As the MLB season sprints into the dog days of summer, the race for the American League Central is wide open. Cleveland, the early front-runners, have came upon rough times as of late, losing 15 of their last 21 games. On the other hand, Detroit has been on fire the past few weeks, winning 12 of their last 16. As of June 15th, the Royals are seven games behind first place, despite being eight games below .500 and losing 16 of 24 games.
The addition of Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas has injected life into the lineup and has given the fans visions of the future. With a couple of moves this team could be on the edge of making the future, now.