Found November 07, 2013 on The Majors Detroit:
This isn’t going to sit well with a lot of you and I’m prepared to get bashed. If you do not feel like reading about how bleak the Tigers near-future can look, then move along. The Tigers window to win a World Series is next year, and then it’s temporarily closed. Let me explain, come 2015, everything changes. And it’s something a lot of people aren’t thinking about. Here will be the line up based on contracts come 2015: C: Avila, 28 1B: Fielder, 31 2B: Hernan Perez, 24 (purely speculation of course) SS: Iglesias, 25 3B: Cabrera, 32 LF: Castellanos, 23 CF: Jackson, 28 RF: ????, maybe Tyler Collins? DH: ????? P: Verlander, 32 P: Sanchez, 31 P: Porcello, 26 P: Fister, 31 P: Smyly, 26 ??? Maybe he’s the 5th man. RP: Al-Al RP: Rondon RP:Putkonen RP:Alvarez RP: Ortega CP: Rondon Key losses: V-Mart. Detroit will not sign him in 2014. He’ll be 36 going into the 2015 season. They have no choice, but to let him go if they want to sign Cabrera to a long term deal. Detroit needs the DH spot av...
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