For one of the first posts of the New Year, I looked ahead to the 2015 season with a look at the top five storylines that will be facing this club this year.
"Since it is now officially 2015, let’s start taking a look at how the 2015 edition of the Detroit Tigers is shaping up and what will be the five most important storylines for the rest of the off-season, into Spring Training, on to the regular season and beyond. We will start at #5 and wind our way to #1 in the form of a slideshow. #5: The health of Jose Iglesias The Detroit Tigers world was shattered last March when one-by-one they lost players that were slated to be heavily relied upon in 2014. With apologies to Bruce Rondon and Andy Dirks, easily the biggest loss last spring was that of Jose Iglesias. This is because Iglesias was one of the lynch pins to the mantra of enhanced speed and defense for the new-look Tigers. Without Iglesias holding down shortstop, the Tigers defense was only marginally better and their speed on the bases became a non-factor by mid-season. READ MORE"