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  1. Tigers conjure up roster to win it all with

    Christina Kahrl

    We've all heard this one before, right? Justin Verlander wins a big game against AL Central challenger in September. It's like the Detroit Tigers have a script to follow: Come into the season the overwhelming favorite to win the AL Central, something...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  2. Porcello plus iffy infield could be trouble

    Christina Kahrl

    When the Tigers take the field Saturday, it might provide a fascinating test case for a couple of the propositions that -- if not as important as Miggy being Miggy or the front three in the rotation doing their thing -- could be the difference betwe...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  3. Porcello, Boesch put Tigers back on top

    Christina Kahrl

    The Tigers came into this thing as favorites. Whether the division or the season, the losers of 2011's American League Championship Series weren't satisfied with a one-season run. They're supposed to win, with the AL Central representing the very lea...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  4. Improved Tigers clinch AL Central

    Christina Kahrl

    With their 3-1 win over the A's Friday night, the Tigers clinched their first division title since 1987, and their first AL Central title ever. That ended a 24-year run without a division crown, which, per ESPN Stats & Info, had been the fourth-longe...

    Blog | September 17, 2011
  5. Central thoughts: Greinke, V-Mart, Twins

    Christina Kahrl

    Both Central Divisions have their share of first-month flops. If you were to look at the AL Central's standings, you might think they were making like the redcoats at Yorktown, marching to the beat of "The World Turned Upside Down." The NL Central is...

    Blog | May 04, 2011