Do Verlander/Cabrera Now Make Tigers World Series Favorites?

Detroit TigersBecause it seemed oh-so-clear that they had the necessary pieces, the Detroit Tigers entered 2013 as one of the more notable favorites to win the World Series.

As the year went along, they never really fell out of that discussion.

Then the American League Division Series happened.

The Tigers needed all five games to win it, but their two most pressing concerns felt like ancient history by the time the last out was squeezed.

And as a result…yeah, they suddenly look like they might be the team to beat after all.

Source: Zachary D. Rhymer, CNN Bleacher Report