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2006 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 2nd in American League Central
Run Differential: 822-675 + 147
Roster Continuity 63.48% 15/30
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 82,612,866 14/30
Attendance: 2,595,937 13/30
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Andrew Miller (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rafael Belliard
Bullpen Coach: Lloyd McClendon
First Base Coach: Andy Van Slyke
Hitting Coach: Don Slaught
Pitching Coach: Chuck Hernandez
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Justin Verlander (#2), Dmitri Young (#4), Jason Grilli (#4), Andrew Miller (#6), Bobby Seay (#12), Jeremy Bonderman (#26), Todd Jones (#27), Colby Lewis (#38)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9666.593--
9567.5861.0
9072.5566.0
7884.48118.0
62100.38334.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2006 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12006-04-03W 3-1 @KCA
    22006-04-05W 14-3 @KCA
    32006-04-06W 10-6 @TEX
    42006-04-07W 5-2 @TEX
    52006-04-08W 7-0 @TEX
    62006-04-09L 3-5 @TEX
    72006-04-10L 3-5 CHA
    82006-04-12L 3-4 CHA
    92006-04-13L 9-13 CHA
    102006-04-14W 5-1 CLE
    112006-04-15L 2-7 CLE
    122006-04-16W 1-0 CLE
    132006-04-17L 2-10 CLE
    142006-04-18L 3-4 @OAK
    152006-04-19W 11-4 @OAK
    162006-04-20W 4-3 @OAK
    172006-04-21W 2-1 @SEA
    182006-04-22W 2-0 @SEA
    192006-04-23W 6-4 @SEA
    202006-04-24L 0-3 @ANA
    212006-04-25W 5-2 @ANA
    222006-04-26L 0-4 @ANA
    232006-04-28W 9-0 MIN
    242006-04-29W 18-1 MIN
    252006-04-30W 6-0 MIN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    262006-05-01W 3-2 KCA
    272006-05-02W 4-1 KCA
    282006-05-03W 2-1 ANA
    292006-05-04L 2-7 ANA
    302006-05-05W 9-6 @MIN
    312006-05-06L 6-7 @MIN
    322006-05-07L 2-4 @MIN
    332006-05-09L 6-7 @BAL
    342006-05-10W 6-3 @BAL
    352006-05-12W 5-4 @CLE
    362006-05-13W 3-0 @CLE
    372006-05-14W 3-2 @CLE
    382006-05-16W 7-4 MIN
    392006-05-17W 2-0 MIN
    402006-05-18W 5-3 MIN
    412006-05-19L 4-9 CIN
    422006-05-20W 7-6 CIN
    432006-05-21W 1-0 CIN
    442006-05-22W 8-0 @KCA
    452006-05-23W 8-5 @KCA
    462006-05-24W 6-3 @KCA
    472006-05-25W 13-8 @KCA
    482006-05-26W 8-3 CLE
    492006-05-27W 3-1 CLE
    502006-05-28L 0-9 CLE
    512006-05-29L 0-4 NYA
    522006-05-30L 6-11 NYA
    532006-05-31L 1-6 NYA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    542006-06-01W 7-6 NYA
    552006-06-02L 2-3 BOS
    562006-06-03W 6-2 BOS
    572006-06-04L 3-8 BOS
    582006-06-06L 3-4 @CHA
    592006-06-07L 3-4 @CHA
    602006-06-08W 6-2 @CHA
    612006-06-09L 5-10 @TOR
    622006-06-10W 5-3 @TOR
    632006-06-11W 10-5 @TOR
    642006-06-12W 4-3 TBA
    652006-06-13W 7-1 TBA
    662006-06-14L 1-5 TBA
    672006-06-15W 6-2 TBA
    682006-06-16W 5-3 @CHN
    692006-06-17W 9-3 @CHN
    702006-06-18W 12-3 @CHN
    712006-06-19W 3-1 @MIL
    722006-06-20W 10-1 @MIL
    732006-06-21L 3-4 @MIL
    742006-06-23W 10-6 SLN
    752006-06-24W 7-6 SLN
    762006-06-25W 4-1 SLN
    772006-06-26W 10-4 HOU
    782006-06-27W 4-0 HOU
    792006-06-28W 5-0 HOU
    802006-06-30W 7-6 @PIT
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    812006-07-01L 2-9 @PIT
    822006-07-02W 9-8 @PIT
    832006-07-03L 3-5 @OAK
    842006-07-04L 1-2 @OAK
    852006-07-05W 10-4 @OAK
    862006-07-07W 6-1 @SEA
    872006-07-08W 2-1 @SEA
    882006-07-09L 2-3 @SEA
    892006-07-13W 6-4 KCA
    902006-07-14W 10-9 KCA
    912006-07-15W 6-0 KCA
    922006-07-16L 6-9 KCA
    932006-07-18L 1-7 CHA
    942006-07-19W 5-2 CHA
    952006-07-20W 2-1 CHA
    962006-07-21W 7-4 OAK
    972006-07-22L 5-9 OAK
    982006-07-23W 8-4 OAK
    992006-07-24W 9-7 @CLE
    1002006-07-25L 7-12 @CLE
    1012006-07-26W 4-1 @CLE
    1022006-07-28W 3-2 @MIN
    1032006-07-29W 8-6 @MIN
    1042006-07-30L 4-6 @MIN
    1052006-07-31L 3-7 @TBA
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1062006-08-01W 10-4 @TBA
    1072006-08-02W 8-3 @TBA
    1082006-08-03L 1-2 @TBA
    1092006-08-04W 7-6 CLE
    1102006-08-05W 4-3 CLE
    1112006-08-06W 1-0 CLE
    1122006-08-07W 9-3 MIN
    1132006-08-08L 2-4 MIN
    1142006-08-09L 3-4 MIN
    1152006-08-11L 0-5 @CHA
    1162006-08-12L 3-4 @CHA
    1172006-08-13L 3-7 @CHA
    1182006-08-14W 7-4 @BOS
    1192006-08-15W 3-2 @BOS
    1202006-08-16L 4-6 @BOS
    1212006-08-17W 4-2 TEX
    1222006-08-18L 1-2 TEX
    1232006-08-19L 1-3 TEX
    1242006-08-20L 6-7 TEX
    1252006-08-21W 7-1 CHA
    1262006-08-22W 4-0 CHA
    1272006-08-23L 5-7 CHA
    1282006-08-24L 0-10 CHA
    1292006-08-25L 2-4 @CLE
    1302006-08-26L 5-8 @CLE
    1312006-08-27W 7-1 @CLE
    1322006-08-30L 0-2 @NYA
    1332006-08-30W 5-3 @NYA
    1342006-08-31L 4-6 @NYA
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1352006-09-01W 9-0 ANA
    1362006-09-02L 2-7 ANA
    1372006-09-03L 1-2 ANA
    1382006-09-04W 6-2 SEA
    1392006-09-05L 3-4 SEA
    1402006-09-06L 4-5 SEA
    1412006-09-07W 7-2 @MIN
    1422006-09-08L 5-9 @MIN
    1432006-09-09L 1-2 @MIN
    1442006-09-10L 1-12 @MIN
    1452006-09-12W 3-2 TEX
    1462006-09-13L 3-11 TEX
    1472006-09-15W 17-2 BAL
    1482006-09-16W 2-0 BAL
    1492006-09-17L 8-12 BAL
    1502006-09-18W 8-2 @CHA
    1512006-09-19L 0-7 @CHA
    1522006-09-20W 6-2 @CHA
    1532006-09-21L 3-4 @BAL
    1542006-09-22W 7-3 @KCA
    1552006-09-23W 15-4 @KCA
    1562006-09-24W 11-4 @KCA
    1572006-09-26W 4-3 TOR
    1582006-09-27L 4-7 TOR
    1592006-09-28L 6-8 TOR
    1602006-09-29L 7-9 KCA
    1612006-09-30L 6-9 KCA
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1622006-10-01L 8-10 KCA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    95-67
    Ivan Rodriguez 121
    Vance Wilson 41
    Chris Shelton 100
    Sean Casey 47
    Ivan Rodriguez 7
    Carlos Guillen 4
    Dmitri Young 3
    Jack Hannahan 1
    Placido Polanco 107
    Omar Infante 34
    Neifi Perez 14
    Ramon Santiago 7
    Brandon Inge 156
    Omar Infante 6
    Carlos Guillen 144
    Ramon Santiago 11
    Neifi Perez 4
    Omar Infante 3
    Craig Monroe 105
    Marcus Thames 52
    Alexis Gomez 5
    Curtis Granderson 143
    Brent Clevlen 9
    Craig Monroe 7
    Omar Infante 3
    Magglio Ordonez 147
    Alexis Gomez 10
    Marcus Thames 5
    Marcus Thames 43
    Dmitri Young 40
    Craig Monroe 30
    Omar Infante 12
    Matt Stairs 10
    Ivan Rodriguez 5
    Magglio Ordonez 5
    Alexis Gomez 4
    Carlos Guillen 3
    Jack Hannahan 1


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