Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Tigers' Magic Number: 10

With Tuesday's 3-1 win over Cleveland, the Tigers' Magic Number dropped to 10. No doubt it's going to be an anxious rest of the week for Tigers fans, but here's something that should give you a vote of confidence. The Tigers put their playoff tickets on sale yesterday, beginning with first-round games against the Yankees. Maybe they know something we don't.

Somewhere on a barge in Florida, Dave flipped to his sports section, read the box scores and smiled. And then he put in an enormous chew.