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Detroit Tigers: Reasons Why Winning the AL Central Isn't a Lock
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Hopefully the Tigers can celebrate a lot in 2013.

The Detroit Tigers may be the best team in the AL Central on paper, but that doesn't guarantee anything. Often times, the most talented teams fail to make the playoffs. While it is hard to imagine the Tigers as one of these teams in 2013, it could happen.

The Tigers arguably have the best starting rotation in the American League, as well as the past two AL MVP winners in Miguel Cabrera and Justin Verlander. Additionally, the Tigers went out this offseason and addressed one of their perceived weaknesses from last season, adding veteran right fielder Torii Hunter.

Even with the Tigers' strengths, there are still several obstacles that could prevent them from winning the division.

Here are four reasons why the Tigers may not win the AL Central.

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