In my first published post back in 2011 I talked about expectations and perception…it seems only fitting that I do the same in my return to writing about the Tigers… I’m scared. Well, perhaps nervous or apprehensive is a better way to describe it. The Tigers are really good, REALLY good, REALLY REALLY good…on paper. We have seen this before though, [...]
Welcome to the Walkoff Woodward Spring Training Preview Series, where we’ll be previewing the Tigers roster position by position. Today, we’ll be looking at the rotation — a very deep, very prolific group of arms that look to propel Detroit to a 3rd straight Central Division crown.
Frankly, I can’t think of any reason why Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers shouldn’t marry themselves together for the next decade or two. I mean, given what we know of pitcher counts and taxations on arms and the like, we should all just ignore the 25,428 pitches thrown, 6,408 batters faced, and 1553 total [...]