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1. This Detroit Tiger threw a no-hitter in only his second season. He did this against the Milwaukee Brewers. Oh, and he also won the AL Rookie of the Year award the previous year (2006). Who's your Tiger?
2. This Detroit Tiger pitcher is a relief pitcher. He threw the fastest fastball in the league during the 2006 season. He threw 103mph. He was also hurt for the majority of the 2007 season with a ruptured tendon in one of his throwing hand fingers. Who is he?
3. This Detroit Tiger drove in 104 RBIs during the 2006 season, despite only hitting 24 home runs. He hit .298 while playing the entire season without injury. Who's your Tiger?
4. I am a Detroit Tigers pitcher who saved 37 games for my team in 2006. I have played for 8 different teams in my Major League career, and this was my second stint with the Tigers. Even though I saved 37 games, I had an ERA just under 4.00 and a record of 2-6. Who am I?
5. This Tigers reliever has a column on 'TheSportingNews' on occasion. He writes a blog based on team functions, as well as his general performance. Who am I talking about?
6. This Tiger hit 27 home runs in the 2006 season, but was only able to manage a .253 batting average. He drove in 83 runs as well. Who's your Tiger?
7. The Detroit Tigers won many one-run games in 2006. What did they use as a rally-starter in the dugout?
8. Placido Polanco was a very valuable asset to the Tigers in 2006. He had a .295 batting average and only struck out 27 times in 461 at-bats. This contact hitter played well in the postseason, but struggled in the World Series. How many hits did he get in the entire series?
9. Kenny Rogers had some off-field issues just prior to the 2006 season. That season would be his first with the Detroit Tigers, after leaving the Texas Rangers. What problems did he have while in Texas, which resulted in fines and a suspension from Bud Selig, baseball's commissioner?
10. This Tiger played outstanding in the postseason. In his starts, he surrendered 0 runs in over 20 innings of work. Who accomplished this feat?
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