Detroit Tigers 2012: Early Grades for Tigers' First Month of the Season

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Detroit Tigers 2012: Early Grades for Tigers' First Month of the Season
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Can Jim Leyland skipper the Tigers back to the ALCS?

Tonight, the Tigers (15-14) play their 30th game in a rubber-match against the Seattle Mariners (14-18). It is safe to say the Tigers were a prohibitive favorite to win the AL Central, leading into Opening Day. It is also safe to say the Mariners weren't expected to do much in the AL West, but they aren't doing too bad given their young, unbalanced lineup and shaky starting rotation (sans Felix Hernandez).

But here we are, thirty games into the season, and both teams are separated by only a few games. 

Something is keeping the Tigers from roaring. That much is clear. Here's a look at departmental grades for the Tigers' first month of the 2012 season

 

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