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This one is key. Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder can't do it all on their own. With seven other batters in the lineup and three of those (Delmon Young, Alex Avila and Brennan Boesch) being power hitters themselves, the Tigers' bats can be much more dominant than they are now.
Thankfully, Austin Jackson has revised his batting stance, which resulted in more consistent hitting and less strikeouts. With Victor Martinez out for probably the entire 2012 season, Delmon Young and the rest of the lineup has to step up and play the plate as smart as possible.
If the Tigers can stay away from dangerous pitches that can result in numerous strikeouts and wait for the pitches they can turn on, they can become the powerhouse everyone feared last year.
With the combination of starting pitchers delivering late into games, a closer who shuts down bats in the ninth inning and their own bats consistently making good contact, the Tigers will be poised to run through the rest of this season and be serious contenders come October.