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Tigers Offensive Production Will Dip in 2014

While much was made of the Tigers' offensive inconsistency last season, the reality is that the Tigers scored the second most runs in baseball, and in the final month had their top hitter hampered by injuries. With all the lineup changes happening, the big question becomes; is this group better offensively than 2013? It's subjective, but looking at the numbers, it's hard to say that it is.

First off, let's get 2013 out of the way for those that claim last year's offense wasn't that good. The Tigers scored 796 runs, good for second in Major League Baseball, behind the Red Sox. Factoring in their 12 biggest contributors, the Tigers posted a cumulative wRC of 790, very close in line with the team's overall run production. There was some day to day inconsistency. They were shut out 1...

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