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2006 Detroit Tigers (MLB)

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W-L Record: 95-67 .586
Rank: 2nd in American League Central
Run Differential: 822-675 + 147
Roster Continuity 63.48% 15/30
Manager(s): Jim Leyland
General Manager: Dave Dombrowski
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Ballpark: Comerica Park
Payroll: $ 82,612,866 14/30
Attendance: 2,595,937 13/30
Playoffs: Lost World Series (Cardinals)
Top Draft Pick: Andrew Miller (#6) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Rafael Belliard
Bullpen Coach: Lloyd McClendon
First Base Coach: Andy Van Slyke
Hitting Coach: Don Slaught
Pitching Coach: Chuck Hernandez
Third Base Coach: Gene Lamont

#1 Draft Picks

Justin Verlander (#2), Dmitri Young (#4), Jason Grilli (#4), Andrew Miller (#6), Bobby Seay (#12), Jeremy Bonderman (#26), Todd Jones (#27), Colby Lewis (#38)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9666.593--
9567.5861.0
9072.5566.0
7884.48118.0
62100.38334.0
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2006 Detroit Tigers season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    38Jeremy BondermanP6-0210R-R232003OAK: 2001-1-26MLB-Free Agent
    21Sean Casey1B6-4226L-R311997CLE: 1995-2-53MLBBoston Red Sox
    24Brent ClevlenOF6-2190R-R222006DET: 2002-2-49MLB-Free Agent
    43Roman ColonP6-3170R-R262004Not draftedMLBKansas City RoyalsMinors
    52Chad DurbinP6-1175R-R281999KCA: 1996-3-79MLB-Retired
    45Alexis GomezRF-LF6-2160L-L272002Not draftedMLBDetroit Tigers
    28Curtis GrandersonCF-LF6-1180L-R252004DET: 2002-3-80MLBNew York MetsMLB-Active
    49Jason GrilliP6-4185R-R292000SFN: 1997-1-4MLBToronto Blue JaysMLB-Active
    9Carlos Guillen2B6-1180B-R301998Not draftedMLBSeattle Mariners
    36Jack Hannahan3B6-2200L-R262006DET: 2001-3-87MLB-Int
    19Kevin Hooper2B5-9155R-R292005FLO: 1999-8-236MLBDetroit Tigers
    20Omar Infante2B5-9150R-R242002Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    15Brandon Inge2B-3B5-11185R-R292001DET: 1998-2-57MLB-Free Agent
    59Todd JonesP6-3230L-R381993HOU: 1989-1-27MLBDetroit Tigers
    41Wil LedezmaP6-3152L-L252003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    36Colby LewisP6-4215R-R262002TEX: 1999-1-38MLBTexas Rangers60-day DL
    46Mike MarothP6-0180L-L282002BOS: 1998-3-85MLBToronto Blue Jays
    50Andrew MillerP6-6175L-L212006DET: 2006-1-6MLBCleveland IndiansMLB-Active
    31Zach MinerP6-3190R-R242006ATL: 2000-4-106MLB-Free Agent
    27Craig MonroeLF-RF6-1195R-R292001TEX: 1995-8-206MLBPittsburgh Pirates
    30Magglio OrdonezRF6-0200R-R321997Not draftedMLB-Retired
    8Neifi PerezSS6-0175B-R311996Not draftedMLBColorado Rockies
    14Placido Polanco3B5-10168R-R301998SLN: 1994-19-530MLB-Free Agent
    58Mike RabeloC6-1200B-R262006DET: 2001-4-117MLBFlorida Marlins
    29Nate RobertsonP6-2215L-R282002FLO: 1999-5-146MLB-Free Agent
    56Fernando RodneyP5-11170R-R252002Not draftedMLBMiami MarlinsMLB-Active
    7Ivan RodriguezC5-9205R-R341991Not draftedMLBWashington Nationals
    37Kenny RogersP6-1205L-L411989TEX: 1982-39-816MLBDetroit Tigers
    39Ramon Santiago2B-SS5-11150B-R262002Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    44Bobby SeayP6-2221L-L282001CHA: 1996-1-12MLBDetroit Tigers
    26Chris Shelton1B-C6-0200R-R262004PIT: 2001-33-984MLBSeattle Mariners
    48Chris SpurlingP6-5228R-R292003NYA: 1997-41-1246MLBMilwaukee Brewers
    25Matt StairsDH-1B5-9217L-R381992Not draftedMLBWashington Nationals
    53Jordan TataP6-6220R-R242006DET: 2003-16-460MLBDetroit Tigers
    33Marcus ThamesLF6-2205R-R292002NYA: 1996-30-899MLBLos Angeles Dodgers
    35Justin VerlanderP6-5200R-R232005DET: 2004-1-2MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    32Jamie WalkerP6-2190L-L341997HOU: 1992-10-265MLBBaltimore Orioles
    13Vance WilsonC5-11190R-R332000NYN: 1993-44-1226MLBKansas City Royals
    25Dmitri YoungLF-1B6-2235B-R321996SLN: 1991-1-4MLBWashington Nationals
    54Joel ZumayaP6-3210R-R212006DET: 2002-11-320MLB-Free Agent


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