The only pitching staff in the American League worse than the Tigers’ is Boston’s and the Tigers still couldn’t win a series. Yet, I’m listening to MLB Radio and the hosts are still expecting the Tigers to acquire a pitcher and make a playoff run. Here’s the problem; on the statistical anomalous occasion when they do get good pitching their offense decides not to score runs. There is an almost perfect discordant balance with this team that is hard to explain if you don’t watch them every game.
Rod Allen was on MLB Radio last week and he was asked if he thought the Tigers had a run in them. He said he didn’t see it. I agree.
I’ll be interested in seeing how Castellanos, Iglesias, and Verlander finish the season.