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Pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers delivers a pitch. (File Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

3 Detroit Tigers, Who Must Turn It Around Sooner Instead Of Later [BLOG]

Justin Verlander- This is the second straight year Verlander has gone through a tough stretch at this time of the year.

97.1 The Ticket–06/06/2014

LONDON, ON - MAY 23: Anthony Mantha #8 of the Val'Dor Foreurs looks to tip a shot against Curtis Lazar #27 of the Edmonton Oil Kings during the Semi-Final of the 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup at Budweiser Gardens on May 23, 2014 in London, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

3 Stunning Facts Red Wings Fans Should Know About Top Prospect Anthony Mantha

In 81 games regular season and playoff games for Val d’Or in the Quebec Major Junior League, Mantha scored 81 goals.

97.1 The Ticket–05/27/2014

SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 19: Jonathan Quick #32 of the United States tends goal during the Men's Ice Hockey Quarterfinal Playoff on Day 12 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 19, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)

Three Reasons USA Hockey Is Going To Throttle Canada This Time In The Olympics

The United States and Canada have met twice in the Olympics during the NHL era, each in the gold medal game.

97.1 The Ticket–02/20/2014

DETROIT, MI - MAY 01: Bruce Rondon #43 of the Detroit Tigers pitches in the seventh inning during the game against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park on May 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 6-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Things To Look Out For The Tigers This Spring Training

Batting statistics mean little in spring training, and the fields are sun-baked and hard.

97.1 The Ticket–02/14/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 15: Andy Dirks #12 and Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers react after Dirks caught a ball hit by David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning of Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

3 Key Players For The Tigers In ’14 Not That Many People Are Talking About

Andy Dirks – Dirks had an OPS well above .800 in 2012 and well below .800 in 2013.

97.1 The Ticket–01/24/2014

EVANSTON, IL - NOVEMBER 23: Kurtis Drummond #27 of the Michigan State Spartans intercepts a pass against the Northwestern Wildcats during the fourth quarter on November 23, 2013 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois. The Michigan State Spartans defeated the Northwestern Wildcats 30-6. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Fithian’s Fab Five: Both Lions And Spartans Keep It Close

Michigan State +6 vs. Ohio State: Spartans defense contains Braxton Miller enough; MSU offense just has to get to 21.

97.1 The Ticket–12/06/2013

Joe Nathan #36 of the Minnesota Twins delivers a pitch against the Detroit Tigers in the ninth inning on July 23, 2011. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers Reach 2-Year, $20 Million Deal With Joe Nathan

Despite being in his late 30s, Nathan still has superior stuff.

97.1 The Ticket–12/03/2013

DETROIT - AUGUST 20: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers scores in the fifth inning and is congratulated by Lloyd McClendon #8 during the game against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on August 20, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Caputo: 3 Traps Lloyd McClendon Must Avoid If He Is Named Tigers’ Manager

There is a groundswell for Tigers’ hitting coach Lloyd McClendon to replace Jim Leyland as manager.

97.1 The Ticket–10/24/2013

Devin Gardner #98 of the Michigan Wolverines drops back to pass against the Penn State Nittany Lions during the game on October 12, 2013 at Beaver Stadium in State College, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Fithian’s Fab Five Football Picks

Check out Fithian’s Fab Five football picks …

97.1 The Ticket–10/18/2013

SOUTH BEND, IN - SEPTEMBER 21: Macgarrrett Kings, Jr. #3 of the Michigan State Spartans celebrates his touchdown catch with R.J. Sheton #12 against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium on September 21, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Fithian’s Fab Five

Michigan State pick em @ Iowa: Spartans look worse on offense than expected.

97.1 The Ticket–10/04/2013

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