Thursday, April 4, 2013
Flights at community events and the 2013 Thunderbirds' season have been canceled, according to the U.S. Air Force.
Detroit Tigers fans can keep their eyes on the field Friday during opening day. That's because Selfridge Air National Guard Base will not be participating this year in the annual flyover at Comerica Park. Potential federal sequester cuts have not only affected the beloved baseball flyover, they have also grounded goodwill flights during community events, including parades, trade shows, F-22 demonstration flights and more for the remainder of the 2013 fiscal year, according to the U.S. Air Force. "Given the current federal budget environment, the Air Force has stopped all aviation support to community events, to include our traditional fly-over of the Tigers' home opener," Technical Sgt. Dan Heaton, 127th Wing spokesman at Selfridge Air …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Detroit Tigers take the field today and play-by-play analyst Mario Impemba, a Macomb Township resident, recently gave a preview of the team's 2013 season to attendees of the Macomb Business Awards.
The Detroit Tigers take the field today to start the 2013 baseball season, and the team's play-by-play announcer and a Macomb Township resident gives a preview of the coming campaign. Mario Impemba, a play-by-play analyst on Fox Sports Detroit, gave the keynote speech recently at the first Macomb Business Awards. After last year's trip to the World Series, what do you think the Tigers record will be this year? Share your predictions on Macomb Patch.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Detroit Tigers play-by-play analyst Mario Impemba, a Macomb Township resident, provided a preview Tuesday of the team's 2013 season.
As Detroit Tigers pitchers and catchers took the field in spring training for the first time Tuesday, the play-by-play announcer for the team was also getting ready for the season. Mario Impemba, a Macomb Township resident and play-by-play analyst on Fox Sports Detroit, was the keynote speaker Tuesday at the first Macomb Business Awards. During his talk, he touched on a number of subjects including his preview of the 2013 season. RELATED
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Members of the Detroit Tigers visited the state-of-the-art Ground Systems Power and Energy Lab at TACOM in Warren and met with soldiers and civilian employees during the annual team's annual Winter Caravan.
Members of the Detroit Tigers on Thursday visited the men and women at TACOM in Warren who test and pioneer many of the items used by the U.S. Army around the world. Prince Fielder, Miguel Cabrera and Phil Coke were among the Tigers on the team's Winter Caravan which stopped in Macomb County and allowed the players to see the M-1 Abrams up close and tour the Ground Systems Power and Energy Lab (GSPEL). The facility includes unique labs that test equipment before it is sent to the battlefield. Afterward, the American League Champions participated in a question-and-answer session with personnel at the facility. Questions included:
Meet Justin Verlander, Miguel Cabrera and other players at events Thursday and Friday throughout Southeast Michigan.
It's definitely not baseball weather out there, but Tigers fans still can see some of their favorite players Thursday and Friday throughout Metro Detroit as part of the Detroit Tigers Winter Caravan. The Tigers will make several stops throughout Metro Detroit that are open to the public, including the following.
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Local reaction on Twitter following the Detroit Tigers 2-0 loss Saturday ranges from offering batting tips to hope the impossible can happen.
Twitter users took to the social media website following Game 3 of the World Series and shared their thoughts on the team and predictions for the remainder of the series. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities: What are some of our favorite Tweets? Share them on Patch.
Staying in to watch tonight's Detroit Tigers game? Here are some foods to keep you spirited (and warm) on this baseball night.
If you're lucky enough to be at Comerica Park for tonight's Game 4 between the Detroit Tigers and the San Francisco Giants, you know what you'll be dining on. Pizza (Little Caesars, of course). Coneys. Cracker Jacks. And, of course, peanuts. But if you're hosting a World Series watch party or heading out to one, here are five dishes you can share. You can pace back and forth with this taco: Maybe you can't wait for Tuesday for your free Doritos Locos Taco from Taco Bell (the results of a stolen base bet the restaurant chain offered up during the Series). Patch blogger Hope Comerford, known for her Busy Mom's Slow-Cooker Adventures, created this version you can cook all day and dine on at night. It's a recipe for Walking Tacos that will …
Tigers face elimination today in Game 4 of World Series at Comerica Park.
The Detroit Tigers face elimination today in Game 4 of the World Series, beginning at 8:07 p.m. The San Francisco Giants hold a 3-0 edge in the best-of-seven series heading into today's game. World Series records: The Tigers won titles in 1935, 1945, 1968 and 1984. The Giants franchise -- in New York and San Francisco -- won titles in 1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954 and 2010. Starting pitchers: Max Scherzer (16-7, 3.74 ERA regular season; 1-0, 0.82 ERA postseason), vs. Giants' Matt Cain, (16-5, 2.79 ERA regular season; 2-2, 3.52 ERA postseason) TV: WJBK-TV (Fox 2), starting at 8:07 p.m., with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1 The Ticket) will carry the radio broadcast live. Online: ESPN Radio will offer a free …
Saturday, October 27, 2012
Tigers look to dig out of 0-2 hole in series vs. San Francisco.
The Detroit Tigers took a beating this week in San Francisco, and are looking to dig themselves out of a hole back home Saturday in Detroit for Game 3 of the World Series, beginning at 8:07 p.m. World Series records: The Tigers won titles in 1935, 1945, 1968 and 1984. The Giants franchise -- in New York and San Francisco -- won titles in 1905, 1921, 1922, 1933, 1954 and 2010. Starting pitchers: Anibal Sanchez (9-13, 3.86 ERA regular season; 1-1, 1.35 ERA postseason), vs. Giants' Ryan Vogelsong, (14-9, 3.37 ERA regular season; 2-0, 1.42 ERA postseason) TV: WJBK-TV (Fox 2), starting at 8:07 p.m., with pregame coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1 The Ticket) will carry the radio broadcast live. Online: ESPN Radio will offer a…
Friday, October 26, 2012
Twitter users share their thoughts about the Detroit Tigers performance in the second game of the World Series, and predictions for the remainder of Fall Classic.
Twitter users took to the social media website following Game 2 of the World Series and shared their thoughts on the performance of the Detroit Tigers, and their thoughts about the balance of the series. Here is a sampling of some of local Tweets from Tweeters in Patch communities: