Thursday, April 4, 2013
Flights at community events and the 2013 Thunderbirds' season have been canceled, according to the U.S. Air Force.
Detroit Tigers fans can keep their eyes on the field Friday during opening day. That's because Selfridge Air National Guard Base will not be participating this year in the annual flyover at Comerica Park. Potential federal sequester cuts have not only affected the beloved baseball flyover, they have also grounded goodwill flights during community events, including parades, trade shows, F-22 demonstration flights and more for the remainder of the 2013 fiscal year, according to the U.S. Air Force. "Given the current federal budget environment, the Air Force has stopped all aviation support to community events, to include our traditional fly-over of the Tigers' home opener," Technical Sgt. Dan Heaton, 127th Wing spokesman at Selfridge Air …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Detroit Tigers take the field today and play-by-play analyst Mario Impemba, a Macomb Township resident, recently gave a preview of the team's 2013 season to attendees of the Macomb Business Awards.
The Detroit Tigers take the field today to start the 2013 baseball season, and the team's play-by-play announcer and a Macomb Township resident gives a preview of the coming campaign. Mario Impemba, a play-by-play analyst on Fox Sports Detroit, gave the keynote speech recently at the first Macomb Business Awards. After last year's trip to the World Series, what do you think the Tigers record will be this year? Share your predictions on Macomb Patch.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Meet Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and other players at events Thursday and Friday throughout Southeast Michigan.
It's definitely not baseball weather out there, but Tigers fans still can see some of their favorite players Thursday and Friday throughout Metro Detroit as part of the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan. The Tigers will make several stops throughout Metro Detroit that are open to the public, including the following.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Torii Hunter, the Detroit Tigers newest player, took to Twitter on Friday to ask for recommendations on places to stay in the southeastern Michigan area.
On Thursday, free agent outfielder Torii Hunter made news by agreeing to a contract with the Detroit Tigers. Hunter's signing stoked the hot stove for baseball fans in Detroit. And on Friday, Hunter piqued fans' interest even more when he took to Twitter (his account is @toriihunter48) to ask for suggestions on a place to live in the southeastern Michigan area. Do you think Hunter should move to Shelby Township or Utica? The city offers access to beautiful parks and easy access to freeways that lead to Comerica Park. What do you think? Why should Torii Hunter move to Shelby Township or Utica?
Monday, October 29, 2012
Patch samples local reaction on Twitter following the Detroit Tigers 4-3 loss Sunday to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series.
Local Tweeters took to the Twitter following Game 4 of the World Series to offer their take on the Detroit Tigers being swept, and the future of the team. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities:
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Local reaction on Twitter following the Detroit Tigers 2-0 loss Saturday ranges from offering batting tips to hope the impossible can happen.
Twitter users took to the social media website following Game 3 of the World Series and shared their thoughts on the team and predictions for the remainder of the series. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities: What are some of our favorite Tweets? Share them on Patch.
Tigers face elimination today in Game 4 of World Series at Comerica Park.
The Detroit Tigers face elimination today in Game 4 of the World Series, beginning at 8:07 p.m. The San Francisco Giants hold a 3-0 edge in the best-of-seven series heading into today's game. World Series records: The Tigers won titles in 1935, 1945, 1968 and 1984. The Giants franchise -- in New York and San Francisco -- won titles in 1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954 and 2010. Starting pitchers: Max Scherzer (16-7, 3.74 ERA regular season; 1-0, 0.82 ERA postseason), vs. Giants' Matt Cain, (16-5, 2.79 ERA regular season; 2-2, 3.52 ERA postseason) TV: WJBK-TV (Fox 2), starting at 8:07 p.m., with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1 The Ticket) will carry the radio broadcast live. Online: ESPN Radio will offer a free …
Friday, October 26, 2012
Four lucky winners walked away from Meijer's on Hall Road a pair of World Series tickets richer.
Four lucky baseball fans walked out of Meijer's on Hall Road Friday evening with a pair of highly coveted tickets to the 2012 MLB World Series. The tickets were given out during Meijer's Detroit Tigers Tailgate Pep Rally celebration at the Shelby Township location. Dozens of baseball fans gathered for the two-hour celebration inside the store as Mike Stone from the "Stoney and Bill Morning Show" on 97.1 The Ticket entertained the crowd. The winners are: Enjoy the games, winners!
Twitter users share their thoughts about the Detroit Tigers performance in the second game of the World Series, and predictions for the remainder of Fall Classic.
Twitter users took to the social media website following Game 2 of the World Series and shared their thoughts on the performance of the Detroit Tigers, and their thoughts about the balance of the series. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities:
Tigers gear flies off store shelves, outsells World Series opponent's wares.
The Detroit Tigers return home this weekend for Game 3 of the World Series down 0-2 against the San Francisco Giants, but the team's merchandise sales continue to ride a hot streak. The Tigers are No. 2 in Major League Baseball in merchandise sales, behind the New York Yankees, whom the Tigers swept in the American League Championship Series, and just ahead of the Giants, according to the Detroit News. The sales give the Tigers an 11 percent market share of MLB merchandise sales, compared with the Yankees' 33 percent and the Giants' 7 percent, the report said. Employees at Fanatic U say the biggest sellers amongst Tigers merch has been the locker room T-shirts players sported after winning the ALCS, and the official playoff hoodies worn …