Tigers are playing poorly BFD. The Tigers are 6 out on May 25 BFD.
A little perspective for anyone not versed in baseball lore, we have to go all the way back to 2011 to find struggling teams with well respected managers who turned disappointing seasons into legendary comebacks.
2011 Tampa Bay Devil Ray were 9 games behind the vaunted Boston Red Sox on Sept 4 but came all the way back to secure the Wild Card spot behind the guidance of Manager Joe Maddon.
2011 St. Louis Cardinals managed by the incomparable Tony La Russa were 10.5 back in both the Division and Wild Card race in late August, but came all the way back to eventually win the World Series.
Not saying the Tigers are going to win the Division this season, just that it is too early to bail on either this team or Jim Leyland