1. Reasons Victor Martinez Will Be Starting the 2013 MLB All-Star Game

    In nine full MLB seasons, Victor Martinez has been selected as an All-Star four times. Playing for the Cleveland Indians , the Boston Red Sox and now for the Detroit Tigers ...

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  2. Detroit Tigers: Why Justin Verlander Should Not Play in World Baseball Classic

    On Jan. 17 when Major League Baseball released the provisional Team USA roster for the 2013 World Baseball Classic, Justin Verlander was not one of the players on the list...

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  3. Detroit Tigers: Top 5 Hitters in 2013 Are Modern Day Murderer's Row

    The 1927 New York Yankees are synonymous with one of the most famous nicknames in all of sports. Because of their absolute dominance, the Yankees' top of the order—Earle Combs, ...

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  4. Detroit Tigers: Why Jhonny Peralta Will Be the Scapegoat in 2013

    The Detroit Tigers are coming into the 2013 season as runaway favorites to win the American League Central, and big favorites to win the World Series...

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  5. Detroit Tigers: Why Alex Avila Needs to Step Up in 2013

    Alex Avila has been around baseball all his life, and has been around the Detroit Tigers for more than a decade. But if he doesn't step up, that tenure in Detroit may be coming to an end sooner than Avila had hoped...

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  6. Detroit Tigers: Why Torii Hunter Will Be the X-Factor in 2013

    The Detroit Tigers may not have made the biggest splash in free agency this offseason, but acquiring Torii Hunter with a two-year, $28 million deal was the perfect piece for the Tigers' World Series puzzle...

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  7. Detroit Tigers: Why Dombrowski Should Make Justin Verlander a Tiger for Life

    Justin Verlander is the best pitcher on the planet, and the Detroit Tigers should do everything they can to ensure that he never puts on another jersey. The 29-year-old hurler was the Tigers' No...

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  8. Detroit Tigers: Quintin Berry Will Compete to Continue Living His Dream in 2013

    Most players who spend seven years playing minor league baseball never see the light of day in the major leagues...

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  9. Detroit Tigers: Grading Team's Offseason Moves So Far

    2012 was anything but a normal year for the Detroit Tigers . The Tigers were runaway favorites to win the American League Central, and spent most of the season chasing the Chicago ...

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  10. Jim Johnson: Why the Tigers Made a Mistake Not Trading for the Orioles Closer

    The Detroit Tigers made it no secret they were shopping right-handed starting pitcher Rick Porcello all offseason...

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  11. Why the Detroit Tigers Should Give Max Scherzer Every Penny He Is Looking for

    The Detroit Tigers have never had a player go into arbitration since Dave Dombrowski became the general manager in 2002, and they shouldn't start with Max Scherzer . According to CBSSports ...

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  12. What Prince Fielder Must Do to Have an Even Bigger 2013 Than Miguel Cabrera

    Prince Fielder is a perfectionist. Even after the 28-year-old first baseman earned a career high last year with a .313 average in his first season with the Detroit Tigers , Fielder was disappointed with his performance overall...

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  13. Detroit Tigers Debate: Should Jim Leyland Use Closer-by-Commitee Plan?

    It's become common knowledge that the Tigers are more than comfortable going into spring training with 22-year-old rookie Bruce Rondon as their closer...

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  14. Detroit Tigers: GM Dave Dombrowski Missed out on Several Players This Offseason

    Mike Illitch wants to see his Detroit Tigers win another World Series in his lifetime and has opened up his wallet recently to help make it happen...

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  15. Detroit Tigers: Prospects You'll See in a Tigers Uniform in 2013

    With an average player age of just over 28 years old, the Detroit Tigers had one of the youngest teams in baseball last season. Detroit had an influx of young talent who became huge contributors to its success...

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  16. Rick Porcello: Updating Trade Rumors Swirling Around Tigers Starting Pitcher

    The Seattle Mariners and the Arizona Diamondbacks are two of the latest teams to reportedly show interest in a trade with the Detroit Tigers for starting pitcher Rick Porcello ...

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  17. J.J. Hardy: Why the Detroit Tigers Should Make a Run at the Orioles Shortstop

    If the Detroit Tigers pull the trigger on the highly publicized trade talk that would send Rick Porcello to the Chicago Cubs and bring J.J. Hardy to Detroit, they'd be killing several birds with one stone...

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  18. Why the Detroit Tigers Need a Healthy Brayan Villarreal in 2013

    On Jan. 4, the Detroit Tigers decided to shut down relief pitcher Brayan Villarreal until spring training because of inflammation in his throwing elbow. MLB ...

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  19. Detroit Tigers: The Blueprint for Miguel Cabrera to Win Consecutive AL MVPs

    Last season, Miguel Cabrera won the first Triple Crown in the Major Leagues since 1967, and fought off sabermetrics and a new-school way of analysis to bring home the American League MVP...

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  20. Detroit Tigers: Andy Dirks Will Emerge as the Everyday Left Fielder in 2013

    Andy Dirks has proved he deserves to see his name in the lineup every single day. The Detroit Tigers outfielder has been a platoon player during his first two major league seasons, ...

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  21. Detroit Tigers: New Year's Resolutions for 2013

    As well as the Detroit Tigers performed last season, winning the American League Central Division, and making it to the World Series, the Tigers' season was far from painless...

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  22. Detroit Tigers: Why It's Time to Trade Rick Porcello

    The Detroit Tigers ' rotation will be absolutely loaded in 2013. The Tigers boast the best pitcher on the planet in Justin Verlander and three 28-year-old hurlers in the prime of their careers...

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  23. Why Throwing Bruce Rondon into Closer Role Won't Cost the Tigers an AL Pennant

    Naming Bruce Rondon the closer going into the 2013 Spring Training is a mistake. But it's not a big enough mistake that it will cost the Detroit Tigers a shot at winning back-to-back American League pennants...

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  24. 5 Reasons the Tigers Have to Watch out for the Royals in 2013

    In 2013 the Kansas City Royals will be for real. The Detroit Tigers have won the American League Central the last two consecutive seasons, and after winning the AL crown and earning ...

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  25. Anibal Sanchez: Why the Tigers Are Making a Huge Mistake Signing the Free Agent

    When the Detroit Tigers traded for Anibal Sanchez in July, he was making $8 million for the 2012 season...

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