A week ago, Tigers fans were dealing with losing three of four to Texas. It helped that it was the Rangers, though.
After all, they have won the last two American League championships.
This Monday, those same fans are wishing that they could go back to the exciting days where losing three games to the Rangers was the biggest issue facing their team.
Since then, the Tigers have gone 1-5, including an embarrassing sweep at home by Seattle, and seen utter chaos on the roster. A parade of pitchers have made the I-75 trip between Comerica Park and Toledo's Fifth Third Field, but the two biggest moves came on offense.
First, to the great joy of many fans, Brandon Inge was released after Thursday's game. As discussed ad nauseam this season, Inge was a fairly meaningless part of the 2012 Tigers, but he had become a focal point for frustrated fans.
He wasn't hitting, he was struggling to adapt to second base, and that's how you are judged. As Jim Leyland said, fans weren't booing the ...