


Next month I will turn 45 years old which means I didn't really become fully aware of the Detroit sports teams until the late 70s. Yes, I fondly recall Mark "The Bird" Fidrych mowing down opposing hitters while having conversations with the baseball, but I was four years old. For all I…