Commentary

Kiss 'Em Goodbye: Detroit Tigers

Much money is locked up, and relievers may bolt -- 2010 could get ugly

Originally Published: October 8, 2009
By Keith Law, Baseball Prospectus and Insider staff | ESPN Insider

Insider's series on MLB teams that are done for the year continues with the Detroit Tigers, the last team officially eliminated from October baseball. To see an archive of Kiss 'Em Goodbye, please go here.

Baseball Prospectus' preseason PECOTA projection: 79-83, third place
Actual record: 86-77, second place

This one will be hard to get past.

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