There was nothing particularly special about this loss, especially when there's 21 of them to compare it against. I the difference this time is that the Tigers took the lead early in the game, as opposed to their first two victories. But otherwise, the script was the same: the bats were again silenced a young pitcher.
At this point, I think we're about a week from a managerial change. Maybe less. This team doesn't have a complete roster, but there's too much talent here to have the worst record in baseball. The players-only meeting has been held, wholesale personnel changes have been happening all spring long, and I'm sure there's been any number of post-game "talks." All that's left to do is for the all-important vote of confidence to be given.
|Highest WPA||Lowest WPA|
|Victor Martinez||.047||Anthony Reyes||-.257|
|Jensen Lewis||.030||Shin-Soo Choo||-.152|
|Grady Sizemore||.014||Mark DeRosa||-.102|