Saturday, September 7, 2019

Newsletter Excerpt, September 7, 2019 -- "Bad Tigers. Bad."

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"This is probably the low-water mark for the Tigers, who should get better starting pitching in 2020 and almost have to have a better offense. Until we see the tide turn, though, it’s fair to wonder how much more time Al Avila should get. He simply hasn’t brought in enough talent to accelerate the rebuild."