After making the playoffs in back-to-back seasons, and advancing to the World Series for the second time in seven years, the Detroit Tigers will return in 2013 with essentially the same roster that got them to the Fall Classic this past year.
But just because the Tigers have found success recently, and bring back a cohesive team that won the American League Central last season, doesn't mean they can afford to be complacent in their pursuit of the right pieces to help them win a World Championship.
Detroit has had one of the highest payrolls in baseball the last several years, but this offseason the Tigers need to be smart in how they spend their money.
There are several quality free agents on the market that could help the Tigers get over the hump and bring home a World Title.
Here are the six free agents the Tigers should consider acquiring that wouldn't cost a fortune: