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A look at the Tigers' 40-man roster entering 2014

A look at every player on the Tigers' 40-man roster as Detroit prepares to defend its AL Central title yet again.

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Worth hopes to rejoin the Tigers some time in 2014

Danny Worth is again among the last roster cuts before opening day, but he could be called up if there is an opening.

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Tigers purchase the contract of Tyler Collins

Even though PCB says only the Collins family can pick him as their Tiger, we embrace Tyler Collins' premature promotion to Detroit.

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Romine brings defense and speed to new look Tigers

Andrew Romine, a solid defender in the infield, was acquired from the Angels for Jose Alvarez.

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Better know a Tiger: Alex Gonzalez

Alex Gonzalez is a Tiger, time to warm up to the idea

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Verlander hopes to regain MVP form in 2014

Justin Verlander hopes to regain the form that won him American League Cy Young and MVP awards.

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Better know a Tiger: Victor Martinez

Victor is entering only his third season as a Tiger, but is a rock of stability in a sea of change

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Max Scherzer looking to cash in with Cy season

Scherzer looks to repeat Cy Young level performance in his "walk year".

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Better know a Tiger: Torii Hunter

As the Tigers' injury woes mount, can Hunter survive the grind of another season?

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Anibal Sanchez is quietly one MLB's best pitchers

Anibal Sanchez, the reigning American League ERA champion, is one of the most under rated pitchers in the game.

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Better know a Tiger: Austin Jackson

Austin Jackson has led off in Detroit for four years. Is he ready for a transition to a new role?

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Tigers need Porcello to take Fister's place

If the Tigers' starting rotation is going to be as strong as it was in 2013, Rick Porcello needs to take the place of Doug Fister.

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Better know a Tiger: Rajai Davis

The Tigers signed Rajai Davis to platoon in left field and add speed on the bases. Will he now become the regular left fielder?

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Tigers expecting big things from Drew Smyly

Drew Smyly moves to the rotation with big expectations in 2014.

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Better know a Tiger: Nick Castellanos

Nick Castellanos is our rookie third baseman. Let's hope he is more Travis Fryman than Chris Pittaro*.

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Nathan brings much needed stability to Tiger pen

Joe Nathan is expected to provide stability to the Tiger bullpen in 2014.

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Better know a Tiger: Steve Lombardozzi

Steve Lombardozzi haunted us a generation ago. Can Steve Jr. make amends?

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Rondon penciled in for 8th inning duty

Rondon has the inside track for a primary set up role in Tiger bullpen.

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Better know a Tiger: Jose Iglesias

Jose Iglesias joined the Tigers last year, quickly winning hearts with a glove and a smile

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Tigers roll the dice with Joba Chamberlain

Tigers hope Joba Chamberlain can fill a critical set up role in the bullpen.

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Better know a Tiger: Ian Kinsler

The Tigers' new second baseman is a three-time All Star. Can he meet expectations?

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Alburquerque could play big role in Tiger bullpen

Alburquerque: The Duke of Detroit favored to make the team, looking for a breakout season.

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Better know a Tiger: Miguel Cabrera

Miguel Cabrera is the best hitter in the universe, when healthy. What new heights can he climb this year?

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Tigers sixth starter likely to play bigger role

Although he'll probably start the season in Toledo, the Tigers' sixth starter will likely play a more important role on the 2014 Tigers.

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Ian Krol: The Tigers' No 1 left handed reliever

Numbers suggest that newly acquired Ian Krol may be a LOOGY, but the Tigers are expecting more.

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Better know a Tiger: Alex Avila

Alex Avila walks, slugs, and frames pitches. If he can avoid taking foul tips in his mask, he could reestablish himself as one of the game's most valuable catchers.

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Phil Coke's roster spot is not guaranteed

Phil Coke has a one year contract for the 2014 season, but that's no guarantee that he will be on the roster on opening day.

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Better know a Tiger: Bryan Holaday

Bryan Holaday may not seem exciting, but you just don't know him well enough yet.

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Luke Putkonen the favorite for last bullpen job

Luke Putkonen has a very good chance to claim the last available spot in the Tigers bullpen to start the 2014 season.

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Better know a Tiger: Don Kelly

Don Kelly is on the bubble in his quest for a sixth season as a Tiger

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Evan Reed being out of options could help him

Evan Reed is out of options, which might just help him to make the Opening Day roster in Detroit.

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Better know a Tiger: Daniel Fields

Already a Detroiter, will Daniel Fields become a Tiger?

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Jose Alvarez could pitch in Tigers rotation or pen

Jose Alvarez briefly pitched in the Tigers rotation and in the bullpen in 2013. He could play either role again in 2014.

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Better know a Tiger: Steven Moya

Steven Moya occupies a spot on the 40 man roster. Will he occupy a spot in our hearts?

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Jose Ortega: vying for a spot in the Tigers pen

The BYB roster preview series continues with a look at right-handed reliever Jose Ortega, who is in the mix for a spot in the Tigers bullpen this spring.

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Better know a Tiger: Francisco Martinez

Francisco Martinez is back where he was three years ago, graduating to Double-A and expecting a big season.

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Kyle Lobstein expects to start at Toledo

Kyle Lobstein provides depth for the Tiger rotation, could pitch in long relief if needed.

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Better know a Tiger: Eugenio Suarez

Eugenio Suarez looks to fill an important role: exciting prospect.

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Better know a Tiger: Casey Crosby

The BYB roster preview series continues with a look at Casey Crosby, who will move from the rotation to the bullpen in hopes of finding a path to the major leagues.

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Better know a Tiger: Hernan Perez

Hernan Perez spent almost three months with the Tigers in 2013. Will he be back for 2014?

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Better know a Tiger: Melvin Mercedes

We continue our Tigers top 40 roster countdown with relief pitcher Melvin Mercedes.

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Better know a Tiger: Jordan Lennerton

The Tigers' 40 man roster still has a slugging left-handed first baseman. Is there a role for him this season?

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Better know a Tiger: Justin Miller

The BYB roster preview series continues with recently acquired reliever Justin Miller

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Better know a Tiger: Ramon Cabrera

Where better to begin the position player previews than with a Cabrera?

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Better know a Tiger: Jose Valdez

We begin our look at the Tigers' 40-man roster with right-handed pitcher Jose Valdez.

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