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The year without youth

Tim Anderson forced his way to the majors ahead of any reasonable schedule, and was always going to struggle to find a foothold with his aggressive approach. He’s still highly entertaining, but the much-anticipated rookie struggles have come for him, and he’s been under a .600 OPS since July 1. Hopefully he’s been very entertaining, […]

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Tigers 11, White Sox 5: Luck runs out for James Shields

Vaunted staff-ace James Shields took the mound for the South Siders Tuesday night in the first of three against Anibal Sanchez and the streaking Detroit Tigers. What ensued was not a thing of beauty. • For those paying little attention, Shields entered Tuesday’s game riding a surge of positive momentum. For those paying serious attention, Shields and […]