Entering the 2012 season, the Tigers were the prohibitive favorite to win in a weak AL Central. So far, the Tigers have fallen short of this expectation.
For Tigers fans, some solace can be taken from the fact that last year the Tigers were 25-26 after 51 games, and went on to win their first AL Central title with a record of 95-67. The 2011 ball club finished 20-6.
Two months in, here's a look at departmental grades for the 2012 Detroit Tigers.