Here at The Corner, we round up Detroit Tigers news and rumors around the Tigers blogosphere so that you don’t spend hours surfing the web searching.
The Detroit Tigers have fired pitching coach Chris Bosio. Reportedly, he made insensitive comments towards a fellow employee. WXYZ-TV also reported earlier today that those comments were “racially charged” towards another Tigers employee. Rick Anderson will take over for the rest of the season.
Amidst the Bosio firing the Detroit Tigers find themselves in an eight-game losing skid. The eight-game losing streak has the Tigers frustrated and searching for answers. Jordan Horrobin writes that the Tigers frustration level is ‘maxed out’.
In prospect news, the Tigers promoted four prospects last night throughout the farm system. Matt Manning was one of those prospects promoted. He’s moved from Single-A West Michigan to High-A Lakeland.
One of the veterans whom the Tigers could trade is Shane Greene. One Tigers fan thinks the Tigers should keep Greene. Trading Greene might be tricky though, as relievers are sometimes viewed as volatile pitchers writes Ken Rosenthal.
It’s throwback Thursday and today Andy Patton looks back at the 2003 MLB Draft. 2003 is a sore spot for Detroit Tigers fans as the team lost an American League record 119 games. With the fourth of July closing in soon don’t forget to get your stars and stripes Tigers gear.
Finally, the Tigers are going against the Athletics today. First pitch is scheduled for 1:10 at Comerica Park as the Tigers look to put an end to their eight-game losing streak.