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2011 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 1st in American League Central
Run Differential: 787-711 + 76
Roster Continuity 75.36% 4/30
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 105,700,231 10/30
Attendance: 2,642,045 13/30
Playoffs: Lost in ALCS (Rangers)
Top Draft Pick: James McCann (#76) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Rafael Belliard
Bullpen Coach: Jeff Jones
First Base Coach: Tom Brookens
Hitting Coach: Lloyd McClendon
Pitching Coach: Rick Knapp
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Delmon Young (#1), Justin Verlander (#2), Jacob Turner (#9), Max Scherzer (#11), David Purcey (#16), Ryan Perry (#21), Daniel Schlereth (#26), Rick Porcello (#27), Chance Ruffin (#48)
American League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2011 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    62Al AlburquerqueP6-0150R-R252011UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    13Alex AvilaC5-11210L-R242009DET: 2008-5-163MLB-Free Agent
    64Duane BelowP6-2205L-L252011DET: 2006-19-562MLB-Free Agent
    53Joaquin BenoitP6-3205R-R332001UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    20Wilson BetemitDH6-3190B-R292001Not draftedMLB-Restricted List
    26Brennan BoeschRF6-5185L-L262010DET: 2006-3-82MLB-Retired
    24Miguel Cabrera3B6-2218R-R282003UDFAMLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    40Phil CokeP6-1210L-L282008NYA: 2002-26-786MLB-Int
    12Andy DirksLF6-0195L-L252011DET: 2008-8-253MLB-Free Agent
    58Doug FisterP6-8185L-R272009SEA: 2006-7-201MLBTexas RangersMLB-Active
    49Charlie FurbushP6-5215L-L252011DET: 2007-4-151MLB-Free Agent
    21Enrique GonzalezP5-11195R-R282006Not draftedMLB--
    9Carlos Guillen2B6-1180B-R351998Not draftedMLB--
    15Brandon Inge2B-3B5-11185R-R342001DET: 1998-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    14Austin JacksonCF6-1185R-R242010NYA: 2005-8-259MLB-Free Agent
    32Don KellyLF-CF6-4190L-R312007DET: 2001-8-237MLB-Free Agent
    49Luis MarteP5-11170R-R242011Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    41Victor MartinezDH6-2170B-R322002UDFAMLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    43Andy OliverP6-4205L-L232010DET: 2009-2-58MLB-Free Agent
    44Lester OliverosP6-0185R-R232011UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    30Magglio OrdonezRF6-0200R-R371997Not draftedMLB-Retired
    34David PauleyP6-2170R-R282006SDN: 2001-8-240MLB-Free Agent
    31Brad PennyP6-4200R-R332000ARI: 1996-5-155MLB-Retired
    27Jhonny PeraltaSS6-1185R-R292003UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    45Ryan PerryP6-4200R-R242009DET: 2008-1-21MLB-Free Agent
    48Rick PorcelloP6-5195R-R222009DET: 2007-1-27MLBBoston Red SoxMLB-Active
    38David PurceyP6-5240L-L292008TOR: 2004-1-16MLB-Free Agent
    25Ryan RaburnRF6-0180R-R302004DET: 2001-5-147MLBWashington NationalsMinors
    28Will Rhymes2B5-9155L-R282010DET: 2005-27-810MLB-Free Agent
    52Chance RuffinP6-1185R-R222011DET: 2010-1-48MLB-Retired
    39Ramon Santiago2B-SS5-11150B-R312002Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    18Omir SantosC6-1200R-R302008NYA: 2001-21-635MLB-Free Agent
    37Max ScherzerP6-3190R-R262008ARI: 2006-1-11MLBWashington NationalsMLB-Active
    55Daniel SchlerethP6-0210L-L252009ARI: 2008-1-26MLB-Free Agent
    20Scott Sizemore2B6-0185R-R262010DET: 2006-5-142MLB-Free Agent
    36Brad ThomasP6-3205L-L332001CLE: 1994-57-1475MLB--
    50Jacob TurnerP6-4205R-R202011DET: 2009-1-9MLB-Free Agent
    46Jose ValverdeP6-4220R-R312003UDFAMLB-Restricted List
    35Justin VerlanderP6-5200R-R282005DET: 2004-1-2MLBHouston AstrosMLB-Active
    60Brayan VillarrealP6-0170R-R242011Not draftedMLBMinnesota TwinsMinors
    38Robbie WeinhardtP6-2205R-R252010DET: 2008-10-313MLB-Free Agent
    57Casper WellsLF-RF6-2205R-R262010DET: 2005-14-420MLB-Free Agent
    58Adam WilkP6-2175L-L232011DET: 2009-11-330MLB-Free Agent
    29Danny Worth3B-2B6-1180R-R252010DET: 2007-2-91MLB-Int
    21Delmon YoungRF6-2200R-R252006TBA: 2003-1-1MLB-Free Agent

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