What is that Sucking Sound?

It was only a matter of time before Detroit Tigers skipper Jim Leyland flipped out on his sub-par ball team.

Sunday's 11-0 piss-pounding by the Chicago White Sox, which was highlighted by not one, but two grand slams -- at the hands of Joe Crede and Paul Konerko -- was the straw that broke the camel's back. Adding insult to injury is never easy to swallow.

This marks the fourth time the Motor City Kittens and their $138.7 million payroll have been shut out this season, the second consecutive, bringing them to a shoddy 2-10 record. Leyland is more than pissed, he's embarrassed.

"I know I suck. We know we suck. But I don’t see nobody in there hanging their head and feeling sorry for themselves. Yeah, we suck. But we’ll see who sucks at the end," said designated hitter Gary Sheffield.
Yes, it's April, there's plenty of time left, but what is their plan of action to switch the momentum into a winning direction? Miguel Cabrera has no idea.
"I feel like everybody’s laughing right now," the third baseman said.
Well, that's because they are. They're either laughing or so confused and shocked by this suckfest of a team that they don't know what to do other than laugh hysterically.

The Tigers head back home to Comerica Monday night to face the Minnesota Twins when Jeremy Bonderman (1-1, 3.97 ERA) takes the hill against Nick Blackburn (0-1, 2.25 ERA) at 7:10pm CST.

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Tuffy said...

The Tilde will be there. Oh, he'll be there. In fact, he's contractually obligated to BE THERE!