I know it means little,but if nothing else, this has to be great for the team's confidence to be able to start out as winners rather than massive losers. Mike Maroth was probably the happiest guy in the world yesterday to actually get a win when he he was starting. I-Rod rulz.
.500 here we come!
"I am the past, present and future of professional wrestling, and all of you player hating sons of bitches wanna be me, and all your girls wanna see me, and when your kids meet me, I greet thee with a smile, 'cause I go the extra mile" - TEDDY HART
If the Tigers finish .500 this year, they should waive the 5 year rule and induct I-Rod into the Hall of Fame next year. Now, on the other side of the coin: Is Tosca's job on the line for the Blue Jays this weekend in Boston? I don't think J.P., with the high 80's win expectations, will be very patient if they start 1-5 or 0-6.
I want you to know, I agree with everything I just said.
Heh... thanks. I think I was parroting that from the guys at Fox or something. A quick check at baseball-reference.com shows that the Sox were the Wild Card winners in '98-'99, went to the Series '15'-'16, won the '03 series and then won the AL in '04....