Should be unbeaten and Casino Destroyer continue to dominate on both sides of the ball. Rivers is slowly but surely being given the opportunity to show his stuff. It's scary to think that Tomlinson is yet to break out and that Antonio Gates is still underutilized. The defense can play with anyone.
It's looking more and more like the Detroit Tigers are this year's MLB team of destiny. The team that is just three years removed from a 119 loss season and finished this year by winning just six of its final 24 road games is only two wins away from going to the World Series.
Two points from last night's 8-5 victory over the A's are worth mentioning. First and most importantly from this game was the surprise start of Alexis Gomez at DH. A spot player for most of the year, Gomez had hit .272 with a homer and six RBIs in just 103 at bats. Gomez responded by going two-for-four with a homer and four runs batted in.