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5 Things We Learned About the Detroit Tigers During Spring Training
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Most MLB teams go into spring training with a basic plan of things to accomplish, players to watch and a few slots to fill.

For the Detroit Tigers, 2013 spring training was no different.

The Tigers came into the spring for the second consecutive year as a runaway favorite to win the American League Central.

Detroit wasn't looking to make any big moves, and it wasn't hoping for an earth-shattering performance to hang its hopes on this season.

The Tigers were about business as usual and hoping a few things would work themselves out.

For the most part, Detroit has gotten its wish and will go into Opening Day on Monday with the same expectations that it went into spring training with:

To win a third consecutive AL Central crown.

But every manager and fanbase learns a few things about their team at one point or another during the spring, and Tigers manager Jim Leyland has learned plenty about his squad in the last several weeks.

Here are the five things we learned about the Tigers during spring training.

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