A sometimes-irreverent look at Detroit's Boys of Summer, the Tigers, as they try to return to the top of the American League Central.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
ALDS Game 2 live chat (Tigers at A's)
The Tigers won Game 1 of the ALDS, 3-2, behind the stellar pitching of Max Scherzer, who made an early 3-0 lead stand up. Now, it's Justin Verlander's turn, as the former Cy Young winner and MVP takes on rookie Sonny Gray in Game 2.
Matthew B. Mowery covers the Detroit Tigers for The Oakland Press. He has also been the college writer and lead sports copy editor for the paper. Prior to his arrival in Pontiac in 2006, Mowery previously worked at The Morning Sun in Mt. Pleasant, The Alpena News and the Midland Daily News. He's covered every possible corner of the sports world, from preps to pros, from tennis to Lions training camp for The Associated Press.