Found November 08, 2011 on
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WMU opens season at Arizona State and will play Detroit Tigers in exhibition game.
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Detroit Tigers 2011 Minor League Review
Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America:
2011 (25) | 2010 (27) | 2009 (28) | 2008 (27) | 2007 (14) | 2006 (13) | 2005 (29) | 2004 (22)
2011 Affiliate Records
MLB: [95-67] AL Central
AAA: [67-77] International League – Toledo
AA: [67-75] Eastern League – Erie
A+: [64-74] Florida State League – Lakeland
A: [70-69] Midwest League...
The Tigers had to play catch-up to the Cleveland Indians for most of the season, but as the season turned to the stretch run, they took off like Seabiscuit toward the finish line, leaving the rest of the AL Central in their dust. To accomplish another Central Division title, the Tigers used a mostly veteran roster, and besides a few relievers and a small appearance from Casper Wells...
What Justin Verlander did this season was so good that it leaves Tuesday's American League Cy Young announcement feeling like a prelude rather than an award in its own right.
His batting average against, hits per nine innings and strikeouts per nine innings were the best by a Tigers reliever since at least 1946.
Justin Verlander (Pitcher of the Year), Miguel Cabrera (Player of the Year) and Alex Avila (Breakout Player of the Year) were honored by MLB.com as the Tigers' top performers for 2011.
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