Found February 13, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
What else can baseball fans do in January but dream of October? In You May Say I'm a Dreamer, the Outside Corner staff will imagine the route to a World Series in 2012 title for all 30 teams. Some of these dreamer pieces are easier than others to write, take it from me, I'm the guy who had to conjure up a fantasy world in which the decrepit Houston Astros could win a championship.  However, no such flights of fancy are necessary when it comes to the Tigers. One could argue that there 2011 was a bit of a dream unto itself since it saw Justin Verlander become the first pitcher in almost two decades to take home both the Cy Young and the MVP.  But even that stellar season was only good enough to carry Detroit to an ALCS loss.  So close, yet so far. Logic dictates that no matter how good Justin Verlander is in 2012, he'll have a heck of a time replicating the utter dominance he displayed last year.  That would seemingly make a another playoff run less likely for the Mot...

Cabrera reportedly slimming down

Miguel Cabrera has already changed his shape in an effort to change positions. The Tigers slugger has dropped about 25 pounds this offeason, according to teammate Alex Avila in a recent TV interview. And Cabrera's trainer -- Radhi Muhammad of 4.40 Fitness -- is so proud of the progress, he's tweeting pictures of an obviously slimmer Cabrera. Cabrera is working out with...

Meet the 2012 Detroit Tigers Starters… Video Game Worthy!

The 2012 Detroit Tigers are going to be the most exciting team to watch in the majors this year, and it will be almost video game like to watch this year! It seems like Mr. Ilitch and company have assembled a team that is built to bash teams out of the park. The only question is… will it work? If you take a look at the current roster and batting lineup, you will see nothing short...

2012 Tigers Preview: The Outfield

Our Tigers preview continues with the outfield. With players back from injury, the starters are set. Brennan Boesch should be good after the thumb injury ended his 2011 season, Delmon Young’s oblique is healed up and Austin Jackson looks to put a tough offensive season behind him.

Miguel Cabrera: Slimmed Down and Ready to Go

Around this time last offseason, Miguel Cabrerawas in the news, but not for good reasons.  Cabrera was coming into to camp with the monkey on his back of his drinking problem, and other offseason issues.  Cabrera was out of shape and playing catch up to get into regular season form for 2011.Not this offseason. Cabrera has been working out with Marlins’ shortstop Haley Ramirez...

Sumo star practices with Japanese B-ball team

It must be something in the air.Less than three weeks after the Detroit Tigers inked Prince Fielder to a nine-year, $214 million contract, the Yomiuri Giants brought in their own big bopper...340-pound sumo star Hakuho Sho.Sure, he was just hanging out with the club, but isn't seeing a sumo wrestler in uniform far more exciting than the times Kenny Chesney, Garth Brooks or even...

Verlander gets lesson from SI swimsuit model

What do 2012 Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl and Michigan native Kate Upton and Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander have in common? Well, they both can be called gorgeous -- Verlander for his repertoire on the mound and Upton for, well, obvious reasons. The two can also be found in a commercial for the not-yet released video game MLB2k12. Verlander, the games cover boy, Tampa...

Tigers' 40-man roster

Pitchers: Al Alburquerque, Collin Balester, Duane Below, Joaquin Benoit, Phil Coke, Casey Crosby, Octavio Dotel, Doug Fister, Matt Hoffman, Luis Marte, Andrew Oliver, Jose Ortega, David Pauley, Rick Porcello, Max Scherzer, Daniel Schlereth, Tyler Stohr, Jacob Turner, Jose Valverde, Justin Verlander, Brayan Villarreal, Adam Wilk.

SI swimsuit cover girl Kate Upton gives Tigers' Justin Verlander tips on throwing circle change

If you throw the most perfect game in the not-yet released video game MLB2k12, you could win a million dollars.

Tigers spring training: Five story lines to watch

While no one expects a Gold Glove for Miguel Cabrera at third base, he must be better than he was in 2008.
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