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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: Jim Leyland

Jim Leyland Was So Happy with Jose Valverde He Kissed Him (Picture)

Defeating the Yankees at Yankee Stadium in a clinching game is an overwhelming experience.  New York has a lineup that is nearly impossible to conquer, so when your pitching staff holds the Yankees to three runs over the nine most important innings of the year it’s understandable to be overcome by emotions.  Believe it or…Read More

Jim Leyland Not Scoring Points with the In-Laws After this Story

Jim Leyland had a routine pre-game press conference Thursday leading up to Game 5 between the Tigers and Yankees. He was asked by a reporter if he arrived at the ballpark early for the game. Apparently that was a reference to a previous occasion when Leyland showed up for a playoff Game 7 extremely early…Read More

Jim Leyland Wearing Same Underwear, Socks Until Tigers Lose

The immortal Crash Davis once said, “Never f*** with a winning streak.” Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland clearly heeds that message. The Tigers have won 12 in a row and are 13.5 games up in the AL Central. Their magic number to clinch the division is one, and Leyland isn’t doing anything that could put…Read More

Jim Leyland Ejected After Awesome Tirade (Video)

Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland went on an awesome tirade last night during the Tigers-Blue Jays game. Check out what happened during the 7th inning that led to his ejection: I was watching that live on Monday and joked that it lasted so long there was enough time to read an entire Bill Simmons article…Read More

Jim Leyland Accepts Fan Second-Guessing About Removing Porcello from Shutout

Tigers manager Jim Leyland is an outspoken character who is unafraid to voice his opinion. Last week he said interleague play was flawed, he’s argued against instant replay, and he steadfastly believed that Miguel Cabrera’s alcohol problems wouldn’t affect his play. Now he’s ranting against the fans who call into sports talk radio shows to…Read More

Jim Leyland Does Not Want Instant Replay in MLB Despite Blown Call

Umpire Jim Joyce blew a call at first base that cost Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga a perfect game. As a result, we said once again that baseball should expand its use of instant replay. Unfortunately, we have guys like Jim Leyland who like things the way they are. After the Tigers beat the Indians 3-0…Read More

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