Kurt Mensching

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  • last login Apr 20, 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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User Blog

Get to know Suarez, Perez and Worth

Three Tigers names you need to know in light of Jose Iglesias' lingering shin splints.

Stephen Drew to Tigers a possibility

However, there are a number of hurdles that seem to make this unlikely.

Iglesias to start season on DL

The Tigers announced their shortstop will not be ready at the start of the season. Speculation has arisen by some national media members Iglesias may not be ready for half a season, but the Tigers remain quiet on that.

Spring training gamethread: Astros at Tigers

No TV, but it's on the radio

Iglesias meeting with 2nd specialist

The Tigers' shortstop may miss the start of the regular season due to the recurrence of shin splints early in spring training.

A visual representation of Georgia Tech's 2nd half

It's a best moment if you're a Clemson fan

Tigers deny Rick Porcello trade rumors

Also they make no sense in the first place.

All about Lakeland

Planning a trip? Here's some info from someone who was just there!

Peralta homers twice but Tigers too much

Austin Jackson and Nick Castellanos created much of the offense for Detroit.

Peralta talks about facing former team, the Tigers

Against whom he hit two home runs in two at bats Monday at Joker Marchant.


Pic says it all.

Tigers individual game tickets go on sale today

From the Tigers: DETROIT, MI -- Individual game tickets for the 2014 Detroit Tigers season go on sale (Saturday) beginning at 10 a.m. Fans will have the opportunity to purchase single game...

Aggressive Tigers fall short to Yankees

Detroit drops 7-4 for its first Grapefruit League defeat. But Max Scherzer felt good, anyway.

Nathan, Chamberlain talk Tigers debuts

A pair of experienced relievers aim to help the Tigers finally get that elusive World Series title.

Iglesias' shin issues come up again

The Tigers' shortstop will miss a week with a stress reaction.

Porcello emphasizing curveball

Porcello mostly crisp in first spring training start.

New-fangled Tigers look just fine

It's too early to make proclamations (but we're going to anyway).

Davis highlights Tigers' changes on the base paths

Stolen base opportunities aren't everything, but they certainly help

Castellanos working on fine tuning at 3B

Castellanos is not taking for granted the opportunity granted to him, but he's also not putting added pressure on himself.

Full finishing order of the Daytona 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Hendrick Motorsports had a good day at Daytona International Speedway.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins the Daytona 500

Dale Jr. won the Great American Race for the first time since 2004.

Dillon, Larson involved in Lap 162 wreck

Two of NASCAR's most promising rookies collided.

Danica, Austin Dillon caught in big wreck

A large wreck on lap 145 sent several drivers the the garage with an early end to their race.

Paul Menard leads at the midway point

It's been more than 20 years since the leader at the midway point won the Great American Race.

Daytona 500 starting grid

Austin Dillon remains on the front row, but Martin Truex Jr., forced to a backup car following a wreck in the second Budweiser Duel race, will have to drop back.

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