The Detroit Tigers are a different team than the ones that visited the Kansas City Royals nearly a month ago.
Since, the team has fallen further behind in the standings while the Royals have charged further ahead. Now, Detroit sits in last place while the Royals are in first. It's a humbling moment, indeed.
What factors are worth watching this week as the team makes its final trip to Kansas City for 2015? Here's the list.
Players To Watch: Miguel Cabrera and Alex Gordon. Cabrera continues his assault on a batting title, and is still hitting a robust .358 after a weekend in which he collected only one hit in Toronto. With another good week, Cabrera could put himself back in the discussion in a big way, and it's certainly not out of the realm of possibility. Gordon was just activated from the disabled list, and may or may not get back into action quickly. Still, Gordon is a free agent at the season's end, and could be an interesting option for Detroit in left field. Remember that regardless hoe much he plays.Read more... Join the Conversation...