It’s always tough to start a platoon bat in Fantasy baseball. While some players can absolutely mash depending on the handedness of the pitcher, there’s always concern about their lack of playing time hurting their value. In many situations, this is the case.
The Red Sox didn’t get a hit until the ninth inning, and the Tigers won 1-0 in Game 1 of the ALCS.
Powerful as it is, the Detroit Tigers offense sometimes hits the skids. It might blow the doors off an opposing defense, or it might suffer through a prolonged scoreless streak.
With flashy plays and overall solid defense, Jose Iglesias quickly made Detroit Tigers fans forget all about suspended shortstop Jhonny Peralta, at least in the field.
Miguel Cabrera has lifted the Detroit Tigers all season long, and going into the playoffs, the Tigers look focused on lifting Cabrera as he plays through injury.