Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 10/23/12
It seems like yesterday when Magglio Ordonez was pointing to the sky, while rounding first base as the walk-off home run ball landed into a crowd of elated Detroit Tigers’ fans. At the time, the Tigers were headed to their first World Series appearance since 1984. It’s been six summers of baseball since then. After a four game rout of the Yankees, and a tightly contested National League Championship Series, a World Series matchup between the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants is now set. Here are five reasons why the Tigers will win it all… Pitching staff: Since the last pitch of the regular season was thrown, not even credit was given to the Tigers’ pitching staff going into the Postseason. They had four starters — who were all pitching as well as anyone in baseball in the last two months. Teams and media around the league have now learned and know that scoring runs is a challenge off of the Tigers’ staff. The Tigers’ earned run average in the playoffs is under one. When you a...
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