TIGER PREVIEW 2008

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  1. OLD SKOOL HQ

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    THE BENCH AND THE BULLPEN-

    THE BENCH- Not as needed as most teams and not as bas as others. The Tigers have 3 of the most versatile players in the AL in Marcus Thames The Official Site of The Detroit Tigers: Team: Player Information, Ryan Rayburn The Official Site of The Detroit Tigers: Team: Player Information and the lovable Brandon Inge The Official Site of The Detroit Tigers: Team: Player Information.

    Thames is as strong as they come and will benefit from the strong bats ahead of him. His defense wasnt bad at first last year, but he has to hit more than 18 homers to be considered effective.

    PREDICTION: AVG: .266 HR: 22 RBI: 55

    RAyburn is a typical-Mickey Stanley type player. Likable and unassuming, but tough as nails. He has good speed and a solid bat.

    PREDICTION: AVG: .303 HR: 6 RBI: 33


    Inge may be the most enigmatic presence in baseball this year. He can go down in history as one of the most versatile players of all time or be a jerk and become a so-so 3rd baseman. He may have made great plays but was still just average on D and terrible in pressure at-bat situations.
    A trade is neccesary.

    PREDICTION: .257 HR: 15 RBI: 55

    The bullpen is falling apart day-by-day. Without Zumaya and Rodney, its less than average. Jones is done. The only hope is to get 7 good innings from our starters until the backend pitchers are ready.

    PREDICTION: INCOMPLETE
     
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    SEASON PREDICTIONS-

    AL EAST.......................AL CENTRAL....................AL WEST
    1. NEW YORK 92-70 1. DETROIT 96-66 1. LA ANGELS 91-71
    2. BOSTON 90-72 2. CLEVELAND 91-71 2. SEATTLE 86-76
    3. TORONTO 81-81 3. CHICAGO 88-74 3. TEXAS 81-81
    4. TAMPA BAY 72-90 4. MINNESOTA 81-81 4. OAKLAND 71-91
    5. BALTIMORE 66-96 5. KANSAS CY 64-98

    ALCS TEAMS- DETROIT VS LA ANGELS....CLEVELAND VS NEW YORK
    AL PENNANT- DETROIT VS CLEVELAND
    AL CHAMP- DETROIT

    NL EAST...........................NL CENTRAL.................NL WEST
    1. PHILLY 92-70 1. CHICAGO 91-71 1. LA DODGERS 91-71
    2. ATLANTA 90-72 2. HOUSTON 87-75 2. SAN DIEGO 90-72
    3. NY METS 89-73 3. MILWAUKEE 83-79 3. ARIZONA 90-72
    4. WASH 71-91 4. ST LOUIS 82-80 4. COLORADO 85-77
    5. CINCY 73-89 5. SAN FRAN 70-92
    6. PITTSBURGH 66-96
    NLCS TEAMS- LA DODGERS VS CHICAGO....PHILLY VS ATLANTA
    NL PENNANT - LA DODGERS VS PHILLY
    NL CHAMP= LA DODGERS


    WORLD SERIES= DETROIT OVER LA DODGERS
     
  3. TheeTFD

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    I think the Vegas O/U is 92 wins same as BoSox.
    Who else is in the bully?
    Rodney's not bad.
     
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    Rodney is hurt and the rest of the bully is average at best.
     
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    there goes the perfect season
     
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    LA Dre All-Star 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    The game was lost in the early innings when they stranded 8 runners after four and only produced 2 runs...plus Leyland used all oif his relievers in 2 innings and was stuck with that last guy to #$^%$@ up, i mean cleanup...... Now they can go 161 and 1:nerd2:
     
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    Where is this promised new and improved crushing offense?
    Isn't good pitching always going to shut down good offense?
     
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    I'm thinking more like 90-72. They don't have the arms right now.
     
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    Get Tomko.
     
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    We were going against their ace. Tomorrow will be like batting practice.
     
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    What a throw from B. Inge from centerfield yesterday. That was a laser beam!!!!

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