Demise in second half foiled Tigers' playoff hopes
The effective end of the Tigers' season came, appropriately, in Cleveland last Monday in a most appropriate manner for 2007. In a game the Tigers absolutely had to win, they led the Indians, 5-2, entering the eighth inning. Cleveland scored three runs in the eighth off reliever Joel Zumaya, then won it in the 11th on another walk-off home run by Casey Blake.
I wish we were going to the playoffs, but I'm happy with the way we played. I'm satisfied with the effort from
--Tigers manager Jim Leyland