Jim Leyland

  • Tigers Hit Ben Zobrist In Retaliation For Not Hitting Miguel Cabrera

    Tigers Hit Ben Zobrist In Retaliation For Not Hitting Miguel Cabrera

    June 30, 2013 at 1:16 pm 26 comments

    On Saturday night, Fernando Rodney threw a pitch up-and-in to Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera wasn’t happy. After the game Jim Leyland said “there’s a price to pay for that.” And sure enough, in his first at bat, Ben Zobrist was hit by a pitch thrown by Rick Porcello. So, just so we are all on the same […]

     
  • Leyland Goes On Rant Against Rodney’s Pitch To Cabrera, Says ‘There’s A Price To Pay For That’

    Leyland Goes On Rant Against Rodney’s Pitch To Cabrera, Says ‘There’s A Price To Pay For That’

    June 30, 2013 at 10:08 am 8 comments

    During last night’s game, Fernando Rodney and Miguel Cabrera had a memorable at bat that included a lot of staring, some gesturing, one pitch that buzzed the tower, and Miggy crying all the way back to the dugout (see video of at bat here). After the game, Jim Leyland went […]

     
  • Fernando Rodney Fires Ball At Reporters, Jim Leyland Figures They Wanted A Souvenir

    Fernando Rodney Fires Ball At Reporters, Jim Leyland Figures They Wanted A Souvenir

    September 8, 2009 at 9:00 am 7 comments

    [Update] Marc Topkin is reporting that Rodney will receive a 3-game suspension for throwing the ball into the press box. [9:00am] On Saturday, the St. Pete Times wrote about an incident involving Fernando Rodney following Friday’s game at the Trop against the Tigers. Tigers closer Fernando Rodney said he was acting […]

     
  • The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    The Hangover: Its Like Selling A Dead Bird To A Blind Kid

    August 6, 2007 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

    Devil Rays @ Detroit Tigers A 3-game set…Tampa Bay is 42-68, 25.5 games back in the AL East…Detroit is 61-49, a half game back in the AL Central…The Rays are 16-35 on the road…Justin Verlander pitches for Detroit tonight. He is 11-4 with a 3.49 ERA…Edwin Jackson takes the mound […]

     
  • The Hangover: Shawn Bleepin’ Camp

    The Hangover: Shawn Bleepin’ Camp

    June 30, 2007 at 1:22 pm 1 comment

    Indians 2, Devil Rays 1.The entire evening you could sense the impending doom. It didn’t come in the first 6 innings as Edwin Jackson pitched his way around trouble with his third straight decent outing. We were sure it would come in the 7th inning when Jay Witasick walked two […]

     
  • The Hangover: Rays Bullpen Likes To Start Fires

    The Hangover: Rays Bullpen Likes To Start Fires

    June 6, 2007 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

    Blue Jays 12, Devil Rays 11. It hurts. real bad. But it would hurt a lot worse if we were surprised. Is there anybody out there that didn’t think, with Al Reyes unavailable, that this bullpen was capable of blowing a 5 run lead? Bullpens are supposed to put out […]