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Game 12 Open Thread - Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

Starters

Scherzer (0-1, 10.38 ERA) vs. Sanchez (1-0, 8.22 ERA)

Person of Interest

Jim Leyland - Manager of the Tigers

  • Jim was born in 1944 in Perrysburg, Ohio
  • He was signed by the Pirates in 1963.
  • In 7 minor league seasons, he played catcher and hit 0.222. He did have more 3Bs and HRs (4) than SB (2).
  • He started his coach career in 1970 by being a player-manager for a AA team, the Montgomery Rebels.
  • He got his first MLB job coaching for 3B for the White Sox from 1982 to 1985 for Tony LaRussa.
  • He has coach 3 different MLB teams, the Pirates, Marlins and Tigers and won a World Series with the Marlins. Detroit is the only team he has coached to a winning record.
  • He enjoys smoking and has now been relegated to smoking in the dugout tunnel between innings.

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Poll

Who would you like to see pitch if the Royals need another starter or long reliever (Teaford starts). (AAA Stats are from this year)

This poll is closed

  • 43%
    Adcock, 1.47 ERA, 1.4 K/BB
    (124 votes)
  • 0%
    O'Sullivan, 10.80 ERA, 0.3 K/BB
    (2 votes)
  • 6%
    Mazzaro, 6.75 ERA, 3.2 K/BB
    (19 votes)
  • 16%
    Mongomery, 8.22 ERA, 0.7 K/BB
    (47 votes)
  • 6%
    Smith, 4.97 ERA, 1.9 K/BB
    (18 votes)
  • 26%
    I would rather rip out my eyes with a fork and have my bloody eye sockets filled with salt than have to watch any of those 5 pitch.
    (74 votes)
284 votes total Vote Now