Some gift ideas for what our favorite Tigers need to find under the Christmas tree this winter:
Alex Avila: About forty games off, and that Gold Glove that he deserved last season.
Brennan Boesch: Ryan Raburn’s second half, and a permanent spot in the 3 slot.
Ryan Raburn: Brennan Boesch’s first half, and a permanent spot in the outfield.
Ramon Santiago: His old utility role back, behind Martin Prado.
Don Kelly: His old utility role back, behind Chase Headley and Yoenis Cespedes.
Dave Dombrowski: Chase Headley, Yoenis Cespedes, and Martin Prado on the Tigers.
Brandon Inge: A shiny new splinter remover.
Jim Leyland: Three players for the top three spots in the lineup that can get on base, on base, on base.
Miguel Cabrera: The 2012 American League MVP award.
Jhonny Peralta: Two more seasons just like 2011.
Yoenis Cespedes: A personal interpreter employed by the Detroit Tigers.
Austin Jackson: A map of the strike zone
Daniel Schlereth: A map of the strike zone
Justin Verlander: The 2012 World Series MVP award.
Max Scherzer: Four months between April and September just like April and September.
Rick Porcello: An ERA that equals his FIP
Jose Valverde: Fifty more ninth inning leads
Joaquin Benoit: Fifty more eighth inning leads
Octavio Dotel: The seventh inning
Phil Coke: A full season in the bullpen
Gerald Laird: Forty hits and a 40% caught stealing percentage in forty games
Detroit Tiger Fans: A World Series Championship in 2012.
OK, your turn!