The 2016 season for the Detroit Tigers was ultimately disappointing. While the Tigers remained in contention for the AL Central title until the last weekend of the season, the team did miss the playoffs. For 2017, the roster doesn’t look to be much different than last season. With every position pretty much settled after a decidedly passive offseason, Detroit will need some breakout players to make a difference and get the team over the hump and into the playoffs. Let’s take a look at three players who are set up for breakout seasons in 2017.
[stats for this article from www.baseball-reference.com]