Not Many (Good) Surprises in the Detroit Tigers Lineup

Posted: 25th September 2009 by Matt Wallace in MLB
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I was watching the Tigers game the other day and in the first inning, the Tigers batted around. It was fun to watch, obviously, but something about it struck me. There really aren't any Tigers' hitters who are outperforming what I would call reasonable expectations at the plate. The Tigers have 13 players right now who have made at least 100 plate appearances this season. Of those 13, 12 are still on the team and I think we can all agree Josh Anderson and his .597 OPS is not an exception to the previously stated rule. The remaining 12 are as follows, (AVG-HR-RBI, AVG/OBP/SLG): Miguel Cabrera (.329-31-96, .329/.398/.551)á
Adam Everett (.236-3-43, .236/.287/.325)á
Curtis Granderson (.245-27-64, .245/.326/.443)á
Carlos Guillen (.255-11-39, .255/.340/.449)á ...

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