Mensching: Not selling would just keep Tigers stuck in mediocrity

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Mensching: Not selling would just keep Tigers stuck in mediocrity
Mensching: Not selling would just keep Tigers stuck in mediocrity

The Tigers flew into Cincinnati a few days ago carrying a five-game win streak and an unexpected opportunity to reach .500 against the abysmal Reds. The Tigers laid the egg instead, trailing 9-0 at one point in the short-series opener. While it's safe to believe many people shouting “buy, buy, buy” during the Tigers' hot streak were being at least a little facetious, it did bring to mind the question whether the team should even be a seller as the July non-waiver trade deadline makes its first appearances on the horizon. While the wild card can often be considered the last respite of playoff dreamers, this year the likely American League teams seem all but sewn up, while a small handful of National League teams should be considered serious contenders.

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