A disturbing thing has happened over the last few weeks. The Detroit Tigers and their heir of mediocrity have been overachieving ad nausea, and suddenly they’re being mistaken for an elite baseball team. But that’s not the disturbing thing I speak of.
No, my friends, that disturbing thing is the discourse surrounding Tigers closer Jose Valverde and his so-called “perfect season”. Valverde is 42 for 42 in save opportunities and people are going bananas. I even heard someone say he should get consideration for the AL MVP.