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Posted on: 07-13-2016

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Ten Tiger questions at the
All-Star break:

1).....Michael Fulmer joined Mark
Fidrych and Justin Verlander as
the only Tiger rookie pitchers with
nine wins by the All-Star break. How
many victories will Fulmer finish with?
A) 13
B) 14
C) 15
D) More than 15
E) A dozen or less

2).....Miguel Cabrera is 50th in MLB
with a .293-BA. Where will Miggy
end up?
A) .275 or less
B) .280
C) .290
D) .300
E) .310 or more

3).....Francisco Rodriguez is second in the AL and tied for sixth in
the majors with 24 saves. What will his final total be?
A) 30
B) 35
C) 40
D) 42 or more

4).....Nick Castellanos already has a career-high 17 homers. How
many will he hit?
A) 20
B) 22
C) 25
D) 30 or more

5).....Justin Verlander is fifth in the AL and tied for 12th in MLB with
120 strikeouts. JV had 113 last year and a career-high 269 in 2009.
How many Ks will Verlander post this year?
A) 150
B) 170
C) 190
D) 200 or more

6).....Justin Upton is third in the AL and tied for fourth in the majors
with 112 strikeouts. How many whiffs will he get this year?
A) 150
B) 175
C) 190
D) 200 or more

7).....The Tigers have used seven different starting pitchers in their
five man rotation this year. How many will they employ by season's
A) 7
B) 8
C) 9
D) 10 or more

8).....Reliever Mark Lowe has surrendered 10 homeruns in just 28.2-IP
so far. How many will he serve up this season?
A) 15
B) 17
C) 20 or more
D) No more. He'll be released.

9).....Who is the most likely Tiger to be traded by the July 31ST
non-waiver deadline?
A) Anibal Sanchez
B) Steven Moya
C) Mike Aviles
D) Miguel Cabrera
E) Ian Kinsler
F) Anthony Gose/Erie SeaWolves
G) Somebody else
G) Nobody as the Tigers stand pat.

10).....The Tigers are 46-43 at the break and were 44-44 last year
at this time. How many wins will Detroit get this year?
A) 66
B) 70
C) 75
D) 80
E) 81 or more

BONUS Q.....When will Tiger MGR Brad Ausmus get fired?
A) Before the season ends
B) After the season
C) He won't. His 2017 option will kick-in.

Keep track of your guesses. We'll check back after the season
to see how things turned out.



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