Let's be honest, we're all wondering the same thing: Are the Tigers going to collapse in the next month? The past failures have been well-documented. They have blown it more than once when the playoffs were in sight.
The Tigers look different this year, however. The bullpen has been steady, the rotation has been solid and the lineup has been clutch. Leaders like Justin Verlander and Victor Martinez seem poised to prevent the late-season collapse of previous years.
While the man at the top remains the same, things can be different this year. Here are eight simple steps to prevent the collapse.