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Detroit Tigers: The science behind getting to 70 wins

Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch (14) congratulates catcher Eric Haase (13) after winning 8-1 over the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park in Detroit, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021. 08052021 Tigers aj hinch smiles happy

The Detroit Tigers hit 70 wins yesterday. That number seems rather arbitrary considering there are a few weeks left in the season but it is quite the accomplishment.

For Detroit Tigers fans, it has been a long road back to respectability. The expectations heading into this season were admittedly by us as a staff, somewhat shaky. Then again, across baseball publications, the sediment was the same.