Kurt Mensching

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  • last login Jul 28, 2014
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Kurt has blogged about the Tigers since 2006 in one form or another and has managed Bless You Boys since 2010. He also writes a weekly column on the team for the Detroit News and serves as head copy editor and a evening editor for SBNation.com

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Tigers SS Iglesias out for remainder of 2014


He will not play before 2015, Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski told the Detroit News on Wednesday morning.

Phil Coke stinks, isn't going anywhere


Ready to DFA Phil Coke? Great! But Dave Dombrowski isn't. So ... tough.

Indy 500 starting grid and lineup


The fourth row of the Indianapolis 500 starting grid holds a lot of star power, with three drivers who have won motor sports championships during their careers: Juan Pablo Montoya, Scott Dixon and...

How to follow the Indy 500

ABC will feature its 50th consecutive Indianapolis 500 broadcast this year, but you can also listen to the race or stream select angles on ESPN3.

Indy 500: Start time, schedule and TV coverage

ABC celebrates 50 consecutive years of covering the Indy 500.

Prince 'don't give a sh--' about Tigers series


With a sore neck and a sore attitude, Prince Fielder will not join the Rangers at Comerica Park on Thursday. That's probably for the best.

Police seek warrant for Evan Reed


No decision by the prosecutor is expected this week.

Why the Tigers are off to MLB's hottest start

At the quarter-mark of the season, Detroit is off to the best start in baseball and one of the best starts in franchise history. The frightening thing for the rest of the league? It's no fluke.

Let's Zubaz up the Tigers' uniform


Sure, why not?

California Chrome wins the 139th Preakness Stakes


All eyes now turn to Belmont as California Chrome attempts to become the 12th horse to win the Triple Crown and first since 1978.

Thursday's links: Austin Jackson is weird

Austin Jackson freaks us out, the MLB won't punish the ump who patted Torii Hunter's face and Yu Darvish's no hitter in the ninth inning was no no-hitter at all.


VIDEO: Bill Murray impersonates Harry Caray

Not pictured: Harry Caray

Ump pats Torii's face during confrontation


Torii Hunter says it's no big deal and laughed off that people think he was upset with the ump afterward.

Gamethread 33

Twins at Tigers, 1:08 p.m.


Gamethread 32

Leading off: the Tigers honor Jim Leyland

True or False: Verlander will be Tigers' ERA king


I'm going to make three statements and add a little bonus information. Then you're going to tell me in the comments whether you think each will be true or false. Deal? Deal.

Watch: Nik Stauskas throws out the first pitch


Looks like a strike to us!

5 things I think: Awesome rotation, awful Coke


The defense is better, the rotation is better, the bullpen isn't as bad as we thought, and Rajai Davis is a whole lot better than expected. Things are looking good right now.

California Chrome wins the Kentucky Derby


California Chrome lived up to the hype, pulling away down the stretch to win the 140th Kentucky Derby.

Hanrahan signing with Tigers


The 32-year-old reliever made his choice, per Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

Introducing community editor Fielder's Choice!


He's digging through your FanPosts when you least expect it.

Grantland: Trust in Dombrowski


"They have a knack for acquiring major league players at exactly the right time and getting rid of them at exactly the right time. It’s something to think about when considering why the Tigers traded away Fister."

Verlanders celebrate National Sibling Day


You're going to say 'awwwwwww'

The lessons of Princess Lacey

What one 8-year-old who lost her battle with cancer taught us about ourselves.

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