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2012 DETROIT TIGERS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Detroit,MI
Team Record:  88-74   .543
Result:   1st in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Jim Leyland
General Manager:   Dave Dombrowski
Stadium:  Comerica Park
Attendance:  3,028,033
Payroll:  $132,300,000
Playoffs:  Lost World Series (Giants)

Detroit Tigers affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Octavio Dotel (36)
Youngest Player:  Avisail Garcia (21)
Longest Tenure:  Brandon Inge (12)
Top Hitter:  Miguel Cabrera (1)
Top Pitcher:  Justin Verlander (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Jake Thompson (#91)

Roster Continuity:  75.41%
Top Prospect:   Jacob Turner
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Detroit8874.543--
Chi White Sox8577.5253.0
KC Royals7290.44416.0
Cleveland6894.42020.0
Minnesota6696.40722.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Prince Fielder1B28$ 23,000,000  5 
Miguel Cabrera3B29$ 21,000,000  10 
Justin VerlanderP29$ 20,100,000  12 
Jose ValverdeP32$ 9,000,000  99 
Anibal SanchezP28$ 8,000,000   
Delmon YoungRF26$ 6,750,000   
Joaquin BenoitP34$ 5,500,000   
Brandon Inge2B-3B35$ 5,500,000   
Jhonny PeraltaSS30$ 5,500,000   
Omar Infante2B30$ 4,000,000   
Max ScherzerP27$ 3,750,000   
Rick PorcelloP23$ 3,100,000   
Octavio DotelP36$ 3,000,000   
Ryan RaburnRF31$ 2,100,000   
Ramon Santiago2B-SS32$ 2,100,000   
Jeff BakerLF-1B31$ 1,375,000   
Phil CokeP29$ 1,100,000   
Gerald LairdC32$ 1,000,000   
Don KellyLF-CF32$ 900,000   
Alex AvilaC25$ 510,000   
Doug FisterP28$ 507,500   
Brennan BoeschRF27$ 502,500   
Austin JacksonCF25$ 500,000   
Al AlburquerqueP26$ 495,000   
Daniel SchlerethP26$ 490,000   
Collin BalesterP26$ 485,000   
Andy DirksLF26$ 485,000   
Duane BelowP26$ 482,000   
Danny Worth3B-2B26$ 482,000   
Clete ThomasCF28$ 481,000   
Luis MarteP25$ 480,000   


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