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Tigers Swinging At Too Many Bad Pitches

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SEATTLE, WA - MAY 08: Miguel Cabrera #24 and Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers exchange words with home plate umpire Brian Knight after he ejected manager Jim Leyland during the game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on May 8, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

SEATTLE, WA – MAY 08: Miguel Cabrera #24 and Prince Fielder #28 of the Detroit Tigers exchange words with home plate umpire Brian Knight after he ejected manager Jim Leyland during the game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on May 8, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Maybe Detroit should bring a large-screen television monitor into the dugout.

Manager Jim Leyland got to watch the last six innings of Detroit’s 6-4 victory Tuesday night over Seattle on the clubhouse TV monitor — because he’d been kicked out of the dugout for barking about what he thought was the shifting nature of the strike zone.

The center-field camera shot on television is superior to what the eyes can usually see from the dugout in terms of pitch location and, sometimes, pitch movement.

What Leyland saw gave him some insight into why his Tigers and their potentially power-laden lineup are near the bottom of the league in run production.

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