To get ready for the 2012 baseball season, we’re looking at each team by way of a short story or one-act play. Why? Why the fuck not. We move on to the chasm of mediocrity that is the American League Central.
Detroit Tigers (Predicted Finish: 90-72)
He pushes play on the boombox.
“Boom Boom Pow” by the Black-Eyed Peas kicks in, and Jose Valverde feels it. He doesn’t move though…not yet. He stares straight ahead into his bedroom mirror, and admires the massive, shirtless stud he sees there.