TIGERS PREVIEW: A compendium to your Opening Day preview coverage
Everyone's picking the Detroit Tigers to return to the playoffs, most picking them to return to the World Series. The Tigers themselves know they're capable, but they also know there's a long way to go to get there.
"We got a good team. We’re going to study for the test. We’ll be ready. Are we going to be good enough? I don’t know,” said manager Jim Leyland.
• Position-by-position breakdown
A look at each positional group on the Tigers.
• Tigers re-sign Jose Valverde to minor-league deal
The deposed closer gets a one-month tryout at Triple-A, once he's ready, as the deal has an opt-out clause if he's not in the majors by May 5.