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Kurt Mensching

  • joined Mar 31, 2008
  • last login Aug 29, 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

Chris Kluwe lights up Vikings on Twitter

Chris Kluwe took to Twitter Friday night after the Vikings announced their response to his allegation of being cut due to his gay rights activism.

MLB
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Sabathia lost for season, requires knee sugery

The bad news for the Yankees' rotation continues.

NBA
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Fredette signing 1-year deal with Pelicans

Fredette will help New Orleans replace Anthony Morrow.

Dirks recalled from rehab, remains on DL

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A back issue forced the Tigers' outfielder back to the disabled list after six games with Lakeland.

J.D. Martinez: Steal of the offseason

When the lowly Astros had no room for J.D. Martinez, the Tigers quickly scooped him up. Since then the 26-year-old outfielder has made himself a centerpiece in a World Series contender's lineup.

7 best photos from the Home Run Derby

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Forget the Home Run Derby, this was the real highlight Monday night in Minneapolis.

Tigers eye Rangers' Soria, Frasor

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Detroit clearly needs relief help. Joaquin Benoit isn't the only direction the Tigers have looked.

Best BYB stories from the July 4 weekend

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Catch up on everything you missed during the holiday!

Here is an X-ray of Neymar's back

That's some pretty in-depth analysis from Brazilian television.

The Padres had July 4th's best 7th-inning stretch

Marine First Lieutenant Skye Martin sang "God Bless America" for the Padres' seventh-inning stretch, from Afghanistan.

MLB
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MLBPA investigating agencies for PED link

The baseball players union retained a Washington attorney to see if there were links between the Biogenesis clinic and several big-name player agencies.

Rumor: Benoit available, target of Detroit

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A return of the 36-year-old right-hander would make sense for Detroit. Can the Tigers make it happen?

Watch: Trammell's 1988 walk-off grand slam

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What Rajai Davis did on Monday hadn't been done by a Tiger in about 26 years.

FIFA investigates Suarez biting incident

The Uruguay star appeared to bite Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini on the shoulder when the pair tangled in the box late in their World Cup match Tuesday.

Tigers defense has been awful

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We thought they'd be better. We were mistaken.

The evil empire invading Fifth Third Ballpark

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No, not the Yankees. The stormtroopers.

All-Star update: Cabrera leads 1st base voting

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Two weeks remain before All-Star rosters come out, and Cabrera will likely be the Tigers' only starter.

Kershaw bubbledance dot gif

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(via @ChadMoriyama) Clayton Kershaw, you're the one you make baseball lots of fun Clayton Kershaw, we're awfully fond of you

MLB
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Kershaw takes throw off the chest

Sure he was unhittable. But only when he was the one throwing the ball.

A field-level view of Kershaw's no-hitter

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The final strike Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

Tigers, Mariners honor Tony Gwynn with '5.5' hole

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Detroit and Seattle honored Gwynn by marking off the 5.5 hole on their field.

Tigers take Spencer Turnbull in Round 2

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The Tigers took the RHP out of Alabama with the 63rd pick

Tigers draft OF Derek Hill

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The Tigers drafted a high school outfielder who excites scouts.

MLB
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Stumbling Nathan creates controversy in Detroit

Joe Nathan has been awful lately. Joba Chamberlain has been terrific all year. Do the Tigers need to make a change?

Tigers SS Iglesias out for remainder of 2014

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

Phil Coke stinks, isn't going anywhere

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

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