Ron Gardenhire's Detroit Tigers sensed an opportunity this season - and these last few weeks have shown why. Detroit is 9-7 and in second place in the AL Central, 1 1/2 games out of first. It may not sound like much, but the Tigers are now more than a quarter of the way through their schedule.
The Indians beat you guys 17 straight times last year. Greiner said, “I had no idea about that until you just said that. I don’t know how many guys in the clubhouse know of that stat.
A great deal of Detroit’s success so far can be attributed to some key contributors on offense, a revamped bullpen that has been surprisingly effective this season and a veteran presence. The biggest boost of all has come from a mercurial outfielder who finally appears to be putting things together. Go JaCoby, Go!