The Tigers may shift their focus from hitters to pitchers this week to stabilize their rotation, according to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports. The Tigers are not scoring enough, but Carlos Guillen just returned to the lineuup, and the rotation remains a concern after Justin Verlander and Edwin Jackson. The Tigers won't pursue Roy Halladay, who would cost too much in terms of money and prospects, but they could go after Mariners lefty Jarrod Washburn.
Rick Porcello is fading after a brilliant start; Armando Galarraga has regressed since last year and Luke French, their fifth starter, is unproven. The Tigers have been considering relief help as well.