Running through the notable quotes from the week that was.
Are the stats missing something the Tigers’ skipper sees?
Madison Bumgarner reprises his memorable 2010 World Series start, killing Detroit softly to take a 2-0 series lead.
Jim Leyland’s comments before and after ALCS Game Two reveal why we don’t see closers by committee or relief aces more often.
Ben and Sam catch up on the Yankees-Tigers ALCS and Ben’s beat-writing adventures, then talk about why players and stats disagree about the difficulty of pitching on short rest, and Jim Leyland’s comments about closers.
John casts his ballot for this year’s All-Stars, and a conversation with Jim Leyland.
There are a lot of differences between the two parks in Chicago, especially for those trying to cover games.
White Sox unveil their new manager for his first home opener, Jim Leyland isn’t saying much but Kenny Williams is, and something is askew around home plate.