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Young, Avila And Peralta Need To Keep It Up

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ST. PETERSBURG - JUNE 29: Infielder Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers congratulates Delmon Young #21 after his home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on June 29, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

ST. PETERSBURG – JUNE 29: Infielder Jhonny Peralta #27 of the Detroit Tigers congratulates Delmon Young #21 after his home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on June 29, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

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The keeper of Detroit’s farm system will take a long, deep breath if Delmon Young, Alex Avila and Jhonny Peralta can continue their mild resurgence.

Ramon Santiago has settled in as Detroit’s five-days-a-week second baseman, getting the odd key hit, laying down a bunt and playing solid defensive ball.

Right field remains a problem, but there’s a possible solution on hand after the All-Star break if Andy Dirks’ right Achilles comes around.

But recent improved production from Young, Avila and Peralta were a factor in a 5-5 Detroit road trip Detroit that began in Pittsburgh (1-2), continued to 100-degree games in Texas (1-2) and wound up in Tampa Bay (3-1).

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